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

Hardback

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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Merivel

By Rose Tremain

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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

Hardback

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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Narcopolis

By Jeet Thayil

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Published 02-Feb-2012


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Portrays a city in collision with itself. With a cast of pimps, pushers, poets, gangsters and eunuchs, this title is a journey into a sprawling underworld.


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