35 resultats per Categoria: NON-FICTION ENGLISH

  • FOSSE: PLAYS SIX : RAMBUKU; FREEDOM; OVER THERE, THESE EYES; GIRL IN YELLOW RAINCOAT; CHRISTMAS TREE SONG; SEA
    FOSSE, JON
    Jon Fosse has been called 'the Beckett of the 21st century' (Le Monde), and the Royal Court production of Nightsongs was dubbed 'Waiting for Godot without the gags'. Just as Beckett's plays - and those of all great playwrights - grew out of their time, and influenced the current styles of drama, and were part of what brought their times forward, so do Fosse's plays now. Fosse: ...
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  • BAUMGARTNER
    AUSTER, PAUL
    A tender masterpiece of love, memory and loss from one of the world's great writers. The life of Sy Baumgartner - noted author, and soon-to-be retired philosophy professor - has been defined by his deep, abiding love for his wife, Anna. Now Anna is gone, and Baumgartner is embarking on his seventies whilst trying to live with her absence.But Anna's voice is everywhere still, in...
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  • MARIE ANTOINETTE
    ZWEIG, STEFAN
    Bringing to life one of the most complex characters in European historyStefan Zweig based his biography of Marie Antoinette, who became the Queen of France at the age of fifteen, on the correspondence between her and her mother, and her great love the Count Axel von Fersen. Zweig analyzes the chemistry of a woman's soul from her intimate pleasures to her public suffering as a Q...
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    17,95 €

  • THE ARMOUR OF LIGHT
    FOLLETT, KEN
    The grand master of gripping fiction is back. International No.1 bestseller Ken Follett returns to Kingsbridge with an epic tale of revolution and a cast of unforgettable characters. Revolution is in the air1792. A tyrannical government is determined to make England a mighty commercial empire. In France, Napoleon Bonaparte begins his rise to power, and with dissent rife, Fra...
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    33,90 €

  • THE POLE AND OTHER STORIES
    COETZEE, J.M.
    The Pole tells the story of Wittold Walccyzkiecz, a vigorous, white-haired pianist who becomes infatuated with Beatriz, a stylish patron of the arts, after she helps organize his Barcelona concert.Although Beatriz, who is married, is initially unimpressed by Wittold, she soon finds herself pursued and ineluctably swept into his world. As he sends her letters, extends countless ...
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    19,25 €

  • TWELVE CAESARS: IMAGES OF POWER FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO THE MODERN
    BEARD, MARY
    From the bestselling author of SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome, the fascinating story of how images of Roman autocrats have influenced art, culture, and the representation of power for more than 2,000 yearsWhat does the face of power look like? Who gets commemorated in art and why? And how do we react to statues of politicians we deplore? In this book-against a background of to...
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    26,15 €

  • THE PERSUADERS: THE PERSUADERS : WINNING HEARTS AND MINDS IN A DIVIDED AGE
    GIRIDHARADAS, ANAND
    'Illuminating and entertaining . . .while the world seems to counsel despair, The Persuaders is animated by a sense of possibility' The New York TimesA riveting insider account of how activists, politicians, educators and citizens are working to change minds, bridge divisions and save democracyThe lifeblood of any free society is persuasion: changing other people's minds to ena...
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    21,25 €

  • BIRNAM WOOD
    CATTON, ELEANOR
    NAMED AS ONE OF GRANTA MAGAZINE'S BEST OF YOUNG BRITISH NOVELISTS 2023FINALIST FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2023FROM THE WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZEBirnam Wood is on the move... Five years ago, Mira Bunting founded a guerrilla gardening group: Birnam Wood. An undeclared, unregulated, sometimes-criminal, sometimes-philanthropic gathering of friends, this activist co...
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  • DAYS AT THE MORISAKI BOOKSHOP
    YAGISAWA, SATOSHI
    'A perfect blanket to warm every book lover's heart' - 5***** Reader review'I love Japanese literature, and this is one of the best' - 5***** Reader review'A love letter to book lovers and readers everywhere' - 5***** Reader reviewThe Japanese bestseller: a tale of love, new beginnings, and the comfort that can be found between the pages of a good book. When twenty-five-year-ol...
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    15,60 €

