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Ecat 171 May 2018

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Limited Editions

Simon Armitage: Exit the Known World
A new publication from Fine Press Poetry. Two editions are available
Standard -  One of 125 copies signed by Simon Armitage and the illustrator, Hilary Paynter in  green cloth boards with leather spine - £85
Deluxe - One of 26 lettered copies signed by Simon Amitage and the illustrator, Hilary Paynter in green cloth boards with leather spine and contained in a matching slipcase - £125.00

Haruki Murakami - Killing Commendatore

The only information is 50 copies at £1000. The edition will doubtless be over-subscribed, so order quickly!

Alan Hollinghurst - The Sparsholt Affair
A couple of copies have been released by the publisher.
Tuskar Rock have produced a sumptuous limited edition of Alan Hollinghurst's The Sparsholt Affair. The edition consists of 26 signed, lettered  and pre-publication dated copies with a few additional hors de commerce.
The books are bound in full red leather with black titles to the spine and are enclosed in a navy blue cloth-covered slipcase.
The cost is £320 plus postage.


Tim Winton - The Shepherd's Hut

Details of this edition from Tuskar Rock are still unclear. However, I am assured that the edition will go ahead and that it will be broadly similar to Alan Hollinghurst's The Sparsholt Affair (see above).


Part One - New Acquisitions, Imminent Arrivals and Selections from Stock.


Unless stated otherwise, all books are hardbacks or paperback originals, in fine condition and are first impressions of first UK editions. A fuller description will gladly be supplied on request. Most titles in this section are on view at timkcbooks.com

Entries with asterisks indicate that these titles are being shown for the first time, shown as signed for the first time or shown for the first time in Part One.

Adichie, Ngozi Chimamanda: Dear Ijeawele - Or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. Fourth Estate 2017. Small format paperback original. First printing thus. £8.00

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***Akbar, Kaveh: Calling a Wolf a Wolf. Penguin Classics 2018.  A first collection of poems from an Iranian-American poet. Signed by the author. Paperback original. £16.00

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Albertine, Viv: To Throw Away Unopened. Faber 2018. Signed by the author to the title page. £14.99

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Alexievich, Svetlana: The Unwomanly Face of War. Penguin 2017. The Nobel prize winner's first book, originally published in a censored edition in Russia in 1985 and not translated into English (in a full, uncensored, edition) until 2017. Paperback original. £16.99

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Allen, Rachael & Jacotey, Marie: Nights of Poor Sleep. Test Centre 2017. One of 300 numbered copies. A collection of poems by Rachael Allen and illustrations by Marie Jacotey. Paperback original with the pages stapled together, but loose within the card covers. £15.00

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***Anderson, Laurie: All The Things I Lost in the Flood - Essays on Picture, Language and Code. Rizzoli 2018. A kind of biography. Signed by the author/artist.  £100.00

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Andrews, Abi: The Word for Woman is Wilderness. Serpent's Tail 2018. A first novel involving an Arctic journey. £12.99

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***Armitage, Simon: Flit. Yorkshire Sculpture Park 2018. £20.00 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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Ball, Jesse: Census. Granta 2018. First UK publication of a young American author. £14.99

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Barker, Nicola: H(a)ppy. Heinemann 2017.  The talented author's latest novel which  features multi-coloured printing. Winner of the Goldsmith's Prize and longlisted for the Women's Prize. Signed by the author. £25.00.

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Barnes, Julian: The Only Story. Jonathan Cape 2018. Signed by the author to the title page. This is the true first trade edition and not the Foyles edition. £28.00

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Benedictus, Leo: Consent. Faber 2018. A novel that requests the reader's consent before reading. £12.99

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Borodale, Sean: Asylum. Jonathan Cape 2018. The respected poet's third collection. £10.00

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***Bridget, Adrian: Adrian Bridget 2018. Texts that Shouldn't be Read Out Loud.  A collection of short prose fiction and non fiction. Signed by the author. Paperback original. £20.00

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Carey, Peter: A Long Way from Home. Faber 2018. The double Booker-winner's latest novel set in the 1950's during a trans-continental motor race. Signed by the author. £17.99.

