Tag Archives: English (Commonwealth)

Live and Let Live (Leven en laten leven)

LITERARY FICTION ‘Once again, [Hendrik’s] observations of human behavior are as sharp as they are witty.’ — Algemeen Dagblad ‘Sounds like a light version of Herman Koch.’ — Trouw ‘How brilliant [Hendrik] is, again! Of course the story is very different, but you immediately recognize his trademark, villainous humor and enjoyable style.’ — Amber Martensen, […]

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Cats in History (Chats : Les 100 qui ont fait l’histoire)

ANIMALS | HISTORY 100 cats who made history! Cats escort historical great men and women ever since Antiquity! Dorica Lucaci intend to offer us a book gathering 100 cats’ portraits who had a role in history. On the menu: Egyptian cats, Napoleon, second world war or Stalingrad’s battle cats, Cathar cats, the Templar’s ones… Obviously, the […]

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The Secret Philosophy of Birds (Petite philosophie secrète des oiseaux)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | WELL-BEING There is a lot we can learn from the birds. Through thirty little lessons of wisdom, inspired from how they live, this book invites us to re-centre our lives and pay closer attention to our natural inner needs. Proving that help sometimes comes from the most unlikely of sources, this lovely […]

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The Cycle of Syffe vol. 1-2 (Le Cycle de Syffe)

FICTION Departing from the lands ofthe roman noir, Patrick K. Dewdney is a newcomer in fantasy territories. The pull and scope of his novel is heady, an epic profoundly human that propel him among the great authors of the genre. — Olivier Legendre, Sauramps This is not a first fantasy novel like any other but […]

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Cruel is the End (Così crudele è la fine)

THRILLER | SUSPENSE Rome, a lazy city swept by the summer heat is the setting of a series of silent and claustrophobic crimes. Murders cast a black light on the city, even law enforcement is filled with concern. Called to investigate, Commissioner Enrico Mancini feels strongly motivated for the first time in far too many […]

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The Legend of the Boy who Believed in the Sea (La leggenda del ragazzo che credeva nel mare)

FICTION When he dives into the water, Marco feels free. It’s only then that he manages to forget the years he’s spent between one foster family and another, thinking of his parents, about whom he knows nothing, apart from the birthmark shaped like a starfish that he’s probably inherited from them. But now Marco is […]

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The Sky After Us (Il cielo dopo di noi)

FICTION Milan, 1944. It’s dawn. At last the sky is silent and unencumbered but the bombing has reduced the city to a heap of rubble. Gemma must go. She has to protect her son, Alberto. Uncle Giacinto lives in the country. There, she and Alberto will be safe, far from the Germans, far from the […]

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Suffering is an Option (O sofrimento é opcional)

PSYCHOLOGY | SPIRITUALITY Can Zen Buddhism help you prevent and/or overcome depression, an illness that afflicts 320 million people worldwide? This book by Claudia Dias Baptista de Souza, Monk Coen, says yes and shows you how. With over 300,000 subscribers on Youtube, renowned Brazilian Buddhist monk Coen reveals how Buddhism views depression. She teaches its […]

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Emerald Women (Mulheres Esmeraldas)

LITERARY THRILLER  Emerald Women is an extraordinary narrative that combines action, love, mystery, and politics, being also a road-novel all over Brazil. Told in superb language, it is also a great “romantic literary thriller” (in the words of Domingos Pellegrini himself), from an accomplished and much-awarded author. As a reporter for Playboy, Pellegrini covered the “Gold Fever” in the Amazon Forest during the 1980’s […]

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As You See Me. The Story of a Girl Who Was Meant to Be a Boy (Telle que tu me vois. L’Histoire d’une fille qui aurait dû être un garçon)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT A true lesson of life, courage, and love. — Janette Magazine The fresh and touching account, full of humour, of a young girl who discovered at the age of fifteen that she should have been born a boy. How to construct a life as a woman after this discovery? Could you forgive your […]

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