Our Books of the Month for May

From the Deep South to the High Seas; a spectacular selection of stories this month

A panoramic tale of racial passing in post-war America, a riveting depiction of the demise of a brutal Nazi, a devilishly imaginative thriller set on the high seas of the 17th century, an evocative adventure of woodland wonder and a searing slice of state-of-the-nation storytelling; we present our compelling array of Books of the Month for May.


Fiction Book of the Month

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Spanning the 1950s to the 1990s and from the Deep South to California, Bennett’s stunning novel follows the journeys of two estranged twin sisters leading very different lives – to the extent of adopting different racial identities.
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Non-Fiction Book of the Month

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Documenting the shadowy activities of an SS Brigadefuhrer in the years leading up to his mysterious demise, the award-winning author of East West Street paints a complex picture of insidious evil and encroaching desperation.
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Thriller of the Month

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Featuring fugitive detectives, a twice-dead leper and a stalking demon, The Devil and the Dark Water is a deliciously sinister period chiller set on a blighted sea voyage to Amsterdam from the author of The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle.
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Children's Book of the Month

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Blessed with an evocative, timeless feel, Tilley’s masterful debut centres on Wick, a boy desperate to escape the oppressive Harklights orphanage, and the miniature protectors of the forest who offer him a tantalising chance of freedom.
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Scottish Book of the Month

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Sweeping across five tumultuous decades in British politics, from the miners’ strike to Brexit, Scabby Queen is a tantalising portrait of a woman who defies the norm.
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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

The Vanishing Half
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Brit Bennett
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The Devil and the Dark Water
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Stuart Turton
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Hamnet
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Maggie O'Farrell
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The Ratline
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Philippe Sands
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Harklights
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Tim Tilley
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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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Circe
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Madeline Miller
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Exciting Times
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Naoise Dolan
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The Guest List
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Lucy Foley
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Motherwell
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Deborah Orr
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Scabby Queen
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Kirstin Innes
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Normal People
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Sally Rooney
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Kiley Reid
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Writers & Lovers
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Lily King
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The Salt Path
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Raynor Winn
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House of Glass
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Hadley Freeman
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Dear Child
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Romy Hausmann
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Dragon Mountain
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Katie Tsang
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The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh
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Helen Rutter
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The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle
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Stuart Turton
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Invisible Women
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Caroline Criado-Perez
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Queenie
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Candice Carty-Williams
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Little Disasters
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Sarah Vaughan
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