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Storytelling is as old as time and, whether it’s an award-winning epic novel or a page-turning blockbuster, a great book can stay with you throughout your life. Here you will find the best books by everyone from Chinua Achebe to Stefan Zweig, by way of twentieth-century giants like Harper Lee and Graham Greene, and modern-day maestros such as Hilary Mantel and Bernardine Evaristo

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Our Bestselling Fiction Books

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Our Best New Fiction Paperbacks

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More Confessions of a Forty-Something F**k Up
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Just For The Summer
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Ordinary Human Failings
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The Girl in the Eagle's Talons
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One For My Enemy
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Kairos
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Study for Obedience
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Our Best New Fiction Hardbacks

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James
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Mania
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Earth
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City in Ruins
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The Husbands
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The Hole
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Manny and the Baby
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The Borrowed Hills
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England is Mine
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Our Best Coming Soon Fiction Hardbacks

You Are Here
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Hera
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Funny Story
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Blue Sisters
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Long Island
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Mary I: Queen of Sorrows
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Enlightenment
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Rosarita
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This Strange Eventful History
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Saltblood
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Whale Fall
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A Spy Like Me
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An Ideal Husband
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On the Horizon: The Biggest Fiction for 2024 & Beyond

Katabasis
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What A Way To Go
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Rare Singles
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Onyx  Storm
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Think Again
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The Hotel Avocado
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Odyssey
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Frankie
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Tell Me Everything
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The Voyage Home
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Precipice
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Babylonia
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We Solve Murders
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The City and Its Uncertain Walls
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Our Best Coming Soon Fiction Paperbacks

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Prophet Song
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Before We Say Goodbye
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A Little Life
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Celebrate one of the defining novels of the twenty-first century so far with this stunning hardback edition of David Mitchell's shapeshifting masterpiece, boasting an introduction from Gabrielle Zevin and a new afterword by the author himself.
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My Favourite Mistake
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Contemporary Fiction by Writers of Colour

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Our Best LGBTQ+ Contemporary Fiction Books

The New Life
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The Will of the Many
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