The Lost Man by Jane Harper

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Three brothers, one death, a fenceline stretching to the horizon.

Two brothers meet at the border of their vast cattle properties under the unrelenting sun of outback Queensland. They are at the stockman's grave, a landmark so old, no one can remember who is buried there. But today, the scant shadow it casts was the last hope for their middle brother, Cameron. The Bright family's quiet existence is thrown into grief and anguish. Something had been troubling Cam. Did he lose hope and walk to his death? Because if he didn't, the isolation of the outback leaves few suspects...

For readers who loved The Dry and Force of Nature, Jane Harper has once again created a powerful story of suspense, set against a dazzling landscape.

 

Jane Harper worked as a print journalist for thirteen years both in Australia and the UK, and now lives in Melbourne with her husband and daughter. Her first novel, The Dry, was an international bestseller, winning numerous top awards including the Australia Book Industry and Indie Book of the Year awards, the UK's CWA Gold Dagger Award for Best Crime Novel and the Victorian Premier's Literary Award for an Unpublished Manuscript. Jane's novels, The Dry and Force of Nature, have been sold to 34 territories worldwide.

 

ISBN: 9781743549100
ISBN-10: 1743549105
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Available: 23rd October 2018
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.3 x 15.4
Weight (kg): 0.3

Simple by Yotam Ottolenghi

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Yotam Ottolenghi's award-winning recipes are always a celebration- an unforgettable combination of abundance, taste and surprise. Ottolenghi SIMPLE is no different, with 140 brand-new dishes that contain all the inventive elements and flavour combinations that Ottolenghi is loved for, but with minimal hassle for maximum joy.

Bursting with colourful photography for every recipe, Ottolenghi SIMPLE showcases Yotam's standout dishes that will suit whatever type of cooking you find easy - whether that's getting wonderful food on the table in under 30 minutes, using just one pot to make a delicious meal, or a flavoursome dish that can be prepared ahead and then served when you're ready.

These brilliant, flavour-forward dishes are all SIMPLE in at least one (but very often more than one) way-

S - short on time- less than 30 minutes
I - 10 ingredients or less
M - make ahead
P - pantry
L - lazy
E - easier than you think

Ottolenghi SIMPLE is the stunning new cookbook we have all been wishing for- Yotam Ottolenghi's vibrant food made easy.

 

Yotam Ottolenghi is a cookery writer and chef-patron of the Ottolenghi delis and NOPI restaurant. He writes a weekly column in The Guardian's FEAST magazine and has published seven bestselling cookbooks- PLENTY and PLENTY MORE (his collection of vegetarian recipes); OTTOLENGHI- THE COOKBOOK and JERUSALEM, co-authored with Sami Tamimi; NOPI- THE COOKBOOK with Ramael Scully; and SWEET with Helen Goh. Yotam has made two 'Mediterranean Feasts' series for More 4, along with a BBC4 documentary, 'Jerusalem on a Plate'.

 

ISBN: 9781785031168
ISBN-10: 1785031163
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Available: 6th September 2018
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 19.8  x 3.2
Weight (kg): 1.12

Jamie Cooks Italy by Jamie Oliver

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Jamie Cooks Italy is a celebration of the joy of Italian food. Jamie wants to share his love of all things Italian with accessible, best-ever recipes for Classic Carbonara, Salina Chicken, Stuffed Focaccia, Baked Risotto Pie, Pot-Roasted Cauliflower and Limoncello Tiramisu. This is about bringing the pleasure and passion of the world's favourite cuisine to your kitchen at home.

Featuring 130 recipes in Jamie's easy-to-follow style, the book has chapters on Antipasti, Salad, Soup, Meat, Pasta, Fish, Rice & Dumplings, Bread & Pastry, Sides, Desserts and all the Basics you need.

The recipes are a mix of fast and slow cooking, familiar classics with a Jamie twist, simple everyday dishes and more indulgent labour-of-love choices for weekends and celebrations. Whether cooking for yourself or cooking for friends and family, the aromas and tastes will transport you straight to the landscapes of Italy. Viva Italia!

