The best books of 2017 as featured in the press

 

Fiction

 

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THE STORY OF A BRIEF MARRIAGE by Anuk Arudpragasam – winner of the DSC Prize, Guardian

Ayobami-Adebayo-Stay-With-MeSTAY WITH ME by Ayobami Adebayo – shortlisted for the 2017 Baileys Prize, Daily Mail, Economist, Guardian (including Ayobami’s own picks), Michiko Kakutani tweeted that it was in her top 3 favourite novels of this year and Sarah Jessica Parker has chosen it for her next book club.

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THE SECRET OF THE PURPLE LAKE by Yaba Badoe The Mail on Sunday

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IN THE NAME OF THE FAMILY by Sarah DunantThe Times

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THE EVENING ROAD by Laird HuntFinancial Times

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FEN by Daisy Johnson – New York Times, NPR

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THE INTRUSIONS by Stav Sherez Guardian, The Sunday Times

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BLACK TEETH AND A BRILLIANT SMILE by Adelle StripeObserver

 

Non-Fiction

 

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I, MAYBOT by John CraceGuardian

Art Sex Music

ART SEX MUSIC by Cosey Fanni Tutti – Telegraph, Sunday Times, The Herald, Mojo, Uncut

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SWEET by Helen Goh and Yotam Ottolenghi Guardian, Daily Mail, New York Times 

Strange Death of Europe

THE STRANGE DEATH OF EUROPE by Douglas Murray – The i Paper, Sunday Times; Evening Standard

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SIX MINUTES IN MAY by Nicholas Shakespeare – Observer, Times, Telegraph, Economist

 

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