Book List:8 titles
  • 'Nobody has ever measured, not even poets, how much the heart can hold.' Zelda FitzgeraldLove is not a singular concept. In this collection, seven award-winning authors explore seven concepts of love: from Philautia, self-love, to Agape, love for hum...



  • Lara is a powerful semi-autobiographical novel-in-verse based on Bernardine Evaristo's own childhood and family history. The eponymous Lara is a mixed-race girl raised in a white suburb of London, during the 60s and 70s. Her father is Nigerian, and h...


  • A provocative novel that upends the history of the transatlantic slave trade, reversing and reexamining notions of savagery and civilization, as it follows a young womanas journey to freedom. Award-winning writer Bernardine Evaristoas novel Blonde...


  • The British Council's annual anthology of new writing showcases the best in fiction, non-fiction, and poetry from writers in the United Kingdom, Ireland, and the Commonwealth. This new selection has been chosen by the novelists Bernardine Evaristo ("...


  • Stanley Williams, angst-ridden banker and boffin, wonders whether there's more to life than his daily nine-to-five grind. One night he's dragged to a disco at Piccadilly Circus and there he meets Jessie: artiste, motormouth, ducker and diver. She swo...


  • 'Wildly entertaining, deeply affecting' Ali Smith, author of How to be both and Autumn A coming-of-age tale to make the muses themselves roar with laughter and weep for pity -- sassy, razor-sharp and transformative -- from the acclaimed author of Mr ...