From the ground, we stand. From our ship, we live. By the stars, we hope: The incredible new novel by Becky Chambers, author of the beloved The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet: 'a quietly profound, humane tour de force.' (Guardian).
Becky Chambers’ affecting story of space refugees, Record of a Spaceborn Few, is brimful of its author’s trademark invention, charm and humanity
E. L. James
"a romance for Brexit Britain..."
— The Guardian
1.6 out of 5
Outside Looking In
T. C. Boyle
"an astute study of the dynamics of attraction and power, leaders and followers..."
— The Daily Telegraph
"a smart and breezy debut..."
— The Observer
4.5 out of 5
"the way that Houellebecq obsesses over and dissects the banalities of life that makes him so entertaining...."
"Sally Rooney’s Normal People excels at the thing novels do better than any other art form...."
The Other Americans
"a domestic drama and a disillusioned view of the American dream, all rooted in a wary post-9/11 world..."
— The Sunday Times
4.42 out of 5
"a chilling novel about people with dark secrets..."
You Will Be Safe Here
"Barr has written a novel pleasurably rich with lines that would lose half their power if they lost just one of their words..."
— The Herald
3.67 out of 5
Machines Like Me
"In this bravura performance, literary flair and cerebral sizzle winningly combine..."
3.72 out of 5
"marks a welcome return for Jane Casey..."
4 out of 5
No Way Out
"Hunter’s novel is a tour de force, providing one plot twist after another without losing sight of her characters’ vulnerable humanity...."
The Rosie Result
"A brave, funny conclusion to an atypical trilogy..."
— The Independent
3.57 out of 5
The Language of Birds
"Jill Dawson’s novel explores the often overlooked plight of a murdered nanny..."
— Irish Times
"A subtle debut foregrounds emotional intimacy in unconventional relationships..."
"this exquisitely controlled love story is all in the detail..."
"An unflinching and haunting story that addresses the legacy of the slave trade..."
"Final entry in Nazi-era detective series makes for a bittersweet experience..."
— Financial Times
4.18 out of 5
"[a] lyrical examination of identity..."
Max Porter (Author)
"Porter retains what was strong about its predecessor, and ditches most of the weaker parts..."
— New Statesman
4.17 out of 5
The Large Door
"ery, very funny – Gibbs doesn’t miss the chance for a bit of campus-novel preposterousness..."
— The Big Issue
"This powerful debut maroons the reader in a polluted future, on a rusting turbine in the middle of the North Se..."
"In this novel-cum-memoir-cum-grand finale, the centenarian US author and friend of the beats takes a wild journey through his lifetime in literature..."
"Gun Love never stops being a pleasure to read..."
The Penguin Book of Italian Short Stories
"No partisanship is needed to enjoy these eclectic, rich dishes..."
"Fabulous elements are mixed with everyday life and references to Brexit in an intriguing mother-daughter story about origins..."
Joan Silber (Sarah Lawrence College)
"Beyond the butterfly effect..."
— Times Literary Supplement
"A numb, sardonic thriller set in Seoul..."
3.75 out of 5