 

ISBN: 9780718187736
ISBN-10: 0718187733
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 408
Available: 9th August 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38
Edition Number: 1

Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan

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tep inside. Don’t look back. Forward is the only way. His Dark Materials meets Mad Max in this unforgettable blockbuster adventure about the world between worlds.

When a fierce quake strikes the remote island of Bluehaven, and her father disappears, Jane Doe is thrown headfirst into an epic quest to bring him home. 

But this ain’t no ordinary rescue mission. Her father is lost in a place between worlds; a dangerous labyrinth of shifting rooms, infernal booby traps and secret gateways. And Jane has to find him fast, because someone else is searching for him, too. A man who knows her father’s secrets. A man who has an army. 

With a pyromaniac named Violet and the enigmatic Hickory by her side, Jane is about to discover that this adventure is even bigger on the inside than it looks ... 

This is the blockbuster adventure the worlds have been waiting for.

 

Born and raised in Griffith, country New South Wales, Jeremy Lachlan completed his Honours degree in creative writing at the University of Canberra in 2004. Since then, he has won no writing prizes of any kind, but he did once take home $100 in a karaoke competition. He’s super proud of this.

He now calls Sydney home, is slightly obsessed with dogs, and often wonders why we can’t whistle and smile at the same time.

 

ISBN: 9781760501815
ISBN-10: 1760501816
Series: The Jane Doe Chronicles
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Available: 1st August 2018
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 14.8
Edition Number: 1

Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

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A dark midwinter's night in an ancient inn on the Thames. The regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open on an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a little child.

Hours later the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life.

Is it a miracle?

Is it magic?

Or can it be explained by science?

Replete with folklore, suspense and romance, as well as with the urgent scientific curiosity of the Darwinian age, Once Upon a River is as richly atmospheric as Setterfield's bestseller The Thirteenth Tale.

 

Diane Setterfield's bestselling novel, The Thirteenth Tale was published in 38 countries, sold more than three million copies, and was made into a television drama scripted by Christopher Hampton, starring Olivia Colman and Vanessa Redgrave. Her second novel was Bellman & Black, and her new novel is Once Upon a River. Born in rural Berkshire, she now lives near Oxford, by the Thames.

 

 

Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk

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People pass the word only to those they trust most- Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives. They are ready for the reckoning.

In this ingeniously comic work, Chuck Palahniuk's first novel in four years, he does what he does best- skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians hatch a nasty fate for the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of burying the elites; and professors propound theories that offer students only the bleakest future. When it arrives, Adjustment Day inaugurates a new, disunited states.

In this mind-blowing novel, Palahniuk fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

 

Chuck Palahniuk is the bestselling author of fifteen fictional works, including Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Survivor, Choke, Lullaby, Diary, Haunted, Rant, Pygmy, Tell-All, Damned, Doomed, Beautiful You, and most recently Make Something Up. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

 

ISBN: 9781787330962
ISBN-10: 1787330966
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Available: 16th July 2018
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3

So Much Life Left Over by Louis de Bernieres

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Rosie and Daniel have moved to Ceylon with their little daughter to start a new life at the dawn of the 1920s, attempting to put the trauma of the First World War behind them. However, even in the lush plantation hills is it hard for them to escape the ties of home and the yearning for fulfilment that threatens their marriage.

Back in England, Rosie's three sisters are dealing with different challenges in their searches for family, purpose and happiness. These are precarious times, and they find themselves using unconventional means to achieve their desires. Around them the world is changing, and when Daniel finds himself in Germany he witnesses events taking a dark and forbidding turn.

By turns humorous and tragic, gripping and touching, So Much Life Left Over follows a cast of unique and captivating characters as they negotiate the extraordinary interwar years both in England and abroad.

 

Louis de Berniores is the bestselling author of Captain Corelli's Mandolin, which won the Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Best Book in 1995. His most recent books are The Dust That Falls From Dreams, Birds Without Wings and A Partisan's Daughter, a collection of stories, Notwithstanding, and two collections of poetry, Imagining Alexandria and Of Love and Desire.

