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  • OLIVE, AGAIN
    STROUT, ELISABETH
    From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Number One New York Times bestselling author of Olive Kitteridge and My Name is Lucy Barton.Olive, Again follows the blunt, contradictory yet deeply loveable Olive Kitteridge as she grows older, navigating the second half of her life as she comes to terms with the changes - sometimes welcome, sometimes not - in her own existence and in those aro...
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    13,40 €

  • AMERICANAH
    NGOZI, ADICHIE
    Lagos, mitjans dels anys 90. En el marc de la dictadura militar i en una Nigèria que ofereix poc o cap futur, Ifemelu i Obinze, dos adolescents atípics, s’enamoren apassionadament. Com gran part de la seva generació saben que abans o després hauran d’abandonar el país. Obinze ha somiat sempre de viure als Estats Units, però és Ifemeli qui aconsegueix el visat per viure a Brookl...
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    13,40 €

  • SAY NOTHING: A TRUE STORY OF MURDER AND MEMORY IN NORTHERN IRELAND
    RADDEN KEEFE, PATRICK
    Descripción:WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2019 A BARACK OBAMA BEST BOOK OF 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR NONFICTION 2019 TIME's #1 Best Nonfiction Book of 2019 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'A must read' Gillian Flynn One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive agai...
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    14,25 €

  • UNTAMED : STOP PLEASING, START LIVING
    DOYLE, GLENNON
    'This book will shake your brain and make your soul scream. I am so ready for myself after reading this book!' Adele'Untamed will liberate women - emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It is phenomenal.' Elizabeth Gilbert, author of City of Girls and Eat Pray LoveWho were you before the world told you who to be?Part inspiration, part memoir, Untamed explores the joy and pea...
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    20,00 €

  • BRAVE NEW WORLD
    HUXLEY, ALDOUS
    With introductions by Margaret Atwood and David Bradshaw. Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservat...
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    11,90 €

  • POET IN NEW YORK
    GARCIA LORCA, FEDERICO
    'There has been no more terribly acute critic of America than this steel-conscious and death-conscious Spaniard, with his curious passion for the modernities of nickel and tinfoil and nitre ...'. So wrote Conrad Aiken of Lorca's violent response to the New York he encountered as a student at Columbia University in 1929 and 1930. Born and brought up in Andalusia, Lorca's reactio...
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    15,00 €

  • QUEENIE : BRITISH BOOK AWARDS BOOK OF THE YEAR
    CARTY-WILLIAMS, CANDICE
    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERBOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDSSHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARDLONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION'A deliciously funny, characterful, topical and thrilling novel for our times' Bernardine Evaristo, winner of the Booker Prize'Brilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking' Jojo Moyes'A must-read novel about sex, selfhood, and t...
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  • THE VANISHING HALF
    BENNETT, BRIT
    The Vignes twin sisters will always be identical. But after growing up together in a small, southern black community and running away at age sixteen, it's not just the shape of their daily lives that is different as adults, it's everything: their families, their communities, their racial identities. Ten years later, one sister lives with her black daughter in the same southern ...
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  • ELEANOR OLIPHANT IS COMPLETELY FINE
    HONEYMAN, GAIL
    Over 2.5 million copies soldFunny, touching and unpredictable' Jojo Moyes'Heartwrenching and wonderful' Nina StibbeWinner of Costa First Novel Award, a No.1 Sunday Times bestseller and the Book of the YearEleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive - but not how to liveEleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal fo...
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    12,75 €

  • MEMORIES OF THE FUTURE
    HUSTVEDT, SIRI
    A provocative, wildly funny, intellectually rigorous and engrossing novel, punctuated by Siri Hustvedt's own illustrations - a tour de force by one of America's most acclaimed and beloved writers. Fresh from Minnesota and hungry for all New York has to offer, twenty-three-year-old S.H. embarks on a year that proves both exhilarating and frightening - from bruising encounters wi...
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    12,65 €

  • REMARKABLE CREATURES
    CHEVALIER, TRACY
    I don't remember there ever being a time when I weren't out upon beach. Mam used to say the window was open when I was born, and the first thing I saw when they held me up was the sea.Mary Anning may be young and uneducated, but she has "the eye". Scouring the windswept Jurassic coast near Lyme Regis, she find the fossils nobody else can, making discoveries that will shake the ...
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    12,15 €

  • A FIELD GUIDE TO GETTING LOST
    SOLNIT, REBECCA
    In this investigation into loss, losing and being lost, Rebecca Solnit explores the challenges of living with uncertainty. A Field Guide to Getting Lost takes in subjects as eclectic as memory and mapmaking, Hitchcock movies and Renaissance painting.Beautifully written, this book combines memoir, history and philosophy, shedding glittering new light on the way we live now. ...
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    14,85 €