Authors for Autumn

Lose yourself this summer within the pages of these thrilling fictional offerings.

Never Saw Me Coming by Vera Kurian 
Thriller lovers will enjoy getting stuck into Vera Kurian’s fresh take on the psychopath trope whose main protagonist is Chloe, a ‘Firstyear student, ordinary, legging wearing, girl next door…and highly intelligent diagnosed psychopath.’ Never Saw Me Coming is a sharp, electrifying and hugely entertaining thriller with an antiheroine who will work her manipulative magic on you.

Published by Harvill Secker on September 9

Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty

Fans of the Australian author will revel in the twisty, thrilling joys in this highly anticipated release, which doesn’t disappoint.
Joy Delaney and husband Stan have done well. Four wonderful grown-up children; a family business to envy; the golden years of retirement ahead of them. So when Joy Delaney vanishes – no note, no calls, her bike missing – it’s natural that tongues will wag… but for the Delaney children there is a much more terrifying question: did they ever know their parents at all?

Published by Michael Joseph on September 14

The Magician by Colm Tóibín

From one of our greatest living writers comes a sweeping novel of unrequited love, exile, war and family. The Magician tells the story of Thomas Mann, whose life was filled with great acclaim and contradiction. Found on the wrong side of history in the First World War, he would have six children and keep his homosexuality hidden; a man forever connected to his family and yet bore witness to the ravages of suicide, eventually winning the Nobel Prize. Through one life, Colm Tóibín tells the breath-taking story of the twentieth century.

Published by Viking on September 23

The Hill We Climb and Other Poems by Amanda Gorman

Anyone who watched the inauguration of the 46th President of The United States, Joe Biden, will remember the stirring and highly emotive reading by Amanda Gorman of her poem The Hill We Climb. Now presenting her debut collection of poetry under the same name, Gorman further proves her extraordinary talent and potential as one of literature’s brightest rising stars.

Published by Chatto & Winduson September 21

Beautiful Country – A Memoir of An Undocumented Childhood by Qian Julie Wang

Qian is just seven when she moves to America, the ‘Beautiful Country’, where she and her parents find that the roads of New York City are not paved with gold, but crushing fear and scarcity.
This memoir is an unforgettable account of what it means to live under the perpetual threat of deportation and the small joys and sheer determination that kept her family afloat in a new land.

Published by Viking on September 30


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