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Taduno's Song by Odafe Atogun

"The morning the letter arrived he was like a man in a shell, deaf to the voices in his head from a distant place, calling him, imploring him with old promises."


The Satanic Mechanic

Meet Tannie Maria - recipe writer turned crime fighter - and before she has time to take her Venus Chocolate Cake out of the oven, our glorious heroine finds herself embroiled in another mystery.

In this wonderful sequel to Recipes for Love and Murder, Slimkat the bushman finds his life under threat and Tannie Maria is determined to find out who wants to kill him.


Some Rain Must Fall and other stories

Michel Faber's short stories reveal an extraordinarily vivid imagination, a deep love of language and an adventurous versatility. Playful, yet profoundly moving, wickedly satirical yet sincerely humane, these tales never fail to strike unexpected chords.


Mohamedou Ould Slahi to be released

A panel of national security, intelligence, and other officials has cleared Guantánamo detainee Mohamedou Ould Slahi for release after determining that he poses no significant threat to the United States.

Slahi, the author of the best-selling memoir Guantánamo Diary, appeared before the Periodic Review Board on June 2. The government of his native Mauritania has said that it would welcome him home.

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Insanely Gifted by Jamie Catto

Insanely Gifted

Jamie Catto

Insanely Gifted shows how to transform our thinking and turn our inner demons into allies. Listen to an extract.

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Recipes for Love and Murder

Sally Andrew

Meet Tannie Maria: A woman who likes to cook a lot and write a little. Tannie Maria writes recipes for a column in her local paper, the Klein Karoo Gazette. Read an extract.

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I'm Not Scared by Niccolo Ammaniti

An unputdownable thriller, I'm Not Scared has become a contemporary classic in Italian literature, read and celebrated the world over.


The Lost Time Accidents

'John Wray gets his Calvino on, his Mitchell on, his Murakami on, and even his Joyce on in this spectacular rattlebag of a novel', Colum McCann


White Sands by Geoff Dyer

From one of Britain's most original writers, White Sands is a creative exploration of why we travel.