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The London Train

by Tessa Hadley HarperCollins e-books (May 24, 2011)

"Hadleyis a lovely, subtly teasing writer." —New York Times Book Review

Long-listed forthe Orange Prize

Twolives, stretched between two cities, converge in a chance meeting withimmediate and far-reaching consequences...


Tiger, Tiger

by Philip Caveney St. Martin's Press (November 03, 2014)

Malaya in the late 1960s was at last casting off the yoke of British colonial rule. But Harry "Tiger" Sullivan, a retired military officer who had made is career in Malaya for almost two decades, had nowhere...


On the Edge

by Edward St. Aubyn Picador (October 13, 2014)

FROM THE MAN BOOKER-SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF THE PATRICK MELROSE NOVELS

Called "the most brilliant novelist of his generation" (Alan Hollinghurst), Edward St. Aubyn captivated and astonished readers and critics...


The Wolf Border

by Sarah Hall Harper (June 09, 2015)

From the award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo, one of the most decorated young British writers working today, comes a literary masterpiece: a breathtaking work that beautifully and provocatively...


Ancestral Truths

by Sara Maitland Henry Holt and Co. (September 22, 2014)

There were three possible reasons given for the disappearance of the two hikers on Mount Nyangani: the treacherous terrain and climate; the banditos armados; the unforgiving spirit called Chirikuzi. In David'...


The Tell-Tale Heart

by Jill Dawson Harper Perennial (February 10, 2015)

A man’s life and his capacity for love mysteriously changes after a heart transplant in this dramatic and affecting novel—as provocative and poignant as the works of Jodi Picoult, Jojo Moyes, and Alice Sebold—from...


Crazy Horse's Girlfriend

by Erika T. Wurth Curbside Splendor Publishing (August 18, 2014)

Margaritte, an American-Indian teenager trapped in the Denver suburbs, deals drugs, gets pregnant, and fights against a life she hates.


We Had It So Good: A Novel

by Linda Grant Scribner (April 26, 2011)

Now in paperback from the acclaimed author of the Man Booker Prize-shortlisted novel The Clothes on Their Backs--a hugely satisfying, exuberant novel about the generation that came of age during the 1970s.

Stephen...


The Furies

by Natalie Haynes St. Martin's Press (August 25, 2014)

"Steady pacing paired with well-timed foreshadowing and fully realized characters make this one compelling from the beginning. Fans of Donna Tartt's The Secret History (1992), Erin Kelly's The Poison Tree (2011),...


Never Mind Miss Fox: A Novel

by Olivia Glazebrook Little, Brown and Company (August 19, 2014)

A gripping and suspenseful novel about secrets, betrayal, and the power of the past.

Clive and Martha have been a couple since they met at university; they now have a young daughter, Eliza, and on the surface,...


Dirty Work: A Novel

by Gabriel Weston Little, Brown and Company (August 12, 2014)

An informed and arresting debut novel about a young surgeon in crisis, by a writer whose "exactitude of expression is rare and uncanny." (Rachel Cusk)

Nancy Mullion, an obstetrician-gynecologist whose botched...


The Lightning Cage

by Alan Wall Thomas Dunne Books (June 30, 2014)

Alan Wall's The Lightning Cage is a gothic, metaphysical novel given the speed and strength of a thriller.

A former seminarian, Christopher Bayliss abandons his studies in Rome and returns to England, determined...


Paris Trance

by Geoff Dyer Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 23, 2014)

People talk about love at first sight, about the way that men and women fall for each other immediately, but there is also such a thing as friendship at first sight.

Luke moves to Paris with the idea of writing...


The Search

by Geoff Dyer Graywolf Press (May 19, 2014)

"A short, brilliant novel, The Search offers more in 150 pages than most books twice that length." --The Guardian

Walker meets Rachel at a glamorous party by the bay. When she turns up at his apartment two days...


Lost for Words

Bollinger Everyman Wodehouse Prize 2014

by Edward St. Aubyn Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 19, 2014)

Edward St. Aubyn is "great at dissecting an entire social world" (Michael Chabon, Los Angeles Times)

Edward St. Aubyn's Patrick Melrose novels were some of the most celebrated works of fiction of the past decade....


The Colour of Memory

by Geoff Dyer Graywolf Press (May 19, 2014)

The first novel, in revised form, from "possibly the best living writer in Britain" (The Daily Telegraph)

In The Colour of Memory, six friends plot a nomadic course through their mid-twenties as they scratch...


