Booklist

Our Bestsellers in 2021

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
The new novel from the internationally bestselling author of Normal People. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is…

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One of Paul Celan’s poem begins ‘There was earth inside them and they dug’. In The Woman Who Buried Herself Alys Fowler takes us deeper and deeper into, and under the soil, until there is no longer a separation. This story…

From the publisher:
In March, Tim Key got locked down, found an orange pen and started writing poems. Then he started writing down his conversations. Zoom, phone, yelled heart-to-hearts from kitchen window to pavement. This book is the result. A paperback…

From the publisher:
'Unparalleled and extraordinary . . . A bracing revivification of a crucial lineage in feminist writing' Jia Tolentino'I believe Amia Srinivasan's work will change the world' Katherine Rundell'Rigorously researched, but written with…

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From one of the great thinkers and writers of our time, comes the unmissable final instalment in Deborah Levy's critically acclaimed 'Living Autobiography'.'A beautifully crafted and thought-provoking snapshot of a life' The Evening…

From the publisher:
In a letter in the summer of 1802, Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote, “Nature has her proper interest, and [s]he will know what it is, who believes and feels, that everything has a life of its own, and that we are all one life.”…

From the publisher:
Best-selling author of Flâneuse: Women Walk the City joins the bus commuter crowds in this love letter to Paris, written in iPhone notes.Commuting between English and French, Lauren Elkin chronicles a life in transit. From…

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2021______________________________________________'A literary star' Hadley Freeman, Guardian'An intellectual and emotional rollercoaster' Daily…

From the publisher:
One of Time Magazine's 100 Must-Read Books of 2020 and an FT Best Book of the YearThought-provoking and deeply consoling, a perfectly distilled set of essays on the strangest year many of us have experienced, from one of our wisest and most…

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