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.

The Sparsholt Affair

Alan Hollinghurst

From the publisher:

The Sparsholt Affair is the long-awaited sixth novel from the supreme stylist of British fiction and previous winner of the Man Booker Prize. From Oxford during the dark days ...


Olga Tokarczuk, translated by Jennifer Croft

From the publisher:

FLIGHTS, shortlisted for the 2018 Man Booker International, is a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy. Olga Tokarczuk perfectly intertwines travel ...

How the Light Gets in

Clare Fisher

From the publisher:

How the Light Gets In is the debut collection from award winning short story writer, Clare Sita Fisher. A book of very short stories that explores the spaces between light ...


Sheila Heti

From the publisher:

Motherhood treats one of the most consequential decisions of early adulthood – whether or not to have children – with the intelligence, wit and originality that have won ...

The Last Children of Tokyo

Yoko Tawada

From the publisher:

Yoshiro thinks he might never die. A hundred years old and counting, he is one of Japan’s many ‘old-elderly’; men and women who remember a time before the air and the ...

A Weekend in New York

Benjamin Markovits

From the publisher:

Over the course of the weekend, several generations of domestic tension are brought to boiling point . Recalling some of America’s most celebrated novelists – this is ...

The World Goes On

László Krasznahorkai, translated by Ottilie Mulzet, George Szirtes and John Batki

From the publisher:

Shortlisted for The Man Booker International Prize 2018 A Hungarian interpreter obsessed with waterfalls, at the edge of the abyss in his own mind, wanders the chaotic ...