Also Published: 5 Upcoming Novels

  • The List
  • 28 May 2009

David Peace Occupied City Back home in his native Yorkshire, the Damned United author delivers the second of his Tokyo stories with Japan now in its third year of US occupation. Faber, 6 Aug.

Thomas Pynchon Inherent Vice The reclusive scribe emerges with this LA-set ‘psychedelic noir’. But is he really JD Salinger? Jonathan Cape, 6 Aug.

Meg Rosoff The Bride’s Farewell A young woman in 1850s rural England runs away from home on horseback the day she’s to marry her childhood sweetheart, only to find love in the most unlikely place. Penguin, 3 Sep.

Douglas Coupland Generation A In the near future bees are extinct, until one autumn when five unconnected individuals, in different parts of the world, are stung. Thus begins Coupland’s latest dissection of digital-age paranoia. William Heinemann, 3 Sep.

James Ellroy Blood’s a Rover The final instalment of the epic American Underworld trilogy features three characters during the social upheavals in the US during the 60s and 70s. Century, 5 Nov

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