1. Identity: New Fiction from Africa by SSDA (PB)

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    Identity: New Fiction from Africa by SSDA (PB)

    Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology of stories that explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Identity. Prepare to be amazed, challanged and enchanted. Paperback. 288 pages. Also available as an Ebook Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm.
  2. Migrations: New Short Story Fiction from Africa

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    Migrations: New Short Story Fiction from Africa

    Short Story Day Africa presents its annual anthology. The stories explore true and alternative African culture through a competition on the theme of Migrations. 'Wherever we go, so do our stories.' Shortlisted Authors: Sibongile Fisher (South Africa) Mirette Bhagat Eskaros (Egypt) Blaize Kaye (South Africa) Megan Ross (South Africa) Stacy Hardy (South Africa) TJ Benson (Nigeria) Paperback: 284 pages Size: 194mm x 129mm
  3. The Goddess of Mtwara and other stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017

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    The Goddess of Mtwara and other stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017

    The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. 'A wonderful set of 16 stories that covers a lot of ground and features many genres—from myth and folklore to the postmodern and experimental—in a way that will surely satisfy readers.' Kirkus Reviews Winner of the Caine Prize 2017: Bushra al-Fadil (Sudan) for 'The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away' Shortlisted candidates: Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria) for 'Who Will Greet You At Home' Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria) for ‘Bush Baby' Arinze Ifeakandu (Nigeria) for 'God's Children Are Little Broken Things' Magogodi oaMphela Makhene (South Africa) for 'The Virus’ Paperback: 272 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm
  4. The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (paperback)

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    The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (paperback)

    A reunion of friends and lovers; a conspiracy that begins as a joke; a secret to be kept for thirty years—this is a daring, ingenious and profoundly moving political thriller from an author whose career has put him at the very heart of international affairs. Praise for previous books: ’At the end I was weeping with happiness. A beautiful, subtle book’ —William Nicholson ‘The most consistently intelligent and fascinating novel I’ve read in a long time. Mesmeric.’ —Margaret Forster ‘His characters are both representative of large ideas and yet also fully human … it’s a huge achievement.’ —Alain de Botton Paperback: pages 368 Size:

  5. How You See Me by S. E. Craythorne

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    How You See Me by S. E. Craythorne

    Longlisted - Mzlexia Women's Novel Competition 2014 Shortlisted - Writer's Retreat Competition 2013 Taut and suspenseful, *How You See Me* examines the terrifying power of the mind to deceive, not only others but " most destructively of all " ourselves. "A dark tale of obsession, rage and loss begins to emerge... in this chillingly perceptive novel of a man who has completely lost his moral compass." - Pamreader Paperback: 208 pages Size: 129mm x 19.8mm
  6. eBook: Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown

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    eBook: Glasshopper by Isabel Ashdown

    Winner - Mail on Sunday Novel Competition 2008 Best Debut Novels of the Year - Observer 2008 Best Books of the Year - Evening Standard 2009 Shortlisted - Waverton Good Read Award 2009 At once troubling, funny and joyous, this is an intimate, lyrical and deeply moving story of an ordinary family crumbling under the weight of past mistakes. "A beautifully poignant, multi-layered family story. There is glorious detail in the writing which renders it truly memorable." - Bookersatz
  7. Twentysix by Jonathan Kemp

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    Twentysix by Jonathan Kemp

    In the tradition of Georges Bataille, Kathy Acker and Jean Genet, these twenty-six erotic encounters combine to form a highly charged alphabet on the pursuit of pleasure and possibilities of language. "Adeptly explores the dizzying heights and dark depths of sexuality. Kemp takes no prisoners as he consistently delivers stunning imagery which assaults the senses." - Sosogay Paperback: 144 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  8. Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago by Douglas Cowie

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    Noon in Paris, Eight in Chicago by Douglas Cowie

    Sharp and intimate, Douglas Cowie's reimagining of the turbulent love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren asks what it means to love and be loved by the right person at the wrong time. 'This intoxicating portrayal of raw animal-magnetism is a reimagining of the love affair between Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson Algren. It is vividly atmospheric – the literary equivalent of stepping into a Hopper painting. I was walking those 1947 Chicago streets with them.' Pool Paperback: 320 pages Size: 129mm x 198mm
  9. Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta

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    Everything Good Will Come by Sefi Atta

    Sefi Atta's award-winning debut novel about a woman growing up in Nigeria in 1971, as the country struggles to find its lost-independence and identity. Paperback: 335 pages Size: 20.4cm x 13.4cm
  10. We are Made of Earth by Panos Karnezis (PB)

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    We are Made of Earth by Panos Karnezis (PB)

    From the heart-in-mouth opening scene, to its melancholy ending, this a timely story of refugee's arrival on a foreign shore. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 19.8cm x 22.9cm. ISBN: 978 1 912408 276 'The literary find of the year' - Annie Proulx
  11. The Bead Collector by Sefi Atta (PB)

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    The Bead Collector by Sefi Atta (PB)

    From award-winning author Sefi Atta, a glimpse into the insular world of upper-class Nigeria during the mid-1970s. A tale of international espionage explored through everyday lives. Paperback, 320 pages. Size: 19.8cm x 12.9cm
  12. The Heartsick Diaspora, and other stories by Elaine Chiew (PB)

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    The Heartsick Diaspora, and other stories by Elaine Chiew (PB)

    Set in different cities around the world, Elaine Chiew’s award-winning stories travel into the heart of the Singaporean and Malaysian Chinese diasporas to explore the lives of those torn between cultures and juggling divided selves.

