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With his debut novel Ours Are the Streets, Sunjeev Sahota was named as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 2013, on an illustrious rostrum that included Zadie Smith, Evie Wyld and Baileys-Prize shortlisted Kamila Shamsie.

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This is a paradoxical kind of a novel about everything and yet nothing as it follows the final year in the life of 90-year-old Marvellous Ways and just a few of the lives she influenced along her journey.

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Dawnay Price is something of an 18th century superwoman. Disadvantaged from birth, she has a steely determination to learn and to be her own woman in a society hostile to women with ideas.

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The Unfortunates tells the story of the Somner family, a modern upper-class dynasty in New York, fraying at the edges as they hold tight to their precious, uncertain heritage.

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Milan Kundera’s first work of fiction to appear in English, translated by Linda Asher, since the translation of his novel Ignorance in 2002 was bound to be greeted with much interest and expectation.

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This curious collection of stories comes from the lively imagination of a true literary wordsmith, South African writer Ivan Vladislavic. Vladislavic’s work can be best compared to Italo Calvino and Anton Chekhov.

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It’s not hard to imagine The Truth and Other Lies on screen as a slick, wryly amusing film noir, such is the tight, action-packed and visual storytelling style of Sascha Arango.

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