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***Castillo, Elaine: America is not the Heart. Atlantic 2018. Hero de Vera arrives in the USA from the Philippines ready to start her third life.  £14.99

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***Cercas, Javier: The Blind Spot - An Essay on the Novel. Maclehose Press 2018. £20.00 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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***Chapman, Megan  (MCMC Spoken): Wordbird. Poetry Point Press; 2017. First edition, first printing. A first collection of poetry (performed live as rap) by a promising author. Signed by the author to the title page. Fine paperback original. £7.50

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***Chingonyi, Kayo: Kumukanda. Chatto & Windus 2017. A first full collection of poems. Winner of the Dylan Thomas Prize for writers under 39. Paperback original. £20.00 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).


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Cope, Wendy: Anecdotal Evidence. Faber 2018. The poet's first collection for 7 years taking in subjects ranging from Eric Morecambe to John Cage. £14.99 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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Crace, Jim: The Melody. Picador 2018. To prove he has re-found his mojo, the author returns with a (tuneful) bang. Signed by the author to the title page. £20.00

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***Crowhurst, anna-marie: The Illumination of Ursula Flight. Allen & Unwin 2018. A modern saga of a woman trying to live indepenently rather than fulfill expectations. £12.99

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***Davies, Carys: West. Granta 2018. A first novel by a British writer set on the American frontier. £12.99

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***Despentes, Virginie: Vernon Subutex 1. Maclehose Press 2018. Paperback edition of a book published in hardback in 2017. Shortlisted for the MAN Booker International prize. £20.00

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***Dharker, Imtiaz: Luck is the Hook. Bloodaxe 2018. A new collection of poetry.  £12.00

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***Doshi, Tishani: Girls are Coming Out of the Woods. Bloodaxe 2018. A new collection from a Welsh-Indian poet. £9.95 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).



Dunthorne, Joe: The Adulterants. Hamish Hamilton 2018.  A wry coming of age novel - except the age in this case is 30. £12.99

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Eggers, Dave: The Monk of Mokha. Hamish Hamilton 2018. A new novel from the talented author. £18.99

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Evans, Diana: Ordinary People. Chatto & Windus 2018. The authors third novel.  £12.99

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Flanagan, Richard: First Person. Chatto & Windus 2017. Signed by the author to the title page. £18.99

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Forna, Aminatta: Happiness. Bloomsbury. A novel set in London's West African community. Signed by the author to the title page. £22.00

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***Fosse, Jon: Scenes from a Childhood. Fitzcarraldo 2018. A first novel in English from an established Norwegian writer. £10.99

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***Gadney, R.J: Albert Einstein Speaking. Canongate 2018. A chance conversation as a result of a wrong number gets Albert Einstein thinking. £17.99

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Greengrass, Jessie: John Murray 2018. First edition, first printing. Longlisted for the 2018 Women's Prize. £14.99

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Harvey, Samantha: The Western Wind. Jonathan Cape 2018. A priest in medieval rural Somerset tries to explain and understand a suspicious death. £16.99

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***Healey, Emma: Whistle in the Dark. Viking 2018. Signed by the author. A second novel from a winner of the Costa First Novel award. £12.99

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Hensher, Philip: The Friendly Ones. Fourth Estate 2018.  A state of the nation novel set in Sheffield. Signed and dated at the launch party. £25.00

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Hermann, Judith: Letti Park. Clerkenwell Press 2018. A novel based on chance encounters. £10.00

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Hollinghurst, Alan: The Sparsholt Affair. Picador 2017. A first book for 5 years, this is only the author's sixth novel. Signed and dated by the author. £28.00

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Hourston, Alex: Love After Love. Faber. 2018. An adult take on the middle class adultery between a pair of psychotherapists. £12.99

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Ishiguro, Kazuo: My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs. Faber 2017. Small format paperback of the author's Nobel Lecture. £5.00

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Kang, Han: The White book. Portobello 2017. Shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize. £25.00

