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Lionel Shriver - Author


Lionel Shriver's novels include the New York Times bestseller The Post-Birthday World and the international bestseller We Need to Talk About Kevin, which won the 2005 Orange Prize and has now sold over a million copies worldwide. Other books include Double Fault, A Perfectly Good Family, and So Much for That. Lionel’s novels have been translated into twenty-five different languages and. Her journalism has appeared in the Guardian, The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and many other publications. She lives in London.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Lionel Shriver

The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 by Lionel Shriver
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047
Lionel Shriver
May 2016 Book of the Month. A huge tale of a future America and its economic downfall. It centres on four generations of one family, the Mandibles, and attempts to explain how the economics of 2029...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/05/2016
Lovereading Price: £13.59
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Big Brother
Lionel Shriver
Once again Shriver takes on a contentious topic head-on. In the case of Big Brother it is the effects on a family of a morbidly obese ‘big brother'. Rich with Shriver's distinctive wit and ferocious energy, Big Brother is about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2014
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Big Brother
Lionel Shriver
May 2013 eBook of the Month. Once again Shriver takes on a contentious topic head-on. In the case of Big Brother it is the effects on a family of a morbidly obese...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/05/2013
Lovereading Price: £13.59
The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
The New Republic
Lionel Shriver
Through the character of Edgar Kellogg, ex fat kid, ex corporate lawyer and now wannabe journalist, Shriver explores the lengths you’ll go to and the things you’ll do when you are desperate to be known. It’s also important to remember,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
The New Republic
Lionel Shriver
June 2012 Book of the Month and eBook of the Month. Through the character of Edgar Kellogg, ex fat kid, ex corporate lawyer and now wannabe journalist, Shriver explores the lengths you’ll...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/06/2012
Lovereading Price: £11.99
We Need to Talk About Kevin : Film tie-in edition by Lionel Shriver
We Need to Talk About Kevin : Film tie-in edition
Lionel Shriver
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2005. Narrated by a mother, Eve, in letters to her estranged husband, this is a truly horrific story of a 15-year old boy’s killing spree but more than that it's the tale of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/08/2011
Lovereading Price: £7.19
So Much for That by Lionel Shriver
So Much for That
Lionel Shriver
What do you pack for the rest of your life? The explosive new novel from the Orange Prize-winning author of We Need to Talk About Kevin. Enlivened by Shriver's signature acerbity and political outrage, it's surely the funniest and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2011
Lovereading Price: £6.39
So Much for That by Lionel Shriver
So Much for That
Lionel Shriver
Shortlisted for the prestigious U.S. National Book Award 2010. Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 15 April 2010. A book about terminal illness and battling the healthcare system may not sound much fun but Lionel Shriver...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/03/2010
Lovereading Price: £12.00
We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
We Need to Talk About Kevin
Lionel Shriver
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction 2005. Narrated by a mother, Eve, in letters to her estranged husband, this is a truly horrific story of a 15-year old boy’s killing spree but it is more the tale of how...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 09/05/2006
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Double Fault by Lionel Shriver
Double Fault
Lionel Shriver
The latest offering from the author of We Need to Talk About Kevin. A dazzling novel with perceptive insights on love and marriage. As you'd expect from a past winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, Shriver's writing is...
Format: Paperback (c Format) - Released: 07/05/2006
Lovereading Price: £8.79
We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver
We Need To Talk About Kevin
Lionel Shriver
Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction in 2005Lionel Shriver tells a compelling, absorbing, and resonant story while framing these horrifying tableaux of teenage carnage as metaphors for the larger tragedy - the tragedy of a country where everything...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2005
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Game Control by Lionel Shriver
Game Control
Lionel Shriver
A blackly comic novel from the author of We need to talk about Kevin, this was first published in 1994 and languished out of print for years till the success of ‘Kevin’ shone a spotlight on her earlier work. Set...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/02/2015
Lovereading Price: £7.19

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