Borrowed Finery: A Memoir
Fox, PaulaHolt and Companey, New York 2001
A finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "Original and elegant... a celebration of resilience- both of character and of the memoir form." Sandra Scofield, Chicago Tribune
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Lehane, DennisHarperCollins Books, London 2006
This collection is a compilation of the best of Dennis Lehane's previously published short fiction. By turns suspensful, surreal, romantic, and tragicallycomic, these powerful tales journey...
None to Accompany Me
Gordimer, NadineNew York 1994
Women in South Africa. A fascinating novel by one of the most important South African writers of our time.
The Reason Why
Rendell, RuthNew York 1996
Murder itself is not interesting. It is the impetus to murder, the passion and terrors which bring it to pass and the varieties of feeling surrounding the act that make of a sordid or revolting...
Love and Obstacles
Hemon, AleksandarRiverhead Books, London 2009
Infused with the haunting yet hilarious storytelling that makes Hemon's work so destinctive, the stories of Love and Obstacles are united by their narrator, a young man coming of age in...
Loomings Over the Suet
Baxter, GlenBloomsbury Publishing, London 2004
Another entertainingly bizarre story from Baxter. Spring has returned once again to the Cotswolds. Flickering Shadow snake eerily over Eric huntley as he struggles to regain posession of the...
The Bonfire of the Vanities
Wolfe, TomLondon, 2010
An exhilarating satire of Eighties excess that captures the effervescent spirit of New York, from one of the greatest writers of modern American prose Sherman McCoy is a WASP, bond trader and...
The Armageddon Rag
Martin, George R.R.London, 2013
Magic, music, drugs and rock'n'roll in an early novel from George R. R. Martin, author of A GAME OF THRONES One-time underground journalist Sandy Blair has traveled far from his radical roots in...
Roth, PhilipNew York 2014 Vintage
Roth's award-winning first book instantly established its author's reputation as a writer of explosive wit, merciless insight, and a fierce compassion for even the most self-deluding of his...
Lillian NGHopewell 1997
The Moviegoer's Companion
Guy, RhiannonThink, London 2004
Wether you love film noir or Matt LeBlanc, Gone with the Wind or Reservoir Dogs, this is the book for you. Discover the strange and wonderful world of movies in all their bizarre and glamorous...
Vicious Circle: A Novel of Complicity
Littell, RobertOverlook, Woodstock-New York 2006
Veteran espionage writer Littell, whose 1973 debut, The Defection of A.J. Lewinter, prompted critics to compare him to such British masters as Eric Ambler and John le Carré, stumbles a bit with his...
Sanders, LawrenceG. P. Putnam's Sons New York 1990
Intricately plotted, filled with a colorful cast of rascals, as sexy and suspenseful as any reader could wish, "Sullivan's Sting" mixes crime with romance, wit and action into a wonderful...
The Big New Yorker Book of Dogs
Random House, London, 2012
For dog lovers, from the greatest magazine in the world, an irresistible anthology of long-form essays, short humour pieces, poems, fiction, and cartoons. Nobody but The New Yorker could assemble...
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Dick, Philip K.Gollancz, London, 2010
World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Then Rick got his chance: the assignment to kill six Nexus-6 targets, for a huge reward. But in Deckard's world things were never that simple, and...
Across the River and Into the Trees
Hemingway, ErnestPenguin Random House, London, 2017
Richard Cantrell is an American colonel living in Venice just after the Second World War. The fighting has left him scarred and embittered, a middle-aged man with a heart condition. It seems that...
Nguyen, Viet ThanhGrove Press, New York, 2017
in The Refugees Viet Thanh Nguyen gives voice to lives led between two worlds, the adopted homeland and the country of birth. From a young Vietnamese refugee who suffers profound culture shock when...
Moyes, JojoPenguin Books, New York, 2016
The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestsellter "Be Before You"! Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will...
Paris For One & Other Stories
Nell is twenty-six and has never been to Paris. She's never been on a romantic weekend and travelling abroad isn't really her thing. But when Nell's boyfriend stood her up to their mini-vacation,...
Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays
Sedaris, DavidBack Bay Books, New York, 1976
In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe! Sedaris's collection of essays and stories is a rollicking tour through the national Zeitgeist: a do-it-yourself suburban dad saves money by performing...
Chabon, MichaelHarperCollins, New York, 2016
In 1989, fresh from the publication of his first novel, The Mysteries of Pittsburgh, Michael Chabon traveled to his mother’s home in Oakland, California, to visit his terminally ill grandfather....
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