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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    Monsieur Pain

    Roberto Bolaño

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    Players

    Don DeLillo

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    Mao II

    Don DeLillo

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    Ratner's Star

    Don DeLillo

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    Brilliance of the Moon

    Lian Hearn

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    Grass for His Pillow

    Lian Hearn

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    Our Souls at Night

    Kent Haruf

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    The Followers

    Rebecca Wait

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    Luckiest Girl Alive

    Jessica Knoll

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    Hausfrau

    Jill Alexander Essbaum

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    The Making of Zombie Wars

    Aleksandar Hemon

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    A Little Lumpen Novelita

    Roberto Bolaño

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    Queen Mum

    Kate Long

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    Before the Fire

    Sarah Butler

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    Golden Age

    Jane Smiley

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    The Reader on the 6.27

    Jean-Paul Didierlaurent

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    A Little Life

    Hanya Yanagihara

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    The Lie Tree Special Edition

    Frances Hardinge

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    The Long View

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Trumpet

    Jackie Kay

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    The Last Tomorrow

    Ryan David Jahn

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    The Late Hector Kipling

    David Thewlis

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    Athena

    John Banville

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    The Year of the Runaways

    Sunjeev Sahota

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    Wilful Disregard

    Lena Andersson

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    The Way Things Were

    Aatish Taseer

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    All The Old Knives

    Olen Steinhauer

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    Mobile Library

    David Whitehouse

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    The Last Kind Words Saloon

    Larry McMurtry

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    Terms of Endearment

    Larry McMurtry

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    All My Friends Are Going to Be Strangers

    Larry McMurtry

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    The Desert Rose

    Larry McMurtry

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    A Whole Life

    Robert Seethaler

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    The Little Prince

    Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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    Euphoria

    Lily King

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    Room: Film tie-in

    Emma Donoghue

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    Boy, Snow, Bird

    Helen Oyeyemi

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    The Sense of an Elephant

    Marco Missiroli

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    Getting It Right

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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    Falling

    Elizabeth Jane Howard

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