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Fiction

Desert God - Wilbur Smith

Ex-slave. Philosopher. Chosen one.Taita has risen from nothing to become the most trusted man at the Pharaoh’s side. Only he can plot a mission that will return Egypt to its former glory. Only he can muster the force that can break the back of Egypt’s

Margaret Atwood sticks the knife in

In her latest collection of tales, Margaret Atwood twists the knife with devastatingly casual skill.

Destiny, Pride, The Leftovers, Ali Smith, Horst

Destiny: the most expensive video game ever produced has just been released - a perfect excuse for us to explore the rich and diverse world of gaming.

Destiny, Pride, The Leftovers, Ali Smith, Horst

Destiny: the most expensive video game ever produced has just been released - a perfect excuse for us to explore the rich and diverse world of gaming.

Two More Pints - Roddy Doyle

Following on Two Pints, another hilarious book on everything that matters from the brilliant Roddy Doyle.

Hows Your Father - Rose Boyt

"In the fancy carriage with the cut glass panels they slid him with the flowers what was his last journey. Where they all come out of the flats and watched it prancing down Hoxton you couldn't help yourself not to think where his life went now it was all

Two More Pints by Roddy Doyle review two men sit in a pub

The followup to 2011's Two Pints finds the master of Dublin dialogue on savagely funny formIf there's one thing Roddy Doyle does brilliantly, it's dialogue. All his novels from the Man Booker-winning Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha through the Barrytown Trilogy

Adultery - Paulo Coelho

The thought-provoking new novel from the international bestselling author whose words change lives.

Clara's Daughter - Meike Ziervogel

Michele is a successful business woman with a troubled private life. She has a high-powered job, a family, a husband, yet she is defined by a term of possession: she is ‘Clara’s daughter’. Nameless. When Michele moves her mother into the basement, h

Spoiled Brats by Simon Rich, review: 'bright, witty and tart'

Simon Rich's short stories are bright, witty and just the right side of sappy