1. The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock

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    The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock

    With echoes of Raymond Carver as well as Tom Wolfe's *The Right Stuff* and Richard Yates' *Revolutionary Road*, *The Last Pilot* re-ignites the thrill and excitement of the space race through the story of one man's courage in the face of unthinkable loss. 'The author’s grasp of the intricacies of life among test pilots and their perilous pursuit of the demon of speed is striking enough. What gives the novel its emotional lift-off is its portrait of a marriage going wrong, harrowed by the pressures of American machismo and familial loss.' Observer Hidden Gems 2016
  2. 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
  3. No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt

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    No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt

    High in the death zone of K2, the 'Savage Mountain', Liam Doyle makes a discovery that could have catastrophic consequences. Deeply troubled, he enlists the help of two friends, an ex-special forces buddy and a Washington editor. Their investigations take them into the heart of a conspiracy with the potential to wreak atmospheric havoc on a planetary scale. Paperback: 400 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.8cm
  4. One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories

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    One World Two: A Second Global Anthology of Short Stories

    Another globe-trotting collection of stories, introducing a diverse range of writers (many well-known alongside some new discoveries), narratives and perspectives conveying the reader across continents, cultures and landscapes. One World Two is even more ambitious than Volume One in its geographic scope, featuring 21 writers drawn from every continent. One World [Vol 1] captures a moment in history representing the changing and evolving world that we are in while reminding us of the enduring nature of the human condition. - World Literature Today

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  5. Magnetism by Ruth Figgest Magnetism by Ruth Figgest

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    Magnetism by Ruth Figgest

    Mother and daughter Caroline and Erica are best of friends and worst of enemies. Set in the American mid- and south-west, their story unfolds over more than 50 years against a backdrop of sweeping social change. Feisty and argumentative, they roll with the punches, surviving car crashes, awkward family gatherings, relationship disasters—and plastic surgery. Sharply observed and darkly comic, Magnetism notches a riveting new path through this most fundamental of family ties. "Ruth Figgest has a deep understanding of the human condition in all its many guises and depicts it with razor-sharp accuracy. Her characters are emotionally vulnerable, self-sabotaging, and prone to exhilaratingly outrageous behaviour, but they somehow never lose our sympathy. This is psychologically acute, perceptive and witty writing that can make you laugh out loud and wince with discomfort at the same time." - Umi Sinha "Ruth Figgest demonstrates how to make a story about more than one thing at once. Her astute young heroine faces the prospect of plastic surgery to render her looks more pleasing to her lovingly fault-finding mother but simultaneously arrives at a new understanding of the state of her parents’ marriage and the ambivalent purpose she has to serve within it." - Patrick Gale
  6. 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

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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. Queer Africa edited by Makhosazana Xaba and Karen Martin

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    Queer Africa edited by Makhosazana Xaba and Karen Martin

    Queer Africa is a collection of unapologetic, tangled, tender, funny, brusing, and brilliant stories about the many ways in which we love each other. Ebook. Paperback: 240 pages. Size 19.4cm x 12.9cm.

  11. 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:

  12. Redemption Song and other stories. The Caine Prize For African Writing 2018

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    Redemption Song and other stories. The Caine Prize For African Writing 2018

    'Africa’s most important literary award.' - International Herald Tribune.

    Author: Various. Edited by Chris Brazier and The Caine Prize.

    Now in its nineteenth year 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. This collection brings together the five 2018 shortlisted stories, along with stories written at the Caine Prize Writers’ Workshop which took place in Rwanda in April 2018. The shortlist comprises: American Dream by Nonyelum Ekwempu (Nigeria) The Armed Letter Writers by Olofunke Ogundimu (Nigeria) Fanta Blackcurrant by Makena Onjerika (Kenya) Involution by Stacy Hardy (South Africa) Wednesday’s Story by Wole Talabi (Nigeria)

    Paperback. Pages: 256. Publication date: 2 July 2018

  13. 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

  14. 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
  15. The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist

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    The Caine Prize for African Writing 2019 Shortlist

    Now in its twentieth year, 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.

    Paperback: 120 pages
    Publisher: New Internationalist (8 July 2019)
    Language: English
    ISBN: 978-1-78026-520-9
    Size: 176 x 110 mm


    Entertaining. Deserves to be widely read’ - Sunday Independent, South Africa
    An admirable and essential gateway to current African fiction’ - Booklist
    Dazzling and splendidly diverse’ - The Times

  16. 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.
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. Twenty Years of The Caine Prize for African Writing

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    Twenty Years of The Caine Prize for African Writing

    A sparkling anthology of short stories featuring the first twenty winners of the Caine Prize, Africa's premier literary competition. Hardback. 320pp. Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm.