Filippo Bologna's satire on the murky world of literary awards.
Reading Europe - Italy: The Parrots homepage
James Kelman's potent exploration of love, grief and the power of music.
Dirt Road homepage
By Jessie Burton. Powerful story of love, obsession, identity, authenticity and deception.
The Muse homepage
Samuel West reads the classic Graham Greene novella, which inspired the acclaimed film
Graham Greene: The Third Man homepage
Anne Tyler's contemporary response to Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew.
Vinegar Girl homepage
Kate Tempest reads her novel of love and loss, drugs and desire, set in modern London.
The Bricks That Built the Houses homepage
By Michiel Heyn. Story told from the perspective of Frieda Wroth, Henry James's typist.
The Typewriter's Tale homepage
Comic novel by Lisa Owens, depicting a life unravelling in minute and spectacular ways.
Not Working homepage
Gripping thriller by Gillian Slovo. Ten days of violence erupt from a stifling heat wave.
10 Days homepage
Graham Swift's meditation on truth, loss and the forging of a writer.
Mothering Sunday homepage
Deborah Levy's novel explores the bond between a hypochondriac mother and her daughter.
Hot Milk homepage
Jim Powell's tragi-comic novel about a City trader whose life dramatically unravels.
Trading Futures homepage
Shirley Jackson's deliciously dark and unsettling novel, abridged by Jeremy Osborne.
We Have Always Lived in the Castle homepage
Meg Rosoff's romantic comedy set in New York. Read by Rhashan Stone.
Jonathan Unleashed homepage
Virginia Woolf's adventure spans five centuries and explores issues of gender and identity
By Alaa Al Aswany. Moving story of a family swept up by social unrest in post-war Cairo.
The Automobile Club of Egypt homepage
Joe Dempsie reads Alex Garland's cult tale of paradise sought and lost.
The Beach homepage
By EM Delafield. An unnamed diarist chronicles the everyday details of her life
The Provincial Lady Goes Further homepage
Serialised reading of Rachel Joyce's Christmas story collection.
A Snow Garden and Other Stories homepage
David Mitchell's chilling novel about an eerie mansion. Abridged by Sian Preece
Slade House homepage
Adaptation of Ruth Rendell's final novel, a dark tale of psychological suspense.
Dark Corners homepage
By Neil Gaiman. Dark tale inspired by a Hebridean myth. Read by Bill Paterson
The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains homepage
Mystery thriller by Gore Vidal, writing as Edgar Box
Death in the Fifth Position homepage
A James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz, featuring previously unseen Ian Fleming material
Trigger Mortis homepage
By Robert Seethaler. The heart-warming story of one man's life in the Austrian Alps.
Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life homepage
Sascha Arango's dark thriller set in small-town Germany, where everyone has a secret.
Reading Europe - The Truth and Other Lies homepage
William Boyd's novel follows one remarkable woman through the decades of the 20th century.
Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay homepage
Tessa Hadley's story of siblings, secrets, misunderstandings and passion
The Past homepage
Simon Mawer's tale of love, betrayal and espionage. Read by Peter Firth.
Harper Lee's explosive second novel, believed lost for decades. Abridged by Robin Brooks
Go Set a Watchman homepage