 

ISBN: 9781911215622
ISBN-10: 1911215620
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Available: 16th July 2018
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3

All These Beautiful Strangers by Elizabeth Klehfoth

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Charlie Calloway has a life most people would kill for - a tight-knit family, a loyal set of friends, and top grades a privileged boarding school. But Charlie's never been interested in what most people want. Like all Calloways, she's been taught that she's different, special - better. So when her school's super-exclusive secret society extends a mysterious invitation, Charlie's determination to get in is matched only by her conviction that she belongs there. But their secrets go deeper than she knows.

Charlie finds herself thrust into the centre of a decades-old mystery - one that implicates her family in not one terrible crime, but two. Uncovering their past may destroy everything she knows - or give her the answer she's always craved- Who or what was behind her mother's disappearance ten years ago?

 

Elizabeth Klehfoth holds an MFA in creative writing from Indiana University, where she taught fiction writing and composition and served as an Associate Fiction Editor for the Indiana Review. Her short stories have appeared in the literary journals Gravel and Devil's Lake. She currently lives and writes in Los Angeles.

 

ISBN: 9780241329498
ISBN-10: 0241329493
Audience: Children
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 464
Available: 12th July 2018
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 3.7
Weight (kg): 0.53
Edition Number: 1

Charlie by Ronojoy Ghosh

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 A gorgeous new picture book about fitting in and standing out

Charlie's a very clever lion. He loves art, fancy restaurants and travelling. Or at least, he thinks he would. It's hard to tell, since he's stuck in a zoo.

If Charlie is ever going to explore the world, he'll need a cunning disguise.

 

Ronojoy Ghosh has lived in India, Indonesia, Singapore and New Zealand, and currently lives in Sydney with his wife and young son. He wrote his first book, Ollie and the Wind, for his son, who refused to sleep until he heard a story every night. Ollie and the Wind was shortlisted for the 2016 Children's Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award for Early Childhood. Ronojoy recently illustrated Mem Fox's I'm Australian Too.

 

ISBN: 9780143785026
ISBN-10: 0143785028
Audience: Children
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 32
Available: 2nd July 2018
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU

How to be Famous by Caitlin Moran

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I'm Johanna Morrigan, and I live in London in 1995, at the epicentre of Britpop. I might only be nineteen, but I'm wise enough to know everyone that around me is handling fame very, very badly. My unrequited love, John Kite, has scored an unexpected Number One album, then exploded into a Booze And Drugs HellTM - as rockstars do. And my new best friend - the maverick feminist Suzanne Banks, of The Branks - has amazing hair, but writer's block and a rampant pill problem. So I've decided I should become a Fame Doctor. I'm going to use my new monthly column for The Face to write about every ridiculous, surreal, amazing aspect of a million people knowing your name.

But when my two-night-stand with edgy comedian Jerry Sharp goes wrong, people start to know my name for all the wrong reasons. 'He's a vampire. He destroys bright young girls. Also, he's a total dick' Suzanne warned me. But by that point, I'd already had sex with him. Bad sex.

Now I'm one of the girls he's trying to destroy.

He needs to be stopped.

But how can one woman stop a bad, famous, powerful man?

 

ISBN: 9780091956721
ISBN-10: 0091956722
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Available: 2nd July 2018
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5

A Zero Waste Life by Anita Vandyke

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Anita Vandyke wants to show you that by living a zero waste life, you actually gain more - more time, more money and more life. Her simple, practical guide shows you how by changing your daily habits you can eliminate plastic from your life in thirty days. These are the inside tips of a waste warrior, whose life has changed from excess to eco-luxe.

A Zero Waste Life is a guide to the small changes you can make to radically reduce your waste, without losing your lifestyle. Based on 30 lifestyle 'rules' and handy tips, this practical book offers a fresh 'can do' approach to reducing your waste and living a cleaner, kinder life.

