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  • CATALAN KITCHEN, THE: FROM MOUNTAINS TO CITY AND SEA - RECIPES FROM SPAIN'S CULINARY HEART
    EMMA WARREN
    Catalonia has come to global attention this year in its quest for independence, but there is much more to this beautiful region situated on the west coast of the Mediterranean and blessed with one of the richest food cultures in Europe. Although Catalonia is still geographically and politically connected to Spain, Catalans consider themselves independent with their own language...
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  • LIFE, ART AND LOVE
    LARKIN, PHILIP
    Philip Larkin was that rare thing among poets: a household name in his own lifetime. Lines such as 'Never such innocence again' and 'Sexual intercourse began / In nineteen sixty-three' made him one of the most popular poets of the last century.Larkin's reputation as a man, however, has been more controversial. A solitary librarian known for his pessimism, he disliked exposure a...
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    13,80 €

  • DR. WANGARI MAATHAI PLANTS A FOREST : A GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS CHAPTER BOOK
    REBEL GIRLS
    From the world of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls comes a historical novel based on the life of Dr. Wangari Maathai, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning activist and environmentalist from Kenya. Wangari lives in the lush, green, land of rural Kenya where the soil is perfect for planting, the trees tower into the sky, and the streams are full of mysterious creatures. All day, she p...
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  • 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 €

  • CATS PHOTOGRAPHS
    CHANDOHA, WALTER
    On a winter's night in 1949 in New York City, young marketing student and budding photographer Walter Chandoha spotted a stray kitten in the snow, bundled it into his coat, and brought it home. Little did he know he had just met the muse that would determine the course of his life. Chandoha turned his lens on his new feline friend-which he named Loco-and was so inspired by the ...
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    40,00 €

  • THE UNABRIDGED JOURNALS OF SYLVIA PLATH
    PLATH, SYLVIA
    A major literary event--the complete, uncensored journals of Sylvia Plath, published in their entirety for the first time. Sylvia Plath's journals were originally published in 1982 in a heavily abridged version authorized by Plath's husband, Ted Hughes. This new edition is an exact and complete transcription of the diaries Plath kept during the last twelve years of her life. Si...
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    27,00 €

  • HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD FOR FREE
    FEE, NATALIE
    There is no greater aspiration than saving the world. Natalie Fee's upbeat and engaging book is a life-altering guide to making those changes that will contribute to helping our planet. Covering all key areas of our lives, from food and leisure to travel and sex, Natalie will galvanise you to think and live differently. You will feel better, live better and ultimately breathe b...
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  • THE CONTENTED VEGAN : RECIPES AND PHILOSOPHY FROM A FAMILY KITCHEN
    BRUSSEAU, PEGGY
    How to lead a happy, healthy vegan lifestyle The Contented Vegan is your essential guide to transitioning to a vegan lifestyle, combining delicious recipes with practical, inspirational and reassuring advice on making the switch. Food writer Peggy Brusseau has been a vegan for over thirty years, and is often asked for guidance by people considering changing their diet. How do I...
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    33,75 €

  • A PROMISED LAND
    OBAMA, BARAK
    A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making—from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail bo...
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    39,90 €

  • JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES : MY STORY
    LANG, LANG / RITZ, DAVID
    “Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It was a phrase spoken by my parents’ friends and by their friends’ children. Whenever adults discussed the great Chinese painters and sculptors from the ancient dynasties, there was always a single artist named as Number One. There was the Number One leader of a manufacturing plan...
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  • THIS IS AN UPRISING
    ENGLER, MARK
    "Absorbing... Ambitious... Indispensable. A genuine gift to social movements everywhere." -Naomi Klein Features a new Foreword by Bill McKibben and a Reading Group GuideFrom protests to defend immigrant rights and combat climate change, to Occupy, #BlackLivesMatter, and the resistance to the Trump administration, a new generation is unleashing strategic nonviolent action to sha...
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    20,00 €

  • NEW YORK
    RAMELLI, SERGE
    Black-and-white urban photography has a unique effect: It can lend a historical feel or bring out perspectives and surfaces in a special way. Serge Ramelli's New York photos do both - and much more. With his film director's eye, he searches out locations using parameters that evoke a specific atmosphere and build tension. The New York skyline or typical New York street scenes a...
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    59,90 €