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#1

As she sits in her Bloomsbury home, with her two birds for company, elderly Harriet Baxter sets out to relate the story of her acquaintance, nearly four decades previously, with Ned Gillespie, a talented artist who never achieved the fame she maintai... Read more about Gillespie and I

#2

'Dazzling, witty, moving, joyful, mournful, profound. Wildly inventive, deeply felt. Hilarious. Humane. Simply put: it's one of the best novels I've read this century' Gillian Flynn, bestselling author of GONE GIRL

'A box of delights. Ingenious in co... Read more about Life After Life

#3

What do readers say about The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue?

emotional and evocative

split timeline book

an enchanting fantasy

a dark, melancholy

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

USA TODAY BESTSELLER

NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER

THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER... Read more about The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

#4

A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

WINNER OF THE KITSCHIES RED TENTACLE AWARD

The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL, 'one of our greatest living authors' New York Magazine... Read more about Piranesi

#5

A young New Yorker grieving his mother's death is pulled into a gritty underworld of art and wealth in this "extraordinary" and beloved Pulitzer Prize winner that "connects with the heart as well as the mind" (Stephen King, New York Times Book Review... Read more about The Goldfinch

#6

The New York Times bestselling novel about a young man practicing magic in the real world, now an original series on SYFY

Quentin Coldwater is brilliant but miserable. A high school math genius, he's secretly fascinated with a series of children's fa... Read more about The Magicians

#7

National Bestseller!

The acclaimed modern science fiction masterpiece, Hugo Award winner for Best Series!

Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space-and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far re... Read more about The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

#8

Published in 1997, Neil Gaiman's darkly hypnotic first novel, Neverwhere, heralded the arrival of a major talent and became a touchstone of urban fantasy.

It is the story of Richard Mayhew, a young London businessman with a good heart and an ordinar... Read more about Neverwhere

#9

A poignant meditation on the nature of desire, and the enduring power of love, Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera is translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman in Penguin Modern Classics.

Florentino Ariza is a hopeless romantic w... Read more about Love in the Time of Cholera

#10

From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel-winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winning film.

This is Kazuo Ishiguro's profoundly compelling portrait of Stevens, the perfect butler, an... Read more about The Remains of the Day

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