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  • Anglais TORTILLA FLAT

    John Steinbeck

    Danny, a mule skinner during the First World War, returns to Tortilla Flat to enjoy the carefree and amoral life of the paisano...

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  • A GENTLEMAN IN MOSCOW

    Amor Towles

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  • A reproduction of Kerouac's original 1951 scroll draft of "On the Road" offers insight into the writer's thematic vision and narrative voice as influenced by the American literary, musical, and visual arts of the post-World War II period....

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  • Anglais The bastard of istanbul

    Elif Shafak

    Turkish teen Asya is coming of age under the wing of her tattoo-parlor owner mother and her three aunts, befriending a cousin from America, and discovering a secret that links her family to the 1915 Armenian deportations and massacres....

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  • Anglais THE FORTY RULES OF LOVE

    Elif Shafak

    Traces the parallel stories of unhappily married professional reader Ella Rubinstein's fascination with the story of Shams of Tabriz and the 13th-century transformation of Rumi into a mystic and poet....

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  • Zelda la Grange grew up in South Africa as a white Afrikaner who supported the rules of segregation. Yet just a few years after the end of Apartheid she would become a most trusted assistant to Nelson Mandela. This book tells the story of how her life, beliefs, prejudices and everything she once bel...

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  • CITY OF SECRETS

    Stewart O'Nan

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  • A hilarious, candid account of what life in France is actually like, from a writer for Vanity Fair and GQ Americans love to love Paris. We buy books about how the French parent, why French women don't get fat, and how to be Parisian wherever you are. While our work hours increase every year,...

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  • Anglais The odds

    Stewart O'Nan

    Struggling with job losses, the imminent foreclosure of their home, and a floundering marriage, Art and Marion Fowler liquidate their savings and reserve the bridal suite at a Niagara Falls casino, where they make high-risk bets in the hopes of fixing their finances....

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  • Anglais The mermaid chair

    Sue Monk Kidd

    Jessie Sullivan is summoned home to tiny Egret Island, where she meets Brother Thomas, a monk who is about to take his final vows, and encounters the legend of a mysterious chair dedicated to a saint who had originally been a mermaid....

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  • Anglais March

    Geraldine Brooks

    In a story inspired by the father character in "Little Women" and drawn from the journals and letters of Louisa May Alcott's father, a man leaves behind his family to serve in the Civil War and finds his beliefs challenged by his experiences....

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  • Anglais People of the Book

    Geraldine Brooks

    Offered a coveted job to analyze and conserve a priceless Sarajevo Haggadah, Australian rare-book expert Hanna Heath discovers a series of tiny artifacts in the volume's ancient binding that reveal its historically significant origins....

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  • Anglais Emily, alone

    Stewart O'Nan

    Newly independent widow Emily Maxwell dreams of visits by grandchildren and mourns changes in her quiet Pittsburgh neighborhood before realizing an inner strength to pursue developing opportunities....

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  • Anglais THE SECRET CHORD

    Geraldine Brooks

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  • @00000327@"Blazing . . . casts a spell right from the start." --Dwight Garner, @00000373@The New York Times@00000155@@00000341@@00000341@"A timeless and heartbreaking love story." --Celeste Ng, author of @00000373@Little Fires Everywhere@00000155@@00000341@@00000341@"An extraordinary book." --Lauren...

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  • An electric portrait of the artist as a young woman that asks how a writer finds her voice in a society that prefers women to be silent In Recollections of My Nonexistence , Rebecca Solnit describes her formation as a writer and as a feminist in 1980s San Francisco, in an atmosphere of gender vi...

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  • Anglais THE LAKE OF DREAMS

    Kim Edwards

    The darkest secrets are the ones we hide from ourselves... Ten years ago, traumatized by her father's death, Lucy left her home and her country. Now, she returns to her family's rambling lakeside home to lay old ghosts to rest. However, sleepless one night, she makes a momentous discovery. Locked in...

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  • Anglais Angelology

    Danielle Trussoni

    The Nephilim were on the earth in those days Genesis 6:4 When Sister Evangeline finds mysterious correspondence between Mother Innocenta of the Saint Rose Convent and legendary philanthropist Abigail Rockefeller, it confirms Angels walked among us - and their descendants, the cruel Nephilim, still d...

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  • Anglais THE POSTMISTRESS

    Sarah Blake

    The stories of a small Cape Cod postmistress and an American radio reporter stationed in London collide on the eve of the United States's entrance into World War II, a meeting that is shaped by a broken promise to deliver a letter....

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  • THE EXPATRIATES

    Janice Y.K. Lee

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  • The perfect wife and mother of three grown children, Marilyn Grimes copes with the problems of midlife as she struggles to recall some of her own postponed dreams and reinvent her marriage, friendships, family, and herself....

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  • Anglais Truth and consequences

    Alison Lurie

    University director Jane Mackenzie is dismayed when her injured husband falls for Delia, a beautiful writer who has recently joined the center's staff, a situation that is complicated when Jane develops feelings for Delia's husband....

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  • Anglais EUROPE CENTRAL

    William Vollmann

    A series of interconnected stories seeks to contrast the moral decisions made by famous and everyday individuals with regard to the warring authoritarian cultures of Germany and the USSR in the twentieth century....

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