Isn't that what we all want - a life of happiness, a life of luxury, a life that isn't wasted?

 

Anita Vandyke is a qualified rocket scientist (graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering - Aeronautical Space) and runs a successful Instagram account about zero waste living. She was born in Guangzhou China, raised in Australia and currently splits her time between studying Medicine in Sydney, and living with her husband in San Francisco. She regularly blogs about her passions of zero waste switches, minimalism, travel and all things green living.

 

ISBN: 9780143791379
ISBN-10: 0143791370
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Available: 2nd July 2018
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU

Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald

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Ever wonder why pigeons always act so weird? It’s because they’re out there chasing the bad guys and saving your butts!

Did you know your city is protected by a secret squad of crime-fighting pigeons? It's true! With master of disguise Rock Pigeon, bendy Tumbler, strong Frillback and super-finder Homie, the REAL PIGEONS will solve any mystery and fight any bad guy to keep the city safe!

Perfect for fans of Aaron Blabey's Bad Guys and Dav Pilkey's Dog Man books, the Real Pigeons series is a hilariously silly and highly visual introduction to the joys of reading and crime-fighting for readers 6+.

 

Andrew McDonald is a Melbourne writer and author of books for young readers. Andrew is a graduate of RMIT's Professional Writing and Editing course. He has worked for Readings bookshop in Melbourne and the flagship Foyles bookshop in London as a children's bookseller. He currently sits on the Victorian committee of the Australian Children's Laureate program and intermittently volunteers with 100 Story Building, a centre for young writers in Melbourne's inner-west.

He is a regular presenter on the school circuit and has appeared on panels and in workshops at the Melbourne Writer's Festival and Emerging Writer's Festival. He has previously judged the Young Audult category of the Victorian Premier's Literary Awards and the Centre for Youth Literature's Inky Awards. 

 

ISBN: 9781760129293
ISBN-10: 1760129291
Series: Real Pigeons
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6 - 99 years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Available: 1st July 2018
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 15.0  x 1.42
Edition Number: 1

Warhol A-Z by Steve Wide

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It is impossible to overstate the impact that Andy Warhol had on the way we make and consume art – in all its forms. This illustrated A to Z celebrates the many faces and facets of the legend that was Warhol – from his early days as an adman in New York to the hedonistic 70s and 80s, and from the Factory to Studio 54 and back again. This book looks at his life, his art, creative collaborations, films, friendships and fun.

 

ISBN: 9781925418613
ISBN-10: 1925418618
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 56
Available: 1st May 2018
Publisher: Smith Street Books
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 20.0  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.28

Bistro: Classic French Comfort Food by Alain Ducasse

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From the unpretentious and intimate bistros of Paris and the classic bouchons of Lyons, the carefully selected recipes featured here are the most popular recipes from Alain Ducasse's own series of critically acclaimed bistrot-style restaurants.

Aimed at anyone who has aspired to haute cuisine but has been scared off by its technical intricacies and reputation for heaviness, the recipes contained in this charming, contemporary looking volume are based on traditional, regional French dishes inspired by local agriculture and terroir, but with Ducasse's signature treatment bringing them up date for the 21st century with contemporary twists and an eye toward healthier eating. These recipes demonstrate that simple ingredients, simply prepared, can give a result as good as using ingredients that are heavier or more expensive. Rooted in the history of French regional cooking and drawn from his restaurants Aux Lyonnais (in Paris), Benoit (in Paris, New York, and Tokyo), and Allard (in Paris), the 110 convivial and classic French bistro recipes include: oeuf cocotte, pâté en croûte, blanquette de veau fermier, mousse au chocolat and of course the classic dessert poire belle-Hélène.

This volume on bistro cooking invites the reader on a journey to the heart of France's traditional and popular cuisine – replete with charm and authenticity – and is nothing less than a celebration of France's culinary heritage updated and refreshed for the 21st century.

