The best literary fiction of 2021
With highly acclaimed debuts from fresh new voices to celebrations of hilarious literary classics, 2021 is set to be a remarkable year for literature. We look forward to the most exciting new literary fiction of 2021, round up the best literary books of 2020 and recommend some of the best literary fiction of all time.
2021 is already shaping up to be a fantastic year for literary fiction, with Raven Leilani's razor-sharp debut novel Luster publishing to huge acclaim and Helen Fielding’s seminal novel Bridget Jones’s Diary celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary. Here is our edit of the most highly anticipated literary fiction of 2021, the best literary books of 2020 and our all-time literary must-reads.
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Best new literary fiction of 2021
The best literary fiction of 2020
Best literary fiction of all time
In this episode of Book Break Emma shares her recommendations for the best new literary fiction.