Guardian books of the year 2012

 
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Train Dreams

By Denis Johnson

Hardback

Published 06-Sep-2012


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The highly acclaimed new novel by the National Book Award winnng author of Tree of Smoke.


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Canada

By Richard Ford

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Published 11-Oct-2012


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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Ford's masterpiece A New York Times Notable Book 2012


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Wartime Journals

By Hugh Trevor-Roper

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Published 30-Oct-2012


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As a British Intelligence Officer during World War II, Hugh Trevor-Roper was expressly forbidden from keeping a diary due to the sensitive and confidential nature of his work. However, he confided a record of his thoughts in a series of slender notebooks inscribed OHMS (On His Majesty's Service). This title reveals the experiences of Trevor-Roper.


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Out There

By Jamie McKendrick

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Published 04-Oct-2012


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A collection of poems that starts from the far flung ('out there' is the nothing - or the something - of outer space), ascertaining the mood of an observer on Uranus, or the perils of medieval travel, or listening for the speech of alien landscapes.


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Old Ways

By Robert Macfarlane

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Published 07-Jun-2012


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Written by a nature writer who was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize 2012, this title offers an exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, of the stories our tracks keep and tell, of pilgrimage and ritual, and of songlines and their singers.


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Merivel

By Rose Tremain

Hardback

Published 06-Sep-2012


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Robert Merivel, physician and courtier to Charles II, loved for his ability to turn sorrow into laughter, now faces the agitations and anxieties of middle age. Questions crowd his mind: has he been a good father? Is he a fair master? Is he the King's friend or the King's slave? In search of answers, Merivel sets off for the French court.


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Shadow of Night

By Deborah Harkness

Hardback

Published 10-Jul-2012


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After the fantastic success of A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, everyone is eagerly awaiting the second instalment of the ALL SOULS trilogy


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Patrick Leigh Fermor

By Artemis Cooper

Hardback

Published 11-Oct-2012


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The authorized biography shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year, the National Book Awards and the Costa Biography Award


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Yellow Birds

By Kevin Powers

Hardback

Published 06-Sep-2012


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An unforgettable depiction of the psychological impact of war, by a young Iraq veteran and poet, THE YELLOW BIRDS is already being hailed as a modern classic.


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Dog Stars

By Peter Heller

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Published 07-Aug-2012


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A novel about the end of the world which makes you happy to be alive


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