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The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A brilliantly-crafted, stunning debut, The Memory Keeper's Daughter, explores the way life takes unexpected turns, and how the mysterious ties that hold a family together help us survive the... read more


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A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

In his eagerly awaited fourth novel, New York Times-bestselling author Nick Hornby mines the hearts and psyches of four lost souls who connect just when they've reached the end of the line. Meet... read more


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The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Six people five women and a man meet once a month in California's Central Valley to discuss Jane Austen's novels. They are ordinary people, neither happy nor unhappy, but each of them is wounded in... read more


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A Million Little Pieces by James Frey (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The electrifying opening of James Frey's debut memoir, A Million Little Pieces, smash-cuts to the then 23-year-old author on a Chicago-bound plane "covered with a colourful mixture of spit, snot,... read more


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PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Cecelia Ahern's debut novel, PS, I Love You, follows the engaging, witty and occasionally sappy reawakening of Holly, a young Irish widow who must put her life back together after she loses her... read more


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The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Richly imagined, gothically spooky, and replete with the ingenious storytelling ability of a born novelist, The Good Thief introduces one of the most appealing young heroes in contemporary fiction... read more


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A Gentle Occupation by Dirk Bogarde (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Bogarde's debut novel, set in 1945, concerns the period after the war as the British Army attempts to carry out a caretaking operation on an island seething with revolt following the Japanese... read more


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The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

No book in modern times has matched the uproar sparked by Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, which earned its author a fatwa from Iran's Ayatollahs decreeing his death. Furore aside, it is a... read more


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The Coffin Dancer: Lincoln Rhyme Book 2 by Jeffery Deaver (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

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The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Nine year old Bruno knows nothing of the Final Solution and the Holocaust. He is oblivious to the appalling cruelties being inflicted on the people of Europe by his country. All he knows is that he... read more


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The Other Side Of The Story by Marian Keyes (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Jojo Harvey is a dead ringer for Jessica Rabbit and the most ferocious literary agent in town. A former NYPD cop, she now lives in London making million-dollar book deals while trying to make... read more


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Lace by Shirley Conran (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

"Which one of you bitches is my mother?"Four elegant, successful, and sophisticated women in their forties are called to New York's Pierre Hotel to meet Lili -- a beautiful, young, and notoriously... read more


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Chasing Harry Winston by Lauren Weisberger (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

THE HOTLY AWAITED NOVEL FROM THE MILLION COPY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, SET TO BE THE MUST-HAVE SPRING ACCESSORY FOR 2008. How far would you go to change your life in a year? Emmy... read more


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Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

From the first few words of her latest novel, Jodi Picoult grips her reader so firmly it would be madness to struggle. And from then on, it’s such a roller-coaster ride that it’s as much... read more


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The Plot Against America by Philip Roth (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

"What if" scenarios are often suspect. They are sometimes thinly veiled tales of the gospel according to the author, taking on the claustrophobic air of a personal fantasia that can't be shared. ... read more


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They Who Do Not Grieve by Sia Figiel (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Sia Figiel's powerful, poetic skills weave together the voices of three generations of women from two Samoan families. Their dream worlds and realities intermingle, just as the histories of each... read more


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Don't Read This Book If You're Stupid by Tibor Fischer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

If there is one thing Tibor Fischer can do like no one else, it's to pen snappy, devastating titles. Once you've got past the provocative posturing of this collection's title page, then you are faced... read more


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The Thought Gang by Tibor Fischer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

A black comedy in the grand tradition of word-drunk intellectuals-en-dementia, The Thought Gang follows the larcenous adventures of blackout alcoholic philosopher Eddie Coffin, who, in the wake of... read more


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Voyage To The End Of The Room by Tibor Fischer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

The award-winning, critically acclaimed author, Tibor Fischer, at his most inventive--a ferociously funny, perfectly paced, deliciously raunchy novel that makes you laugh and think. Oceane,... read more


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The Collector Collector by Tibor Fischer (More from this author). Added: In the last 24 hours new

Okay, folks, are you ready for a talking bowl? In The Collector Collector author Tibor Fischer has chosen to tell his story from the perspective of an erudite piece of pottery. No mere chachka from... read more