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Our Best Paperback Fiction

My Sister, the Serial Killer
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The Handmaid's Tale
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The Cockroach
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Normal People
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Before the Coffee Gets Cold
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Once Upon a River
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The Tattooist of Auschwitz
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Killing Commendatore
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The Butterfly Room
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The Familiars
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The Silence of the Girls
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Melmoth
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An American Marriage
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Paris Echo
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Transcription
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Mythos
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The Reckoning
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Our Best Hardback Fiction 

Agent Running in the Field
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust Volume Two
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Girl, Woman, Other
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The Guardians
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Christmas Shopaholic
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Sword of Kings
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In the Time We Lost
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Cilka's Journey
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10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World
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The Giver of Stars
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A Single Thread
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The Confession
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The Dutch House
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Quichotte
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The Handmaid's Tale
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Tidelands
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Grand Union
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Joint Winner of the Booker Prize 2019

Undoubtedly the most highly-anticipated book of 2019, The Testaments is the landmark sequel to Margaret Atwood’s seminal masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale. Picking up ten years after its predecessor’s tantalisingly open-ended conclusion, The Testaments promises a new window into Atwood’s dystopian world, as seen through the eyes of three women of Gilead. Having previously won the Booker Prize with The Blind Assassin, The Testaments now sees Atwood become the fourth novelist to win the prize twice in its illustrious fifty year history.

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Joint Winner of the Booker Prize 2019

Kaleidoscopic in theme and incandescent in tone, Evaristo’s panorama of modern black womanhood resounds with an astonishing diversity of voice and character as seen across a changing century. Tracking the lives and loves of a dozen British women through generations and social classes, Girl, Woman, Other weaves a distinctive, illuminating tapestry of modern British life. ‘This is a story for our times,’ comments the New Statesman. ‘If you want to understand modern day Britain, this is the writer to read.’

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Agent Running in the Field
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Grand Union
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Akin
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The Guardians
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Cilka's Journey
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The Dutch House
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Ducks, Newburyport
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The Second Sleep
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A Map of the Damage
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The Water Dancer
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Will
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Will and Testament
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After the Flood
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Doxology
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The River Capture
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Exquisite Cadavers
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Blue Moon
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Our Best New Paperback Fiction

Wakenhyrst
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The Winter Soldier
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Adele
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Golden Child
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Number One Chinese Restaurant
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Berta Isla
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We Must Be Brave
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The Winters
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The Next Person You Meet in Heaven
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The Garden of Lost and Found
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The Freedom Artist
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Lie With Me
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Red Birds
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Help the Witch
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Louis & Louise
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An Island Christmas
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The Christmas Party
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Our Best New Hardback Fiction

Moonlight Over Mayfair
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Two for the Road
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Festive Spirits
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The End of the Ocean
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Olive, Again
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The Secret of Cold Hill
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Starve Acre
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The Sun Sister
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So Lucky
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The River Capture
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Akin
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Age of Anxiety
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Grandmothers
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Final Option
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Oligarchy
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The Accomplice
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Sudden Traveller
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Under Occupation
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Our Fiction Book of the Month

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Hitler's manipulative, insidious path to Austrian invasion told with dead-pan documentary realism and deliciously understated irony, The Order of the Day is a mordantly funny and darkly disturbing novella. Told in staccato bursts and combining expertly researched real events with precisely imagined detail, it provides a unique and disconcerting perspective both on those who spearheaded Germany’s grim descent into war and on the fresh resonance of those moments today.

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The Mirror & the Light
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Grand Union
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The Giver of Stars
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Imaginary Friend
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Sword of Kings
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Ghosts
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Postscript
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The Man Who Saw Everything
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Quichotte
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The Second Sleep
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Age of Anxiety
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The End of the Ocean
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Nothing Ventured
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The Confession
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Bone China
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Inland
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A Dystopian Reading List

Discover The Handmaid's Tale and more.

The Handmaid's Tale
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The Power
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Woman on the Edge of Time
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Station Eleven
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VOX
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Gather the Daughters
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The Farm
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Kindred
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Nineteen Eighty-Four
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Divided Kingdom
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The Road
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Harvest
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The Left Hand of Darkness
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Oryx And Crake
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The Children of Men
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Brave New World
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Fahrenheit 451
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The End We Start From
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Books from the Bucket List

The best books you have never read

Catch-22
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The Wedding
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The Sea, The Sea
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Brave New World
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The Color Purple
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A Clockwork Orange
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The God of Small Things
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The Shadow of the Wind
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Rebecca
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One Hundred Years of Solitude
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Brighton Rock
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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
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The Catcher in the Rye
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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Fingersmith
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Classic Novels, Ripe for Rediscovery 

The Way Back
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Corregidora
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Heartburn
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Berlin Finale
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Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day
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Life Among the Savages
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I Who Have Never Known Men
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Memoirs of an Ex-Prom Queen
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Our Man In Havana
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Cassandra at the Wedding
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A Different Drummer
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Another Country
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Dancer from the Dance
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Our Selection of Cult Fiction

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
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Last Exit to Brooklyn
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Fight Club
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Slaughterhouse 5
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High-Rise
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Shantaram
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Norwegian Wood
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Trainspotting
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American Psycho
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The Wasp Factory
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Hawksmoor
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The Rum Diary
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Cloud Atlas
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The Road
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
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The Master and Margarita
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The Best Paperback Fiction This Autumn

As we move from beach reads to fireside comforts, we profile the finest fictional offerings autumn has to offer.

The Waterstones Interview: Eric Vuillard

The author of The Order of the Day, our Waterstones Book of the Month for October, on the challenges of combining fiction with historical fact.

Sarah Perry on the Origins of Melmoth

Sarah Perry, former winner of Waterstones Book of the Year for The Essex Serpent, reveals the inspiration behind her second novel, Melmoth.

In Celebration of le Carré: A Selection of Great Espionage Novels

To celebrate the publication of John le Carré's 25th novel, Agent Running in the Field, we proffer a selection of great spy fiction to whet your appetite.