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Salina: The Three Exiles (Saline les trois exiles)

FICTION A brief but powerful story. A gripping reflection on exile and revenge. — François Busnel, France 5 La Grande Librairie A fantastic tale written in a style that manages to capture the heat of the desert in which it is set. — Anna Cuxac, Causette As the novel pays tribute to the burning heat of the sun, Gaudé confirms […]

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Love Is Always Late (L’amore è sempre in ritardo)

Anna Premoli is Italy’s number 1 romance novelist — Elle Anna Premoli brings an international flavour to this Italian romance for our time — La Repubblica Sparks fly from the very beginning! — Cosmopolitan ROMANCE | WOMEN’S FICTION They say that you never forget your first love, and that first love is a sweet memory that will raise a smile in anyone. […]

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Il Contratto Perfetto (The Perfect Contract)

FICTION Jews of necessity, Jews on the run, or half-Jews: the three central characters pursue each other from Jaffa to Djerba, from Alexandria to Basel, and from Miami to Rome, among secrets and deceptions, over a period of half a century. Everyone, at least once, has wanted to change their destiny, to escape from themselves and their mistakes. […]

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The Love Spices of Istanbul

COOKBOOK A gorgeously illustrated cookbook on the love spices of Istanbul by one of Greece and Turkey’s most beloved chefs. Beloved cookbook author, restaurateur and TV-chef, Maria Ekmektsioglou, has packed a wonderful selection of recipes based on Istanbul’s famous love spices; from chocolate spiced soup to cinnamon meatballs to spiced sherry, this gorgeously illustrated cookbook will inspire you, […]

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Baroque (Μπαρόκ)

FICTION One of Michalopoulou’s best books but also one of the best books of the last few years. — To Vima, 2018 A moving life-affirming book. — I Kathimerini, 2018 Loosely reminiscent of F. Scott Fitzerald’s, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, in its unorthodox handling of time, Amanda Michalopoulou’s eighth novel charts the life trajectory of a 50-year old […]

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I Know Who You Are (Io So Chi Sei)

THRILLER Two years have gone by and nothing remains of what there once was. Lena was brilliant, determined, everyone said how great she was – she looked after herself, she was kind-hearted. Then Saverio came into her life and everything was turned upside down. The younger man, who opposed all rules, prejudice and conformity, changed […]

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The Collectors of Wonders (La Collezionista di Meraviglie)

FICTION A shop that collects abandoned objects. Two antique watches with a story to tell. Only one girl can reveal the truth. Daphne is only a child when she finds a silver brush in an old trunk at home. It’s so bright that she can’t take her eyes off it. When she picks it up, […]

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The Weaver’s Room (La Stanza della Tessitrice)

FICTION Success after success, Cristina Caboni has become one of the most beloved Italian women writers by the press and by readers. Following The Secret Ways of Perfume, The Secret Language of Honey, The Garden of Secret Flowers and The Binder of Lost Stories, bestsellers that continue to remain in the lists, here is a […]

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Seven Kisses Before Bedtime (Sette Baci Prime Di Dormire)

FICTION Love can always find a way back into our hearts; all we have to do is know where to look. It’s Tuesday evening and the cobblestones are glowing red in the sunset along the banks of the Arno in Florence. Florinda, known as Flò, is walking along beside the parapets but neither the city’s […]

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The Exceptional Apprentice (L’apprendista geniale)

FICTION An independent and highly determined heroine, whose dream is to become a journalist. She immediately wins the heart of the reader, just like Alice Allevi, the coroner brought to life by Alessia Gazzola’s refreshing pen. A cross-section of readership: this is a story that appeals in particular to younger readers but will also find […]

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