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Tous les livres - Non-fiction

Heroes

Heroes

The myths of the Ancient Greek heroes retold
Auteur : Stephen FRY
Editeur : LGDJ
Collection : Stephen Fry's Greek Myths
Année : 06/2019

A companion to Fry's bestselling Mythos, in which the popular presenter, director and writer retells the eternal stories of Jason going after the Golden Fleece, Oedipus matching wits with the Sphinx, Bellerophon's capture of Pegasus and the other highlights of Greek mythology [lire la suite]

14,75 €
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Bookworm

a Memoir of Childhood Reading
Auteur : Lucy MANGAN
Editeur : VINTAGE
Année : 03/2019

When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.

She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows into midnight gardens and chocolate factories. No wonder she only left the house for her weekly trip to the library. [lire la suite]

11,50 €
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Feel Free

Feel Free

Auteur : Zadie SMITH
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 03/2019

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR CRITICISM 2019

From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Changing My Mind and Swing Time - discover a second unmissable collection of essays from Zadie Smith

'Generous, courageous, and tough-minded... [lire la suite]

13,00 €
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A Room of One's Own and Three Guineas

Auteur : Virginia WOOLF
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 03/2019

'A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction'Ranging from the silent fate of Shakespeare's gifted (imaginary) sister to Jane Austen, Charlotte Bront and the effects of poverty and sexual constraint on female creativity, A Room of One's Own, based on a lecture given at Girton College, Cambridge, is one of the great feminist polemics. [lire la suite]

11,50 €
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The Monk of Mokha

The Monk of Mokha

Auteur : Dave EGGERS
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 01/2019

From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil warMokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he becomes fascinated with the rich history of coffee and Yemen's central place in it. [lire la suite]

13,00 €
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We Were Eight Years in Power

We Were Eight Years in Power

One of the foremost essayists on race in the West' Nikesh Shukla
Auteur : Ta-Nehisi Coates
Editeur : PENGUIN
Année : 11/2018

An essential account of modern America, from Obama to Trump, from black lives matter to white supremacists rising - by the bestselling author of Between the World and Me Obama's presidency was a watershed moment in American history. From 2008-2016, the leader of the free world was a black man. [lire la suite]

13,00 €
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Leonardo da Vinci

The Biography
Auteur : Isaacson Walter
Editeur : SIMON & SCHUSTER
Année : 10/2018

The #1 New York Times Bestseller

‘Walter Isaacson is not an art historian, he’s simply a lover of Leonardo, who manages to communicate the sheer joy of this remarkable man’
Books of the Year - The Times

‘Walter Isaacson keeps the mortal man to the fore. For all his supernatural gifts as an artist and natural scientist. [lire la suite]

41,00 €
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Twelve Years a Slace

Twelve Years a Slace

A True Story
Auteur : Solomon NORTHUP
Editeur : HARPERCOLLINS
Année : 05/2018

The shocking first-hand account of one man's remarkable fight for freedom; now an award-winning motion picture. ‘Why had I not died in my young years – before God had given me children to love and live for? What unhappiness and suffering and sorrow it would have prevented. I sighed for liberty; but the bondsman's chain was round me, and could not be shaken off. [lire la suite]

4,00 €
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Enlightenment Now

Enlightenment Now

Auteur : Steven PINKER
Editeur : ALLEN LANE
Année : 04/2018

Is modernity really failing ? Or have we failed to appreciate progress and the ideals that make it possible ? If you follow the headlines, the world in the twenty-first century appears to be sinking into chaos, hatred and irrationality. [lire la suite]

10,00 €
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Homo Deus

Homo Deus

A Brief History of Tomorrow
Auteur : Yuval Noah HARARI
Editeur : VINTAGE
Année : 06/2017

Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond - from overcoming death to creating artificial life. [lire la suite]

13,00 €
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The Slave's Cause: A history of abolition

Winner of the 2017 Frederick Douglass Prize
Auteur : Manisha SINHA
Editeur : YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS
Année : 04/2017

Winner of the 2017 Frederick Douglass Prize

A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War

Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. [lire la suite]

24,00 €
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Wild

A journey from lost to found
Auteur : Cheryl STRAYED
Editeur : ATLANTIC
Année : 01/2015

At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America and to do it alone. [lire la suite]

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The Invention of Solitude

Auteur : Paul AUSTER
Editeur : FABER AND FABER
Année : 09/2012

??oePaul Auster est devenu écrivain parce que son père, en mourant, lui a laissé un petit héritage qui l'a soustrait à la misère. Le décès du père n'a pas seulement libéré l'écriture, il a littéralement sauvé la vie du fils. Celui-ci n'en finira jamais de payer sa dette et de rembourser en bonne prose le terrifiant cadeau du trépassé. [lire la suite]

11,50 €
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Over the turrets of the Loire Valley Châteaux

Over the turrets of the Loire Valley Châteaux

Auteur : Arnaud CHICUREL
Editeur : LES BEAUX JOURS
Année : 06/2012

From Chambord to Saumur via Valençay, Amboise and Azay-le-Rideau, the châteaux of the Loire enthrall by their majesty and resonance of their history. Arnaud Chicurel, Pascal Ducept and Lionel Lourdel photographed them from the sky. Having captured unusual angles and exceptional light, they show us these noble residences in their most spectacular guise. [lire la suite]

19,90 €
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