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 Writers & Lovers
    Writers & Lovers

    Lily King

    Hardback
  2. Book cover for Alligator and Other Stories
    Alligator and Other Stories

    Dima Alzayat

    Hardback
  3. Book cover for A Registry of My Passage Upon the Earth
    A Registry of My Passage Upon the Earth

    Daniel Mason

    Hardback
  4. Book cover for Cleanness
    Cleanness

    Garth Greenwell

    Hardback
  5. Book cover for My House Is Falling Down
    My House Is Falling Down

    Mary Loudon

    Paperback
  6. Book cover for From The Wreck
    From The Wreck

    Jane Rawson

    Paperback
  7. Book cover for The Age of Light
    The Age of Light

    Whitney Scharer

    Paperback
  8. Book cover for Homeland
    Homeland

    Fernando Aramburu

    Paperback
  9. Book cover for The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing
    The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing

    Mary Paulson-Ellis

    Paperback
  10. Book cover for Salt Slow
    Salt Slow

    Julia Armfield

    Paperback
  11. Book cover for The Doll Factory
    The Doll Factory

    Elizabeth Macneal

    Paperback
  12. Book cover for Gingerbread
    Gingerbread

    Helen Oyeyemi

    Paperback
  13. Book cover for Jack & Bet
    Jack & Bet

    Sarah Butler

    Hardback
  14. Book cover for The Young Team
    The Young Team

    Graeme Armstrong

    Hardback
  15. Book cover for The Braid
    The Braid

    Laetitia Colombani

    Paperback
  16. Book cover for Laura Cassidy's Walk of Fame
    Laura Cassidy's Walk of Fame

    Alan McMonagle

    Hardback
  17. Book cover for The Enigma of Arrival
    The Enigma of Arrival

    V. S. Naipaul

    Paperback
  18. Book cover for In a Free State
    In a Free State

    V. S. Naipaul

    Paperback
  19. Book cover for A Bend in the River
    A Bend in the River

    V. S. Naipaul

    Paperback
  20. Book cover for Paul Takes the Form of A Mortal Girl
    Paul Takes the Form of A Mortal Girl

    Andrea Lawlor

    Paperback
  21. Book cover for Lampedusa
    Lampedusa

    Steven Price

    Hardback
  22. Book cover for Amnesty
    Amnesty

    Aravind Adiga

    Hardback
  23. Book cover for Mountain Road, Late at Night
    Mountain Road, Late at Night

    Alan Rossi

    Hardback
  24. Book cover for The Warden
    The Warden

    Anthony Trollope

    Hardback
  25. Book cover for Our Mutual Friend
    Our Mutual Friend

    Charles Dickens

    Hardback
  26. Book cover for Bleak House
    Bleak House

    Charles Dickens

    Hardback
  27. Book cover for Little Bandaged Days
    Little Bandaged Days

    Kyra Wilder

    Hardback
  28. Book cover for The Distance Home
    The Distance Home

    Paula Saunders

    Paperback
  29. Book cover for Correspondents
    Correspondents

    Tim Murphy

    Hardback
  30. Book cover for Diary of a Somebody
    Diary of a Somebody

    Brian Bilston

    Paperback
  31. Book cover for I Want To Show You More
    I Want To Show You More

    Jamie Quatro

    Paperback
  32. Book cover for King Zeno
    King Zeno

    Nathaniel Rich

    Paperback
  33. Book cover for Dear Mrs Bird
    Dear Mrs Bird

    AJ Pearce

    Paperback
  34. Book cover for Akin
    Akin

    Emma Donoghue

    Hardback
  35. Book cover for The Order of the Day
    The Order of the Day

    Eric Vuillard

    Paperback
  36. Book cover for The Confession
    The Confession

    Jessie Burton

    Hardback
  37. Book cover for Before the Coffee Gets Cold
    Before the Coffee Gets Cold

    Toshikazu Kawaguchi

    Paperback
  38. Book cover for The Master and Margarita
    The Master and Margarita

    Mikhail Bulgakov

    Hardback
  39. Book cover for In the Ravine & Other Stories
    In the Ravine & Other Stories

    Anton Chekhov

    Hardback
  40. Book cover for The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing
    The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing

    Mary Paulson-Ellis

    Hardback
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