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Kinsky, Esther: The River. Fitzcarraldo 2018. Translated from the German. Paperback original. £16.00

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Knausgaard. Karl Ove: Spring. Harvill Secker. Volume 3 in the author's seasonal quartet. £16.99

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***Krasznahorkai, Laszlo: The World Goes On. Tuskar Rock 2018. Shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize. £25.00

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***Langley, Patrick: Arkady. Fitzcarraldo; 2018.  A first novel depicting two brothers living on the urban edge. £12.99

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***(Leigh Fermor, Joan): The Photographs of Joan Leigh Fermor by Ian Collins & Olivia Stewart.  Haus Publishing 2018. Large format. A collection of photographs taken by Joan Leigh Fermor ranging in time from war damaged London in the 1940's to the years spent in Greece with her husband  Paddy. Also includes a biography of her. £25.00

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***(Leigh Fermor, Patrick): Ghika; Craxton; Leigh Fermor - Charmed Lives in Greece edited by Evita Arapoglou. Second (revised) edition, first printing. Large format paperback biography-cum-exhibition catalogue of the lives of John Craxton, Nikos Hadjikyriakos Ghika and Patrick Leigh Fermor . £60.00

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***Litt, Toby: Wrestliana. Galley Beggar 2018. A book about the authors's ancestor who was a champion Cumberland wrestler. Combines fiction & nion ficrion.  Signed and dated by the author at the book launch. Fine special edition grey paperback original. £14.00

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***Logan, Kirsty: The Gloaming. Harvill Secker; 2018. A new work from an up and coming Scottish writer. £12.99

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***Machado, Carmen Maria: Her Body & Other Parties. Serpent's Tail 2018. Signed by the author to the title page. £20.00

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***McCauley, Amy: Oedipa. Guillemot Press 2018. A female take on Oedipus. An exceptionally well designed first collection of poetry/playscript. £10.00

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McGregor, Jon: Reservoir 13. Fourth Estate 2017. Longlisted for the MAN Booker Prize, winner of the Costa Novel award. Signed by the author to the title page. True first as supplied by the publisher and not the Waterstone's edition.  £25.00

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McGregor, Jon: The Reservoir Tapes. Fourth Estate. A spin off from the author's Reservoir 13. Price to be confirmed (I've secured copies, as yet unsigned)

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***Miller, Madeline: Circe. Bloomsbury 2018. Signed by the author. A novel from the Orange prize winner set in ancient Greece. £25.00

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***Molina, Antonio Munoz: Like a Fading Shadow. Tuskar Rock 2017.  A novel featuring James Earl Ray while he was on the run following the assassination of Martin Luther King. Shortlisted for the MAN Booker International Prize. £25.00

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***Moore, Lorrie: See What Can be Done. Faber 2018. A collection of the author's criticism. £20.00

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Nesbo. Jo: MacBeth. Hogarth Shakespeare. Norway's foremost crime writer takes on The Scottish play. Signed by the author £20.00

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Niffenegger, Audrey & Campbell, Eddie: Bizarre Romance. Jonathan Cape 2018. The husband and wife team offer their take on graphic love. £16.99

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Norris, Barney: Turning for Home. Doubleday 2018. A new novel from the author of Five Rivers Met on a Wooded Plain. £14.99

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***Parry, Abigail: Jinx. Bloodaxe 2018. A collection of poetry. Fine paperback original. £9.95

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Peace, David: Patient X. Faber 2018. A novel about the life of Ryunosuke Akutagawa - author of Rashomon and other works.  £14.99

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Power, Chris: Mother. Faber 2018. A debut collection of short stories set in various counties. £10.00

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***Powers, Kevin: A Shout in the Ruins. Sceptre 2018. A look at the violence of war. £16.99 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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Pullman, Philip: The Book of Dust - Volume One: La Belle Sauvage. David Fickling Books/Penguin 2017. Signed by the author to a themed bookplate on the title page, plus a print in a sealed envelope. £45.00

