Book List in Order:12 titles

  • A cartographic thriller with so many twists and turns it requires its own map A cartography-obsessed misfit clerk from an antique map store in a district that's not quite trendy yet. A bold young woman chasing the answer to a question she can't qu...


  • How we walk, where we walk, why we walk tells the world who and what we are. Whether it's once a day to the car, or for long weekend hikes, or as competition, or as art, walking is a profoundly universal aspect of what makes us humans, social creatu...


  • From the critically acclaimed author of The Food Chain and Footsucker comes a sophisticated comedy about three people caught in the Hollywood machine.Following the death of his wife, Henry Cadwallader, an English doctor, insists on accompanying his a...


  • It all starts at Cambridge University, in the rooms of Dr. John Bentley, a don famous for his book burning parties-"a little, active symbolic literary criticism"-where guests are invited to incinerate books. It is at one such party that Gregory Colli...


  • Geoff Nicholson s novel tells the story of Christopher Howell, a cult architect who allegedly built just one building, and the search for that fabled building reputedly a wild, willful amalgam of styles ranging from 11th century Norman to 20th centur...


  • Jenny Slade, a woman performing at the Havoc Bar and Grill, would seem to be facing a difficult night entertaining the utterly macho patrons, until they see her guitar, an otherworldly combination of woman's body, alien life-form, and dangerous weapo...


  • Geoff Nicholson, the reigning master of obsessive black literary humor, brings us his riskiest novel yet, delving into the erotic world of a foot fetishist. Nicholson's unnamed narrator is a serious man with a full life. He reads newspapers, follows ...


  • Throughout the land VW Beetles are spontaneously combusting. Nazi skinheads are cruising the streets and a millionaire tycoon and a weather girl have been kidnapped. It falls to Barry Osgathorpe to discover who is responsible....


  • Explosively funny novel about life, love, and shopping. “Powered by a fast-moving plot, this latest exuberant fantasy concerns a department store, a female employee-turned-terrorist upon whom the reclusive proprietor exercises his droit de seigneur...






  • Compiling research for his book, author Steve Geddes meets a range of eccentrics, including the alluring Victoria, who collects lovers who in turn collect cars, and his friend Jim, who amasses knowledge by collecting the volumes of an unusual encyclo...


  • Frank runs the Golden Boy fast-food chain, his wife Mary is having an affair with the chef, and his son Virgil modeled for the Golden Boy logo when he was a baby. All three get embroiled in the machinations of an organization dedicated to feasting an...


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    The city of London appears as a character in this humorous novel. It is portrayed almost like a human body, displaying signs of renewal and decay, with a clogged digestive tract, bottlenecks and congestion. It is a city of obsessives, of insouciant s...