Fiction

Modern Fiction Book of the Month – July 2020

The story of the Trojan War is given from an all-female perspective, providing the slant of the long-silenced women, goddesses and girls at the centre of the action. Shortlisted for the 2020 Women’s Prize for Fiction. 

A Thousand Ships

Natalie Haynes
A Thousand Ships
Paperback

Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory

Raphael Bob-Waksberg
Someone Who Will Love You in All Your Damaged Glory
Paperback

The Summer We Ran Away

Jenny Oliver
The Summer We Ran Away
Paperback

Modern Fiction Book of the Month – June 2020

A beautifully observed and deeply funny novel about May Attaway, a university gardener with unexpected time off who sets out on an odyssey to reconnect with four old friends over the course of a year.

Rules for Visiting

Jessica Francis Kane
Rules for Visiting
Paperback

Some Trick - Thirteen Stories

Helen DeWitt
Some Trick - Thirteen Stories
Paperback

Where There’s a Will

Beth Corby
Where There’s a Will
Paperback

Modern Fiction Book of the Month – May 2020

”Two Lifetime Crooks Wait for a Missing Daughter, With Shades of Beckett.” – NY Times. Two Irish gangsters in the Spanish port of Algeciras wait for the boat from Tangier, hoping their romantic and familial crises can be righted. Lyrical, menacing and tragicomic.

Night Boat to Tangier

Kevin Barry
Night Boat to Tangier
Paperback

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