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by Richard Flanagan
In the despair of a Japanese POW camp, a surgeon is haunted by his love affair with his uncle's young wife. Struggling to save the men under his command, he receives a letter that will change his life forever. Longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize.
by Ali Smith
Longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize, this is a novel all about art's versatility. Borrowing from painting's fresco technique to make an original literary double-take, it's a fast-moving genre-bending conversation between forms, times, truths and fictions.
by Nina Stibbe
This debut novel from Nina Stibbe - the much-loved author of Love, Nina - is a wildly comic, brilliantly sharp-eyed novel about the horrors of being an attractive divorcée in an English village in the 1970s, and a family's fall from grace.
by Joseph O’Neill
In this book longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize, a New York attorney accepts his friend's offer of a job in Dubai, as the overseer of an enormous family fortune. Haunted by the collapse of his relationship and hoping for a fresh start, our strange hero begins to suspect that he has exchanged one inferno for another.
by Margaret Atwood
In nine stories, Atwood ventures into the shadowland earlier explored by fabulists and concoctors of dark yarns such as Robert Louis Stevenson, Daphne du Maurier and Arthur Conan Doyle. Here, Atwood is at the top of her darkly humorous and seriously playful game.
by Haruki Murakami
Here is the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great los, of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us, and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages.
by Howard Jacobson
Set in the future - a world where the past is a dangerous country, not to be talked about or visited - J is a love story of incomparable strangeness, both tender and terrifying. Longlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize.
by Sarah Waters
London, 1922. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. In South London, in a large silent house now bereft of brothers and husband, life is about to be transformed. A love story, a tension-filled crime story, and a beautiful portrait of a fascinating time and place, this is the author's finest achievement yet.
by Paulo Coelho
In the latest novel from the man who brought us The Alchemist, a woman attempts to overcome midlife ennui by rediscovering herself in a passionate relationship with a man who had been a friend in her youth.
by Jamie Oliver
100 ultimate comfort food recipes for weekends, holidays, celebrations and occasions. Recipes include everything from mighty moussaka, delicate gyoza with crispy wings, steaming ramen and katsu curry to super eggs Benedict, scrumptious sticky toffee pudding and tutti frutti pear tarte tatin.
Malala Yousafzai, the co-author of I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World, tells the The New York Times Sunday Book Review that Paulo Coelho is her favorite writer of all time. Coelho's new book, Adultery, is out now.
Laura Ingalls Wilder wrote a gritty memoir in the 1920s, but real life as a pioneer girl was too violent and the book was never published - until now. Copies will be available soon.
The timeless classic To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee takes top spot in the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction #ThisBook campaign.
The National Post calls Michael Crummey's new book Sweetland "a thing of beauty, one of the finest novels we are likely to encounter this year."
Philippa Gregory tells The Telegraph, "I have an intimate relationship with my books because they feed my imagination and hunger for scholarship."