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.

More to explore

Lucy Scholes reviews Hanya Yanagihara’s debut novel, The People in the Trees.

Tim Winton discusses The Shepherd’s Hut with Sophie Jonathan.


718 books available
  1. Book cover for The Infinities

    The Infinities

    John Banville

  2. Book cover for Shallows

    Shallows

    Tim Winton

  3. Book cover for In the Winter Dark

    In the Winter Dark

    Tim Winton

  4. Book cover for The Lemur

    The Lemur

    Benjamin Black

  5. Book cover for Minimum of Two

    Minimum of Two

    Tim Winton

  6. Book cover for Scission

    Scission

    Tim Winton

  7. Book cover for That Eye, the Sky

    That Eye, the Sky

    Tim Winton

  8. Book cover for The Palace of Illusions

    The Palace of Illusions

    Chitra Divakaruni

  9. Book cover for Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man

    Aleksandar Hemon

  10. Book cover for The Question of Bruno

    The Question of Bruno

    Aleksandar Hemon

  11. Book cover for The Lazarus Project

    The Lazarus Project

    Aleksandar Hemon

  12. Book cover for Guernica

    Guernica

    Dave Boling

  13. Book cover for The Almost Moon

    The Almost Moon

    Alice Sebold

  14. Book cover for The Other Garden and Collected Stories

    The Other Garden and Collected Stories

    Francis Wyndham

  15. Book cover for The Missing Person's Guide to Love

    The Missing Person's Guide to Love

    Susanna Jones

  16. Book cover for An Open Swimmer

    An Open Swimmer

    Tim Winton

  17. Book cover for Swallowing Grandma

    Swallowing Grandma

    Kate Long

  18. Book cover for Winter Under Water

    Winter Under Water

    James Hopkin

  19. Book cover for A Far Country

    A Far Country

    Daniel Mason

  20. Book cover for Continent

    Continent

    Jim Crace

  21. Book cover for Arcadia

    Arcadia

    Jim Crace

  22. Book cover for Six

    Six

    Jim Crace

  23. Book cover for Signals of Distress

    Signals of Distress

    Jim Crace

  24. Book cover for The Gift of Stones

    The Gift of Stones

    Jim Crace

  25. Book cover for The Devil's Larder

    The Devil's Larder

    Jim Crace

  26. Book cover for The Delivery Room

    The Delivery Room

    Sylvia Brownrigg

  27. Book cover for The Turning

    The Turning

    Tim Winton

  28. Book cover for Nothing To Be Afraid Of

    Nothing To Be Afraid Of

    Will Eaves

  29. Book cover for Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living

    Everyman's Rules for Scientific Living

    Carrie Tiffany

  30. Book cover for The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank

    The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank

    Ellen Feldman

  31. Book cover for Senseless

    Senseless

    Paul Golding

  32. Book cover for Waxwings

    Waxwings

    Jonathan Raban

  33. Book cover for Cause Celeb

    Cause Celeb

    Helen Fielding

  34. Book cover for The Tie That Binds

    The Tie That Binds

    Kent Haruf

  35. Book cover for The Oversight

    The Oversight

    Will Eaves

  36. Book cover for The Dead School

    The Dead School

    Patrick McCabe

  37. Book cover for The Bone People

    The Bone People

    Estate of Keri Ann Ruhi Hulme

  38. Book cover for All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

    All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go

    Malcolm Bradbury

  1. 1
  2. 14
  3. 15
  4. 16
  5. 17
  6. 18