A new collection by the author of The Last Girlfriend on Earth takes his culture-skewering style to new heights with tales that explore conflicts between parents and children, including "Animals," in which a class hamster's life is in the hands of a notorious young [...]
Aldo Benjamin, relentlessly unlucky in every aspect of life, has always faced the future with despair and optimism in equal measure. His latest misfortune, however, may finally be his undoing. There's still hope, but not for Aldo. His mate Liam hasn't been faring much [...]
Shortlisted for the 2015 Walter Scott Prize. There was an old story about a king who asked his favourite wizard to create a magic mirror. This mirror didn't show you your reflection. Instead, it showed you your soul - it showed you who you really were. But the king couldn't [...]
From "America's best novelist" (The Denver Post): A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast. It is 1934 [...]
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. Bestselling writer Daniel Abraham and acclaimed illustrator Tommy Patterson bring their stunning graphic-novel adaptation of George R. R. Martin's classic A Game of Thrones to a stunning finish that merits a place alongside the majestic original [...]
Warsaw Poland 1936. Aron is a nine-year-old boy and troublemaker. He is also a Polish Jew. As the walls go up around the ghetto in Warsaw, as the lice and typhus rage, food is stolen and even Jewish police betray their people, Aron smuggles from the other side to survive. [...]
Klappentext. """One of the great American writers of our time' (Los Angeles Times Book Review) delivers a brilliant crime story and a masterful historical novel in this pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative unfolding over the twenty-three days after Pearl Harbor.". .
Berlin 1948. Alex Meier, a young Jewish writer, fled the Nazis for America before the war. But the politics of his youth have now put him in the crosshairs of the McCarthy witch-hunts. Faced with deportation and the loss of his family, he makes a desperate bargain with the [...]
An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. 'You've long set your heart against it, Axl, I know. But it's time now to think on it anew. There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay...'. The Buried [...]
California, 1993: Neil Collins and Adam Tayler, two young British men on the cusp of adulthood, meet at a hostel in San Diego. They strike up a friendship that, while platonic, feels as intoxicating as a romance; they travel up the coast together, harmlessly competitive, [...]
Back in the bad old days, in mid-nineties New York, seven young cops fresh to police work were given a ticket to ride in one of the worst precincts of the East Bronx. They became The Wild Geese: a tight-knit crew of mavericks, looking out for each other and their "family" [...]
January 2015 marks 100 years since drugs were first banned. Johann Hari set off on a three-year long, 20,000-mile journey to find out why they were criminalised, how this is causing a disaster today and what happens when you choose a radically different path. His [...]
A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. Like him, his childhood country has grown up quickly: found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority; the all-consuming draw of money for nothing.
The setting: a faded, lonely guesthouse on the Essex coast. Outside, it's dark, and very foggy. Inside there's no phone or internet reception, no connection with the outside world. Enter Ariel Panek, a promising young academic en route from the USA to an important [...]