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 Novel

SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE
A woman on a plane listens to the stranger in the seat next to hers telling her the story of his life: his work, his marriage, and the harrowing night he has just spent burying the family dog. That woman is Faye, who is now on her way to Europe to promote... read more



The man next to me on the plane was so tall he couldn’t fit in his seat. His elbows jutted out over the armrests and his knees were jammed against the seat in front, so that the person in it glanced around in irritation every time he moved. The man twisted, trying to get himself into a... read more

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: 9780571346646
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
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: Rachel Cusk
: Hardback
: 618
: 823/.914
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Kudos
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 Novel

"The status beach read of the summer" Sunday Times StyleKathy is a writer. Kathy is getting married. It's the summer of 2017 and the whole world is falling apart.From a Tuscan hotel for the super-rich to a Brexit-paralysed UK, Kathy spends the first summer of her 40s trying to adjust to making a l... read more




Olivia Laing wants to be Kathy Acker but she knows that she is not Kathy Acker, even though wanting to be Kathy Acker does make you Kathy Acker to some extent. As ‘Kathy’, the protagonist in Laing’s ‘uncooked’ novel Crudo ('crudo' meaning 'raw' or 'uncooked' in Italian), relinqui... read more

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: 9781509892839
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
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: Olivia Laing
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 823/.92
: 176
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Crudo
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Category:

 Novel

‘A marvellous and compelling book, on a subject of huge importance and scandal’     – Bernard O’Donoghue‘Murmur is a profound meditation on what machine consciousness might mean, the implications of AI, where it will all lead. It’s one ... read more

No algorithm can entertain a proposition as being both true and not true at the same time. This necessary computational allergy to contradiction enabled Alan Turing during his time at Bletchley Park in World War 2 to significantly decrease the time it took to break the German codes (“from a contr... read more

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: 9781909585263
: CB Editions
: CB Editions
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: Will EAVES
: Paperback
: 823/.92
: 184
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Murmur
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Category:

 Novel

*LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018* *SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE AND THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2018* 'A riotous hymn to urban life... passionate, compelling' Guardian 'A novel that doesn't flinch, and demands change right now' Ali Smith 'A novel so of this moment ... read more

Girls, football and music are the distractions and saving graces in three young men’s lives in the gritty, violent and tension-filled shadows of the towers of Stones Estate in North London. Selvon, Ardan and Yusuf just want to get together to play football and find a way out.... read more

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: 9781472250209
: Headline Publishing Group
: Headline Book Publishing
: 23.40 cmmm X 15.40 cmmm X 2.80 cmmm
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: Guy Gunaratne
: Paperback
: en
: 823.92
: 304
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In Our Mad and Furious City
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 Poetry

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018 Shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize 2018 Winner of The Roehampton Poetry Prize 2018 'A beautiful, vigorous and achingly melancholy hymn to the common man that is as unexpected as it is daring' John Banville, Guardian A noir narrative written ... read more

A beautifully crafted novel, The Long Take is an epic narrative poem by renowned Scottish poet Robin Robertson. Kicking off in New York, 1946, it follows the life of Walker, a recently returned soldier. A survivor of D-Day, Walker is displaced by trauma, unable to return to his family... read more

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: 9781509846887
: Pan Macmillan
: Picador
: 2.6 Centimeters X 15.3 Centimeters X 19.7 Centimeters
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: Robin Robertson
: Hardback
: English
: 821/.914
: 256
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The Long Take
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Category:

 Novel

Gabriel Josipovici's Cemetery in Barnes is a short, intense novel that opens in elegiac mode, advances quietly towards something dark and disturbing, before ending with an eerie calm. Its three plots, relationships and time-scales are tightly woven into a single story; three voice... read more

Meaning, in literature as in life, is to be found in its form rather than in its content. This subtly disconcerting novella, told almost entirely in the habitual past tense (“he would”, “he used to”), portrays how memory works as an endlessly repeated palimpsest, constantly erasin... read more

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: 9781784105464
: Carcanet Press, Limited
: Carcanet Press, Limited
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: Gabriel Josipovici
: Paperback
: English
: 823.914
: 112
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The Cemetery in Barnes
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