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by Pat Barker
Writing about the Second World War for the first time, Pat Barker brings the besieged and haunted city of London into electrifying life in her most powerful novel since the Regeneration trilogy.
by Michael Coveney
No one does glamour, severity, girlish charm or tight-lipped witticism better than Dame Maggie Smith, one of Britain s best-loved actors. This new biography shines the stage-lights on the life and work of a truly remarkable performer, one whose career spans six decades.
by David Lagercrantz
Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have not been in touch for some time. Then Blomkvist is contacted by renowned Swedish scientist Professor Balder. Warned that his life is in danger, but more concerned for his son s well-being, Balder wants Millennium to publish his story - and it is a terrifying one.
by Max Porter
In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother s sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter.
by Patrick Ness
Award-winning writer Patrick Ness s bold and irreverent novel powerfully asks what if you weren't the Chosen One? The one who s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever this new thing is, with the blue lights and the death?
by Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard - legendary captain of Liverpool and England - tells the story of the highs and lows of a twenty-year career at the top of English and world football.
by Adam Mars-Jones
From an author who has described all of King Henry VIII's queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of the last: a woman who longed for passion, power and education at the court of a medieval killer.
by Edmund de Waal
Acclaimed writer and potter Edmund de Waal sets out on a quest - a journey that begins in the dusty city of Jingdezhen in China and travels on to Venice, Versailles, Dublin, Dresden, the Appalachian Mountains of South Carolina and the hills of Cornwall to tell the history of porcelain.
by Jojo Moyes
The Sequel To The Worldwide Phenomenon Me Before You. Lou Clark has lots of questions. Like how it is she s ended up working in an airport bar, spending every shift watching other people jet off to new places. Or why the flat she s owned for a year still doesn t feel like home.
by Nigel Slater
The most influential figure in modern fantasy and science fiction returns to the city of his birth. Mixing elements of his real life with his adventures in a parallel London peopled with highwaywomen, musketeers and magicians, this is Moorcock at his dazzling, mercurial best.