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Aravind Adiga £16.99
New novel by the Booker
Days Without End
Sebastian Barry £17.99
Violent, superbly lyrical western set in mid 19th century America.
The Dark Flood Rises
Margaret Drabble £16.99
Darkly witty meditation on old age.
Cartes Postales from Greece
Victoria Hislop £19.99
New novel from the bestselling author -
This Must Be the Place
Maggie O'Farrell £18.99
Addictive and unforgettable novel of a marriage in freefall.
Ann Patchett £16.99
Two families brought together by beauty and torn apart by tragedy.
The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry £14.99
Rich and engaging gothic novel.
Gerard Reve £12.99
1947 Dutch novel: first English translation of a postwar masterpiece.
Robert Seethaler £12.99
Vienna 1937 -
Today Will be Different
Maria Semple £14.99
Brilliant new novel from the author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette.
Zadie Smith £18.99
Expertly observed exploration of friendship from this exceptional writer.
The Girl from Venice
Martin Cruz Smith £12.99
Thriller set in the last days of Mussolini’s Italy.
The Wind off the Small Isles
Mary Stewart £12.99
The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead £14.99
Thrilling and compelling tale of a young woman escaping the horrors of slavery.
Desire: 100 of Literature's Sexiest Stories
Mariella Frostrup and The Erotic Review £25
Beautifully packaged gift and bedside companion.
Round the Christmas Fire: Festive Stories £12.99
Collection of festive short stories from authors including: Truman Capote, Kenneth Graham, Nancy Mitford, Sue Townsend and Charles Dickens.
Did you Ever Have a Family
Bill Clegg £8.99
Engrossing tale of family and loss -
Anthony Doerr £8.99
Earlier, and equally good, novel from the author of All the Light You Cannot See.
Julian Fellowes £5.99
You know you want to read this!
Cynan Jones £9.99
Fable of a marooned sailor. New novel from the excellent Welsh author of The Dig and The Long Dry.
Francis Spufford £8.99
Angela Thirkell £8.99
Perfect light entertainment.
Anthony Horowitz £18.99
Robert Harris £20
The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories
P.D. James £10
Tony and Susan
Austin Wright £8.99
Masterpiece of American fiction -
Murder Under the Christmas Tree: Ten Classic Crime Stories for the Festive Season £7.99
Authors include: Ian Rankin, Dorothy L. Sayers, Margery Allingham, Arthur Conan-
Crimson Snow: Winter Mysteries
Edited by Martin Edwards £8.99
British Library Crime Classic.
NON FICTION & BIOGRAPHY
Keeping On Keeping On: Diaries 2005 -
Alan Bennett £25
Citizen Clem: A Biography of Attlee
John Bew £30
The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life
John le Carre £20
Kind of Blue: A Political Memoir
Ken Clarke £25
Elizabeth Jane Howard: A Dangerous Innocence
Artemis Cooper £25
Queen Bees: Six Brilliant and Extraordinary Society Hostesses Between the Wars -
Celebrity, Talent and Burning Ambition
Sian Evans £25
This Long Pursuit: Reflections of a Romantic Biographer
Richard Holmes £25
Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means, a Biography
Brendan King £25
The Optician of Lampedusa
Emma Jane Kirby £9.99
Moving and poetic testimony of an ordinary man’s tragic encounter with the European migrant crisis.
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land Inbetween
Hisham Matar £14.99
A profound and powerful memoir of exile, loss and love.
The Descent of Man
Grayson Perry £16.99
Inside Vogue: A Diary of My 100th Year
Alexandra Shulman £16.99
Moscow to the Black Sea
A personal account of the disintegration of Tsarist Russia after the Revolution.
The Good Immigrant
Edited by Nikesh Shukla £14.99
21 writers explore what it means to be Black, Asian and minority ethnic in Britain today.
The Map and the Clock: A Laureate’s Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland
Edited by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke £20
Alice Oswald £10
Stunning new collection from this much-
100 Prized Poems: 25 Years of the Forward Books
William Seighart and Forward Arts Foundation £9.99
Gold from the Stone
Lemn Sissay £12.99
New and selected poems; powerful and raw, beautiful and joyous.
The Prelude: An Illustrated Edition
William Wordsworth £30
Unusual combination of beauty and scholarship: over 130 paintings, drawings and maps, marginal glosses and much more.
Simon Bradley £9.99
Social history of Britain's rail networks and its people.
The Making of the British Landscape: From the Ice Age to the Present
Nicholas Crane £20
Scandinavians: In Search of the Soul of the North
Robert Ferguson £25
Thoughts on a thousand years of culture from the biographer of Ibsen and Hamsun.
Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts
Christopher de Hamel £30
The Parker Librarian at Corpus Christi visits and investigates some of the world's greatest books. Wit, learning and humanity: one of our favourites.
The Riviera Set
Mary S. Lovell £25
SAS: Rogue Heroes. The Authorized Wartime History
Ben Macintyre £25
Much praised for its insight into the minds of David Stirling, Paddy Mayne and their illustrious comrades.
A History of Britain in 21 Women
Jenni Murray £16.99
East West Street: On the Origins of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity
Philippe Sands £20
Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize 2016.
A History of Britain in 100 Dogs
Emma White £20
How Long is Now?
