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New and Recommended: Fiction

Selected by the Bookshop


Wikipedia defines fiction as ‘any creative work, chiefly any narrative work, portraying people, events or places in imaginary ways that are not strictly based on history or fact’, and who are we to argue with that? Anyway you know what fiction is. Here’s some of our recent favourites.

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*From the author of The Last Children of Tokyo*…

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SELIN IS THE LUCKIEST PERSON IN HER FAMILY: the only one who was born in America and got to go to Harvard. Now it's her second year, 1996, and Selin knows she has to make it count. The first order of business: to figure out the meaning…

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'I doubt I'll read a better novel.' Big Issue…

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Maria, a trans woman in her thirties, is going nowhere. She spends her aimless days working in a New York bookstore, trying to remain true to a punk ethos while drinking herself into a stupor and having a variety of listless and confusing…

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1947. 1967. 1987.When Violet and Albert first meet, they are always twenty.Three decades.Over the years, Violet and Albert’s lives collide again and again: beneath Oxford’s spires, on the rolling hills around Abergavenny, in…

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In I'm A Fan a single speaker uses the story of their experience in a seemingly unequal, unfaithful relationship as a prism through which to examine the complicated hold we each have on one another. With a clear and unforgiving…

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Translated from the Japanese by Sam Bett and David Boyd'Mieko Kawakami is a genius' - Naoise Dolan, author of Exciting Times'Compact and supple, it’s a strikingly intelligent feat.' — The New York Times Book ReviewFrom…

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** AN OPRAH'S BOOK CLUB PICK **…

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2021'Chilling and utterly compelling, The Fortune Men shines an essential light on a much-neglected period of our national life' Sathnam Sanghera, author…

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