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An international bestseller and true modern classic, American Psycho is a bleak, bitter, black comedy about a world we all recognize but do not wish to confront.
A chaotically violent and hauntingly beautiful novel from one of the greatest American novelists, Pulitzer Prize-winning Cormac McCarthy.
Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2004, The Line of Beauty is exquisitely written, wryly funny and powerfully moving - a perfectly realized tale of our times.
This collection of raw and remarkable short fiction saw Lucia Berlin, little known in her lifetime, finally become lauded as an important figure in American letters
A million-copy bestseller by the twentieth century's greatest neurologist.
A lost modern classic, this wildly genre-bending naval adventure is a towering work of American literature and perfect for fans of Colson Whitehead and Marlon James
A memoir and soul-searching journey by Jackie Kay.
The story of a mother, her son, a locked room and the outside world.
The classic book on social media and public shaming, now with an extra chapter examining the shaming of Monica Lewinsky.
An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse.
A brilliantly black and funny novel from the highly acclaimed author of Underworld.
Clive James the essayist and cultural critic at his brilliant best – a dizzyingly erudite tour of twentieth-century culture.
The cult classic that inspired the new wave of transgender fiction – published in the UK for the first time.
The classic coming-of-age story of a precocious young girl’s deteriorating relationship with her mother, as she enters adolescence and leaves her childhood behind on the idyllic island of Antigua.
A classic coming-of-age story from Jamaica Kincaid, following a young woman as she enters adulthood against the backdrop of a strange and unfamiliar country.
Poetic, stirring, and disturbing, this novel is a powerful and unforgettable statement of one woman’s struggle for identity against a hostile backdrop of sexism and colonialism.
The first short-story collection from Jamaica Kincaid, this is a stunning evocation of life as a young Afro-Caribbean woman.
Jamaica Kincaid’s engrossing account of a three-week trek through the Himalayas with fellow horticulturalists, intertwining mediations on the stunning landscapes with observations on culture, tourism and family.
‘One of the greatest American novels of this or any time’ Guardian
A young boy comes of age in the desolate mountains of the Mexican border, in the second volume of Cormac McCarthy's legendary Border Trilogy
‘The completed trilogy emerges as a landmark in American literature’ Guardian
Set along the familiar bloody frontier of the Border Trilogy, No Country For Old Men portrays a time when drug agents and hit men rule the land. Vivid, thrilling and visceral.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, The Road tells the story of a father and son as they journey across a post-apocalyptic landscape that has destroyed most of civilization.
A troubling satire of the romantic myth of stardom and the empty heart of rock and roll, more relevant than ever in our celebrity-obsessed times.