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 Novel

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018'Autumn makes me think of leaves, which makes me think of trees, which makes me think of The Overstory,the best novel ever written about trees, and really, just one of the best novels, period.? - Ann Patchett'It's a masterpiece.' - Tim Winton'It?s n... read more

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: 9781785151644
: penguin random house
: William Heinemann
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Richard Powers
: Paperback
: 418
: English
: 813/.54
: 436
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The Overstory
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Category:

 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
: 1
: English
: 821/.914
: 256
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The Long Take
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Category:

 Novel

Awards:Longlisted for the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2018

In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes "interesting," the last thing she ever wanted t... read more

The reason this book has a sunset on the cover - a cover that postponed my considering reading it until I was challenged to pick a winner from this year’s Booker short list* (intolerant as I am of pictorial schmaltz) - becomes apparent in the third chapter, when the narrator’s French language ev... read more

General Fields
: 9780571338740
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: Faber & Faber, Limited
: ---length:- '23.4'width:- '15.3'units:- Centimeters
: New Zealand
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: Anna Burns
: Paperback
: English
: 823.92
: 368
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Milkman
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Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Novel

Awards:Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2018

Reviewed by Bookoccino owner, Raymond Bonner.
Unforgettable characters, from the streets of San Francisco to inside women’s prisons.  As realistic as non-fiction; as well written as the most captivating fiction.
 
Romy Hall is at the start of two consecuti... read more

When a novel is set in a prison you might wonder how much mileage an author can get out of a small cell. Meet Rachel Kushner, author, and her protagonist Romy Hall, double-lifer plus six years. The book opens with a group of women being transported by bus from their holding prison to their... read more

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: 9781910702680
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 234mm X 153mm
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: Rachel Kushner
: Paperback
: 418
: English
: 813/.6
: 352
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The Mars Room
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Available Stock: 4

Category:

 Novel

Reading Level:very good

"Enthralling" --Boston Globe  "Extraordinary" --Seattle Times  "A rip-roaring tale" --Washington Post FINALIST FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE and THE SCOTIABANK GILLER PRIZE From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues com... read more

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: 9781781258972
: Serpent's Tail Limited
: Serpent's Tail Limited
: ---length:- '21.6'width:- '13.5'units:- Centimeters
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: Esi Edugyan
: Paperback
: English
: 813
: 448
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Washington Black
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Category:

 Novel

SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 'Daisy Johnson is a new goddamn swaggering monster of fiction' Lauren Groff
It's sixteen years since Gretel last saw her mother; half a lifetime to forget her childhood living on the river. But a phone call will soon bring those wild year... read more

General Fields
: 9781910702345
: penguin random house
: Jonathan Cape
: 2.7 Centimeters X 14.4 Centimeters X 22.2 Centimeters
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: Daisy Johnson
: Hardback
: 1
: English
: 823.92
: 272
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Everything Under
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