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A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 03/2019

A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given at Girton College Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics, ranging in its themes from Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte to the silent fate of Shakespeare's gifted (imaginary) sister and the effects of poverty and sexual constraint on female creativity.
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The Presidency of Barack Obama
A First Historical Assessment
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Année : 04/2018

An original and engaging account of the Obama years from a group of leading political historians

Barack Obama's election as the first African American president seemed to usher in a new era, and he took office in 2009 with great expectations.
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Hidden Nature : Wainwright Prize 2018 Shortlisted
Auteur : Alys FOWLER
Année : 02/2018


'An emotional and compelling memoir, that left me inspired, both by her bravery in transforming her life, and by the unexpected beauty she finds along the way' Countryfile Magazine

'Fowler beautifully exposes her emotional fragility while also celebrating the unloved nature of buddleia, herons and even the water rats who take refuge among the locks.' i paper

'Fowler captures the [...]
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Tales of Norse Mythology
(Barnes & Noble Omnibus Leatherbound Classics)
Editeur : STERLING
Année : 05/2017

Scandinavians of the Viking Age explored the mysteries of life through their sagas. Folklorist Helene Adeline Guerber brings to life the gods and goddesses, giants and dwarves, and warriors and monsters of these stories in Tales of Norse Mythology. Ranging from the comic to the tragic, these leghends tell of passion, love, friendship, pride, courage, strength, loyalty, and betrayal.
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Down and Out in Paris and London
Auteur : George ORWELL
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 09/2001

George Orwell's vivid memoir of his time living among the desperately poor and destitute, Down and Out in Paris and London is a moving tour of the underworld of society. 'You have talked so often of going to the dogs - and well, here are the dogs, and you have reached them.' Written when Orwell was a struggling writer in his twenties, it documents his 'first contact with poverty'.
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Moving to Higher Ground
How Jazz Can Change Your Life
Editeur : RANDOM HOUSE
Année : 03/2024

 ??oeIn this book I hope to reach a new audience with the positive message of America’s greatest music, to show how great musicians demonstrate on the bandstand a mutual respect and trust that can alter your outlook on the world and enrich every aspect of your life–from individual creativity ...
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Korchnoi Year by Year: Volume II (1969-1980)
Editeur : LIMITED_LIABILITY_ELK_AND_RUBY
Année : 02/2024

The second volume of Elk and Ruby’s treatise on Viktor Korchnoi, penned by FM Hans Renette and IM Tibor Karolyi, covers the period 1969-1980. This encompasses Korchnoi’s famous world championship fight with Karpov at Baguio City in 1978, his candidates final matches against Karpov in 1974 and Hubner in 1980, as well as the related candidates cycles and major tournament performances. Much [...]
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The Elusive Obvious
The Convergence of Movement, Neuroplasticity, and Health
Editeur : NORTH_ATLANTIC
Année : 12/2023
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Floriography
An Illustrated Guide to the Victorian Language of Flowers
Auteur : Jessica ROUX
Editeur : ANDREWS MCMEEL
Année : 12/2023


Floriography is a full-color guide to the historical uses and secret meanings behind an impressive array of flowers and herbs. The book explores the coded significances associated with various blooms, from flowers for a lover to flowers for an enemy.

The language of flowers was historically used as a means of secret communication.
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My Money My Way
aking Back Control of Your Financial Life
Auteur : Kumiko LOVE
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 12/2023


Does fear and insecurity keep you from looking at your bank account? Is your financial anxiety holding you captive?

You don’t have to stress about money anymore. YOU can take back control.

As a newly divorced single mom making $24,000 per year and facing down $77,000 in debt, Kumiko Love worried constantly about money.
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Bad Girls Throughout History
100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World
Auteur : Ann SHEN
Editeur : CHRONICLE
Année : 11/2023

Looking for coffee table books that do more than look great on your table? Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World, delivers on both counts. Featuring 100 women who made history and made their mark on the world, it's a book you can be proud to display in your home. Aphra Behn, first female professional writer.

Sojourner Truth, women's rights activist and [...]
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The Longest Game
The Five Kasparov Karpov Matches for the World Chess Championship
Auteur : Jan TIMMAN
Editeur : NEW IN CHESS
Année : 11/2023

One of the greatest rivalries in sports history. On 10 September 1984, Anatoly Karpov and Garry Kasparov started their match for the World Chess Championship in Moscow. The clash between the reigning champion and his brazen young challenger was highly anticipated, but no one could have foreseen what was in store.

