Our Books of the Month for April

From the Bard's only son to the Beatles, discover our top picks this month.

Our April line-up boasts captivating reading, with a multi-award-winning tale of familial love and tragedy in Shakespearean England; the swinging success story of the Beatles; a brilliantly crafted domestic noir; a dazzlingly reworked fairytale and an electrifying depiction of Scottish gang culture.


Fiction Book of the Month

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One of our greatest living novelists resurrects the short life of Hamnet Shakespeare, in a lyrically written and emotionally devastating account of the Bard’s only son.

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Non-Fiction Book of the Month

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Having produced one of the sharpest biographies of the last decade in Ma’am Darling, Craig Brown returns with a dynamic, revisionist look at The Beatles and their legacy, fifty years after the band split up.

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Thriller of the Month

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The tragic end to an intimate dinner in an affluent West London home unearths a mesh of secrets and deception in this chilling, ingeniously plotted domestic noir from the author of Hold Your Breath.

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Children's Book of the Month

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Blending fairytales and cultures in a witty and playful story of strong-willed female protagonists, Hafiza crafts a world of magic and enchantment with immense skill.

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Scottish Book of the Month

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A searing story of teenage gangs, dead end towns and the shifting threat of latent violence, The Young Team is as visceral and important as fiction gets.

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Irish Book of the Month

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Macken’s clever and captivating debut observes the intricacies of female friendship and the quiet turmoil of small-town life in Ireland through the story of three young women.

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Books of the Month

Hamnet
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Maggie O'Farrell
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The Dinner Guest
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B P Walter
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One Two Three Four: The Beatles in Time
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Craig Brown
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Rumaysa: A Fairytale
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Radiya Hafiza
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Exciting Times
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Naoise Dolan
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Circe
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Madeline Miller
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The Guest List
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Lucy Foley
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Such a Fun Age
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Kiley Reid
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Motherwell
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Deborah Orr
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House of Glass
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Hadley Freeman
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Writers & Lovers
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Lily King
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Normal People
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Sally Rooney
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The Salt Path
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Raynor Winn
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Little Disasters
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Sarah Vaughan
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The Valley of Lost Secrets
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Lesley Parr
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The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh
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Helen Rutter
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Queenie
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Candice Carty-Williams
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Invisible Women
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Caroline Criado-Perez
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Dear Child
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Romy Hausmann
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The Binding
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Bridget Collins
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Dragon Mountain
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Katie Tsang
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A Gentleman in Moscow
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Amor Towles
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How to Argue With a Racist
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Adam Rutherford
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Our Fathers
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Rebecca Wait
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