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Goblin

Saltire Award for Scottish First Book of the Year 2017

by Ever Dundas Freight Books (May 18, 2017)

Ian McEwan's Atonement meets Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth in this extraordinary debut.


Golden Hill

Desmond Elliott Prize 2017, Ondaatje Prize 2017

by Francis Spufford Scribner (June 27, 2017)

A Wall Street Journal Top Ten Fiction Book of 2017 * A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year * A Seattle Times Favorite Book of 2017 * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Kirkus Reviews Best Historical Fiction...


All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2015

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (February 21, 2014)

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy...


The Wake

Gordon Burn Prize 2014

by Paul Kingsnorth Graywolf Press (September 01, 2015)

"A work that is as disturbing as it is empathetic, as beautiful as it is riveting." —Eimear McBride, New Statesman

In the aftermath of the Norman Invasion of 1066, William the Conqueror was uncompromising and...


Snow Hunters: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2014

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts...


The Marlowe Papers

Desmond Elliott Prize 2013

by Ros Barber St. Martin's Press (January 29, 2013)

Winner of the 2013 Desmond Elliott Prize

Longlisted for the 2013 Women's Prize for Fiction

You're the author of the greatest plays of all time.

But nobody knows.

And if it gets out, you're dead.

On May 30, 1593,...


All That I Am: A Novel

Miles Franklin Award 2012

by Anna Funder Harper (February 07, 2012)

Award-winning author Anna Funder delivers an affecting and beautifully evocative debut novel about a group of young German exiles who risk their lives to awaken the world to the terrifying threat of Hitler and...


Bring Up the Bodies

Man Booker Prize 2012, Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2012

by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (May 08, 2012)

Winner of the 2012 Man Booker Prize

Winner of the 2012 Costa Book of the Year Award

The sequel to Hilary Mantel's 2009 Man Booker Prize winner and New York Times bestseller, Wolf Hall delves into the heart of...


The Song of Achilles

Women's Prize for Fiction 2012

by Madeline Miller Ecco (March 06, 2012)

“At once a scholar’s homage to The Iliad and startlingly original work of art by an incredibly talented new novelist….A book I could not put down.”

—Ann Patchett

“Mary Renault lives again!” declares...


The Long Song

Walter Scott Prize 2011

by Andrea Levy Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 27, 2010)

THE AUTHOR OF SMALL ISLAND TELLS THE STORY OF THE LAST TURBULENT YEARS OF SLAVERY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF FREEDOM IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY JAMAICA

Small Island introduced Andrea Levy to America and was acclaimed...


The Lotus Eaters

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2010

by Tatjana Soli St. Martin's Press (March 30, 2010)

A New York Times Best Seller! A New York Times Notable Book!

A unique and sweeping debut novel of an American female combat photographer in the Vietnam War, as she captures the wrenching chaos and finds herself...


The Mistress of Nothing

Governor General's Award for Fiction 2009

by Kate Pullinger Touchstone (January 04, 2011)

The American debut of an award-winning novel about a lady’s maid’s awakening as she journeys from the confines of Victorian England to the uncharted far reaches of Egypt’s Nile Valley

When Lady Duff Gordon,...


Wolf Hall

Walter Scott Prize 2010, Man Booker Prize 2009, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2009

by Hilary Mantel Henry Holt and Co. (October 13, 2009)

In the ruthless arena of King Henry VIII's court, only one man dares to gamble his life to win the king's favor and ascend to the heights of political power

England in the 1520s is a heartbeat from disaster....


A Golden Age

Commonwealth Best First Book Prize 2008

by Tahmima Anam HarperCollins (October 13, 2009)

Rehana Haque, a young widow, blissfully prepares for the party she will host for her son and daughter. But this is 1971 in East Pakistan, and change is in the air.

Set against the backdrop of the Bangladesh War...


The Hummingbird's Daughter: A Novel

Kiriyama Prize for Fiction 2006

by Luis Alberto Urrea Little, Brown and Company (June 01, 2006)

This historical novel is based on Urrea's real great-aunt Teresita, who had healing powers and was acclaimed as a saint. Urrea has researched historical accounts and family records for years to get an accurate...


Small Island

Women's Prize for Fiction 2004, Whitbread Book Award for Novel 2004

by Andrea Levy Picador (April 01, 2010)

Winner of the 2004 Orange Prize for Fiction

A Picador Original Trade Paperback

Hortense Joseph arrives in London from Jamaica in 1948 with her life in her suitcase, her heart broken, her resolve intact. Her husband,...


The News from Paraguay

National Book Award for Fiction 2004

by Lily Tuck HarperCollins e-books (March 17, 2009)

The year is l854. In Paris, Francisco Solano -- the future dictator of Paraguay -- begins his courtship of the young, beautiful Irish courtesan Ella Lynch with a poncho, a Paraguayan band, and ahorse named Mathilde....


The Other Boleyn Girl

The Tudor Court #2

RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2002

by Philippa Gregory Touchstone (May 21, 2002)

The #1 New York Times bestseller from “the queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory is a rich, compelling novel of love, sex, ambition, and intrigue surrounding the Tudor court of Henry VIII,...


Clara Callan

Trillium Book Award 2002, Giller Prize 2001, Governor General's Award for Fiction 2001

by Richard B. Wright HarperCollins (March 17, 2009)

In a small town in Canada, Clara Callan reluctantly takes leave of her sister, Nora, who is bound for New York. It's a time when the growing threat of fascism in Europe is a constant worry, and people escape...


Lonesome Dove

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1986

by Larry Mcmurtry Simon & Schuster (June 01, 2010)

A love story, an adventure, and an epic of the frontier, Larry McMurtry’s Pulitzer Prize— winning classic, Lonesome Dove, the third book in the Lonesome Dove tetralogy, is the grandest novel ever written...


Empire of the Sun

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 1984

by J. G. Ballard Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2013)

The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg's film, tells of a young boy's struggle to survive World War II in China.

Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he...


The Caine Mutiny: A Novel of World War II

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1952

by Herman Wouk Little, Brown and Company (January 15, 2013)

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy...


Gone with the Wind

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1937

by Margaret Mitchell & Pat Conroy Scribner (July 10, 2007)

Since its original publication in 1936, Gone With the Wind—winner of the Pulitzer Prize and one of the bestselling novels of all time—has been heralded by readers everywhere as The Great American Novel.

Widely...