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From the BBC, The Guardian and The Daily Telegraph to the biggest book blogs and beyond, we're constantly scouring the media in search of the books with the most buzz. Each month we feature the titles with the best book reviews. Explore our selected new books and discover literature that has everyone talking. Check back often - our featured Best Buys are regulary updated with the latest and greatest bestselling books in fiction and non-fiction by famous authours and up-and-coming new literary stars.
by Andrew O'Hagan
As heard on BBC Radio 4 - the acclaimed new novel from Man Booker Prize nominated author Andrew O'Hagan. A deeply charged story about love and memory, about modern war and the complications of fact.
by SJ Watson
The sensational new psychological thriller from the bestselling author of Before I Go To Sleep.
by Anne Tyler
Brimming with insight, humor, and generosity of spirit, here is a poignant yet unsentimental story in praise of family in all its emotional complexity.
by Neil Gaiman
In this new anthology, Gaiman pierces the veil of reality to reveal the enigmatic, shadowy world that lies beneath. Trigger Warning is a treasury of delights that includes previously published pieces of short fiction, as well as new work exclusive to this collection.
by Robert Crawford
This major biography traces the life of the twentieth century’s most important poet from his childhood in the ragtime city of St Louis right up to the publication of his most famous poem, The Waste Land.
by Amit Chaudhuri
Written in a voice that is tender, wry and unsentimental, Odysseus Abroad is a lyrical and modern exploration of loneliness and failure - as well as a love letter to Homer and Joyce - by one of our most celebrated writers.
by Hans Olav Lahlum
A gripping, evocative and ingenious mystery which pays homage to Agatha Christie, Satellite People is the second Norwegian mystery in Hans Olav Lahlum's series.
by Anna Smaill
Welcome to the world of The Chimes. Here, life is orchestrated by a vast musical instrument that renders people unable to form new memories. The Chimes pulls you into a world that will captivate, enthral and inspire.
by Rebecca Whitney
A startling, dark and audacious novel set in and around the Brighton streets, The Liar's Chair will keep readers on the edge of their seats until the final page has been turned.
by Will Hutton
Hutton observes that the trends that so disturbed him 20 years ago as voiced in The State We’re In have become more marked. His new book is compelling and vital.
Book Club 2.0 is diving into its fourth book, Ruby by Cynthia Bond. In a video announcing the brand new pick, Oprah says, "Believe me, it's not easy finding words to describe Ruby, because nothing comes close to the experience of reading it."
NPR book reviewer Amal El-Mothar says, "Touch is a brilliantly balanced knife's edge of a book - fast-paced and thrilling, it's somehow also languorous, thoughtful, intelligently intimate."
It seems everyone's penning books these days, but news that Pharrell Williams has signed with Putnam Books has surprised even us. The hat-wearing pop star is set to write four children’s books, starting with a picture book based on his hit song, Happy.
The Guardian reports, "A new poll for YouGov of almost 15,000 people found that 60% would like to be an author." Wonder what the actual writers think about that.
Big in books news these days is the announcement that once one-hit-wonder Harper Lee is releasing a new book. Go Set a Watchman was written before To Kill a Mockingbird, but is actually a sequel to the beloved classic. The highly anticipated book will hit shelves this summer.
More long-lost manuscripts: Ted Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss) wrote and illustrated What Pet Should I Get? before his death in 1991, but it went unpublished. His wife Audrey has found and published the never-before-seen book, to be released in July.
I never thought the day would come that I would mention Jennifer Lopez in a 'book news' section. JLo’s new thriller, The Boy Next Door, has inspired thousands to search AbeBooks for a ‘first edition’ The Iliad.
What's the last book that made A Spool of Blue Thread author Anne Tyler lol? It was Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina Stibbe - "it's funny and intelligent and irreverent, and the author keeps confessing the most egregious trespasses without batting an eye," Tyler told the New York Times Sunday Book Review.
Mark Zuckerberg has tapped into an area of growing social anxiety with his fourth book club choice, reports The Guardian. The Facebook founder’s fourth pick in his 2015 book club is On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss, published last fall.