Us

by David Nicholls Harper (October 28, 2014)

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

David Nicholls brings the wit and intelligence that graced his enormously popular New York Times bestseller, One Day, to a compellingly human, deftly funny new novel about...


In the Light of What We Know

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2014

by Zia Haider Rahman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 21, 2014)

A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century

One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his...


Mr. Loverman

by Bernardine Evaristo Akashic Books (March 10, 2014)

A groundbreaking, hilarious novel about two elder gay Caribbean men coming to terms with being closeted in a changing world.


The Shock of the Fall

by Nathan Filer St. Martin's Press (February 09, 2014)

***This book has also been published as Where the Moon Isn't.***

Winner of the 2013 Costa First Award

"A stunning novel. Ambitious and exquisitely realized . . . clearly the work of a major new talent." --S. J....


The Orchard of Lost Souls

by Nadifa Mohamed Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 03, 2014)

From one of Granta's Best of Young British Novelists, a stunning novel illuminating Somalia's tragic civil war

It is 1987 and Hargeisa waits. Whispers of revolution travel on the dry winds, but still the dictatorship...


How to Build a Girl

by Caitlin Moran Harper (September 23, 2014)

Now a major motion picture starring Beanie Feldstein!

The New York Times bestselling author hailed as “the UK’s answer to Tina Fey, Chelsea Handler, and Lena Dunham all rolled into one” (Marie Claire) makes...


Strange Bodies

by Marcel Theroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2014)

A dizzying novel of deception and metempsychosis by the author of the National Book Award finalist Far North

Whatever this is, it started when Nicholas Slopen came back from the dead.

In a locked ward of a notorious...


The Last Girl

by Stephan Collishaw St. Martin's Press (January 07, 2014)

For a full hour I sat at my desk and stared up at the two photographs. One by one I smoked a packet of twenty Prima cigarettes.... The earth, I felt, was beginning to shift, and the long dead were stirring....


The Act of Love

by Howard Jacobson Simon & Schuster (March 17, 2009)

In a stunning follow-up to his much-heralded masterpiece, Kalooki Nights, acclaimed author Howard Jacobson has turned his mordant and uncanny sights on Felix Quinn, a rare-book dealer living in London, whose...


Little Bee

by Chris Cleave Simon & Schuster (February 10, 2009)

Millions of people have read, discussed, debated, cried, and cheered with Little Bee. Have you?

Little Bee will blow you away.” --The Washington Post

The lives of a sixteen-year-old Nigerian orphan and a...


The Clothes On Their Backs

by Linda Grant Scribner (November 25, 2008)

Orange Prize winner and shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2008, Linda Grant has created an enchanting portrait of a woman who, having endured unbearable loss, finds solace in the family secrets her estranged...


The World in the Evening

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

A deeply introspective book about war, religion, and sexuality

Against the backdrop of World War II, The World in the Evening charts the emotional development of Stephen Monk, an aimless Englishman living in...


A Single Man

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines...


Prater Violet

by Christopher Isherwood North Point Press (November 18, 2013)

Prater Violet concerns the filming of an unashamedly romantic and commercial musical about old Vienna. It is a stinging satirical novel about the film industry, trifling studio feuds, and the fatuous movie Prater...


Memorial

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

With The Memorial, Christopher Isherwood began his lifelong work of rewriting his own experiences into witty yet almost forensic portraits of modern society. Set in the aftermath of World War I, The Memorial...


Down There on a Visit

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Consisting of four accounts of encounters with four male characters, each of them visited by a different Christopher Isherwood, and each set in a different time and place--Berlin in the 1920s (overlapping the...


A Meeting by the River

by Christopher Isherwood Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 18, 2013)

Isherwood's final work of fiction--an epistolary novel that explores sexual identity and Eastern mysticism

After a long separation, two English brothers meet in India. Oliver, the idealistic younger brother,...


Where the Moon Isn't

Costa Book Award for Best First Novel 2013

by Nathan Filer St. Martin's Press (November 04, 2013)

Winner of the 2013 Costa First Novel Award (under the title The Shock of the Fall)

"A stunning novel. Ambitious and exquisitely realized . . . clearly the work of a major new talent." --S. J. Watson, New York...


