Our Current Bestsellers

This week's bestsellers.

Swing Time

Zadie Smith

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017’Smith’s finest. Extraordinary, truly marvellous’ Observer ‘Superb’ Financial Times ‘Breathtaking’ TLS ...

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Carlo Rovelli

From the publisher:

Presents what you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven lessons. In this introduction to modern physics, the author explains ...

Bluets

Maggie Nelson

From the publisher:

A raw, cerebral work devoted to the inextricability of pleasure and pain, and to the question of what role, if any, aesthetic beauty can play in times of great heartache or ...

The London Eye Mystery

Siobhan Dowd

From the publisher:

11.32am. Ted and his sister Kat watch their cousin Salim get on board the London Eye. The pod rises from the ground, high above the city.12.02am. The pod lands and the doors ...

Second-Hand Time

Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Bela Shayevich

Sheila Fitzpatrick writes:

Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2015, but some people still don’t think her books are literature. In fact, they are collective oral ...

Attrib. and Other Stories

Eley Williams

From the publisher:

With affectionate, irreverent and playful prose, the inability to communicate exactly what we mean dominates this bold new collection from one of Britain’s unique and most ...

Innocents and Others

Dana Spiotta

From the publisher:

Meadow Mori and Carrie Wexler grew up together in Los Angeles, and both became film-makers. Meadow makes challenging documentaries; Carrie makes successful feature films ...