Learned Man is the child of humankind as we know it; of those who are thought to have travelled from the Rift Valley in Africa and to ancient Australia. Shelby Apple is an acclaimed documentary-maker. After making films about Learned Man?s discovery, in Vietnam and back home in t... read more
Winner of the 2018 Miles Franklin Award, and shortlisted for the 2018 Stella Prize, The Life to Come is a powerful novel that effortlessly blends sharp satire of the literary world with deeply compassionate portraits of lonely people and their strategies for survival.
The New York Times bestselling author of Flight Behavior, The Lacuna, and The Poisonwood Bible and recipient of numerous literary awards--including the National Humanities Medal, the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, and the Orange Prize--returns with a timely novel that interweaves past a... read more
The rapturously acclaimed new novel by the Costa Award-winning author of PURE, hailed as 'excellent', 'gripping', 'as suspenseful as any thriller', 'engrossing', 'moving' and 'magnificent'.
One rainswept winter's night in 1809, an unconscious man is carried into ... read more
|Awards:||Winner of the Costa Best First Novel 2018 THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG NOVEL AWARD 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS 2018|
Gosford Parkmeets Groundhog Dayby way of Agatha Christie and Black Mirror -the most inventive story you'll read this yearTonight, Evelyn Hardcastle will be killed ... Again
It is meant to be a celebration but it ends in tragedy. As fireworks explode over... read more
THE NEW SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE #1 BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF THE ESSEX SERPENT'Perry's masterly piece of postmodern gothic is one of the great achievements of our century and deserves all the prizes and praise that will be heaped upon it' Observer'A beautiful, devastating, brilliant b... read more
|Awards:||Shortlisted for the 2018 Costa Novel Award One of Vanity Fair's Best Fall Books of 2018|
From the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration trilogy comes a monumental new masterpiece, set in the midst of literature's most famous war. Pat Barker turns her attention to the timeless legend of The Iliad, as experienced by the captured women living in the Gree... read more
Jaxie dreads going home. His mum?s dead. The old man bashes him without mercy, and he wishes he was an orphan. But no one?s ever told Jaxie Clackton to be careful what he wishes for. In one terrible moment his life is stripped to little more than what he can carry and how he can... read more
|Awards:||2018 PM’s Literary Award, Fiction|
Giramondo's publication of Gerald Murnane's new work of fiction comes at a time of heightened international interest in this highly regarded author. Border Districts and Murnane's Collected Short Fiction will be released in the United States by distinguished New York publisher Farr... read more
Reviewed by Pascale, one of our longstanding casual staff members and a creative writing major.
Murakami’s new novel Killing Commendatore is the Kyoto-born author at his whimsical best. Compelling and enigmatic, it follows a Japanese portrait painter and ... read more
Reviewed by Martin.
This devastating debut by Nico Walker is not for the faint hearted. With tight, punchy prose, Walker drags us through the hell of war, addiction, crime and love. Hard to put down, hard to classify, a real gem.
Jesus' Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a brea... read more
"As if The Remains of the Day had been written by Kingsley Amis, The Waiter is...one of the most purely entertaining novels I've read in years. This book is a meal you won't want to finish." --J. Ryan Stradal, New York Times bestselling author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest In the tra... read more