Autumn fiction highlights already on order

The zone of interest

Most of these are coming soon to a library near you!

Martin Amis has a new book out called ‘The Zone of Interest’ A dark love story with horror, sex and comedy.

Sophie Hannah – The Telling Error Cracking thriller about the impact of online behaviour on real lives

Coming September

Ian McEwan’s new novel The Children’s Act is about Fiona May, a High Court judge presiding over an ethically demanding case as her personal life goes off course.. It’s going to be a Book at Bedtime on Radio 4

Hilary Mantel’s The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher has 10 stories to fill in time while we’re waiting for part three of Cromwell!! That one is going to be called the Mirror and the Light, no publication date though

The Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood – darkly funny short stories.

David Mitchell – The Bone Clocks is a thriller about Holly Sykes who may be a player in a game she doesn’t know exists

David Nicholls US from the author of the massively successful ‘One Day’this is a bittersweet story of love and family.

Coming October

Michael Faber of The Crimson Petal and the White fame has written his first novel in 14 years-Man at the helm The Book of Strange New Things. A missionary leaves his wife to embark on an unusual journey.

Sheila Hancock’s Miss Carter’s War – 1948  Britain. Half French, half English, Marguerite Carter, young and beautiful, has lost her parents and survived a terrifying war, working for the SOE behind enemy lines. Her story up until the 90s

Andrea Camilleri Hunting Season – Historical murder 1880s Sicily

Coming November

Marian Keyes The Woman who Stole my Life is the story of a author with writer’s block trying to find out who she is

Nina Stibbe Man at the Helm sounds fun. Daughters finding a divorced mother a man in Leicestershire in the 70s


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