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Robertson, Robin: The Long Take. Picador 2018. A long poetic narrative featuring a post D-Day Canadian trying to come to terms with what he has witnessed in the War and the changes taking place in urban America as he drifts about. £20.00 (hoping for signed copies at a price to be confirmed)

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***Saadawi, Ahmed: Frankenstein in Baghdad. Oneworld 2018. A monster is born from the ruins of a city. £25.00

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***Sackville, Amy: Painter to the King. Granta 2018. A novelisation of the life of Velazquez. Signed by the author. £14.99

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St. Aubyn, Edward: Dunbar. Hogarth Shakespeare. In the latest in the series, the author provides his take on King Lear. Signed by the author. £22.00

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Salam, Anbara: Things Bright and Beautiful. Fig Tree. A first novel inspired by living for half a year on a South Pacific island. £14.99

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Scott, Richard. Soho. Faber. A debut collection drawing on London's Soho for inspiration. £10.99

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***Seiertstad, Asne: Two Sisters. Virago 2018. A new book from the author of The Bookseller of Kabul. £24.00

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Shamsie, Kamila: Home Fire. Bloomsbury. A retelling of Antigone set in contemporary London. Signed by the author. Longlisted for the MAN Booker Prize, shortlisted for the Costa Novel Award, longlisted for the Women's Prize. £25.00

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***Sittenfield, Curtis: You Think it, I'll Say it. Doubleday 2018.  A new collection of stories. £16.99

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Smith, Ali: Winter. Hamish Hamilton 2017. The author's second volume in the proposed season quartet.  Signed ny the author. £28.00

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Sopinka, Heidi: The Dictionary of Animal Languages. Scribe 2018. Rebellious  since a teenager, Ivory looks back on her life as a 90 year old. £12.99

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Sullivan, Hannah: Three Poems. Faber 2018. A first collection of 3 full length poems. Paperback original. £10.00

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Sweeney, Matthew: My Life as a Painter. Bloodaxe 2018. A 12th collection of poetry. £9.95

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***Tallack, Malachy: The Valley at the Centre of the World. Canongate 2018. A novel set on the Shetlands. £14.99

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***Teo. Sharlene: Ponti. Picador 2018. Winner of the inaugural Deborah Rogers Writers' Award for unpublished manuscripts. £14.99 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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Thayil, Jeet: The Book of Chocolate Saints. Faber 2018.  The author's second novel - his first was MAN Booker shortlisted.  This one is an imagined biography of a middle-aged artist. £17.99

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Tremain, Rose: Rosie. Chatto & Windus 2018. A combined memoir of childhood and remembrance of a different England. £14.99 Signed copies at the same price while stocks last.

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***Valmorbida, Elise: Faber 2018. First edition, first printing. Fine in fine dustjacket. £15.00

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***Vasquez, Juan Gabriel: The Shape of the Ruins. Maclehose Press 2018. A look at a couple of historical assassinations. £25.00 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

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Vaughan, Sarah: An Anatomy of a Scandal. Simon & Schuster 2018.  Signed by the author to the title page. £12.99

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***Walsh, Joanna: Break.Up. Tuskar Rock 2018. A first novel from an author considered to be one of the best writers of her generation. The manuscript won the 2017 Arts Foundation Fellowship. £12.99 (signed copies should be available soon at a price to be confirmed)

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***Wells, Benedict: The End of Loneliness. Sceptre 2018. First English translation of a book first published in Germany in 2016. Signed by the author. £18.00

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Wood, James: Upstate. Jonathan Cape 2018. A father and his 2 grown-up daughters try to bond. £14.99

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***Wood, Lucy: The Sing of the Shore. 4th Estate 2018. A collection of Cornish-set short stories. Signed by the author. £20.00

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Yokoyama, Hideo: Seventeen. Riverrun 2018. Signed and stamped by the author on the title page and additionally signed by the translator. Issued in laminated pictorial boards with a vertical wraparound. One of a small number of signed copies. Sadly all copies are pushed to the head and tail of spine and in some cases the red from the spine of one book has marked the foredge of the book it was packed next to. £25.00

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***Youngson, Anne: Meet Me at the Museum. Doubleday 2018. Late in life love is the best love. £12.99

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***Zephaniah, Benjamin: The Life and Times of Benjamin Zephaniah (Poet, Lyricist, Writer, Activist) - The Autobiography. Signed by the author. £20.00



Part Two - Soon to Appear Books.