 

Alain Ducasse is one of the most renowned chefs of his generation. He is also a restaurant designer, hotelier, and teacher of the culinary arts. Over thirty years, he has developed a unique savoir faire, which has helped define the contemporary art of living and eating. He is the first chef worldwide whose restaurants have been awarded three Michelin stars in two different cities.

 

ISBN: 9780847860241
ISBN-10: 0847860248
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 260
Available: 10th April 2018
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 25.2  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 1.14

Nine Lives by Aimen Dean

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As one of Al Qaeda's most respected scholars and bomb-makers, Aimen Dean rubbed shoulders with the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks and met Osama Bin Laden himself. His job was already one of the most dangerous in the world. But what the others didn't know was that he was working undercover for MI6.

 

Aimen Dean will be assisted in writing Nine Lives by Paul Cruickshank and Tim Lister, who wrote the international bestseller Agent Storm- My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA with Morten Storm. Paul Cruickshank is a British and a New York based investigative reporter specializing in al Qaeda, a CNN Terrorism Analyst, and an Alumni Fellow at the Center on Law and Security at New York University 's School of Law. Tim Lister, also British, has covered international news for 25 years as a producer and reporter for the BBC and CNN. In 2004, he produced the award-winning documentary Between Hope and Fear- Journeys in the New Iraq for CNN.

 

ISBN: 9781786074645
ISBN-10: 1786074648
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 480
Available: 1st June 2018
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 15.0  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.38

Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton

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You can't fool them forever...

A Ripley story for the Instagram age set in contemporary New York; a world at once sophisticated and sordid, irresistible and irresponsible, unforgettable yet unattainable.

Louise is struggling to survive in New York; juggling a series of poorly paid jobs, renting a shabby flat, being cat-called by her creepy neighbour, she dreams of being a writer. And then one day she meets Lavinia. Lavinia who has everything looks, money, clothes, friends, an amazing apartment.

Lavinia invites Louise into her charmed circle, takes her to the best parties, bars, the opera, shares her clothes, her coke, her Uber account. Louise knows that this can't last forever, but just how far is she prepared to go to have this life. Or rather, to have Lavinia's life.

 

Tara Isabella Burton is a writer of fiction and non-fiction. The winner of the Shiva Naipaul Award for Travel Writing, she has completed a Doctorate in Theology at the University of Oxford and is a prodigious travel writer, short story and scriptwriter and essayist. She works for Vox as their Faith and Religion Correspondent. Tara Isabella Burton lives in New York and divides her time between the Upper East Side and Oxford.

 

ISBN: 9781408896105
ISBN-10: 1408896109
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Available: 1st July 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.46

Ten Steps to Nanette by Hannah Gadsby

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Evocative of the work of David Sedaris, Amy Poehler and David Rakoff. Deeply personal, astutely observed, sometimes devastating but frequently hysterically funny.

 

Hannah Gadsby is an award-winning Australian comedian who thinks quickly and moves slowly. She is sardonic, laconic and, after numerous bone-crunching accidents, bionic. Her droll delivery, delightful wordplay and heart-breakingly funny, self-deprecating observations have delighted audiences all over the world. Hannah is a regular across our television screens, making numerous appearances on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala's, as a regular on ABC TV's Adam Hills Tonight from 2011 to 2013 and for the past three series, starring in Josh Thomas' critically acclaimed Please Like Me in Australia and the United States as the character of, Hannah. Desperate to make use of her art history degree for the purposes of debt recovery, Hannah has written and presented three art documentaries for ABC TV and takes every opportunity to present her incredibly popular comedic art lectures at festivals around the world alongside her stand-up comedy shows. Her most recent stand-up show, the self-described swan song Nanette, has so far seen her win Best Comedy Show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Best Comedy at the Adelaide Fringe Festival, the Barry Award for best show at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Helpmann Award for best comedy performance.

