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The Magus
The Magus John Fowles
'An astonishing achievement' Anthony Burgess
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The Second Sex
The Second Sex Simone de Beauvoir
Required reading for anyone who believes in the equality of the sexes, The Second Sex is the crowning text of second wave feminism
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The Beauty Myth
The Beauty Myth Naomi Wolf
Provocative, punchy and important, this is one of the essential classics of modern feminist literature.
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Ulverton
Ulverton Adam Thorpe
The sensational debut novel by Adam Thorpe, now regarded as a 20th century classic..
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Swing Hammer Swing!
Swing Hammer Swing! Jeff Torrington
'Swing Hammer Swing! is a seriously good novel. Critics have rightly claimed that he does for Glasgow what James Joyce did for Dublin' – Stephen Pile, Daily Telegraph
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Liquidation
Liquidation Imre Kertesz
A stunning novel from the Nobel prize Laureate in Literature; the story of a Hungarian writer whose death forces his circle of friends to confront their own terrible moment in history.
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Kaddish For An Unborn Child
Kaddish For An Unborn Child Imre Kertesz
A moving, mesmerising novel about the dilemma involved in bringing a child into a world in which the evil to create Auschwitz exists
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Fateless
Fateless Imre Kertesz
‘Should be savoured slowly... Only through exploring its subtlety and detail will the reader come to appreciate such an ornate and honest testimony to the human spirit’ - Washington Times
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Selected Stories
Selected Stories Alice Munro
This is the first-ever selection of one of the world's greatest living short-story writers, and winner of the Man Booker International Prize 2009.
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Detective Story
Detective Story Imre Kertesz
Nobel Laureate Imre Kertész plunges us into a story of the worst kind, told by a man living outside morality.
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Restoration
Restoration Rose Tremain
‘A most beautiful and original novel’ Independent
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The Heart Of A Dog
The Heart Of A Dog Mikhail Bulgakov
A superb comic masterpiece and fierce parable of the Russian Revolution by the author of The Master and Margarita.
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The Bonfire of the Vanities
The Bonfire of the Vanities Tom Wolfe
As influential as Martin Amis’s MONEY and Oliver Stone’s film WALL STREET, this is an exhilarating satire of Eighties excess and a book that captures the roiling spirit of New York
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Waterlog
Waterlog Roger Deakin
A passionate open-air swimmer, Roger Deakin travelled around the British Isles in search of the best places for a dip. Waterlog celebrates the magic of water and the beauty and eccentricity of Britain.
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All the Days and Nights
All the Days and Nights William Maxwell
Spanning more than fifty years, the twenty-one stories in this collection may be said to represent the life's work of William Maxwell.
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The Following Story
The Following Story Cees Nooteboom
A slim, philosophical, beautifully-written novel by one of Europe's most brilliant living writers and winner of the European Literature Prize
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Midnight's Children
Midnight's Children Salman Rushdie
A new edition of Salman Rushdie's prize-winning masterpiece to tie in with the release of a major film adaptation.
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Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha Roddy Doyle
Winner of the 1993 Booker Prize
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The Door
The Door Magda Szabó
A powerful, haunting novel about an unlikely friendship by Hungary's most important twentieth-century writer.
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Beloved
Beloved Toni Morrison
ONE OF FIVE NEW VINTAGE FUTURE CLASSICS READING GUIDE EDITIONS
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The Tin Drum
The Tin Drum Günter Grass
A new translation of the landmark novel with a new foreword by the author
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