Literary Fiction

Acclaimed works from prize-winning Picador authors, including Edward St Aubyn and Alan Hollinghurst. From must-read literary sensations like A Little Life to timeless classics like Plainsong, these are books that challenge conventions, spark debates and feed imaginations.

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  1. Book cover for What You Need From The Night

    What You Need From The Night

    Laurent Petitmangin

  2. Book cover for The World and All That It Holds

    The World and All That It Holds

    Aleksandar Hemon

  3. Book cover for Becky

    Becky

    Sarah May

  4. Book cover for A Time Outside This Time

    A Time Outside This Time

    Amitava Kumar

  5. Book cover for To Paradise

    To Paradise

    Hanya Yanagihara

  6. Book cover for Winter Garden

    Winter Garden

    Kristin Hannah

  7. Book cover for Stella Maris

    Stella Maris

    Cormac McCarthy

  8. Book cover for The Names

    The Names

    Don DeLillo

  9. Book cover for Underworld

    Underworld

    Don DeLillo

  10. Book cover for Mao II

    Mao II

    Don DeLillo

  11. Book cover for End Zone

    End Zone

    Don DeLillo

  12. Book cover for Great Jones Street

    Great Jones Street

    Don DeLillo

  13. Book cover for The Wonder

    The Wonder

    Emma Donoghue

  14. Book cover for The Fell

    The Fell

    Sarah Moss

  15. Book cover for The Passenger

    The Passenger

    Cormac McCarthy

  16. Book cover for Goblin Market & Other Poems

    Goblin Market & Other Poems

    Laurence Housman

  17. Book cover for Hare House

    Hare House

    Sally Hinchcliffe

  18. Book cover for The Cat Who Saved Books

    The Cat Who Saved Books

    Sosuke Natsukawa

  19. Book cover for Stone Blind

    Stone Blind

    Natalie Haynes

  20. Book cover for Luckiest Girl Alive

    Luckiest Girl Alive

    Jessica Knoll

  21. Book cover for Before Your Memory Fades

    Before Your Memory Fades

    Toshikazu Kawaguchi

  22. Book cover for eden

    eden

    Jim Crace

  23. Book cover for What Strange Paradise

    What Strange Paradise

    Omar El Akkad

  24. Book cover for Haven

    Haven

    Emma Donoghue

  25. Book cover for The Women Could Fly

    The Women Could Fly

    Megan Giddings

  26. Book cover for The Nightingale

    The Nightingale

    Kristin Hannah

  27. Book cover for Hinterland

    Hinterland

    Arno Geiger

  28. Book cover for Trust

    Trust

    Hernan Diaz

  29. Book cover for All the Pretty Horses

    All the Pretty Horses

    Cormac McCarthy

  30. Book cover for The Crossing

    The Crossing

    Cormac McCarthy

  31. Book cover for Cities of the Plain

    Cities of the Plain

    Cormac McCarthy

  32. Book cover for No Country for Old Men

    No Country for Old Men

    Cormac McCarthy

  33. Book cover for The Road

    The Road

    Cormac McCarthy

  34. Book cover for Emily Noble's Disgrace

    Emily Noble's Disgrace

    Mary Paulson-Ellis

  35. Book cover for Objects of Desire

    Objects of Desire

    Clare Sestanovich

  36. Book cover for Disorientation

    Disorientation

    Elaine Hsieh Chou

  37. Book cover for The Bastard Factory

    The Bastard Factory

    Chris Kraus

  38. Book cover for The Double Life of Daisy Hemmings

    The Double Life of Daisy Hemmings

    Joanna Nadin

  39. Book cover for Yours Cheerfully

    Yours Cheerfully

    AJ Pearce

  40. Book cover for The House of Fortune

    The House of Fortune

    Jessie Burton

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