Booklist

Signed editions

Selected by the Bookshop


Thanks to our prestigious series of events and our excellent location, we get a lot of famous authors dropping by. The result is a constantly changing selection of highly-collectible signed first editions. Below you’ll find a selection of what we have.

We only have limited quantities of signed copies, and when they’re gone, they’re gone – order now!

Please note: books in this list include books with signed bookplates, tipped-in signed pages, etc. – if you have specific requirements or are looking for signed first editions only, please get in touch on books@lrbshop.co.uk to check before ordering.

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In 1920's Berlin, the recovered diaries of transgender model Heike expose her as the mysterious muse and subject behind Christian Schad's best-known painting. After signing her Gender Recognition Certificate, a trans woman channels the…

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An intimate meditation on bodies, age and self-acceptance, from the author of The Black FlamingoYou've fought and you've run away.You've danced with other Black queer bodies until sunrise.Sometimes you wanted to be caught and sometimes…

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A richly layered, nuanced and deeply moving memoir about how butterflies become the vital connection between a son and his dying father.When Ben Masters' father, a dedicated naturalist, is confined to the house with inoperable cancer, he is…

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The most glamorous debut novel of 2024; ‘Your summer read is sorted’ Sunday Times Style‘Darkly glamorous. Your summer read is sorted’Sunday Times Style‘Glamorous, exuberant and propulsive’ Daisy…

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The new novel from Rebecca Watson, one of the Observer's best debut novelists of 2021 and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize.It was a peace offering, I knew thatyou don't appear on someone's doorstep uninvited, saying Alrightunless…

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A beguiling debut novel about friendship and failure.Nicola Long is a few years out of a fine arts degree, listless and unenthusiastically employed in London. She begins to spend her hours at a small underfunded archive dedicated to…

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A spirited and essential companion to Orwell and his works, covering all the novels and major essays An intellectual who hated intellectuals, a socialist who didn’t trust the state—our foremost political essayist and author…

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The debut novel from the brilliant essayist, reviewer, cultural critic and author of FlaneuseThe story of two couples who live in the same apartment in north-east Paris almost fifty years apart.In 2019, Anna, a psychoanalyst, is…

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'Destined to become a new classic' Chris KrausA dazzlingly original reassessment of women's stories, bodies and art - and how we think about them.For decades, feminist artists have confronted the problem of how to tell the truth about their…

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“ALL THE HOT WOMEN I KNOW HAVE ELLA FREARS ON THEIR BEDSIDE TABLES.”—Sheena PatelTaking the form of one long email addressed to an estate agent, Goodlord is a fictional memoir of habitation, a genre-defying…

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Explore the life-changing magic of trigonometry with Matt Parker, stand-up mathematician and No. 1 bestselling author of Humble PiWhy can no two people ever see the same rainbow? What happens when you pull a pop song apart into pure…

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Four women spark a revolution on a Caribbean island – the electrifying new novel from the Costa-winning author of The Mermaid of Black Conch‘Vital, enraging and brilliant. I loved it’ SARAH WINMAN‘Beautiful and…

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The whole world disappears when you enterTHE SILENCE FACTORY'I loved it. A delicately woven novel with an utterly original premise, it ensnared me from the very first page' EMILIA HART'Extraordinary writing… silk, secrets and silence…

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Rich and various, From Base Materials ranges thematically from violence towards women, love in old age and surviving cancer to translations from Arabic and Russian and a topical re-imagining of the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. The poems speak…

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Translated by Holly JamesIn this prequel to the critical sensation Love Me Tender, Constance Debré breaks free from conformity to live her life as a butch lesbian'Defiant, probing, hot' Saba Sams, author of Send NudesAt the…

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From the ‘Winner of Winners’ of the Baillie Gifford Prize, a timely and dramatic story of a utopian American experiment, and the self-serving politicians that engineered its downfall.1935. As part of President Franklin D.…

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Maximum flavour, minimum fuss from the creator of the 1.75 million copy-selling ROASTING TIN series'Rukmini just keeps pulling all these absolute bangers out of the bag... there’s not a duff recipe in there' India…

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'Superb is the only word for this novel.' Irish TimesOLWEN. NELL. MAEVE. RHONA. MEET THE FLATTERY SISTERS.'Surprising and delightful... The Alternatives made me laugh, cry, and think.' Louise Kennedy, author…

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Twenty years after The Bookseller of Kabul, internationally bestselling author Åsne Seierstad returns to Afghanistan to explore life under the Taliban today through three individuals and their families.'Åsne Seierstad is…

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Watch out New York, Nancy is coming to town!In the big apple, Nancy meets Candy, a dazzling poodle who is the star of a Broadway show. When Candy runs away, it's up to Nancy and her sausage dog Roger to find her in the big, exciting city.…

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An unforgettable story of love, faith and science, Enlightenment is Sarah Perry’s finest novel to dateThomas Hart and Grace Macauley are fellow worshippers at the Bethesda Baptist chapel in the small Essex town of Aldleigh.…

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Throwing Muses frontwoman and critically acclaimed solo artist Kristin Hersh meditates on the future of her craft in this wry, existential and passionate addition to Melville House’s new series, FUTURES.Over a long, hot Christmas in…

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WINNER OF THE 2022 NOEMI PRESS BOOK AWARD IN PROSE‘Alvina Chamberland writes with every part of herself. Hers is an honesty in perfect balance with generosity, and reading this book is like receiving an ongoing gift.’…

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Tim Key got ants in his pants and has written an anthology of poetry. It is his least ambitious project to date. A slim book of the crap he’s been churning out over the past eighteen months. Poems about men getting stuck in webs,…

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From a Forward Prize shortlisted young British poet: An investigation of masculinity, bisexuality and queerness, routed through the lives and works of four mid-century writers'Remarkable... entertaining... deft... moving... refreshing'Daily…

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Published to coincide with his 85th birthday, Ash Keys looks back on the extraordinary career of the last surviving member of the triumvirate of poets that rose out of 1960s Belfast'A master in an old, great tradition' THE…

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The dazzling new short story collection from the Granta Best Young British NovelistA Granta Best Young British Novelist'A thrilling love for the stuff of language … Magical' JON McGREGOR'A visionary writer' JAN…

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A bold and unabashed novel about a young Palestinian woman’s unraveling as she teaches at a New York City middle school, gets caught up in a scheme reselling Birkin bags, and strives to gain control over her body and mindThe…

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From one of America's fiercest stylists, a roaring epic novel chronicling the life, times and secrets of a notorious artist.'Brilliant, astonishing' Chris Kraus'Sly, brilliant, philosophically acute, bitingly funny, and a pure joy to spend…

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A radical case for motherhood as a political state, and what liberated mothering could be'Intellectually luminous and deeply affecting, Mother State is a remarkable, revelatory and life-changing book, and an indispensable tool and…

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Translated by Charlotte BarslundA groundbreaking, potent novel about the destructive force of romantic love from award-winning writer Vigdis HjorthA relatively young woman, aged thirty. She married in her early twenties, had two children.…

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