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 Devotion

    Devotion

    Hannah Kent

  2. Book cover for Haven

    Haven

    Emma Donoghue

  3. Book cover for Sparrow

    Sparrow

    James Hynes

  4. Book cover for Concerning My Daughter

    Concerning My Daughter

    Kim Hye-jin

  5. Book cover for An Honourable Exit

    An Honourable Exit

    Eric Vuillard

  6. Book cover for Very Cold People

    Very Cold People

    Sarah Manguso

  7. Book cover for Young Mungo

    Young Mungo

    Douglas Stuart

  8. Book cover for The Distant Hours

    The Distant Hours

    Kate Morton

  9. Book cover for The Forgotten Garden

    The Forgotten Garden

    Kate Morton

  10. Book cover for The House at Riverton

    The House at Riverton

    Kate Morton

  11. Book cover for The Lake House

    The Lake House

    Kate Morton

  12. Book cover for The Secret Keeper

    The Secret Keeper

    Kate Morton

  13. Book cover for The Clockmaker's Daughter

    The Clockmaker's Daughter

    Kate Morton

  14. Book cover for Sea of Tranquility

    Sea of Tranquility

    Emily St. John Mandel

  15. Book cover for Not Alone

    Not Alone

    Sarah K Jackson

  16. Book cover for Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies

    Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies

    Maddie Mortimer

  17. Book cover for Dirt Town

    Dirt Town

    Hayley Scrivenor

  18. Book cover for Now I Am Here

    Now I Am Here

    Chidi Ebere

  19. Book cover for Our Wives Under The Sea

    Our Wives Under The Sea

    Julia Armfield

  20. Book cover for Treasures of Cornwall: A Literary Anthology

    Treasures of Cornwall: A Literary Anthology

  21. Book cover for Moonlight and the Pearler's Daughter

    Moonlight and the Pearler's Daughter

    Lizzie Pook

  22. Book cover for The Exhibitionist

    The Exhibitionist

    Charlotte Mendelson

  23. Book cover for Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

    Before You Suffocate Your Own Fool Self

    Danielle Evans

  24. Book cover for New Animal

    New Animal

    Ella Baxter

  25. Book cover for The Colony of Good Hope

    The Colony of Good Hope

    Kim Leine

  26. Book cover for What You Need From The Night

    What You Need From The Night

    Laurent Petitmangin

  27. Book cover for Dance Move

    Dance Move

    Wendy Erskine

  28. Book cover for Vladimir

    Vladimir

    Julia May Jonas

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

    The World and All That It Holds

    Aleksandar Hemon

  30. Book cover for Becky

    Becky

    Sarah May

  31. Book cover for Five Tuesdays in Winter

    Five Tuesdays in Winter

    Lily King

  32. Book cover for Euphoria

    Euphoria

    Lily King

  33. Book cover for Less Than Zero

    Less Than Zero

    Bret Easton Ellis

  34. Book cover for The Rules of Attraction

    The Rules of Attraction

    Bret Easton Ellis

  35. Book cover for Lunar Park

    Lunar Park

    Bret Easton Ellis

  36. Book cover for A Time Outside This Time

    A Time Outside This Time

    Amitava Kumar

  37. Book cover for To Paradise

    To Paradise

    Hanya Yanagihara

  38. Book cover for Winter Garden

    Winter Garden

    Kristin Hannah

  39. Book cover for The Names

    The Names

    Don DeLillo

  40. Book cover for Underworld

    Underworld

    Don DeLillo

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