05 Jul 2020

Category: Literary

Literary

Galactic Pot-Healer 

What could an omnipresent and seemingly omnipotent entity want with a humble pot-healer? Or with the dozens of other odd creatures it has lured to Plowman’s Planet? And if the Glimmung is a god, are its ends positive or malign? Combining quixotic adventure, spine-chilling horror,…

Contemporary

Where Are We Now? 

By the author of Gull, Where Are We Now? is a moving, funny and topical novel about lost love, growing older and the realities of life in a society that is still coming to terms with thirty years of violence, some of that violence still…

Biographies

St. Francis of Assisi 

Francis of Assisi is, after Mary of Nazareth, perhaps the greatest saint in the Christian calendar, and one of the most influential men in the whole of human history. By universal acclaim, this biography by G. K. Chesterton is considered the best appreciation of Francis’s…

Literary

My Husband’s Wife: A Novel 

“[A] must-read thriller . . . My Husband’s Wife has an ending that will change the way you view marriage forever.” —Bustle “If you loved Gone Girl and The Talented Mr. Ripley, you’ll love My Husband’s Wife. It’s got every thriller’s trifecta: love, marriage, and…

Genre Fiction

My Dark Vanessa: A Novel 

“Russell manages a brutal originality. . . . [an] exceedingly complex, inventive, resourceful examination of harm and power.” —The New York Times Book Review, Editors’ Choice “To call this book a ‘conversation piece’ or ‘an important book’ feels belittling . . . [it] is so…

Genre Fiction

New Waves: A Novel 

A wry and edgy debut novel about race and startup culture, secrecy and surveillance, social media and friendship “A knowing, witty, and thought-provoking exploration of love, modern isolation, and what it means to exist—especially as a person of color—in our increasingly digital age.”—Celeste Ng, bestselling…

Contemporary

Knockout: Stories 

The work of John Jodzio has already made waves across the literary community. Some readers noticed his nimble blending of humor with painful truths reminded them of George Saunders. His creativity and fresh voice reminded others of Wells Tower’s Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned. But with…

Contemporary

Come Again 

Kate still sleeps with her husband’s T-shirt, but it doesn’t smell of Luke any more. She misses him every day. One morning, Kate wakes up back at college. She’s eighteen years old. She remembers everything. And she realises that this is the week that she…

Fantasy

Beautiful 

A magical tale of love and rivalry between two brothers. Miguel is beautiful. His beauty is so rare and miraculous that it has made him the object of cult-like devotion in the city. Santiago, his older brother, watches with a mix of admiration and disquiet…