New and Recommended Fiction

Favourites from our fiction section. Here you'll find the books that everyone's talking about, as well as the ones they should be.

Dark Satellites

Clemens Meyer

From the publisher:

Booker International-longlisted author Clemens Meyer returns with DARK SATELLITES, a collection of short stories about marginal characters in contemporary Germany.

Frankissstein: A Love Story

Jeanette Winterson

From the publisher:

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 ‘Beware, for I am fearless and therefore powerful.’ Inspired by Mary Shelley’s gothic classic Frankenstein, discover this ...

Diary of a Somebody

Brian Bilston

From the publisher:

A unique mix of poetry and diary by the unofficial Poet Laureate of Twitter, the enigmatic Brian Bilston, this suburban murder mystery will appeal to fans of Adrian Mole and ...

The Death of Jesus

J.M. Coetzee

From the publisher:

In The Schooldays of Jesus, the small family searched for a home in which David could thrive.In The Death of Jesus, David, now a tall ten-year-old, is spotted by Julio ...


Magda Szabó, translated by Len Rix

From the publisher:

A cult coming-of-age novel by the multi-award winning author of THE DOOR and KATALIN STREET.

Only Americans Burn in Hell

Jarett Kobek

From the publisher:

‘Brilliantly funny ... the best satire of our contemporary nightmare that you will ever see, and very possibly the last’ Alan Moore It’s 2019 and America is ruled over ...

Made in Saturn

Rita Indiana

From the publisher:

A generational portrait of Latin America in its post-revolutionary come-down, through the eyes of a recovering heroin addict and artist.

This Mournable Body

Tsitsi Dangarembga

From the publisher:

‘As natural as the grass grows.’ Chinua Achebe ‘[Dangarembga] is a wonderful creator of character.’ Doris Lessing ‘[A] Masterpiece.’ New York Times ‘Searing and ...