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by Graeme Simsion
The Rosie Effect is the charming and hilarious sequel to Graeme Simsion's bestselling debut novel The Rosie Project. Join Don and Rosie in the next chapter of their weird and wonderful journey.
by Roddy Doyle
Two men meet for a pint (or two) in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, curse the ref, say a last farewell. In this second collection of comic dialogues Doyle's drinkers ponder everything from Kate Middleton to horsemeat in your burger.
by James Meek
In a little over a generation the British economy - rail, energy, water, postal services, municipal housing - has been sold to remote, unaccountable private owners. In a series of brilliant portraits Meek shows how Britain's common wealth became private, and the impact it has had on us all.
by Esther Freud
In this tender and compelling story of an unlikely friendship, Esther Freud paints a vivid portrait of a home front community during WWI, and of a man who was one of the most brilliant and misunderstood artists of his generation.
by Will Self
Set a year before the action of his Booker-shortlisted Umbrella, Self's new novel continues its exploration of the complex relationship between human psychopathology and human technological progress, and weaves together multiple narratives across several decades of the 20th century.
by Rachel Cusk
A woman writer goes to Athens in the height of summer to teach a writing course. Though her own circumstances remain indistinct, she becomes the audience to a chain of narratives, as the people she meets tell her one after another the stories of their lives.
by Lars Iyer
The writer Hari Kunzru says "made me feel better about the Apocalypse than I have in ages" is back—with a hilarious coming-of-age love story about a group of unruly undergraduates at Cambridge.
by Emily St. John Mandel
A novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, here is a spellbinding story of a Hollywood star, his would-be savior, and a nomadic group of actors risking everything for art and humanity.
by Ian McEwan
From the author of Atonement comes the story of a leading high court judge and a beautiful seventeen-year-old boy who is refusing for religious reasons the medical treatment that could save his life.
by Yuval Noah Harari
In Sapiens, Harari spans the whole of human history, from the very first humans to walk the earth to the radical - and sometimes devastating - breakthroughs of the Cognitive, Agricultural and Scientific Revolutions.
The best love story according to biographer John Lahr? Ivan Turgenev's First Love. In an interview with The New York Times, Lahr calls the book "almost cinematic in its swift telling [...] at once a punishing and thrilling depiction of infatuation and betrayal."
And finally, the 2014 Man Booker Prize shortlist features Richard Flanagan, Karen Joy Fowler, Howard Jacobson, Neel Mukherjee, Ali Smith and Joshua Ferris.
Award winning author J. California Cooper died September 20th, the LA Times reports. Cooper was known for work such as the novel Family and the short story collections A Piece of Mine, The Matter of Life and Homemade Love.
The National Post reports that social activist Naomi Klein and novelist Kathleen Winter are among the finalists for this year's Hilary Weston Writers' Trust Prize for Nonfiction. Klein for This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, and Winter for Boundless: Tracing Land and Dream in a New Northwest Passage.