  • THE BOOK YOU WANT EVERYONE YOU LOVE* TO READ *(AND MAYBE A FEW YOU DON'T)
    PERRY, PHILIPPA
    ** Get closer the people who matter the most with the help of the nation's favourite therapist, PHILIPPA PERRY **'Life bible incoming: Philippa Perry's sage (and witty) advice will have you re-evaluating all the relationships in your life' STYLIST'I LOVE Philippa Perry and think she's wise and brilliant'BELLA MACKIE'Philippa Perry is one of the wisest, most sane and secure peop...
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  • POLITICS ON THE EDGE
    STEWART, RORY
    A searing insider's account of ten extraordinary years in Parliament from Rory Stewart, former Cabinet minister and co-presenter of breakout hit podcast The Rest Is Politics'An instant classic' MARINA HYDE'At last a politician who can write' SEBASTIAN FAULKS'Candid, angry, funny, and self-revelatory' JONATHAN DIMBLEBY'Exceptional' RAFAEL BEHRThe Times pick for *The Biggest Book...
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    27,50 €

  • BURNING QUESTIONS
    ATWOOD, MARGARET
    From cultural icon Margaret Atwood comes a brilliant collection of essays -- funny, erudite, endlessly curious, uncannily prescient -- which seek answers to Burning Questions such as: Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories?How can we live on our planet?What do zombies have to do with authoritarianism?In Burning Questions Atwood aims her prodigious intellect and...
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  • THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY
    BARROWS, ANNIE
    The beloved, life-affirming international bestseller which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide - now a major film starring Lily James, Matthew Goode, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay and Penelope Wilton'I can't remember the last time I discovered a novel as smart and delightful as this one ... Treat yourself to this book, please - I can't recommend it highly enough' El...
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    13,95 €

  • HELLO BEAUTIFUL
    NAPOLITANO, ANN
    From the New York Times bestselling author of Dear Edward comes a beautifully tender, heartbreaking, and moving story of four sisters over three decadesMeet the Padvano girls. Best friends and sisters, they are thought of as inseparable by everyone in their close-knit Chicago neighbourhood. Julia, the eldest, is the "rocket" of the family - she always has a destination in mind ...
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    19,95 €

  • THE WOMAN IN ME
    SPEARS, BRITNEY
    The Woman in Me is a brave and astonishingly moving story about freedom, fame, motherhood, survival, faith, and hope. In June 2021, the whole world was listening as Britney Spears spoke in open court. The impact of sharing her voice-her truth-was undeniable, and it changed the course of her life and the lives of countless others.The Woman in Me reveals for the first time her in...
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    32,45 €

  • THE MARRIAGE PORTRAIT
    O'FARRELL, MAGGIE
    Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2023A Reese's Bookclub December Pick (2022)An Instant Sunday Times, New York Times and Irish Times Bestseller (August 2022)A Guardian and LitHub Book of the Year (December 2022)'Every bit as evocative and spellbinding as Hamnet. O'Farrell, thank God, just seems to be getting better and better' i newspaper'Her narrative enchantment w...
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    14,30 €

  • TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW
    ZEVIN, GABRIELLE
    THE MILLION-COPY BESTSELLING PHENOMENON'Exhilarating, timely and emotive' GUARDIAN'I devoured it. So enjoyable' ZADIE SMITH'Love, friendship and betrayal...gorgeous' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH------------------------------------This is the story of Sam and Sadie. It's not a romance, but it is about love.When Sam catches sight of Sadie at a crowded train station one morning he is catapult...
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    13,95 €

  • YELLOWFACE
    KUANG, REBECCA F
    The No. 1 Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling book from literary sensation R.F. Kuang 'A riot' PANDORA SYKES 'Razor-sharp' TIME 'A wild ride' STYLIST 'Darkly comic' GQ 'Satirical and humorous' COSMOPOLITAN 'Unforgettable' WOMAN & HOME Athena Liu is a literary darling and June Hayward is literally nobody.White liesWhen Athena dies in a freak accident, June steals her unp...
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  • ELIZABETH FINCH
    BARNES, JULIAN
    We'd like to introduce you to Elizabeth Finch.We invite you to take her course in Culture and Civilisation.She will change the way you see the world.'The task of the present is to correct our understanding of the past. And that task becomes the more urgent when the past cannot be corrected.'Elizabeth Finch was a teacher, a thinker, an inspiration - always rigorous, always thoug...
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    21,25 €