The following list is a round up of the main titles to be published in the UK in the next few months. Orders for these titles are now being taken. The books will be first printings, signed (when available) and sold at cover price where possible. However, I often have to buy in books at full price from reputable sources including literary festivals I attend, so please bear in mind that the prices below are for guidance and subject to confirmation. Additionally, the cover price and publication date may be changed by the publisher before publication. There may be a delay in obtaining signed copies of some titles, and in some cases copies may not be forthcoming.


May 2018

Gough, Julian:  Connect. Picador. A novel set in a near future dystopian Las Vegas.  £14.99

Gunaratne, Guy: In Our Mad and Furious City. Tinder. 48 hours in the lives of 3 men following a terrorist attack. £12.99 (Signed copies should be available in June at a price to be confirmed).

Kushner, Rachel: The Mars Room. A novel following Romy Hall at the start of a long prison sentence and the world she has left behind. £16.99

Kavenna, Joanna: Tomorrow. Faber. As the millennium edges closer, guru Guy Mathias's experiment is cause for concern. £12.99

Mackintosh, Sophie: The Water Cure. Hamish Hamilton. A prize winning short story writer's debut novel about extreme survival. £12.99

Moore, Alison: Missing. Salt.  translator tries valiantly to leave the past behind. £9.99

Ondaatje, Michael: Warlight. Jonathan Cape. A novel set in 1945 London at the tail end of the war featuring a pair of teenage siblings. £16.99

Solstad, Dag: T Singer. Harvill Secker. A book from a Norwegian writer compared to Toni Morrison and Don DeLillo and who can count Murakami as a fan. Seems like he's good then.£14.99

Trevor, William: Last stories. Viking. The short story writer's final collection - published posthumously. £14.99

Vargas Llosa, Mario: The Neighbourhood. Faber. A detective novel set  in Peru in the 1990's - a period of corruption and turbulence. £18.99

Woodward, Gerald:  The Paper Lovers. Picador. A story of fidelity and infidelity between 2 couples. £16.99


June 2018

Al-Shaykh, Hanan: The Occasional Virgin. Bloomsbury. A novel featuring two stereotype challenging Arab women written by a Lebanese woman. £16.99

Bogota 39: New Voices from Latin America. Oneworld. An anthology of 39 latin american authors under the age of 40. £12.99

Coulton, Lex: Falling Short. John Murray. A middle aged woman deals with her parents' age-related issues. £14.99

Diaz, Junot: Islandborn. Oneworld. A book aimed at children and discussing cultural and ethnic identity. £10.99

Dunmore, Helen: Girl, Balancing and other Stories. Hutchinson. A posthumous collection of short stories. £18.99

Greenberg-Jephcott, Keeleigh: Swan Song. Hutchinson. A novel looking at the rise and fall of Truman Capote. £12.99

Gunn, Kirsty: Caroline's Bikini. Faber. A novel tackling the awkward subject of unrequited love  across the generation gap. £16.99

Hooper, Emma: Our Homesick Songs. Fig Tree. What happens to a fishing community when the fish swim away? £12.99

Hughes, Caoilinn: Orchid and the Wasp. Oneworld. A first novel from an Irish poet following the post-crash journey of an Irish banker.  £12.99

Kilalea, Katherine: OK, Mr. Field. Faber. A first novel (described by the publisher as uncanny) from a promising young poet £12.99

Laing, Olivia: Crudo. Macmillan. A part autobiographical and fictional novel from an acclaimed non fiction author. £12.99.