Havisham

by Ronald Frame Picador (November 04, 2013)

HAVISHAM IS THE ASTONISHING PRELUDE TO CHARLES DICKENS'S GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

Before she became the immortal and haunting Miss Havisham of Great Expectations, she was Catherine, a young woman with all of her dreams...


Fallout

by Sadie Jones Harper (April 29, 2014)

A deeply affecting love story set in the gritty yet magnificent theater world of 1970’s London by the award-winning, bestselling Sadie Jones, author of The Uninvited Guests and The Outcast

Leaving behind an...


Closed Doors

by Lisa O'Donnell Harper (May 20, 2014)

A young boy on a small Scottish island where everyone knows everything about everyone else, will discover that a secret is a dangerous thing in this tense and brilliant tale of from Lisa O'Donnell, the bestselling...


The Sea House

by Esther Freud Ecco (November 05, 2013)

The architect Klaus Lehmann loves his wife, Elsa, with a passion that continues throughout their married life despite long periods of separation. Almost half a century after Lehmann's death in the village of...


The Looking Glass

by Michele Roberts Henry Holt and Co. (October 21, 2013)

A lushly imagined, sensual novel about memory, desire, and the power of storytelling, from a Booker Prize nominee.

Geneviève is an outsider, raised in an orphanage, now living an isolated existence as a maid...


Mr. Lynch's Holiday

by Catherine O'Flynn Henry Holt and Co. (October 07, 2013)

A sophisticated and touching novel of a father and son reconnecting in a foreign place, from the award-winning and bestselling author of What Was Lost

Retired bus driver and recent widower Dermot Lynch grabs...


The Innocents

Costa Book Award for Best First Novel 2012

by Francesca Segal Hachette Books (June 05, 2012)

*** Winner of the 2012 Costa First Novel Award *** *** Winner of the 2013 Harold U. Ribalow Prize, the 2013 Sam Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, the 2012 Costa First Novel Award, and the 2012 National Jewish...


The House of Journalists

by Tim Finch Farrar, Straus and Giroux (September 02, 2013)

Welcome to the House of Journalists. Who are you and what is your story?

These are the questions that confront newcomers to the House of Journalists, the internationally renowned refuge for writers in exile at...


The Truth

by Michael Palin Thomas Dunne Books (August 12, 2013)

"An ingeniously plotted, beautifully written and hugely enjoyable book that raises tricky questions about... our need for heroes [and] the price of personal compromise.'"--The Daily Telegraph

For the first time...


Adore

by Doris Lessing Harper Perennial (September 17, 2013)

Shocking, intimate, often uncomfortably honest, Adore reaffirms Doris Lessing’s unrivaled ability to capture the truth of the human condition

Roz and Lil have been best friends since childhood. But their...


A Ripple From the Storm

Children of Violence #3

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 12, 2010)

Martha Quest, the embodied heroine of the Children of Violence series, has been acclaimed as one of the greatest fictional creations in the English language. In a Ripple from the Storm, Doris Lessing charts...


The Four-Gated City

Children of Violence #5

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

Dorris Lessing's classic series of autobiographical novels is the fictional counterpart to Under My Skin. In these five novels, first published in the 1950's and 60s, Doris Lessing transformed her fascinating...


A Proper Marriage

Children of Violence #2

by Doris Lessing HarperCollins e-books (October 19, 2010)

An unconventional woman trapped in a conventional marriage, Martha Quest struggles to maintain her dignity and her sanity through the misunderstandings, frustrations, infidelities, and degrading violence of...


The Wasp Factory: A Novel

by Iain Banks Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2013)

The polarizing literary debut by Scottish author Ian Banks, The Wasp Factory is the bizarre, imaginative, disturbing, and darkly comic look into the mind of a child psychopath.

Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen,...


The Humans: A Novel

by Matt Haig Simon & Schuster (July 02, 2013)

The bestselling, award-winning author of The Radleys is back with his funniest, most devastating dark comedy yet, a "silly, sad, suspenseful, and soulful" (Philadelphia Inquirer) novel that's "full of heart"...


The Mouse-Proof Kitchen: A Novel

by Saira Shah Atria/Emily Bestler Books (July 02, 2013)

"A journey of the heart...Shah writes with sensuous passion" (The New York Times Book Review).

When Anna, a chef by profession, discovers she's pregnant, she prepares to leave dreary London behind and move to...