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by Helen Macdonald
Destined to be a classic of nature writing, H is for Hawk is a record of a spiritual journey - an unflinchingly honest account of the author's struggle with grief during the difficult process of a hawk's taming and her own untaming.
by George R.R. Martin
The never-before-seen history of Westeros and the lands beyond with hundreds of pages of all-new material from George R.R. Martin.
by Monique Roffey
House of Ashes is a powerful, evocative and important novel from the author of The White Woman on the Green Bicycle.
by Mary Costello
Growing up in the west of Ireland in the 1940s Tess is a shy introverted child. But beneath her quiet exterior lies a heart of fire. A fire that will later drive her to make her home among the hurly burly of 1960s New York.
by Malcolm C. Lyons
Dating from at least a millennium ago, these are the earliest known Arabic short stories, surviving in a single, ragged manuscript in a library in Istanbul. Some found their way into The Arabian Nights but most have never been read in English before.
by Stephen King
A dark and electrifying novel about addiction, fanaticism, and what might exist on the other side of life.
by Alice Munro
From the winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature comes a new selection of her peerless short fiction. Gathered from the collections of the last two decades, Family Furnishings is a companion volume to Selected Stories (1968-1994).
by R.S. Pateman
The Prophecy of Bees is a tense, gripping psychological suspense novel that explores the dark power of superstition and folklore.
by Diane Ackerman
In The Human Age award-winning nature writer Diane Ackerman confronts the fact that the human race is now the single dominant force of change on the planet. This is a surprising, optimistic engagement with the dramatic transformations that have shaped, and continue to alter, our world, our relationship with nature and our prospects for the future.
by Henry Marsh
With astonishing candour and compassion, Marsh reveals the exhilarating drama of brain surgery, the chaos and confusion of a busy modern hospital, and above all the need for hope when faced with life's most agonising decisions.
Veteran US Marine Phil Klay was awarded the National Book Award for fiction for his debut novel, Redeployment.
At the same event, 85 year old science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin was presented with the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Gabrielle Hamilton, author of the brand new cookbook Prune, told the New York Times that Kitchen Confidential by Anthony Bourdain is the only chef memoir that matters and called it the Pledge of Allegiance and the national anthem of line cooks everywhere.
What if the greatest characters in literary history had cell phones? As reported by NPR, author Mallory Ortberg imagines how Jane Eyre and Mr. Rochester might have texted in her comedic new book, Texts from Jane Eyre.
Waterstones' booksellers have announced the shortlist for their annual 'Book of the Year' prize. The list includes 8 books including The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan and H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald.
The Guardian announced Eimear McBride is this year's winner of the prestigious Geoffrey Faber prize, making A Girl is a Half Formed Thing one of the most talked about books of the year.
According to The Guardian, Matthew McConaughey is tipped to play villain Randall Flagg in Hollywood's four film series based on Stephen King's 1200 page novel The Stand.
Three books author Alan Furst read and loved in the last year? Mademoiselle: Coco Chanel and the Pulse of History by Rhonda Garelick, The Diamond Chariot by Boris Akunin, and The Snows of Yesteryear by Gregor von Rezzori.
Author Sean Michaels was awarded Canada's prestigious Giller Prize for his debut novel, Us Conductors.