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Jonathan Coe was born in Birmingham in 1961. Expo 58 is his tenth novel. The previous nine are all available in Penguin: The Accidental Woman, A Touch of Love, The Dwarves of Death, What a Carve Up! (which won the 1995 John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), The House of Sleep (which won the 1998 Prix Medicis Etranger), The Rotters' Club (winner of the Everyman Wodehouse Prize), The Closed Circle, The Rain Before It Falls and The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim. His biography of the novelist B.S. Johnson, Like a Fiery Elephant, won the 2005 Samuel Johnson Prize for best non-fiction book of the year.

If you like Jonathan Coe you might also like to read books by Joseph Connolly, David Baddiel and John Irving.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Jonathan Coe

What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe
What a Carve Up!
Jonathan Coe
It is the 1980s and the Winshaw family are getting richer and crueller by the year. But once their hapless biographer Michael Owen starts investigating the family's trail of greed, corruption and immoral doings, the time is growing ripe for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/08/2016
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
Expo 58
Jonathan Coe
The master of social satire turns to the Cold War for his latest comedy and has the hapless Thomas Foley way out of his depth in a Brussels staging the first world fair since the Second World War. That the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/06/2014
Expo 58 by Jonathan Coe
Expo 58
Jonathan Coe
The master of social satire turns to the Cold War for his latest comedy and has the hapless Thomas Foley way out of his depth in a Brussels staging the first world fair since the Second World War. That...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2013
What a Carve Up! by Jonathan Coe
What a Carve Up!
Jonathan Coe
Hilary gets thousands for telling it like it isn't; Henry's turning hospitals into carparks; Roddy's selling art in return for sex; down on the farm Dorothy's squeezing every last pound from her livestock; Thomas is making a killing on the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2013
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim by Jonathan Coe
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim
Jonathan Coe
Jonathan Coe has become one of those contemporary English writers whose books one simply must read whenever they are published. Fans of Coe will know this already, but there may not be as many of them as he deserves. If...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2011
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim by Jonathan Coe
The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim
Jonathan Coe
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 27 May 2010. Jonathan Coe is a great observer of human nature and once again he gives us a thoroughly believable and sympathetic character in Maxwell Sim. Small, and sometimes seemingly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/05/2010
The Rotters' Club by Jonathan Coe
The Rotters' Club
Jonathan Coe
Jonathan Coe creates vivid characters that whether you love or hate them you want to read more about them. Set in the 1970’s in the time of IRA bombings, strikes and political upheaval it is a fascinating snapshot of history...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2008
The Closed Circle by Jonathan Coe
The Closed Circle
Jonathan Coe
Following on from The Rotters Club time has now moved forward to the 1990’s and a new Blair-ite Britain is about to come into being with Benjamin Trotter’s brother an MP in the heart of New Labour. We follow...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2008
Like A Fiery Elephant The Story of B.S.Johnson by Jonathan Coe
Like A Fiery Elephant The Story of B.S.Johnson
Jonathan Coe
Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2005. The critically acclaimed biography of a man respected for his fierce commitment to truth and honesty, and his passionate belief in the avant-garde.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/06/2005

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