 

ISBN: 9781742374031
ISBN-10: 1742374034
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Available: 27th June 2018
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.8 x 13.8
Edition Number: 1

Days of Awe by A.M. Homes

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A.M Homes returns with signature humour and psychological accuracy, to tell thirteen stories exposing the heart of an uneasy 21st-century America. In tales of a family obsessed with the surfaces of their lives, or the story of a shopper who suddenly finds himself nominated to run for President, she explores our attachments to each other through characters who aren't quite who they hoped to become, though there is no one else they can be. Her first book since the Women's Prize-winning May We Be Forgiven, Days of Awe is another visionary, fearless and outrageously funny work from a master storyteller.

 

A.M. Homes is the author of the novels May We Be Forgiven, which won the Women's Prize 2013, This Book Will Save Your Life, a Richard and Judy pick in 2007, Music for Torching, The End of Alice, In a Country of Mothers and Jack, two collections of short stories, Things You Should Know and The Safety of Objects, and the highly acclaimed memoir The Mistress's Daughter, as well as the travel memoir Los Angeles: People, Places and the Castle on the Hill. She is a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and writes frequently on arts and culture for numerous magazines and newspapers. She lives in New York City.

 

ISBN: 9781783784820
ISBN-10: 1783784822
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Available: 7th June 2018
Publisher: Granta Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.5  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.39

A Weekend in New York by Benjamin Markovits

Tolstoy famously claimed that: 'All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way'. But what if the happy families are actually the most unique of them all?

Ben Markovits' ambitious new fictional tetralogy immerses us in the lives of an upper-middle-class New York family, the Essingers, over multiple generations. In A Weekend In New York, the brilliant first novel in the quartet, Markovits vividly charts the experiences of mid-ranking tennis professional Paul Essinger at the ATP Tour and US Open. In stylishly compelling prose, Markovits interweaves the insular domesticity of family life with the sweeping forces shaping American society to create a deeply intimate - yet uncompromisingly political - portrait of America. This is a landmark American novel from the James Tait Black Award-winning author which channels the very best of Franzen, Updike, and Wallace.

 

Benjamin Markovits grew up in Texas, London and Berlin. He is the author of seven previous novels: The Syme Papers, Either Side of Winter, Imposture, A Quiet Adjustment, Playing Days, Childish Loves, and You Don't Have To Live Like This. He has published essays, stories, poetry and reviews on subjects ranging from the Romantics to American sports in the Guardian, Granta, The Paris Review and The New York Times, among other publications. He lives in London and teaches creative writing at Royal Holloway, University of London.

 

ISBN: 9780571348503
ISBN-10: 0571348505
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Available: 27th June 2018
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.3
Edition Number: 1

The Peacock Summer by Hannah Richell

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Two summers, decades apart. Two women whose lives are forever entwined. And a house that holds the secrets that could free them both. At twenty-six, Lillian feels ancient and exhausted. Her marriage to Charles Oberon has not turned out the way she thought it would. To her it seems she is just another beautiful object captured within the walls of Cloudesley, her husband's Chilterns manor house. But, with a young step-son and a sister to care for, Lillian accepts there is no way out for her. Then Charles makes an arrangement with an enigmatic artist visiting their home and her world is turned on its head. Maggie Oberon ran from the hurt and resentment she caused. Half a world away, in Australia, it was easier to forget, to pretend she didn't care. But when her grandmother, Lillian, falls ill she must head back to Cloudesley. Forced to face her past, she will learn that all she thought was real, all that she held so close, was never as it seemed.

 

Hannah Richell was born in Kent and spent her childhood years in the UK and Canada. She is the author of two previous best-selling novels novels: Secrets of the Tides and The Shadow Year. Her books have been translated into fourteen languages. Hannah has a background in book and film marketing and has worked in both the UK and Australia on a range of popular entertainment brands. She has also written for media outlets such as Harpers Bazaar, Australian Women's Weekly, Fairfax and the Independent. Hannah is a dual citizen of Great Britain and Australia and currently lives in the South West of England with her family.

 

ISBN: 9780733640438
ISBN-10: 0733640435
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 400
Available: 26th June 2018
Publisher: Hachette Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1