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The Sky Over Lima (El cielo de Lima)

LITERARY FICTION The Sky Over Lima is a magician’s conjuring through which we are made to see our own artifice. As Cristóbal says to Carlos over drinks, placing a hand on the young man’s shoulder, ‘Open your eyes, my friend; love, as you understand it, was invented by literature, just as Goethe gave suicide to the […]

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Clint. The Life and Legend

BIOGRAPHY | NON FICTION Pitiless.—Le Monde A damning indictment of the man and the culture that lionizes him.—The Washington Post The most thoroughly demythologizing book yet written on modern Hollywood.—The Los Angeles Times A weighty, hugely informative effort, one befitting a subject of Eastwood’s continued importance. –The Film Stage With just one syllable, the man […]

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Rather No Applause Before I Live (Liever geen applaus voor ik leef)

LITERARY FICTION ‘A funny, smart and sweet story.’ – Brabrants Dagblad ‘This novel belongs to the category of promising debuts of young writers.’ – De Gelderlander ‘Sincere appeal for slowing down.’ – Eindhovens Dagblad ‘At the best moments Sander van Leeuwen succeeds in generating compassing for his characters who are caught up in melancholy.’ – […]

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I Don’t Want Passion (Je ne veux pas d’une passion)

After Fidelities, Diane Brasseur keeps exploring the love triangle theme, but this time in a more intimate, more disturbing and more analytical way. – Selection Libraires Ensemble “S’il n’en restait que 100”  With “I don’t want passion”, Dianne Brasseur proves that she definately has a singular and right voice. – Elle The intimate scenes succeed […]

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Memphis Movie

Memphis Movie…is the latest book from prolific poet and novelist and all around Renaissance man Corey Mesler. This novel spirals deep into the moviemaking process, the chaotic world of stardom, and the increasingly unstable tectonic shifts of director Eric Warberg’s psychology. Human relationships are handled at times delicately, at times callously, always with honesty, in […]

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We Will Have Dinner In French (Nous dînerons en français)

FICTION | NOVEL The intense love story of a young Bulgarian girl, Alba, and a 56-year-old member of the Politburo. 1986. Alba is sixteen and lives in Sofia, Bulgaria. She is suffering from an acute case of paralysis that arouses curiosity among scholars, and is thus exceptionally admitted to the government hospital. There, she meets Gueo, a […]

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