  • WRECK THIS JOURNAL: NOW IN COLOUR
    SMITH, KERI
    Now in spectacular full colour throughout, a special 10th anniversary edition of the internationally bestselling journal that started it all--with more than 7 million copies sold!Perhaps you're a seasoned Wreck-er, having made your way through one or more copies of Wreck This Journal. Or maybe you're new to the phenomenon (little do you know, this experience might just change y...
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    17,55 €

  • SWING TIME
    SMITH, ZADIE
    LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017'Smith's finest. Extraordinary, truly marvellous' Observer 'Superb' Financial Times 'Breathtaking' TLS 'Pitch-perfect' Daily Telegraph'A tale of two girls who meet in a West London dance class... A page-turner that's also beautifully written ' Glamour'There is still no better chronicler of the modern British family than Zadie Smith' Teleg...
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    12,95 €

  • THE PROMISE : WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021
    GALGUT, DAMON
    WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021One family. One promise. One chance to tell a new story.'A moving, brilliantly told family epic' Elizabeth DayTHE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLEROn a farm outside Pretoria, the Swarts are gathering for Ma's funeral. The younger generation, Anton and Amor, detest everything the family stand for - not least their treatment of the Black woman who has worked ...
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    13,95 €

  • APEIROGON
    MCCANN,COLUM
    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERLONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZESHORTLISTED FOR THE DUBLIN LITERARY AWARDSHORTLISTED FOR THE PRIX FEMINA AND THE PRIX MEDICISSHORTLISTED FOR THE GOLDSBORO BOOKS GLASS BELL AWARDWINNER OF THE PRIX DU MEILLEUR LIVRES ETRANGERWINNER OF THE 2020 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARDSCHOSEN AS A BOOK OF 2020 BY THE SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, i PAPER, FINANCIAL ...
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    14,30 €

  • STELLA MARIS
    MCCARTHY, CORMAC
    The masterful coda to The Passenger from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Road. GOD. TRUTH.EXISTENCE. Stella Maris is the story of a mathematician, twenty years old, admitted to the hospital with forty thousand dollars in a plastic bag and one request: She does not want to talk about her brother. ...
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  • NOVELIST AS A VOCATION
    MURAKAMI, HARUKI
    Discover the craftsman's secrets of one of the world's most successful writersHaruki Murakami's myriad fans will be delighted by this unique look into the mind of a master storyteller. In this engaging book, the internationally best-selling author and famously reclusive writer shares with readers what he thinks about being a novelist; his thoughts on the role of the novel in ou...
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    25,65 €

  • ATOMIC HABITS : THE LIFE-CHANGING
    CLEAR, JAMES
    THE PHENOMENAL INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER: 1 MILLION COPIES SOLDTransform your life with tiny changes in behaviour, starting now. People think that when you want to change your life, you need to think big. But world-renowned habits expert James Clear has discovered another way.He knows that real change comes from the compound effect of hundreds of small decisions: doing two push-...
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    24,75 €

  • LET ME TELL YOU WHAT I MEAN
    DIDION, JOAN
    From one of our most iconic and influential writers: twelve pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of this legendary figure.Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, Didion writes about a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a visit to William Randolph Hearst's castle at San Simeon, a reunion of WWII ve...
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    17,55 €

  • CRY OF THE KALAHARI
    OWENS, DELIA
    'A remarkable story beautifully told... Among such classics as Goodall's In the Shadow of Man and Fossey's Gorillas in the Mist' Chicago TribuneCarrying little more than a change of clothes and a pair of binoculars, two young Americans, Mark and Delia Owens, caught a plane to Africa, bought a thirdhand Land Rover, and drove deep into the Kalahari Desert. There they lived for se...
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  • MANIFESTO
    EVARISTO, BERNARDINE
    'Promises to make for one of 2021's must-read memoirs' StylistLife-affirming memoirs make beautiful Christmas gifts. Discover a powerful, urgent manifesto on never giving up from Booker prize-winning trailblazer, Bernardine Evaristo. In 2019, Bernardine Evaristo became the first black woman to win the Booker Prize since its inception fifty years earlier - a revolutionary landma...
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    20,25 €

  • RENEGADES : BORN IN THE USA
    BARACK OBAMA, BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - AND THE GIFT THAT WILL BE ON EVERY BRUCE AND BARACK FAN'S WISHLIST THIS CHRISTMAS!Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, featuring more tha...
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    42,00 €


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