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I married a Vegan (Ho sposato una vegena)

HUMOR | NARRATIVE NON-FICTION The tragicomic adventures of an omnivore who falls in love with a woman whose eating habits – so he thought – were only to be found amongst ruminants. An entertaining and affectionate book about one of the obsessions of today’s bourgeoisie: healthy and morally sound food. Marrying a vegan can have […]

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The Garden of Secret Flowers (Il giardino dei fiori segreti)

WOMEN’S FICTION Following the huge success of The Secret Ways of Perfume and The Secret Language of Honey The Garden of Secret Flowers is the story of a relationship which – no matter what happens – nothing can destroy. Of two girls who retrieve their lost roots. Because even the frailest of buds can produce […]

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The Little Herbalist Shop In Montmartre​ (La piccola erboristeria di Montmartre)

I fell in love immediately with this wonderful novel. And I fell in love with the heroines: Viola, who has to find herself again when her luck changes – the figure we women readers identify with – and Gisèle, her mentor, a wonderful human being, somewhere between a mother and a friend. – Barbara Heinzius, Goldmann Editor WOMEN’S FICTION Lime helps you recover lost […]

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The Secrets of Married Women

A writer of compelling insight, with a gritty yet humorous edge. – The Daily Mirror Mason’s writing is absorbing. While reading a spicy bit about Leigh’s affair while taking the bus to work, I rode past my stop. – Vancouver Sun. What really goes on behind closed doors? Carol Mason unlocks life behind a marriage in […]

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After You Left

ROMANCE/PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE A writer of compelling insight, with a gritty yet humorous edge. — The Daily Mirror Mason’s writing is absorbing. While reading a spicy bit about Leigh’s affair while taking the bus to work, I rode past my stop.— Vancouver Sun What really goes on behind closed doors? Carol Mason unlocks life behind a marriage in this […]

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A Drop in the Ocean

WOMEN’S FICTION ”Jenni Ogden is a natural storyteller who writes characters to care about.”  —Nicky Pellegrino ”  ”In A Drop In The Ocean, protagonist Anna Fergusson learns that love is about letting go. Jenni Ogden takes us on a sweeping journey, rich with unique characters and places, moving backward and forward in time, to reach […]

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Nihonjin

LITERARY FICTION | FICTIONAL MEMOIR It is a fictional memoir narrated by the protagonist’s grandson telling the story of a family of Japanese immigrants along eight decades of the 20th century. Hideo Inabata arrives to Brazil with his wife and faces hardwork on the coffee plantations, the difficulty of adaptation to the new country, discrimination […]

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Café Neandertal. Excavating Human Prehistory in One of France’s Most Ancient Places

HISTORY | TRAVEL “With a pilgrim’s reverence and a scientist’s exactitude, Bahrami captures the textures, smells, and sounds of the excavation sites and adjacent towns… At the heart of this story is Bahrami’s trek through densely overgrown pre-historic territory in search of a visceral connection to and deeper understanding of all humankind.” —Publishers Weekly “We […]

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The House on the Burning Island (La casa sull’isola che brucia)

THRILLER | FICTION The island is the obscure world within each one of us, where fear and love battle constantly. This strip of Corsica, the house on the cliff, Teresa and her restlessness, those who love her and those who want to harm her … you’ll find it all, and you’ll miss it once you […]

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Our France (Notre France)

ESSAY Raphaël Glucksmann retraces the history of a France that loves freedom, revolt and foreign influences. – Libération The 36-year-old author publishes with Our France an in-depth look at the progressive and open structure of French identity, in response to the false rhetoric of decline à la Zemmour. – Les Inrockuptibles  The French essayist methodically […]

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