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 Fiction Literature

Awards:NZ Listener Winner 2012

The new book of essays from Jonathan Franzen, author of Freedom. Jonathan Franzen's 'Freedom' was the runaway most-discussed novel of 2010, an ambitious and searching engagement with life in America in the 21st century. Now, a new collection of Franzen's non-fiction brings fres... read more

Farther Away

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 Fiction Literature

Old friends and lovers reunite for a weekend in a secluded country home after spending decades apart. They plumb their memories of each other and pass quiet judgments on the life decisions each has made since their youth. This isn't, however, just any old reunion, and their conv... read more

The Weekend

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 Fiction Literature

In a return to the British setting of his much loved novel All Souls, Javier Marias embarks on a remarkable 'novel in parts', set in the murky world of surveillance and espionage. Fever and Spear is the first volume.In it Marias begins to weave a ... read more

Fever and Spear  ( Your Face Tomorrow - Volume 1)

Category:

 Fiction Literature

Reading Level:Near Fine
Awards:Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - SE Asia and South Pacific 2010.

Shortlisted for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize. Vela, so red and ugly at birth they called him the Cooked; Vela the lonely admirer of pigs and the connoisseur of feet; Vela the lover of song maker Mulialofa the Boneman. Follow him down through the centuries on his tr... read more

The Adventures of Vela

Category:

 Fiction Literature

Everything is over for Simon Axler, the protagonist of Philip Roth's startling new book. One of the leading American stage actors of his generation, now in his sixties, he has lost his magic, his talent and his assurance. His Falstaff and Peer Gynt and Vanya, all his great role... read more

The Humbling