'A very smart, soulful, compelling novel' Nick HornbyWhat does it take to be a family? James is her second chance, and everything she never knew she wanted. Uniting two households is never easy, but the teenagers' unexpected actions will eventually threaten everyone's hard-won happiness.
Selected as a Book of the Year by the New York Times, Times Literary Supplement and The TimesDespite his status as the most despised political figure in history, there have only been four serious biographies of Hitler since the 1930s.
'The morning after John's death, I remember feeling absolutely enraged that the world had kept turning and the sun had come up as if nothing had happened.'Lindsay Nicholson and her husband, the Observer journalist John Merritt, were regarded as a golden couple.
`Glorious... Political, passionate, perceptive' Robert MacfarlaneOur landscape has been transformed by a vast network of lines, from hedges and walls to railways and power cables. As our lives and our land were fenced in and threaded together, wildlife habitats were cut into ever smaller - and increasingly unviable - fragments.
Winner of the Man Booker PrizeThe nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan gather in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam. It wasn't the drink that killed him - although that certainly helped - it was what happened to him as a boy in his grandmother's house, in the winter of 1968.
The year 1968 encompasses the diverse realms of youth and music, politics and war, economics and the media. It was the year of sex and drugs and rock and roll. It was also the year of the Martin Luther King's assassination, and the beginning of the end for the Soviet Union. This book shows us how one volatile year helped shape us into who we are.