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    Man at the Helm

    Nina Stibbe
    The debut novel from Nina Stibbe is a comic novel about the horrors of being an attractive divorcee in an English village in the 1970s, and a family's fall from grace.

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    Lost Between

    Liz McManus & Federica Sgaggio (eds)
    An anthology of stories from established and emerging writers from both Ireland and Italy, touching on the sense of displacement that stems from migration, detachment and rapidly shifting social identities.
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    June

    Gerbrand Bakker
    A novel tracing in tender detail how the ripples from one tragic incident spread through a community, a family and down the generations.
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

    David Shafer
    A psychological novel, and a visionary exploration of the possibilities and hazards of our online lives.
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    Early Warning

    Jane Smiley
    The second novel in the Last Hundred Years trilogy, from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize 1953. Following the Langdon family, moving from the 1950s to the 1980s, living and suffering against the broad, merciless sweep of American history.
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    God Help the Child

    Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison’s provocative new novel exposes the damage adults wreak on children, and how this echoes through the generations.
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    Writing the Frontier: Anthony Trollope between Britain and Ireland

    John McCourt
    First book-length study of the great Victorian novelist's relationship with Ireland, the country which became his second home and was the location of his first personal and professional success.
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    The Discreet Hero

    Mario Vargas Llosa
    Felicito Yanaque has raised himself from poverty to ownership of a trucking business. He receives a threatening letter demanding protection money. The police don't take him seriously, Felicito refuses to pay up and gets sucked into a nightmare. He becomes a reluctant public hero. Then his mistress is kidnapped, and matters become seriously complicated. And he finds that his troubles have begun very close to home
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    Swift and Others

    Claude Rawson
    A collection of recent essays, as well as classic earlier work extensively revised, to offer fresh insights into an era when Swift's voice was a pervasive presence.
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    The Oxford Handbook of Modern and Contemporary American Poetry

    Cary Nelson (ed)
    A comprehensive approach to the debates that have defined the study of American verse, covering a wide array of topics including the influence of jazz; European and surrealist influences on style; poetics of the disenfranchised; religion and the national epic; antiwar and dissent poetry; the AIDS epidemic; digital innovations; transnationalism; hip hop; and more.
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    Sentenced to Life

    Clive James
    In his new collection Clive James looks back over an extraordinarily rich life with a clear-eyed and unflinching honesty.

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    Regimes of Historicity

    François Hartog; Saskia Brown (trans)
    François Hartog explores crucial moments of change in society's "regimes of historicity," or its ways of relating to the past, present, and future. Inspired by Hannah Arendt, Reinhart Koselleck, and Paul Ricoeur, Hartog analyzes a broad range of texts.
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    On Elizabeth Bishop

    Colm Tóibín
    Colm Tóibín offers a deeply personal introduction to the work and life of one of his most important literary influences—the American poet Elizabeth Bishop. Ranging across her poetry, prose, letters, and biography, Tóibín creates a vivid picture of Bishop while also revealing how her work has helped shape his sensibility as a novelist.
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    Young Eliot

    Robert Crawford
    A major biography to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the death of T. S. Eliot traces the life of the twentieth century’s most important poet from his childhood in St Louis right up to the publication of his most famous poem, The Waste Land.
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    The Girl from Human Street

    Roger Cohen
    In the wake of his mother's death, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen writes about the journeys made by both his maternal and paternal family from Lithuania to South Africa, England, the United States and Israel.
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    A Spool of Blue Thread

    Anne Tyler
    ‘It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon…’ This is the way Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she and Red fell in love that day in July 1959. The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before.
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    The Undertaking

    Audrey Magee
    A soldier on the Russian Front marries a photograph of a woman he has never met. Hundreds of miles away in Berlin, the woman marries a photograph of the soldier. After the newlywed strangers finally meet, they face the consequences of their small share of an extraordinary guilt.
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    The Buried Giant

    Kazuo Ishiguro
    Kazuo Ishiguro's first novel in a decade is about lost memories, love, revenge and war.
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    Suspended Sentences

    Patrick Modiano; Translated by Mark Polizzotti
    Trilogy of novellas by the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, French author Patrick Modiano, translated by Mark Polizzotti.
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    Odysseus Abroad

    Amit Chaudhuri
    It’s 1985. 22-year-old Ananda has been a student in London for two years, practicing at being a poet. Over the course of one day, we follow Ananda and his eccentric uncle Radhesh on one of their weekly forays about town. Weaving back and forth in time, Chaudhuri gradually reveals the background to the two men’s lives.
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