Australian summers are close to unbeatable but, let’s be honest here, there is something enticing about those log-cabin-in-a-blizzard-type scenarios that our northern hemisphere neighbours do so well. Discover that deep-winter experience in a cold-weather read this winter. Here are some titles worth rugging-up for.
An enchanting novel full of magic perfect for fans of The Night Circus and The Miniaturist
The second volume in his autobiographical quartet based on the seasons, Winter is an achingly beautiful collection of daily meditations and letters addressed directly to Knaugsaard's unborn daughter
From the Norwegian explorer, a stunning meditation on the power of silence and how to shut out the world.
A First World War novel of love, peace, violence and Antarctica
THE SIXTH NOVEL IN THE BESTSELLING OUTLANDER SERIES.
Dark yet life-affirming, endlessly inventive and heart-breakingly human - the next novel in the 'Seasonal' cycle, following the Man Booker-shortlisted Autumn.
A new translation of one of the greatest love stories ever told, in a beautiful gift edition.
A bravura blend of tragedy, comedy and romance, Shakespeare's emotionally potent late play explores artifice and nature, mortality and renewal, and the destructive and consoling effects of time.
The Vintage Classics Russians Series - sumptuous editions of the greatest books to come out of Russia during the most tumultuous period in its history
A thrilling conclusion to the Winternight Trilogy - a magical series perfect for fans of The Night Circus
A classic 1960s novel of J.G. Ballard-ian strangeness, from one of Britain's most haunting and unforgettable voices.
The sun wanes and a new ice age descends on the world. Swiftly, the old industrial nations die. Their populations flock to Africa or South America - wherever crops will grow and life is sustainable.
A dazzling, profound novel about a small town with a big dream and the price required to make it come true. From international bestseller Fredrik Backman.
Hans Christian Andersen's greatest tale is stunningly illustrated by award-winning artist P. J. Lynch, makes a perfect Christmas gift.
Opening with an act of inexplicable violence, Idaho is a stunning debut about loss, grief and redemption
When the first snow falls, Harry Hole is confronted by a terrifying murderer who will push him to the edge...
A magical love story set to be the publishing sensation of 2011
Truly deserving of the accolade Modern Classic, Donna Tartt's novel is a remarkable achievement – both compelling and elegant, dramatic and playful.
The new novel by the number one bestselling author.
Barack Obama shares the books he read (and loved) this summer.
Honour your Dad’s individuality this Father’s Day with a gift from the heart.
Celebrate International Cat Day – 8 August – with some im-paw-sibly fabulous fiction.