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East, West: Stories (Vintage... - Salman Rushdie

East, West: Stories (Vintage...Salman Rushdie

From the Booker Prize-winning author of The Satanic Verses comes nine stories that reveal the oceanic distances and the unexpected intimacies between East and West. Daring, extravagant, comical and humane, this book renews Rushdie’s stature… more

East, West: Stories (Vintage International)
Salman Rushdie
Vintage , English
Corker's Freedom (Vintage In... - John Berger

Corker's Freedom (Vintage In...John Berger

First published thirty years ago, John Berger’s tender and bittersweet novel is a book of dreams: dreams of freedom and romance, dreams that intoxicate and redeem, dreams that have the power to exalt their dreamers or dash them against hard… more

Corker’s Freedom (Vintage International)
John Berger
Vintage , English
The People's Act of Love - James Meek

The People's Act of LoveJames Meek

Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2005. 1919, Siberia. Deep in the unforgiving landscape a town lies under military rule, awaiting the remorseless assault of the Bolsheviks along the Trans-Siberian railway. Then Samarin arrives. Appearing… more

The People’s Act of Love
James Meek
Canongate Books , English
Derby Day: A Novel - D. J. Taylor

Derby Day: A NovelD. J. Taylor

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Nominated for the Man Booker Prize, an exquisite tale of romance and rivalry, gambling and greed, from one of England’s finest writers As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all England is heading for Epsom Down—high life and low life… more

Derby Day: A Novel
D. J. Taylor
Pegasus Books , English
Once in Europa (Vintage Inte... - John Berger

Once in Europa (Vintage Inte...John Berger

A luminous collection of interwoven stories, Once in Europa is a portrait of two worlds−a small Alpine village bound to the earth and by tradition, and the restless, future-driven culture that will invade it−at their moment of collision. Th… more

Once in Europa (Vintage International)
John Berger
Vintage , English
Life of Pi - Yann Martel

Life of PiYann Martel

WINNER OF THE 2002 BOOKER PRIZE After the tragic sinking of a cargo ship, one solitary lifeboat remains bobbing on the wild, blue Pacific. The crew of the surviving vessel consists of a hyena, a zebra (with a broken leg), a female orang-ut… more

Life of Pi
Yann Martel
Canongate Pub Ltd , English
Pig Earth (Vintage International) - John Berger

Pig Earth (Vintage International)John Berger

With this haunting first volume of his Into Their Labours trilogy, John Berger begins his chronicle of the eclipse of peasant cultures in the twentieth century. Set in a small village in the French Alps, Pig Earth relates the stories of ske… more

Pig Earth (Vintage International)
John Berger
Vintage , English
Art and Activism in Arundhar... - Shibu Simon

Art and Activism in Arundhar...Shibu Simon

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Roy ventured into the realm of art with her debut novel The God of Small Things. She brought laurels to the country by winning the coveted Booker Prize in 1997 when India celebrated her 50th anniversary of Independence. Roy is the first non… more

Art and Activism in Arundhari Roy:A Critical Study based on Spivak’s Theory of Subalternity
Shibu Simon
Babel Tower (Vintage International) - A.S. Byatt

Babel Tower (Vintage International)A.S. Byatt

The Booker Prize-winning author of Possession presents a stunning, contemporary story set against the clashing politics, passionate ideals, and shifting sexual roles of the early 1960s. In Byatt’s vision, the presiding genius of the day see… more

Babel Tower (Vintage International)
A.S. Byatt
Vintage , English
Bullfighting: Stories - Roddy Doyle

Bullfighting: StoriesRoddy Doyle

The Man Booker Prize-winning author takes the pulse of modern Ireland with a masterful new collection of stories. Roddy Doyle has earned a devoted following for his wry wit, his uncanny ear, and his ability to fully capture the hearts of … more

Bullfighting: Stories
Roddy Doyle
Penguin Books , English
Oscar and Lucinda: movie tie... - Peter Carey

Oscar and Lucinda: movie tie...Peter Carey

The Booker Prize-winning novel—now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight  Pictures.This sweeping, irrepressibly inventive novel, is a romance, but a romance of the sort that could only take place in  nineteenth-century Australia. For… more

Oscar and Lucinda: movie tie-in edition (Vintage International)
Peter Carey
Vintage , English
The Dog: A Novel - Joseph O'Neill

The Dog: A NovelJoseph O'Neill

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKLONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2014PWs Best of the Year 2014The author of the best-selling and award-winning Netherland now gives us his eagerly awaited, stunningly different new novel: a … more

The Dog: A Novel
Joseph O’Neill
Vintage , English
The Unusual Life of Tristan ... - Peter Carey

The Unusual Life of Tristan ...Peter Carey

The Booker Prize-winning author of Oscar and Lucinda and The Tax Inspector now gives readers a hero, the malformed but ferociously wilful Tristan Smith, who becomes the object of the world’s byzantine political intrigues, even as he attains… more

The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (Vintage International)
Peter Carey
Vintage , English
How to be both: A novel - Ali Smith

How to be both: A novelAli Smith

SHORT-LISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZEPassionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith’s novels are like nothing else. A true original, she is a one-of-a-kind literary sensation. Her novels consistently attrac… more

How to be both: A novel
Ali Smith
Anchor , English
The Red Cockatoo: James Kelm... - Mitch Miller, Johnny Rodger

The Red Cockatoo: James Kelm...Mitch Miller, Johnny Rodger

The Red Cockatoo is the first full length study of the work of James Kelman to take full cognisance of the author’s political commitments and activism throughout his career. This book is published in partnership with The Drouth Magazine and… more

The Red Cockatoo: James Kelman and the art of commitment
Mitch Miller, Johnny Rodger
Sandstone Press , English
G.: A Novel (Vintage International) - John Berger

G.: A Novel (Vintage International)John Berger

In this luminous novel — winner of Britain’s prestigious Booker Prize — John Berger relates the story of “G.,” a young man forging an energetic sexual career in Europe during the early years of this century. With profound compassion, Berg… more

G.: A Novel (Vintage International)
John Berger
Vintage , English
The Cost of Living (Modern L... - Arundhati Roy

The Cost of Living (Modern L...Arundhati Roy

From the bestselling author of The God of Small Things comes a scathing and passionate indictment of big government’sdisregard for the individual.In her Booker Prize-winning novel, The God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy turned a compassiona… more

The Cost of Living (Modern Library Paperbacks)
Arundhati Roy
Modern Library , English
The Siege of Krishnapur (New... - J.G. Farrell

The Siege of Krishnapur (New...J.G. Farrell

Winner of the Booker Prize. India, 1857—the year of the Great Mutiny, when Muslim soldiers turned in bloody rebellion on their British overlords. This time of convulsion is the subject of J. G. Farrell’s The Siege of Krishnapur, widely co… more

The Siege of Krishnapur (New York Review Books Classics)
J.G. Farrell
NYRB Classics , English
A House Unlocked - Penelope Lively

A House UnlockedPenelope Lively

In A House Unlocked, Whitbread Award- and Booker Prize-winning Penelope Lively takes us on a journey of her familial country house in England that her grandparents bought in 1923. As her narrative shifts from room to room, object to object,… more

A House Unlocked
Penelope Lively
Grove Press , English
Hotel Du Lac (Vintage Contem... - Anita Brookner

Hotel Du Lac (Vintage Contem...Anita Brookner

In the novel that won her the Booker Prize and established her international reputation, Anita Brookner finds a new vocabulary for framing the eternal question “Why love?” It tells the story of Edith Hope, who writes romance novels under a… more

Hotel Du Lac (Vintage Contemporaries)
Anita Brookner
Vintage , English