In the next six years they would play five matches for the highest title and [...]
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THE FREEDOM ARTIST
Auteur : OKRI BEN
Editeur : HEAD OF ZEUS
Année : 04/2023

In a world uncomfortably like our own, a young woman called Amalantis is arrested for asking a question. Her question is Who is the Prisoner? When Amalantis disappears, her lover Karnak goes looking for her. He searches desperately at first, then with a growing realization. To find Amalantis, he must first understand the meaning of her question.
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Marx in the Anthropocene : Towards the Idea of Degrowth Communism
Auteur : Kohei Saito
Editeur : CAMBRIDGE
Année : 02/2023

Facing global climate crisis, Karl Marx's ecological critique of capitalism more clearly demonstrates its importance than ever. This book explains why Marx's ecology had to be marginalized and even suppressed by Marxists after his death throughout the twentieth century. Marx's ecological critique of capitalism, however, revives in the Anthropocene against dominant productivism and monism.
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Spare
Auteur : Prince HARRY
Editeur : BANTAM
Année : 01/2023

It was one of the most searing images of the twentieth century: two young boys, two princes, walking behind their mother's coffin as the world watched in sorrow-and horror. As Princess Diana was laid to rest, billions wondered what Prince William and Prince Harry must be thinking and feeling-and how their lives would play out from that point on. For Harry, this is that story at last.
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Atomic Habits : The life-changing million copy bestseller
Auteur : James Clear
Editeur : CENTURY
Année : 01/2023

Definition: A small habit with big results.

People say when you want to change your life, you need to think big: swap job, move house, change partner. But they’re wrong.

World-renowned life coach James Clear has discovered a completely different way to revolutionise your behaviour.
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Beyond the Wand
The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard
Auteur : Tom FELTON
Editeur : EBURY PRESS
Année : 10/2022


'Uproarious memoir packed with anecdotes about the Harry Potter films' Daily Mail
'Very funny and fascinating' Mail on Sunday
'Brave and brilliant' Cosmopolitan
'Highly readable' The Times

They called for a break, and Gambon magicked up a cigarette from out of his beard. He and I were often to be found outside the stage that housed the Astronomy Tower, having 'a breath of [...]
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Before Your Memory Fades
Editeur : PAN MACMILLAN
Année : 09/2022


In northern Japan, overlooking the spectacular view Hakodate Port has to offer, Cafe Donna Donna has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experience: the chance to travel back in time.
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Good Pop, Bad Pop : The Sunday Times bestselling hit from Jarvis Cocker
Auteur : Jarvis Cocker
Editeur : JONATHAN CAPE
Année : 05/2022


What if the things we keep hidden say more about us than those we put on display?

We all have a random collection of the things that made us - photos, tickets, clothes, souvenirs, stuffed in a box, packed in a suitcase, crammed into a drawer. When Jarvis Cocker starts clearing out his loft, he finds a jumble of objects that catalogue his story and ask him some awkward [...]
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Paint Brushes for Frida
A Children's Book Inspired by Frida Kahlo
Editeur : PRESTEL
Année : 03/2022

Frida is lying in her bed, imprisoned by painful injuries she sustained in an accident. She yearns to paint, but can only manage to sing what is in her imagination. Suddenly, a jar of paintbrushes falls off her nightstand and a pool of vibrant color spreads across the floor.
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John Derian Sticker Book
Auteur : John DERIAN
Editeur : WORKMAN
Année : 09/2021

An InStyle 2021 gift guide pickJohn Derian Sticker Book, from revered designer John Derian, offers a curated collection of over 500 stickers that allow adults and children to add a touch of beauty to any surface with these beautiful images of blooming flowers, charming critters, and darling forest animals. John Derian first caught the eye of tastemakers and design gurus with his now iconic [...]
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Little Book of Louis Vuitton
Auteur : Karen HOMER
Editeur : WELBECK
Année : 08/2021

Little Book of Louis Vuitton is the pocket-sized and fully illustrated story of one of the world's most luxurious fashion houses. Louis Vuitton's monogrammed bags have been seen on the arms of celebrities and royals alike for over 150 years. From the young Louis seeking his fortune in Paris through to two world wars, the Great Depression, the Jazz Age and the Swinging Sixties, there is no era in [...]
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Nomadland
Auteur : Jessica BRUDER
Editeur : SWIFT_PRESS
Année : 02/2021

ACADEMY AWARD WINNER: Best Picture, Best Director & Best ActressStarring Oscar winner Frances McDormand & directed by Chloe Zhao'Sublimely written' Sunday Times'Scorching, beautifully written, vivid, disturbing (and occasionally wryly funny)' Rebecca SolnitNomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy - one which foreshadows the precarious future that [...]
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Becoming
The Sunday Times Number One Bestseller
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 02/2021

THE NO. 1 BESTSELLERBRITISH BOOK AWARDS, NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEARTHE SUNDAY TIMES, MEMOIR OF THE YEARBOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE TIMES, OBSERVER, GUARDIAN, EVENING STANDARDNow in paperback featuring a new introduction by Michelle Obama, a letter from the author to her younger self, and a book club ...
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