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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, here is the universally acclaimed novel-winner of the Booker Prize and the basis for an award-winnin...See Full Details

Liked The Remains of the Day?

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MOST LOVED. MOST RED. Ten must-read modern classics.'He learned silence and did not insist upon his love.'This is the great forgotten novel of the las...See Full Details

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From the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature and author of the Booker Prize-winning novel The Remains of the Day comes a devastating novel of inno...See Full Details

Liked Never Let Me Go?

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THE BESTSELLING NOVEL

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Liked The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time?

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Winner of the 2016 AIGA + Design Observer 50 Books | 50 Covers competition

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Liked We Have Always Lived in the Castle?

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"One of the funniest and most unusual books of the year....Gross, educational, and unexpectedly sidesplitting."-Entertainment Weekly

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Liked Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers?

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National Book Award Finalist

A heartstrong story of family and romance, tribulation and tenacity, set on the High Plains east of Denver....See Full Details

Liked Plainsong?

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'The best young novelist - indeed one of the best novelists - I've read in years.' Olivia Laing...See Full Details

Liked Normal People?

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Colm Tóibín's New York Times bestselling novel-now an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards includ...See Full Details

Liked Brooklyn?

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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A simple hospital visit becomes a portal to the tender relationship between mother and daughter in this extraordinary n...See Full Details

Liked My Name Is Lucy Barton?

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