Books Claire North Books by Claire North Claire North has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Claire North NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2018's Great Reads November 27, 2018 The Book Concierge is back! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews In '84K,' Every Life — And Every Death — Has A Price May 24, 2018 Claire North's new gut-punch of a novel takes place in a dystopian world where one monster corporation controls England, every service is privatized, and every life has been assigned a monetary value. Review Book Reviews Lonely 'Hope' Appears, But Is Quickly Forgotten May 29, 2016 Claire North's moving new novel The Sudden Appearance of Hope centers on a young woman who cannot be remembered; only animals or people with brain damage can recall their interactions with her. Review Book Reviews Creepy, Brilliant 'Touch' Will Possess You February 19, 2015 Claire North's new novel imagines a world where "ghosts" can leave their own bodies at death and jump to whoever's close enough to touch. Scary, but "reader, I loved it," says reviewer Amal El-Mohtar.