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The Rathbones Folio Prize 2022 Shortlist

Selected by the Bookshop


From the publisher:
Shortlisted for the 2021 Forward Prize for Best CollectionMen Who Feed Pigeons brings together seven contrasting but complementary poem sequences by ‘this brilliant lyricist of human darkness’ (Fiona Sampson) relating to…

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A NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR AN OBSERVER BEST ART BOOK OF 2021 SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2022 'This is a wonderful book. A lyrical journey into…

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Read the heart-stopping new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of The Year of the Runaways'THE STUFF OF MIRACLES' Bryan Washington'A GORGEOUS, GRIPPING READ' Kamila Shamsie'I'M BLOWN AWAY BY IT' Tessa Hadley'NOVELS THIS GOOD ARE RARE'…

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THE NEW NOVEL FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FOSTER, ANTARCTICA AND WALK THE BLUE FIELDS'This is a tale of courage and compassion, of good sons and vulnerable young mothers. Absolutely beautiful.' Douglas Stuart (Winner of…

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Helen Grant is a mystery to her daughter. An extrovert with few friends who has sought intimacy in the wrong places; a twice-divorced mother-of-two now living alone surrounded by her memories, Helen (known to her acquaintances as 'Hen') has…

From the publisher:
THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2022 RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZEFrom one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love and exile, war and family.The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose…

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A masterpiece of a family in crisis from twice Booker-shortlisted author Damon Galgut'Astonishing' Colm Toibin'A literary masterpiece' Sarah HallThe Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside…

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE FOLIO PRIZE 2022SHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE 2021SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG FICTION AWARD 2021'Diamond-sharp, timely and urgent' Observer, Best Debuts of 2021'Subtle, elegant, scorching'…

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