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The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by: Rebecca Skloot

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Price: € 14,85

Her name was Henrietta Lacks, but scientists know her as HeLa. Born a poor black tobacco farmer, her cancer cells - taken without her knowledge - became a multimillion-dollar industry and one of the most important tools in medicine. Yet Henrietta's family did not learn of her 'immortality' until more ...

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The Narrow Road To The Deep North

The Narrow Road to the Deep North

by: Richard Flanagan

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Price: € 14,85

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2014

"Devastatingly beautiful" - Sunday Times

Forever after, there were for them only two sorts of men: the men who were on the Line, and the rest of humanity, who were not.

In the despair of a Japanese POW camp on the Burma Death Railway, surgeon Dorrigo Evans ...

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Worst Person Ever

Worst. Person. Ever.

by: Douglas Coupland

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Price: € 21,45 >> € 19,50

Douglas Coupland's gloriously filthy, side-splittingly funny and unforgettable new novel, his first full-length work of fiction in four years.

'Worst. Person. Ever.' is a deeply unworthy book about a dreadful human being with absolutely no redeeming social value. Raymond Gunt, in the words of the author, ...

Recommended by: Fulya ("Reminiscent of his early books, very funny!")

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Mrs Hemingway

Mrs Hemingway

by: Naomi Wood

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Price: € 21,45

The story of the most famous writer of his generation and the four extraordinary women who married him.

In the dazzling summer of 1926, Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley travel from their home in Paris to a villa in the south of France. They swim, play bridge and drink gin. But wherever they go they ...

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The Outsiders

The Outsiders

by: SE Hinton

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Price: € 14,85

In Ponyboy's world there are two types of people. There are the Socs, the rich society kids who get away with anything. Then there are the greasers, like Ponyboy, who aren't so lucky. Ponyboy has a few things he can count on: his older brothers, his friends, and trouble with the Socs, whose idea of a ...

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Hyperbole And A Half

Hyperbole and a Half

by: Allie Brosh

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Price: € 18,15

Every time Allie Brosh posts something new on her hugely popular blog 'Hyperbole and a Half' the internet rejoices. Touching, absurd, and darkly comic, Allie Brosh's highly anticipated book 'Hyperbole and a Half' showcases her unique voice, leaping ...

Recommended by: Jonny ("Fantastic! Allie Brosh tells hilarious stories in her trademark mix of words and pictures")

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The Son

The Son

by: Philipp Meyer

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Price: € 21,45 >> € 19,50

"An epic, heroic, hallucinatory work of art" - Chris Cleave

Part epic of Texas, part classic coming-of-age story, part unflinching portrait of the bloody price of power, 'The Son' is an utterly transporting novel that maps the legacy of violence in the American West through the lives of the McCulloughs, ...

Recommended by: Eva

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The Mourner

The Mourner

by: Richard Stark

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Price: € 14,00 >> € 11,00

You probably haven't ever noticed them. But they've noticed you. They notice everything. That's their job. Sitting quietly in a nondescript car outside a bank making note of the tellers' work habits, the positions of the security guards. Lagging a few car lengths behind the Brink's truck on its daily ...

Recommended by: Liam ("Classic noir!")

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Of Human Bondage

Of Human Bondage

by: W Somerset Maugham

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Price: € 16,50

'Of Human Bondage' is the first and most autobiographical of Maugham's masterpieces. It is the story of Philip Carey, an orphan eager for life, love and adventure.

After a few months studying in Heidelberg, and a brief spell in Paris as would-be artist, Philip settles in London to train as a doctor. ...

Recommended by: Joni ("A good'un meets a bad'un and keeps thinking that deep down she must be a good'un. He's wrong.")

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American Odysseys

American Odysseys: Writings by New Americans

by: Foreword by Charles Simic

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Price: € 19,80 >> € 14,00

'American Odysseys' is an anthology of twenty-two writers drawn from the shortlist for the 2011 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature. Including work by Dinaw Mengestu, Tea Obreht, Yiyun Li, and introduced by poet Charles Simic, this collection is proof, if any be needed, that the heterogeneity ...

Recommended by: Ralph ("Beautiful expressions of the immigrant/expat experience")

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