Louis, Edouard: History of Violence. Harvill Secker. A second novel from the French author whose debut, The End of Eddy was an international best seller. £14.99

Markovits, Benjamin: A Weekend in New York. Faber. The first in a proposed quartet of novels featuring the New York Essinger family. £14.99

Morgan, J O : Assurances. Jonathan Cape. A hopefully not pertinent long poem about nuclear war. £10.00

Moshfegh, Ottessa: My Year of Relaxation. Jonathan Cape. A year spent under the supervision of the worlds's worst psychiatrists. £14.99

Pheby, Alex: Lucia. Galley Beggar. The story of James Joyce's daughter whose mental health issues have been conveniently forgotten by history. £9.99 (trade edition, there may also be a limited edition)

Roe, Sue: In Montparnasse: The Emergence of Surrealism in Paris, from Duchamp to Dali. Fig Tree. a biographical novel about the early days of surrealism. £20.00

Roupenian, Kristen: You Know You Want This. Jonathan Cape. A debut collection of short stories. £12.99

Thomson. Robert: Never Anyone but You. Corsair.  A fictional  account of the affair between two avant garde French female artists. £18.99

Thompson, Sam: Jott. JM Originals. Authors second novel, set in the mental hospitals of 1935 London..  £10.99

***Winton, Tim: The Shepherd's Hut. Picador 2018. The story of a teenage boy who flees home. £14.99

July 2018

Akbar, Prayaag: Leila. Faber. A mother is still looking for her daughter 16 years after her abduction. £10.00

Beagin, Jen: Pretend I'm Dead. Oneworld. A first novel, featuring Mona the cleaner. £12.99

de Bernieres, Louis: So Much Life Left Over. Harvill Secker. A sequel to The Dust that Falls from Dreams.  £16.99

Donkor Michael: Hold. Fourth Estate. A first novel involving culture clashes  in Ghana and London £12.99

Homes, A M: Days of Awe. Granta. A collection of black and comic short stories. £14.99

Johnson, Daisy: Everything Under. Jonathan Cape. A first novel from an aeard winning short story writer. £14.99

Murata, Sayaka: Convenience Store Woman. Portobello. A novel about an unconventional Japanese woman. £12.99

Orange, Tommy: There There. Harvill Secker. A novel set in a Native American community. £14.99

Sjon: Codes 1962. Sceptre. A typically fabulous fiction, involving a Jewish family fleeing the Nazis to Iceland. £18.99

August 2018

Barker, Pat: The Silence of the Girls. Hamish Hamilton. A new take on The Iliad. £18.99

Byers, Sam: Perfidious Albion. Faber 2018. A novel set in the near future in post-brexit Britain £15.99

***Dalcher, Christina: Vox. HQ. A feminist dystopia set in near future USA where speech is limited to 100 words a day. £12.99.

Edugyan, Esi: Washington Black. Serpent's Tail. A young slave boy finds himself appointed personal servant to an eccentric sugar plantation owner. £14.99 (re-scheduled).

Harrison, Melissa: All Along the Barley. Bloomsbury. A novel set on a 1930's farm. £16.99

***Hosseini, Khaled: Sea Prayer. Bloomsbury. An illustrated short story. Inspired by the body of the young Alan Kurdi  washed up on a  Turkey beach in 2015.  A father tells his story to his son the evening before they will try to escape on a refugee boat. £12.99

***Hughes, Michael: Country. John Murray 2018. An interpretation of the Iliad set during the Irish Troubles. £12.99

Knausgaard, Karl Ove: The End. Harvill Secker. The final part. £25.00

***Kumar, Amitava: Immigrant, Montana. Faber 2018. The story of an Indian studying in the USA. £12.99

***Martin, Darragh. Future Popes of Ireland. Fourth Estate 2018. A woman is determined to produce an Irish Pope. The trouble is...£14.99

Meijer, Eva: Bird Cottage. Pushkin. At the age of 40, Len decides to devote the rest of her life to birds.  £12.99

Miller, Andrew: Now We Shall be Entirely Free. Sceptre. A soldier escapes from the Napoleonic wars to the Hebrides. £18.99

September 2018

Atkinson, Kate: Transcription. Doubleday. The story of a wartime female agent. £20.00

Boyd, William: Love is Blind. Viking. A love story set in France and Russia.  £20.00

d'Avenia, Alessandro: What Hell is Not. Oneworld. A priveleged teenager helps out at a deprived youth centre in Palermo. £12.99

dewitt, Patrick: French Exit. A satire of modern life and culture clash set in Paris. £16.99

Faulks, Sebastian: Paris Echo. Hutchinson. The history of France is explored through the eyes of an American academic and a Moroccan teenager. £20.00

Hanif, Mohammed: Red Birds. Bloomsbury. A black satire on the contemporary world order. £16.99.