    'Innovative in format and original in content, it is clever, multilayered, challenging and political. It’s also full of verve and wit.' Monica Ali

  13. The Murder of Harriet Monckton by Elizabeth Haynes

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    The Murder of Harriet Monckton by Elizabeth Haynes

    On 7 November 1843, the body of 23-year-old Harriet Monckton is found behind a chapel in Bromley, Kent. A delicious Victorian crime novel based on a real murder. Hardback. 512 pages. Size: 21.6 x 13.5mm. Also available as an eBook
  14. To the Volcano, and other stories by Elleke Boehmer (PB)

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    To the Volcano, and other stories by Elleke Boehmer (PB)

    This thrilling new collection of short stories by Elleke Boehmer tracks lives across continents from the perspective of the southern hemisphere—its light, its seas, its sensibilities.  From story to story we walk through radically different worlds and journeys packed with hopes and ideals. Sharp, tender, and always arresting, these exquisitely written pieces crackle with luminous insights as characters struggle to come to terms—with their pasts, with one another, and with themselves.

  15. Miss Laila Armed And Dangerous by Manu Joseph Miss Laila Armed And Dangerous by Manu Joseph

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    Miss Laila Armed And Dangerous by Manu Joseph

    A gripping new novel posing searching questions about political forces and religious divisions with an ingenious twist. Also available as an eBook Paperback. 224 pages. 19.8cm x 12.9cm. Publisher: Myriad. Language: English
  16. New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

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    New Daughters of Africa: An international anthology of writing by women of African descent edited by Margaret Busby

    Showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.

    Contributors include: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Patience Agbabi, Malorie Blackman, Edwidge Danticat, Esi Edugyan, Bernardine Evaristo, Roxanne Gay, Karen Lord, Warsan Shire, Zadie Smith and a host of literary stars of the future.

    Hardcover: 840 pages
    Publisher: Myriad Editions (8 March 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-912408-00-9
    Size: 170mm x 240mm

    Review
    'Each of the pieces in this remarkable collection demonstrates an uplifting sense of sisterhood, honours the strong links that endure from generation to generation, and addresses the common obstacles women writers of colour face as they negotiate issues of race, gender and class, and confront vital matters of independence, freedom and oppression' - Ninja Book Box

    'Magnificently achieves its aim of honouring a unified heritage while showing the remarkable range of creativity from the African diaspora.' - The Bookseller Editor's Choice

  17. It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

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    It’s Gone Dark Over Bill’s Mother’s by Lisa Blower

    With a sharp eye and tough warmth, Lisa Blower strikes a new chord in regional and working-class fiction. This fabulous collection of her award-winning short stories is dominated by the working-class matriarch. From the wise, witty and outspoken Nan of ‘Broken Crockery’, who has lived and worked in Stoke-on-Trent for all of her 92 years, to happy hooker Ruthie in ‘The Land of Make Believe’, to sleep-deprived Laura in ‘The Trees in the Wood’, to young mum Roxanne in ‘The Cherry Tree’, she appears in many shapes and forms, and always with a stoicism that is hard to break down. Paperback: 240 pages Publisher: Myriad Editions (11 April 2019) Language: English ISBN: 978-1-912408-16-0 Size: 129mm x 198mm
  18. We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed By Fire by Jules Grant

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    We Go Around in the Night and Are Consumed By Fire by Jules Grant

    Voiced by Donna and her streetwise god-daughter Aurora, this thrillingly original crime novel unfolds at breakneck speed at once furious, tender and heartbreaking. 'Moments almost breathlessly tender mix with hard resolve, making for a strong, satisfying read.' Booklist Online
  19. Men Like Air by Tom Connolly Men Like Air by Tom Connolly

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    Men Like Air by Tom Connolly

    Tom Connolly's dazzling second novel is a funny, turbulent, and heartfelt study of male relationships, and a glorious love letter to the city of New York. 'Men Like Air is a super book that needs to be read – reviews will only ever be able to go so far in explaining it. It’s a book for mornings, for lunchtimes, for evenings. A book for weekdays and weekends. There is so much to it and whilst you may wish you could have spent longer seeing where the characters went, you won’t feel at a loss.' The Worm Hole
  20. The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson

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    The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson

    A reunion of friends and lovers; a conspiracy that begins as a joke; a secret to be kept for thirty years—this is a daring, ingenious and profoundly moving political thriller from an author whose career has put him at the very heart of international affairs. Praise for previous books: ’At the end I was weeping with happiness. A beautiful, subtle book’ —William Nicholson ‘The most consistently intelligent and fascinating novel I’ve read in a long time. Mesmeric.’ —Margaret Forster ‘His characters are both representative of large ideas and yet also fully human … it’s a huge achievement.’ —Alain de Botton Hardback: pages 368 Size: 15.cm x 23.4cm

    Also available as an eBook