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‘Vernon Subutex’ by Virginie Despentes
By July 19, 2017 Read More →

‘Vernon Subutex’ by Virginie Despentes

New in stock is Vernon Subutex by Virginie Despentes, which comes highly recommended by our staff members David and Alix. Already a great success in France where the third volume just came out, the first book of the trilogy has recently been translated into English. WHO IS VERNON SUBUTEX? An urban legend. A fall from [...]

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How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza

New in stock is the stunning How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza. You’ve seen a fox. Come face to face in an unexpected place, or at an unexpected moment. And he has looked at you, as you have looked at him. As if he has something to tell you, or you have something to tell him. But what [...]

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The Idiot by Elif Batuman
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

New in stock is The Idiot by Elif Batuman, bestselling author of The Possessed.  “An addictive, sprawling epic; I wolfed it down.” – Miranda July, author of The First Bad Man and It Chooses You – “Easily the funniest book I’ve read this year.” – GQ – A portrait of the artist as a young [...]

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Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

New in stock is Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today–written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend [...]

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The Iron Age by Arja Kajermo
By May 10, 2017 Read More →

The Iron Age by Arja Kajermo

New in the shop is Arja Kajermo’s critically acclaimed debut novel The Iron Age, illustrated by Susanna Kajermo Törner. The Iron Age is part-coming-of-age novel, and part-fairy-tale told from the perspective of a young girl growing up in the poverty of post-war Finland. On her family’s austere farm, the Girl learns stories and fables of [...]

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Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language

New out and available in the shop is Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan. ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’  ‘I was one of the 1.8 million people [...]

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Ithaca by Alan McMonagle
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Ithaca by Alan McMonagle

Newly out and available in the shop is Alan McMonagle’s debut novel Ithaca. “This was the summer after all the money disappeared. One minute it was here. The next it had vanished. All of it. Without trace . . . Now that all the money had vanished everyone had their eyes and ears ready for [...]

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The Essential Wendell Berry
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

The Essential Wendell Berry

New in store is The World-Ending Fire, The Essential of Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth. ‘He is unlike anybody else writing today … After Donald Trump’s election, we urgently need to rediscover the best of radical America. An essential part of that story is Wendell Berry. Few of us can live, or [...]

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Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities

Brand new in stock is Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian author and broadcaster. Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where narrative and perception is as potent as hard, historical fact. From the Qu’ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names – Byzantium, [...]

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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

New in store is A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt, author of What I Loved. As well as being a prize-winning novelist, Siri Hustvedt is highly regarded for her insights in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. Believing passionately that the arts [...]

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