French Romantic poet and novelist Victor Hugo famously said: “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” When written words are made to dance along to a musical beat, stories can be elevated from the page – reverberating long after the final notes are struck. Here are some books with music in their hearts.
Winner of the 2016 Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction, a gripping and beautifully written novel for fans of Anne Tyler and Elizabeth Strout.
A compelling novel about art and power, courage and cowardice from the Booker-winning author of The Sense of An Ending
The release of the film tie-in edition of Murakiam’s coming-of-age cult classic of love and loss is to coincide with the new major motion picture starring Rinko Kikuchi (‘Babel’).
Million-copy bestselling winner of the Japan Booksellers Award, chosen as the title bookshop staff most wanted to hand-sell: A feel-good, uplifting novel for fans of A WHOLE LIFE by Robert Seethaler.
A bestselling novel from a well-loved, critically acclaimed novelist of prodigious breadth of talent
Ian McEwan's celebrated novel, now an unmissable film starring Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan (Atonement, Brooklyn)
In small town suburbia, three young men are ready to make their mark.
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.