August 2020: Paperback Previews

With titles slipping and sliding all over the place at the moment, some of my favourite books of previous months have now moved into August. I haven’t highlighted them in my editor’s picks, as I wanted to give other titles a chance, but I was keen to mention them here as I’m sure they will be big (and they’re also brilliant): Kerry Hudson’s memoir about growing up poor and working class, Lowborn, is now out in paperback in August, as is Robert Macfarlane’s exceptional Underland. I’d also highlight Nicci French’s excellent standalone thriller The Lying Room, which is now out in August, rathe...

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