Fourth Estate

The Book of Goose

By Yiyun Li - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Two teenage friends in 1950s rural France navigate a stultifying existence. Fabienne is original, bright, and unpredictable; Agnès follows her lead. The ...Read Review

Dark Earth

By Rebecca Stott - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

AD 500, and sisters Isla and Blue sit on an island in the Thames, watching the tide creep up on the Ghost City, formerly ...Read Review

M: Son of the Century: A Novel

By Anne Milano Appel (trans.) - By Antonio Scurati - Published 2022

Genres:

Literary

Benito Mussolini prepares to speak to a small group of people in Milan’s Piazza San Sepolcro on March 23, 1919. His eyes have been ...Read Review

The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois

By Honorée Fanonne Jeffers - Published 2021

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In 1973 a baby girl is born to Belle and Geoff Garfield. Ailey Pearl Garfield is a lover of books, a child whose lineage ...Read Review

Still Life

By Sarah Winman - Published 2021

Genres:

Literary

Spanning four decades, this novel begins in 1944 as Allied troops liberate Italy. British soldier Ulysses “Temps” Temper meets middle-aged art historian Evelyn Skinner ...Read Review

Crossroads

By Jonathan Franzen - Published 2021

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Days before Christmas 1971, long-ignored pressures seethe within the Hildebrandt family, whose patriarch, Russ, is associate pastor of a suburban Chicago church. His eldest ...Read Review

The Tolstoy Estate

By Steven Conte - Published 2020

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Literary

Steven Conte describes his second novel, shortlisted for the Walter Scott Prize, as the ‘love child’ of War and Peace and the less ...Read Review

The Light at the End of the Day

By Eleanor Wasserberg - Published 2020

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In 1937 Krakow, Poland, Adam Oderfeldt, a wealthy Jewish entrepreneur, commissions a portrait of his younger daughter, Alicia, as her present for her 12th ...Read Review

Conjure Women

By Afia Atakora - Published 2020

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Afia Atakora’s haunting, lyrical prose draws you in from the first sentence like one of the spells conjured by the plantation midwives: “...Read Review

The Mirror & the Light (Wolf Hall Trilogy 3)

By Hilary Mantel - Published 2020

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Following Anne Boleyn’s beheading in May 1536, chief councillor Thomas Cromwell’s star has never shone brighter in Henry VIII’s eyes. But ...Read Review

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