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Another Look. A Bunch of Stuff to See Things Differently Vol. 2 (Un autre regard. Trucs en vrac pour voir les choses autrement t. 2)

COMIC | SERIES THE 2nd COMIC BOOK FROM THE BLOGGER EMMACLIT, BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND There’s always a moment during a conversation between women when one refers to Emma’s comic strip along the lines of, “That’s exactly what happened to me.” After the runaway bestselling success of Another Look vol. 1, a booksellers’ favourite, amateur comedienne, […]

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Only Women Live Forever (Seules les femmes sont éternelles)

HISTORICAL CRIME NOVEL  A brilliant historical novel telling the story of Loulou Chandeleur, a private detective who disguises himself as a woman to avoid fighting in the war of 1914. An authentic insight into the difficult atmosphere of war and denunciation. The war of 1914 is just starting. To escape the draft, police inspector Ray Février decides […]

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In Paris (À Paris)

Jeanne Damas is the epitome of It Girl—GQ Magazine LIFESTYLE | FASHION | GIFT BOOK Witty, elegant, and modern, In Paris is a must-have for anyone who loves fashion, Paris, and the ever-chic Parisiennes. With its hardcover and its luxurious paper, it’s also the perfect coffee table book to gift or keep for yourself. It […]

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Nice & Simple. Buy 1x 5x Cooking (Lekker & Simpel. 1x kopen 5x koken: 200 recepten)

COOKBOOK “There are really tasty and easy recipes that can be made just after a busy working day. Highly recommended.” — A. van der Kraats (bol.com) “The first cookbook that I actually use! I’ll open it every week before we start shopping. ” — Veerle (bol.com) “A cookbook full of delicious recipes that can be put on your table […]

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Nice & Simple. 200 main courses (Lekker & simpel: 200 hoofdgerechten)

COOKBOOK For anyone who needs help answering the question, “what do we eat today?” is there now the cookbook of Sofia and Jorrit Lekker & Simpel. No difficult dishes for hours in the kitchen but tasty and simple recipes that anyone can make. A cookbook with 200 recipes for a delicious, simple and fast supper. Recipes that are […]

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Exercises in Memory (Esercizi di memoria)

MEMOIR | ILLUSTRATED BOOK Montalbano’s creator talks about himself, in an ebullient, explosive album of memories, ranging over his entire life. In ninety-two years he has witnessed, experienced and recounted innumerable stories. On this occasion, however, the stories are about him. Anecdotes, encounters, events and memories link up into a kind of autobiography, the most […]

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Nobody Can Fly (Nessuno può volare)

LITERARY FICTION When you’re born into a family like that of Simonetta Agnello Hornby, you grow up in the awareness that everyone is normal but different, each with their own characteristics, which may sometimes be a bit ‘strange’. So you say quite naturally of a blind person that they ‘can’t see well’, of a cripple […]

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Switch Me On (Accendimi)

FICTION Sacher, Mimose, Millefoglie, Charlotte… Caterina’s cake shop sweetens many people’s sour lives with its majestic sugar cathedrals. But the person most in need of sweetening is Caterina herself, who feels lonely, even though her emotional life is as ‘crowded as a sandy beach in August’. Giancarlo, her boyfriend, is a police inspector who hardly […]

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Their Dreams Are Blameless (Sono puri i loro sogni)

MEMOIR | NARRATIVE NON-FICTION When did we stop trusting the teachers and start living the lives of our children? Sometimes being a parent means taking a step backwards. Matteo Bussola has three daughters. He takes them to school, checks their homework, talks to other parents, and takes part in the class’s WhatsApp chat. To sum […]

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Like a Killer in the Sun: Selected Lyrics, 1972-2017

MUSIC Like a Killer in the Sun alters my way of thinking about Bruce, about rock, about popular culture’s deep connections to classical culture and about Springsteen’s connections to American culture… I now owe my friend Leo not just the debut of friendship but also the debt owed to someone who showed what was missing, […]

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