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Housegirl

by Michael Donkor Picador (August 28, 2018)

Nominated for the Edinburgh First Book Award One of The Observer's "New Faces of Fiction" One of The Millions' "Most Anticipated Books of the Year" One of The Guardian's "Best Summer Books" (Selected...


Treeborne

by Caleb Johnson Picador (June 05, 2018)

"I can’t remember the last time I read a book I wish so much I’d written. Treeborne is beautiful, and mythic in ways I would never have been able to imagine...I can’t say enough about this book."—Daniel...


Sameen Rushdie's Indian Cookery

by Sameen Rushdie & Salman Rushdie Picador (May 29, 2018)

Drawing together the traditional recipes from different Indian cuisines, Sameen Rushdie’s invitation to share in the pleasures of Indian cookery is irresistible.

In Hindustani a good cook is one that ‘has...


Raw

by Lamont "U-God" Hawkins Picador (March 06, 2018)

Selected as a Best Book of the Year by Esquire

"Couldn't put it down." – Charlamagne Tha God

"Mesmerizing." – Raekwon da Chef

"Insightful, moving, necessary." – Shea Serrano

"Cathartic." –The New Yorker

"A...


The Un-Discovered Islands

by Malachy Tallack & Katie Scott Picador (November 07, 2017)

In The Un-Discovered Islands, critically acclaimed author Malachy Tallack takes the reader on fascinating adventures to the mysterious and forgotten corners of the map.

Be prepared to be captivated by the astounding...


Nasty Women

by Samhita Mukhopadhyay & Kate Harding Picador (October 03, 2017)

Twenty-Three Leading Feminist Writers on Protest and Solidarity

When 53 percent of white women voted for Donald Trump and 94 percent of black women voted for Hillary Clinton, how can women unite in Trump’s...


A Disappearance in Damascus

by Deborah Campbell Picador (September 05, 2017)

Winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction

Winner of the Freedom to Read Award

Winner of the Hubert Evans Prize

In the midst of an unfolding international crisis, renowned journalist Deborah...


One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter

by Scaachi Koul Picador (May 02, 2017)

One of NPR's Best Books of the Year

A DEBUT COLLECTION OF FIERCE, FUNNY ESSAYS ABOUT GROWING UP THE DAUGHTER OF INDIAN IMMIGRANTS IN WESTERN CULTURE, ADDRESSING SEXISM, STEREOTYPES, AND THE UNIVERSAL MISERIES...


Fallen Glory

by James Crawford Picador (March 07, 2017)

An inviting, fascinating compendium of twenty-one of history's most famous lost places, from the Tower of Babel to the Twin Towers

Buildings are more like us than we realize. They can be born into wealth or poverty,...


Shelter

by Jung Yun Picador (March 15, 2016)

"Shelter is domestic drama at its best, a gripping narrative of secrets and revelations that seized me from beginning to end."Viet Thanh Nguyen, Pulitzer Prize-Winning author of The Sympathizer

One of The...


The Lonely City

by Olivia Laing Picador (March 01, 2016)

Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism

#1 Book of the Year from Brain Pickings

Named a best book of the year by NPR, Newsweek, Slate, Pop Sugar, Marie Claire, Elle, Publishers Weekly,...


City of Thorns

by Ben Rawlence Picador (January 05, 2016)

To the charity workers, Dabaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a 'nursery for terrorists'; to the western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million...


Black Chalk

by Christopher J. Yates Picador (August 04, 2015)

A compulsively readable psychological thriller set in New York and at Oxford University in which a group of six students play an elaborate game of dares and consequences with tragic result

It was only ever meant...


A Buzz in the Meadow

by Dave Goulson Picador (April 28, 2015)

A CONSERVATIONIST'S DEEPLY PERSONAL AND FASCINATING REFLECTION ON OWNING AND REVITALIZING A FARM IN RURAL FRANCE

A Sting in the Tale, Dave Goulson's account of a lifetime studying bees, was a powerful call to...


Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed

by Meghan Daum Picador (March 31, 2015)

SIXTEEN LITERARY LUMINARIES ON THE CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECT OF BEING CHILDLESS BY CHOICE, COLLECTED IN ONE FASCINATING ANTHOLOGY

One of the main topics of cultural conversation during the last decade was the supposed...


