We know. Looking at books online isn't as good as being able to pick them up in a bookshop.
You can't touch the cover. You can't flick through the pages. You can't get high on that great new book smell (or is that just us?)
But hey — at least you can read an extract. Here, we've given you a taste of the books on our list — enough to know if you like it (we're pretty sure you will), and if it's what you're looking for.
On the nights that the wolf does appear, he always waits for dark.
Why is life mostly just standing around doing nothing? Jack flicked…Read
The seat that had trapped me a few moments ago was resting on the…Read
Wonder Woman is the most popular female comic-book superhero of all…Read
My bedroom. Population: one. I was horizontal under the covers,…Read
“Robin?” Olivia mumbles. Oi. But he won’t hear; he’s got those…Read
In a 1967 Paris Review interview, Vladimir Nabokov revealed his disdain…Read
Or maybe, after all, it should begin on the plane, mid-air above those…Read
It’s another slow-news day by the look of The Age online: Acting Prime…Read
As a medical student in 1977, I had a profound dislike of surgeons.…Read
In the previous century, human existence underwent a radical change.…Read
I’m a neuroscientist and a professor. It’s my job to teach students…Read
When a writer says that a book he has written is especially important…Read
‘We’re almost in Slootdorp,’ the driver says. ‘That’s where the next…Read