Lacey, Catherine: Certain American States. Granta. A collection of short stories from a rising American author.  £12.99

Rooney, Sally: Normal People. Faber. A second novel from a young award winning novel. £14.99

Tempest, Kate: Running Upon the Wires. Picador. The young poet's new collection. £9.99

October 2018

Duffy, Carol Ann: Sincerity. Picador. The last collection as Poet Laureate. £14.99

Jones, Tayari: An American Marriage. Oneworld. A couple's life is upturned when the husband is arrested. £14.99

Kingsolver, Barbara: Unsheltered. Faber. The author's first novel for 5 years. £20.00

Marias, Javier: Berta Isla. Hamish Hamilton. A secret agent is compromised by his work as a secret agent and his marriage. Price to be confirmed.

Murakami, Haruki: Killing Commendatore. Harvill Secker. The new novel. £20.00

Offill, Jenny: American Weather. Granta. A librarian struggles the modern American world. Price to be confirmed.

Perry, Sarah: Melmoth: Serpent's Tail. A novel inspired by gothic writing of the 1820's. £16.99

November 2018

Frelih, Jasmin B: In/Half. Oneworld. The first novel to be translated from a Slovenian author.  £9.99

Kennedy, A L: The Little Snake. Canongate. A fable about modern life.  £9.99

January 2019

Collins, Bridget: The Binding. Borough Press. A first novel for adults. £12.99


***Entries with asterisks indicate that these titles are being shown for the first time or for the first time in Part One or have been modified.

Part Three - Recent acquisitions of older titles. Note, non-core genre titles may not be found on the website, but are available on ABE at the time of writing.

Connett, Maureen: Walter Sickert and the Camden Town Group. David & Charles;1992. First edition, first printing. Signed by the author , Maureen Connett, to the title page. Fine in fine dustjacket. £40.00

Davies, Peter: A Northern School. Redcliffe Press; 1989. First edition, first printing. Near fine, slightly bumped to the top of the spine, in near fine dustjacket. Various related ephemera laid in. £80.00

Duncan, Ronnie (introduces): Terry Frost Paintings 1948-89. The Mayor Gallery; 1990. First edition, first printing.  An extensive exhibition catalogue with numerous plates. Private view invitation for a later 1985 exhibition laid in. Fine paperback original. £35.00

Fraquelli, Simonetta: Chagall Modern Master. Tate, 1990. First edition, first printing. Fine large format paperback original. £25.00

King, Gordon: A Romance with Art. of Most of its Gentry. Washington Green; 1997, First edition, first printing. Signed presentation copy from the author/artist to the organiser of an exhibition. Fine in fine dustjacket. £20.00

Leber, Michael & Spalding, Judith (edit): L.S. Lowry. Phaidon; 1987. First edition, first printing of simultaneous paperback. Fine large format exhibition catalogue. £15.00

Mullins, Edwin (introduces): The Art of Elizabeth Frink. Lund Humphries: 1972. First edition, first printing. Fine in fine dustjacket. £30.00 x

Thatcher, Margaret: The Downing Street Years. Harper Collins; 1993. First edition, first printing. Signed by Margaret Thatcher to the title page and inscribed to Adrian. An indecipherable inscription in a different hand to the verso. Related ephemera laid in. Fine. £200.00

Wortley, Laura (introduces): On With the Show - Drawings by Laura Knight. David Messum; 1988. First edition, first printing. Small format hardback exhibition catalogue. £30.00



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