New Scientist £7.99
Fascinating answers to 191 mind-
Reality is Not What It Seems: The Journey to Quantum Gravity
Carlo Rovelli £16.99
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong £20
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski £18.99
A Florence Diary
Diana Athill £9.99
London Uncovered: Sixty Unusual Places to Explore
Mark Daly and Peter Dazeley £30
Estuary: Out from London to the Sea
Rachel Lichtenstein £18.99
V.S. Pritchett £10.99
Epic Bike Rides of the World
Lonely Planet £24.99
Plant Love: Scandalous Truth About the Sex Life of Plants
Michael Allaby £14.99
Caz Hildebrand £16.95
One hundred herbs -
House of Plants: Living with Succulents, Air Plants and Cacti
Caro Langton and Rose Ray £20
Rhapsody in Green: A Novelist, an Obsession, a Laughably Small Excuse for a Vegetable Garden
Charlotte Mendelson £16.99
You Should Have Been Here Last Week: Sharp Cuttings of a Garden Writer
Tim Richardson £16.99
Monet’s Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny
Vivian Russell £16.99
The Apple Orchard: The Story of Our Most English Fruit
Pete Brown £16.99
Being a Beast
Charles Foster £8.99
Radically different nature book.
Helen MacDonald £8.99
From the acclaimed author of H is for Hawk.
Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination
Richard Mabey £9.99
A Natural History of the Hedgerow: and Ditches, Dykes and Dry Stone Walls
John Wright £16.99
FOOD & DRINK
Persepolis: Vegetarian Recipes from Peckham, Persia and Beyond
Sally Butcher £25
A Visual Guide to Drink
Ben Gibson and Patrick Mulligan £18.99
Richly detailed infographics.
Knife: The Cult, Craft and Culture of the Cook’s Knife
Tim Hayward £20
Simple: Effortless Food, Big Flavours
Diana Henry £25
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Taste of France: Recipes inspired by the Cafes and Bars of Fitzgerald’s Paris and the Riviera in the 1920s
Carol Hiker £16.99
Hugh Johnson on Wine: Good Bits from 55 Years of Scribbling
Hugh Johnson £20
Made in the Office: Tasty and Hasty Meals with just a Kettle, Toaster and Microwave
Rachel Maylor £12.99
Rick Stein’s Long Weekends
Rick Stein £25
Remarkable Cricket Grounds
Brian Levison £25
Beautiful coffee table book.
A Beautiful Game: My Love Affair with Cricket
Mark Nicholas £20
Rich blend of memories and opinions.
Sports Geek: A Visual Tour of Myths, Debates and Data
Rob Minto £12.99
Paul O’Connell £20
Kicking Off: How Women in Sport Are Changing the Game
Sarah Shephard £12.99
Illustrated History of Football
David Squires £12.99
ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY
Slim Aarons: Women
Laura Hawk and Slim Aarons £55
Beautiful collection of society photographs.
A History of Pictures: From the Cave to the Computer Screen
David Hockney and Martin Gayford £29.95
Simon Jenkins £30
Hello, is This Planet Earth: My View from the International Space Station
Tim Peake £20
The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals and Breakthroughs in Modern Art
Sebastian Smee £16.99
A Year in Art: A Painting a Day 16.99
Masterpieces from the ancient world to the modern day.
The Urban Woodsman: A Modern Guide to Carving Spoons, Bowls and Boards
Max Bainbridge £16.99
Crafting with Feminism: 25 Girl-
Bonnie Burton £11.99
GIFT BOOKS AND MISCELLANEOUS
Women Who Read are Dangerous
Stefan Bollman and Karen Joy Fowler £14.99
The Shipping Forecast: A Miscellany
Nic Compton £9.99
Treasure Palaces: Great Writers Visit Great Museums
Maggie Fergusson £12.99
A Christmas Cornucopia: Hidden Stories Behind Our Yuletide Traditons
Mark Forsyth £9.99
Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus
Dr. Hannah Fry and Dr Thomas Oleron Evans £9.99
Mathematical solutions to your Christmas conundrums.
The Daily Stoic: 366 Meditations on Wisdom,
Perseverance, and the Art of Living
Ryan Holiday £9.99
If I could Tell You Just One Thing: Encounters with Remarkable People and Their Most Valuable Advice
Richard Read £15.99
Hygge, the Danish art of happiness and The Little Book of Hygge
£12.99 and £9.99
Go Figure: Things You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know: The Economist Explains
Tom Standage £8.99
The GCHQ Puzzle Book £12.99
Spoons Carpets: An Appreciation
Kit Caless £8.99
There are carpets, and there are Wetherspoons Carpets
Hurrah for Gin: A Book for Perfectly Imperfect Parents
Katie Kirby £12.99
A Sackful of Limericks
Michael Palin, illustrated by Tony Ross £7.99
70s Dinner Party: The Good, the Bad, and the Downright Ugly of Retro Food
Anna Pallai £.9.99
The Spectator Book of Wit, Humour and Mischief
Edited by Marcus Berkmann £18.99
The Famous Five Go Gluten Free, Give Up On Booze, Go on a Strategy Away Day, Go Parenting and On Brexit Island.
All priced at £7.99
New Ladybird Books of The Dog, The Cat, Red Tape, The Meeting, The People Next Door, The
Sickie, The Zombie
Apocalypse and Boxing Day.
All priced at £6.99
Books for Christmas 2016