New and Recommended Fiction

Favourites from our fiction section. Here you'll find the books that everyone's talking about, as well as the ones they should be.


Olga Tokarczuk

From the publisher:

FLIGHTS, which was awarded Poland’s biggest literary prize in 2008, is a novel about travel in the twenty-first century and human anatomy. Olga Tokarczuk perfectly ...


Broken River

J. Robert Lennon

From the publisher:

A stunning psychological literary thriller from ‘A master of the dark arts’ (Kelly Link) Following a string of affairs, Karl and Eleanor are giving their marriage one ...


Anything is Possible

Elizabeth Strout

From the publisher:

An unforgettable cast of small-town characters copes with love and loss from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling and Man Booker long-listed author of My Name is Lucy Barton ...


Kingdom Cons

Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman

From the publisher:

Beats, daggers, girls, and graft: can the Artist sing truth to power where a Mexican drug baron holds court?

Gravel Heart

Abdulrazak Gurnah

From the publisher:

Moving from revolutionary Zanzibar in the 1960s to restless London in the 1990s, Gravel Heart is a powerful story of exile, migration and betrayal, from the Booker ...


The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

Arundhati Roy

From the publisher:

‘Magnificent – unlike anything I’ve read in years. An absolutely dazzling, original, and ultimately profound novel...A masterpiece. Very few writers can write with such ...


The Idiot

Elif Batuman

From the publisher:

Selin, a tall, highly strung Turkish-American from New Jersey turns up at Harvard and finds herself dangerously overwhelmed by the challenges and possibilities of adulthood. ...

The Atomic Weight of Love

Elizabeth J. Church

From the publisher:

A luminous and enthralling story of birds and science, ambition and sacrifice, revolutions – both big and small – and the late blooming of an unforgettable woman.