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A Little Life

(2015)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book (nominee)
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book (nominee)
The Man Booker Prize Best Novel (nominee)
A novel of extraordinary intelligence and heart, a masterful depiction of heartbreak and a dark and haunting examination of the tyranny of experience and memory. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015.

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara is an immensely powerful and heartbreaking novel of brotherly love and the limits of human endurance. When four graduates from a small Massachusetts college move to New York to make their way, they're broke, adrift and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition. There is kind, handsome Willem, an aspiring actor; JB, a quick-witted, sometimes cruel Brooklyn-born painter seeking entry to the art world; Malcolm, a frustrated architect at a prominent firm; and withdrawn, brilliant, enigmatic Jude, who serves as their centre of gravity. Over the decades, their relationships deepen and darken, tinged by addiction, success and pride. Yet their greatest challenge, each comes to realize, is Jude himself, by midlife a terrifyingly talented litigator yet an increasingly broken man, his mind and body scarred by an unspeakable childhood and haunted by what he fears is a degree of trauma that he'll not only be unable to overcome - but that will define his life forever.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-4472-9481-5 / 978-1-4472-9481-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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March 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 0-385-53925-8 / 978-0-385-53925-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

1900 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Little Life: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-4472-9483-1 / 978-1-4472-9483-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: Little Life a Exp
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-101-97242-4 / 978-1-101-97242-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House USA
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January 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 0-8041-7270-6 / 978-0-8041-7270-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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October 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-5098-1823-5 / 978-1-5098-1823-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-4472-9482-3 / 978-1-4472-9482-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

January 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-5113-6380-0 / 978-1-5113-6380-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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January 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-5113-6381-9 / 978-1-5113-6381-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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November 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN: 1-5113-5860-2 / 978-1-5113-5860-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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October 2015 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
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October 2015 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   


October 2015 : USA Audio edition
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2015 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Audible Studios
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Kindle Editions

May 2015 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: A Little Life
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Picador
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May 2015 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Little Life: Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2015
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Picador
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March 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: A Little Life: A Novel
Author(s): Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher: Anchor
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