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Stanley and the Women
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As if it weren’t terrible enough, Stanley finds himself beset on all sides by women -- neurotic, half-baked, critical or just plain capricious -- and he begins to wonder whether insanity is not someth…
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A mother and son move to a village in northern Norway, each ensconced in their own world. Their distance has fatal consequences.

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My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress
Vanity Fair photo editor Rachel DeLoache Williams’s new friend Anna Delvey, a self-proclaimed German heiress, was worldly and ambitious. She was also generous. When Anna proposed an all-expenses-paid …
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The Mirror & the Light (Thomas Cromwell #3)
If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?

England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bund…
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The Thursday Murder Club (Thursday Murder Club, #1)
Four septuagenarians with a few tricks up their sleeves
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The Thursday Murder Club

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From the incomparably original Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, Flights interweaves reflections on travel with an in-depth exploration of the human body, broaching life, death, motion, and migration. Cho…
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Нура Абди описва своя свят: завладяващо красив - но и много жесток. В някои дни дъждовен и сив, но отново и отново пъстър и ярък.

,,Утре ще се разбере коя от вас е най-смела, коя може да стиска зъби и …
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Xenia lucha por sacar las mejores notas, impulsada por la ilusión de entrar en Medicina, pero últimamente su rendimiento está bajando. Y es que Xenia se ha enamorado, aunque no de un chico de su entor…
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Min kamp 6 (Min kamp #6)
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Dette er sjette og siste bok om forfatterens liv. Den handler om realiseringen av verket, om utgivelsen av de tidligere bindene, om omstendighetene rundt, om litteraturen selv og dens forhold til virk…
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Strange Tale of Panorama Island
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Follows the twisted path of failed novelist Hitomi Hirosuke, who bears an uncanny resemblance to a former classmate, the son of a rich industrialist family. Learning of the rich man's sudden passing, …
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Con la misma moneda
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A Sadie Thompson la ingresa su madre en un internado de monjas a los tres años y allí la deja hasta los once, vacaciones incluidas. Un día se presenta con un marido nuevo y la niña convive con ellos u…
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The Light Years (Cazalet Chronicles, #1)
In 1937, the coming war is only a distant cloud on Britain's horizon. As the Cazalet households prepare for their summer pilgrimage to the family estate in Sussex, readers meet Edward, in love with bu…
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Faust, First Part
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Goethe’s masterpiece and perhaps the greatest work in German literature, Faust has made the legendary German alchemist one of the central myths of the Western world. Here indeed is a monumental Faust,…
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I Was the Jukebox: Poems
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· 268 Ratings
“These poems are fresh, crisp, and muscular. They are decisive and fearless. Every object, icon, or historical moment has a soul with a voice. In these poems these soulful ones elbow their way to the …
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Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game
Billy Beane, general manager of MLB's Oakland A's and protagonist of Michael Lewis's Moneyball, had a problem: how to win in the Major Leagues with a budget that's smaller than that of nearly every ot…
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The Chimes
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"The Chimes" is Charles Dickens 1844 novella that concerns the disillusionment of Toby "Trotty" Veck, a poor working-class man. When Trotty has lost his faith in Humanity and believes that his poverty…
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
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Second only to Slaughterhouse-Five of Vonnegut's canon in its prominence and influence, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965) presents Eliot Rosewater, an itinerant, semi-crazed millionaire wandering th…
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The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley
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· 11458 Ratings
A father protects his daughter from the legacy of his past and the truth about her mother's death in this thrilling new novel from the prize-winning author of The Good Thief.

After years spent living o…
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Pink Triangle: The Feuds and Private Lives of Tennessee Williams, Gore Vidal, Truman Capote, and Members of Their Entourages
One hot summer night in 1945, three young American writers, each an enfant terrible, came together in a stuffy Manhattan apartment for the first time. Each member of this pink triangle was on the dawn…
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Raspberry Jam (Fleming Stone #11)
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Raspberry Jam is a classic locked-room whodunit featuring Detective Fleming Stone and is widely considered to be one of the best of the Fleming Stone Mysteries. Millionaire Sanford Embury is found dea…
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Ten Thousand Things
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Issuing from the body-mind's grisly interwedge, Heather Phillipson's poems are a protest against well-stitched seams, an off-loading of intellectual baggage, a shout from the deep-ish channels of fear…
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Four Plays: Summer and Smoke / Orpheus Descending / Suddenly Last Summer / Period of Adjustment
This anthology contains four of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's most brilliant works: Summer and Smoke, Orpheus Descending, Suddenly Last Summer and Period of Adjustment. "The innocent and the…
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Absuelto del cargo de asesinato, del que fue injustamente acusado a los 14 años de edad, el ahora joven Eric sale del Correccional de Menores tras cuatro años de internamiento. Sin embargo, la reinser…
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Reflections in a Golden Eye
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· 3489 Ratings
A powerful and passionate tale is set on a southern army post --a human hell inhabited by a sexually disturbed officer, his animalistic wife, her lover, and the driven young private who forces the dra…
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What's a Girl Gotta Do? (The Spinster Club, #3)

1. Call out anything that is unfair on one gender

2. Don't call out the same thing twice (so you can sleep and breathe)

3. Always try to keep it funny

4. Don't let anyt…
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A mí no me iba a pasar: una autobiografía con perspectiva de género
Desde que empezó a publicar sus escritos en 1988, Laura Freixas se ha convertido en una de las voces más relevantes del feminismo español. En esta autobiografía, la autora nos abre las puertas, de man…
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A Virginia le gustaba Vita
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· 444 Ratings
«Mi amor por ti es absolutamente verdadero, vívido e inalterable», le escribió Vita Sackville-West a Virginia Woolf en una de las muchas cartas que se intercambiaron.
Tomando como punto de partida una …
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The Graduate (The Graduate, #1)
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· 7089 Ratings
When Benjamin Braddock graduates from a small Eastern college and moves home to his parents' house, everyone wants to know what he's going to do with his life. Embittered by the emptiness of his colle…
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