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  • We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
    We Need To Talk About Kevin (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Eva never really wanted to be a mother; certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher who tried to befriend him. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood and Kevin's horrific rampage.

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  • Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
    Big Brother (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    From the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin. `[Shriver's] best novel yet' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY

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  • The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
    The Age of Innocence (English, Paperback) Edith Wharton

    Newland Archer and May Welland are the perfect couple. He is a wealthy young lawyer and she is a lovely and sweet-natured girl. All seems set for success until the arrival of May's unconventional cousin Ellen Olenska, who returns from Europe without her husband and proceeds to shake up polite New York society.

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  • The BBC National Short Story Award 2013 by Sarah J. E. Hall
    The BBC National Short Story Award 2013 (English, Paperback) Sarah J. E. Hall, Lionel Shriver

    The BBC National Short Story Award is one of the richest prizes?and the most prestigious?for the form, and this unique anthology gathers the five stories short-listed for the 2013 version of the award. With an introduction by well-respected art critic, broadcaster, journalist, and television presenter Mariella Frostrup, this collection provides American readers with the opportunity to acquaint...

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  • So Much for That by Lionel Shriver
    So Much for That (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Shep Knacker has long saved for "the Afterlife," an idyllic retreat in the Third World where his nest egg can last forever. Exasperated that his wife, Glynis, has concocted endless excuses why it's never the right time to go, Shep finally announces he's leaving for a Tanzanian island, with or without her. Yet Glynis has some news of her own: she's deathly ill. Shep numbly puts his dream aside,...

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  • Checker and the Derailleurs by Lionel Shriver
    Checker and the Derailleurs (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Beautiful and charismatic, nineteen-year-old Checker Secretti is the most gifted and original drummer that the club-goers of Astoria, Queens, have ever heard. When he plays, conundrums seem to solve themselves, brilliant thoughts spring to mind, and couples fall in love. The members of his band, The Derailleurs, are passionately devoted to their guiding spirit, as are all who fall under Checker's...

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  • The Mandibles by Lionel Shriver
    The Mandibles (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    With dry wit and psychological acuity, this near-future novel explores the aftershocks of an economically devastating U.S. sovereign debt default on four generations of a once-prosperous American family. Down-to-earth and perfectly realistic in scale, this is not an over-the-top Blade Runner tale. It is not science fiction....

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  • Psychobook by Oisin Wall
    Psychobook (English, Hardback) Oisin Wall

    Who knew a trip to the therapist could be so much fun, even aesthetically rewarding? Beyond sharing feelings or complaining about your mother, Psychobook reveals the rich history of psychological testing in a fascinating sideways look at classic testing methods, from word-association games to inkblots to personality tests....

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  • The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver
    The Post-Birthday World (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    A tale told from the parallel perspectives of two possible timelines considers the life of American expatriate Irina McGovern, who in one reality stays faithful to her disciplined American intellectual partner, and in the other runs off with an exuberant British friend.

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  • The Female of the Species by Lionel Shriver
    The Female of the Species (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Still unattached and childless at fifty-nine, world-renowned anthropologist Gray Kaiser is seemingly invincible?and untouchable. Returning to make a documentary at the site of her first great triumph in Kenya, she is accompanied by her faithful middle-aged assistant, Errol McEchern, who has loved her for years in silence. When sexy young graduate assistant Raphael Sarasola arrives on the scene,...

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  • We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
    We Need To Talk About Kevin (English, Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Eva never really wanted to be a mother; certainly not the mother of the unlovable boy who murdered seven of his fellow high school students, a cafeteria worker and a teacher who tried to befriend him. Now, two years later, it is time for her to come to terms with marriage, career, family, parenthood and Kevin's horrific rampage in a series of startlingly direct correspondences with her absent...

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  • The Female of the Species by Lionel Shriver
    The Female of the Species (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    The first novel from the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk about Kevin is a compelling and provocative story of love and how we suffer for it.

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  • A Perfectly Good Family by Lionel Shriver
    A Perfectly Good Family (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    Following the success of We Need to Talk About Kevin this is a stunning examination of inheritance, literal and psychological: what we take from our parents, what we discard, and what we are stuck with, like it or not.

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  • Game Control by Lionel Shriver
    Game Control (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    From the Orange Prize-winning author of WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN comes a grimly comic tale of bad ideas and good intentions. With a deft, droll touch, Shriver highlights the hypocrisy of lofty intellectuals who would "save" humanity but who don't like people.

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  • The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
    The New Republic (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    A scalpel sharp political satire from the Orange Prize winning writer of We Need to Talk about Kevin. `A superbly witty political satire' THE TIMES

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  • The Post-Birthday World by Lionel Shriver
    The Post-Birthday World (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    From the Orange Prize winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin, this is the novel Lionel Shriver wrote directly afterwards. The Post-Birthday World is an unflinching account of the choices that unfold before us and what our decisions really mean.

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  • Property by Lionel Shriver
    Property (English, Hardback) Lionel Shriver

    A striking new collection of ten short stories and two novellas that explores the idea of property in every meaning of the word, from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of the National Book Award finalist So Much for That and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin....

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  • The Mandibles by Lionel Shriver
    The Mandibles (English, CD-Audio) Lionel Shriver $33.69 $44.99
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  • Property by Lionel Shriver
    Property (English, CD-Audio) Lionel Shriver $29.46 $39.99
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  • Ordinary Decent Criminals by Lionel Shriver
    Ordinary Decent Criminals (Paperback) Lionel Shriver

    From the Orange Prize-winning author of WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT KEVIN comes a bold and savage story of the intersection of politics and human relationships, set in turbulent Northern Ireland.

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