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    Charlotte Brontë

    Claire Harman

    On the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë's birth, Penguin is publishing the definitive biography of this extraordinary novelist, by acclaimed literary biographer Claire Harman.

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    Between Two Fires

    Justin Quinn
    The first book to look at Cold War Poetry in a transnational context, showing how Communist cultural discourse played an integral role in postwar anglophone poetry.
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    Beckett's Friendship

    André Bernold
    Meeting in the cafés and streets of Paris, with  conversations noted and hesitancies observed, the gradual exfoliation of a personality is revealed across the last decade of Beckett’s life as one intellectual appraises another.
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    So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighbourhood

    Patrick Modiano

    A novel by Nobel prize winning author Patrick Modiano in a new translation.

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    Inside the O'Briens

    Lisa Genova
    From the author of Still Alice, a novel about a family struggling with the impact of Huntington’s disease.
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    Alive, Alive-Oh!

    Diana Athill
    Several years ago, Diana Athill accepted that she could no longer live entirely independently, and moved to a retirement home in Highgate. From this vantage point, she reflects on what it feels like to be very old, and on the moments in her long life that have risen to the surface and which sustain her in these last years.
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    1606

    James Shapiro

    A portrait of an extraordinary year in Shakespeare's life, the year of King Lear, Macbeth and Antony and Cleopatra; and for England, a year of plague and the Gunpowder Plot.

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    A Manual for Cleaning Women

    Lucia Berlin
    A selection of stories from Lucia Berlin, an American writer celebrated for many years by those in the know, who is about to become - a decade after her death - the writer everyone is talking about.
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    A Brief History of Seven Killings

    Marlon James
    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2015, now in paperback.
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    The Sacrifice

    Joyce Carol Oates
    Joyce Carol Oates blends sexual violence, racism, brutality, and power in her latest incendiary novel.
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    A Strangeness in My Mind

    Orhan Pamuk
    A novel Orhan Pamuk has worked on for six years; the story of boza seller Mevlut, the woman to whom he wrote three years' worth of love letters, and their life in Istanbul.


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    The Ocean, the Bird, and the Scholar

    Helen Vendler
    Helen Vendler, foremost commentator on poetry, examines the work of a broad range of nineteenth- and twentieth-century English, Irish, and American poets in a collection of essays spanning 35 years.
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    Purity

    Jonathan Franzen
    The latest novel from author of The Corrections and Freedom, Jonathan Franzen's story of youthful idealism, extreme fidelity, and murder.
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    Ten Windows: How Great Poems Transform the World

    Jane Hirshfield
    A collection of essays on how the best poems work, from the master poet and essayist Jane Hirshfield.
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    A Lonely Note

    Kevin Stevens

    Tariq is beset by danger on the streets and by conflict at home. Music is his only consolation. When he forms a new friendship with the volatile but intriguing record-store owner, Jamal, Tariq discovers the world of jazz and the man he could become. Peace and violence, faith and mistrust, thriller and literary fiction – a story of a young man caught between two worlds.

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    We Don't Know What We're Doing

    Thomas Morris

    A debut collection of stories by Thomas Morris which offer vivid and moving glimpses of the lost, lonely and bemused set in Caerphilly, a sleepy castle town in South Wales.

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    The Sunshine Cruise Company

    John Niven

    John Niven's sharp satire on friendship, ageing, the English middle classes and the housing bubble.

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    Problems with People

    David Guterson

    Ten stories from David Guterson, featuring; a new couple's first night together; a man’s two hour walk across Kathmandu to visit his estranged wife; and a man accompanying his Holocaust survivor father on a trip to his German city of birth.

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    Go Set a Watchman

    Harper Lee
    Newly published novel from Harper Lee set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.
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    New American Stories

    Ben Marcus

    Ben Marcus’s anthology gives the lay of the American literary land, from established masters of the form like Don DeLillo and Lydia Davis to neoteric trailblazers such as Rebecca Curtis and Rachel B. Glaser.

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