Picador Collection

Book cover for Mr Potter

Mr Potter

Book cover for My Brother

My Brother

Book cover for My Garden (Book)

My Garden (Book)

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Talk Stories

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See Now Then

Book cover for All the Pretty Horses

All the Pretty Horses

‘One of the greatest American novels of this or any time’ Guardian

Book cover for Crossing


A young boy comes of age in the desolate mountains of the Mexican border, in the second volume of Cormac McCarthy's legendary Border Trilogy

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Cities of the Plain

‘The completed trilogy emerges as a landmark in American literature’ Guardian

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No Country for Old Men

Set along the familiar bloody frontier of the Border Trilogy, No Country For Old Men portrays a time when drug agents and hit men rule the land. Vivid, thrilling and visceral.

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Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, The Road tells the story of a father and son as they journey across a post-apocalyptic landscape that has destroyed most of civilization.

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Annie John

The classic coming-of-age story of a precocious young girl’s deteriorating relationship with her mother, as she enters adolescence and leaves her childhood behind on the idyllic island of Antigua.

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A classic coming-of-age story from Jamaica Kincaid, following a young woman as she enters adulthood against the backdrop of a strange and unfamiliar country.

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At the Bottom of the River

The first short-story collection from Jamaica Kincaid, this is a stunning evocation of life as a young Afro-Caribbean woman.

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Autobiography of My Mother

Poetic, stirring, and disturbing, this novel is a powerful and unforgettable statement of one woman’s struggle for identity against a hostile backdrop of sexism and colonialism.

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Among Flowers

Jamaica Kincaid’s engrossing account of a three-week trek through the Himalayas with fellow horticulturalists, intertwining mediations on the stunning landscapes with observations on culture, tourism and family.

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The cult classic that inspired the new wave of transgender fiction – published in the UK for the first time.

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Cultural Amnesia

Clive James the essayist and cultural critic at his brilliant best – a dizzyingly erudite tour of twentieth-century culture.

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The Complete Unreliable Memoirs: Volume One

The first three volumes of the critically-acclaimed, miillion copy best-selling memoir series from the inimitable Clive Jamesl - a hilarious and poignant account of a truly extraordinary life

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The Complete Unreliable Memoirs: Volume Two

The final two volumes of the critically-acclaimed, miillion copy best-selling memoir series from the inimitable Clive James - a hilarious and poignant account of a truly extraordinary life

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The story of a mother, her son, a locked room and the outside world.

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So You've Been Publicly Shamed

The classic book on social media and public shaming, now with an extra chapter examining the shaming of Monica Lewinsky.

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American Psycho

An international bestseller and true modern classic, American Psycho is a bleak, bitter, black comedy about a world we all recognize but do not wish to confront.

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Line of Beauty

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2004, The Line of Beauty is exquisitely written, wryly funny and powerfully moving - a perfectly realized tale of our times.

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Blood Meridian

A chaotically violent and hauntingly beautiful novel from one of the greatest American novelists, Pulitzer Prize-winning Cormac McCarthy.

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Red Dust Road

A memoir and soul-searching journey by Jackie Kay.

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Manual for Cleaning Women

This collection of raw and remarkable short fiction saw Lucia Berlin, little known in her lifetime, finally become lauded as an important figure in American letters

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Station Eleven

An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse.

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Middle Passage

A lost modern classic, this wildly genre-bending naval adventure is a towering work of American literature and perfect for fans of Colson Whitehead and Marlon James

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A House for Mr Biswas

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Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

A million-copy bestseller by the twentieth century's greatest neurologist.

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Little Life

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White Noise

A brilliantly black and funny novel from the highly acclaimed author of Underworld - now a major new Netflix film from Noah Baumbach starring Adam Driver and Greta Gerwig

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A thriller, a mystery, and still a moving examination of family, loss, and the amorphous and magical potential of language itself.

Book cover for Underworld


An epic novel combining fiction and history in a collaboration that encompasses fifty years of American history.

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Mao II

Reclusive writer Bill Gray escapes his failed novel into a world of political violence.

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End Zone

A rich parody of the parallels between the jargon of football and the jargon of battle – and a touch of cold-war existentialism – makes this powerful novel as hilarious as it is relevant.

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Great Jones Street

A troubling satire of the romantic myth of stardom and the empty heart of rock and roll, more relevant than ever in our celebrity-obsessed times.