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We know. Looking at books online isn't as good as being able to pick them up in a bookshop.

You can't touch the cover. You can't flick through the pages. You can't get high on that great new book smell (or is that just us?)

But hey — at least you can read an extract. Here, we've given you a taste of the books on our list — enough to know if you like it (we're pretty sure you will), and if it's what you're looking for.

Happy reading!

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The House in Smyrna

I write with my hands tied. Here in the stationary solidity of my room,…

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The Few

From his window on the fourth floor of Palazzo Chigi, he watches the…

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A Mad and Wonderful Thing

I was six years old when I watched the gun go into Dad’s mouth. Another…

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Between a Wolf and a Dog

This is the dream: Lawrence is alone. It is not quite dark, between a…

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The Road to Ruin

On the night of 15 July 2014, The Australian marked its 50th birthday…

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Comfort Zone

Why is life mostly just standing around doing nothing? Jack flicked…

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What about Me?

In recent years, the discussion about identity has flared up nearly…

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Indelible Ink

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS, the children were all at Sirius Cove for…

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