F. Scott Fitzgerald, Literary Legend

F. Scott Fitzgerald, arguably one of the best writers of all time, lived a brief life and died without ever knowing The Great Gatsby would become a timeless classic. Explore our beautiful selection of Fitzgerald first editions, see our favourite Gatsby covers, and read an interview with a Fitzgerald expert.

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July's Most Expensive Sales

Rupert Annual by Alfred Bestall

Holding together July's list of bumper sales are a pair of bronze Scottie dog bookends sculpted by Marguerite Kirmse. Between the dogs are signed first editions and the very first Rupert Annual, published in 1936.

Haruki Murakami's New Book

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

From the author of 1Q84 comes Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage, a story of love, friendship and heartbreak for the ages. From his first book to his latest, explore Murakami's novels, short-stories, and non-fiction here.

The Best Brand New Books

England and Other Stories by Graham Swift

Our latest selection of new books features short stories, non-fiction, and literature by today's biggest authors. Explore our Best Buys page for huge discounts on the latest and greatest new releases.

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang at 50

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Fleming

Written by Ian Fleming – yes, that Ian Fleming – yes, that Ian Fleming – this children’s classic was originally published in 3 volumes, the first of which appeared in October, 1964, 2 months after the author’s death. The magical car has since delighted generations.

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July 2014 Top 10 Bestselling Signed Books


  1. Unbroken
    by Laura Hillenbrand
  2. The Giver
    by Lois Lowry
  3. Codex Seraphinianus
    by Luigi Serafini
  4. The Fault In Our Stars
    by John Green
  5. Devil at my Heels
    by Louis Zamperini & David Rensin
  6. Black Eyed Blonde
    by Benjamin Black
  7. To Rise Again at a Decent Hour
    by Joshua Ferris
  8. California
    by Edan Lepucki
  9. The Miniaturist
    by Jessie Burton
  10. The Temporary Gentleman
    by Sebastian Barry