McCormack's ambitious and other-worldly novel is both simple and devilishly complex. Once a year, on All Souls' Day, it is said in Ireland that the dead may return. Solar Bones is the story of one such visit home.
Written in one long sentence (in which line breaks perform as a higher order of comma), McCormack’s remarkable and enjoyable book succeeds at both stretching the formal possibilities of the novel (for which it was awarded the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize) and in being a gentle, unassuming and tho... read more
In the wake of family collapse, a writer and her two young sons move to London. The process of upheaval is the catalyst for a number of transitions - personal, moral, artistic, practical - as she endeavours to construct a new reality for herself and her children. In the city she is made to confr... read more
|Awards:||Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Longlist 2017 Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize 2016|
Winner of the James Tait Black Prize for FictionShortlisted for the International Dublin Literary AwardShortlisted for the 2016 Goldsmiths Prize Shortlisted for the 2016 Bord G is Energy Irish Book Awards Eason Novel of the Year The breathtaking new novel from Eimear McBride, ... read more
A richly mythic, colour-saturated tale from the Man Booker-shortlisted author of Swimming Home - Deborah Levy explores the violently primal bond between mother and daughter.
Today I dropped my laptop on the concrete floor. It was tucked under my arm and slid out of its black rubber sheath... read more
|Author:||Sarah Ladipo Manyika|
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Goldsmiths Prize 2016.|
Morayo Da Silva, a cosmopolitan Nigerian woman, lives in hip San Francisco. On the cusp of seventy-five, she is in good health and makes the most of it, enjoying road trips in her vintage Porsche, chatting to strangers, and recollecting characters from her fav... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for Scotiabank Giller Prize 2015.|
Martin John must put a stop to it. They have an agreement, he and Mam. Get out to Aunty Noanie on Wednesday. Stop talking rubbish. Don't go near the buses and don't go down on the Tube. Keep yourself on the outside. Get a job at night. Get a job at night or else I'll come for ya.But Martin J... read more