A Life's Work

by Rachel Cusk Picador (February 17, 2015)

The experience of motherhood is an experience in contradiction. It is commonplace and it is impossible to imagine. It is prosaic and it is mysterious. It is at once banal, bizarre, compelling, tedious, comic,...


My Misspent Youth

by Meghan Daum Picador (December 23, 2014)

My Misspent Youth is an incisive collection that marked the start of a new millennium and became a cult classic, from the editor of Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorbed and the author of The Unspeakable

An essayist...


The Kills

by Richard House Picador (August 05, 2014)

A MASTERWORK OF INTERNATIONAL INTRIGUE SET IN THE ASHES OF WAR-TORN IRAQ, ITALY, AND AREAS IN BETWEEN.

Richard House's The Kills is an epic novel of crime and conspiracy told in four books. It begins with a man...


A Sting in the Tale

by Dave Goulson Picador (April 29, 2014)

FOLLOWING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GREAT NATURE WRITERS SUCH AS E.O. WILSON AND CHARMING MEMOIRS LIKE GERALD DURRELL'S MY FAMILY AND OTHER ANIMALS, THIS FASCINATING BOOK WILL ALTER THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT BUMBLEBEES....


The Orphan Choir

by Sophie Hannah Picador (January 28, 2014)

A MOTHER WITH AN EMPTY NEST IS BEING HAUNTED BY A GHOSTLY CHILDREN'S CHOIR. ARE THEY GIVING HER AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE THAT ONLY SHE CAN HEAR, OR ARE THEIR MOTIVES MORE SINISTER?

Louise Beeston is being haunted....


The Trip to Echo Spring

by Olivia Laing Picador (December 31, 2013)

WHY IS IT THAT SOME OF THE GREATEST WORKS OF LITERATURE HAVE BEEN PRODUCED BY WRITERS IN THE GRIP OF ALCOHOLISM, AN ADDICTION THAT COST THEM PERSONAL HAPPINESS AND CAUSED HARM TO THOSE WHO LOVED THEM?

In The...


The Affairs of Others

by Amy Grace Loyd Picador (August 27, 2013)

A MESMERIZING DEBUT NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG WOMAN, HAUNTED BY LOSS, WHO REDISCOVERS PASSION AND POSSIBILITY WHEN SHE'S DRAWN INTO THE TANGLED LIVES OF HER NEIGHBORS

Five years after her young husband's death, Celia...


The Wild Beasts of Wuhan

Ava Lee #3

by Ian Hamilton Picador (June 25, 2013)

"Formidable...Ava Lee is unbeatable at just about everything....She's perfect."—Toronto Star

Meet Ava Lee, alluring but deadly, with a mind like a steel trap, as she chases millions of dollars and dangerous...


The Hanging Garden

by Patrick White Picador (May 28, 2013)

"Indisputably one of the century's greatest writers." —Annie Proulx

"The Hanging Garden is a novel for our time--a story about parentless children, mistreated by a world that, by its lights, intends no harm...


Revenge

by Yoko Ogawa & Stephen Snyder Picador (January 29, 2013)

"It's not just Murakami but also the shadow of Borges that hovers over this mesmerizing book... [and] one may detect a slight bow to the American macabre of E.A. Poe. Ogawa stands on the shoulders of giants,...


Half-Blood Blues

Giller Prize 2011

by Esi Edugyan Picador (February 28, 2012)

Winner of the Scotiabank Giller Prize

Man Booker Prize Finalist 2011

An Oprah Magazine Best Book of the Year

Shortlisted for the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction

Berlin, 1939. The Hot Time Swingers,...


The Collected Stories of Deborah Eisenberg

PEN/Faulkner Award 2011

by Deborah Eisenberg Picador (August 31, 2010)

Twenty-seven short stories by "a contemporary master" (The New York Times).

Since 1986 with the publication of her first story collection, Deborah Eisenberg has devoted herself to writing "exquisitely distilled...


Molly Fox's Birthday

by Deirdre Madden Picador (April 27, 2010)

A Finalist for the Orange Prize

It is the height of summer, and celebrated actor Molly Fox has loaned her house in Dublin to a friend while she is away performing in New York. Alone among all of Molly's possessions,...