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Belonging. The Story of the Jews 1492-1900

SHORTLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE The Jewish story is a history that is about, and for, all of us. And in our own time of anxious arrivals and enforced departures, the Jews’ search for a home is more startlingly resonant than ever.

The Man in the Red Coat

*SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA BOOK AWARDS 2020* 'An absolute tonic for grey winter days' Evening Standard The Booker Prize-winning author of The Sense of an Ending takes us on a rich, witty tour of Belle Epoque Paris, via the life story of the pioneering surgeon Samuel Pozzi. In the summer of 1885, three Frenchmen arrived in London for a few days' shopping.

The Betrayal of Anne Frank - Rosemary Sulliv3-5 dnívá

The Betrayal of Anne Frank - Rosemary Sulliv3-5 dnívá, Vydavateľ: HarperCollins, Väzba: Paperback, Rok vydania: 2022, Počet strán: 336 Less a mystery unsolved than a secret well keptThe mystery has haunted generations since the Second World War: Who betrayed Anne Frank and her family? And why? Now, thanks to radical new technology and the obsession of a retired FBI agent, this book offers an answer. Rosemary Sullivan unfolds the story in a gripping, moving narrative.Over thirty million people h...

The Rationalist's Guide to the Galaxy

'A fascinating and delightfully written book about some very smart people who may not, or may, be about to transform humanity forever' JON RONSON 'Beautifully written, and with wonderful humour, this is a thrilling adventure story of our own future' LEWIS DARTNELL, author of THE KNOWLEDGE and ORIGINS Are paperclips going to destroy life as we know it? What can Mickey Mouse teach us about how to programme AI?

The Universe. A Biography

The story of our Universe, from its beginning in the first milliseconds of the Big Bang right up to our present moment and beyond, told in a gripping narrative. We have entered a new age of exploration and discovery, enabling us to probe ever more distant reaches of space and greatly advance our knowledge of the Universe.

The Bookseller's Tale

This is the story of our love affair with books, whether we arrange them on our shelves, inhale their smell, scrawl in their margins or just curl up with them in bed. Taking us on a journey through comfort reads, street book stalls, mythical libraries, itinerant pedlars, radical pamphleteers, extraordinary bookshop customers and fanatical collectors, Canterbury bookseller Martin Latham uncovers the curious history of our book obsession - and his own.

The Truths We Hold

Discover Vice President-elect Kamala Harris's New York Times bestselling book about the core truths that unite us and the shared values that will see us into the future. 'A life story that genuinely entrances' Los Angeles Times The daughter of immigrants and civil rights activists, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris was raised in a California community that cared deeply about social justice.

Love from the Dark Side

The ninth step into the Darkness is called Love from the Dark Side, and it brings us to the climax of the series – the Darkness itself. It features The Tenant of the Cedars by Mary Elizabeth Penn – a story about the vengeance of the dead.

Love from the Dark Side

Audiokniha MP3 Love from the Dark Side:The ninth step into the Darkness is called Love from the Dark Side, and it brings us to the climax of the series – the Darkness itselfIt features The Tenant of the Cedars by Mary Elizabeth Penn – a story about the vengeance of the dead. Little is known of the author other than the fact that she was published in magazines in the late Victorian era. Her stories were long forgotten until being rediscovered in 1999 – over 100 years since the last of them wa...

A Swim in a Pond in the Rain

From the New York Times-bestselling, Booker Prize-winning author of Lincoln in the Bardo and Tenth of December comes a literary master class on what makes great stories work and what they can tell us about ourselves - and our world today. For the last twenty years, George Saunders has been teaching a class on the Russian short story to his MFA students at Syracuse University.

Agnes and the Forbidden Mountain

Elektronická kniha Agnes and the Forbidden Mountain:Agnes lives in the virgin forest tribe of Magreys. Each member of the tribe is born with an exceptional gift. As soon as a Magrey discovers and masters their gift,there comes the time to perform it during a Full Moon Celebration and to promise not to misuse it and serve for the good of the tribe. The only catch is that a Magrey must do so before reaching the age of twelve years old or they turn into a Shadow.Agnes just celebrated her eleven...

Agnes and the Forbidden Mountain

Elektronická kniha Agnes and the Forbidden Mountain:Agnes lives in the virgin forest tribe of Magreys. Each member of the tribe is born with an exceptional gift. As soon as a Magrey discovers and masters their gift,there comes the time to perform it during a Full Moon Celebration and to promise not to misuse it and serve for the good of the tribe. The only catch is that a Magrey must do so before reaching the age of twelve years old or they turn into a Shadow.Agnes just celebrated her eleven...

Darkness

Audiokniha MP3 Darkness:Nine steps have led us to the final stage – right into the heart of the DarknessNine steps have led us to the final stage – right into the heart of the Darkness. Aptly enough, the iconic author from Ireland is on the doorstep; Bram Stoker – and with his Dracula to boot. Well, wait a second – not exactly, to be honest. Dracula’s Guest is one of the stories published only after Stoker’s death, and even though Dracula is in the title, he will not make it into the story. ...

In Great Numbers

Can you imagine a world without numbers? Over the centuries, people have conceived clever ways to use numbers so that we can understand the world around us better, build cities, find our way home, and much more.In Great Numbers tells the story of this groundbreaking invention.

A Blood Condition

The moving, expansive, and dazzling second collection from award-winning poet Kayo Chingonyi A Blood Condition tells a story of inheritance - the people, places, cultures and memories that form us. Kayo Chingonyi explores how distance and time, nations and a century's history, can collapse within a body; our past continuous in our present.

Women Don't Owe You Pretty

'THE BEAUTY MYTH' FOR THE INSTAGRAM GENERATION 'Rallying, radical and pitched perfectly for her generation.' - Evening Standard Women Don't Owe You Pretty is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to challenge the out-dated narratives supplied to us by the patriarchy. Through Florence's story you will learn how to protect your energy, discover that you are the love of your own life, and realise that today is a wonderful day to dump them.

A Promised Land

A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making-from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracyIn the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world, describing in strikingly personal detail both his political education and the landmark moments of the first term of his historic presidency-a time of dramatic tran...

Walk Through Walls

'Her bravest work of performance art to date . . . Rawly intimate' Observer This memoir spans Marina Abramovic's five decade career, and tells a life story that is almost as exhilarating and extraordinary as her groundbreaking performance art. Taking us from her early life in communist ex-Yugoslavia, to her time as a young art student in Belgrade in the 1970s, where she first made her mark with a series of pieces that used the body as a canvas, the book also describes her relationship with the ...

Extraterrestrial

'An astronomical Sherlock Holmes' WASHINGTON POST 'Visionary' STEPHEN GREENBLATT 'Compelling . . . The book is not so much a claim for one object as an argument for a more open-minded approach to science - a combination of humility and wonder' NEW STATESMAN Harvard's top astronomer takes us inside the mind-blowing story of the first interstellar visitor to our solar system In late 2017, scientists at a Hawaiian observatory glimpsed a strange object soaring through our inner solar system. Astrop...

Dracula

Audiokniha MP3 Dracula:Audiokniha Destination Karminia namluvená rodilým mluvčím. Jazyková úroveň A2 pro mírně pokročilé posluchače. Transylvania to meet Count Dracula, he soon realises that he has made a big mistake. What is happening in the lonely castle? Where does Count Dracula go during the day? Why are there no mirrors? Bram Stoker’s classic story takes us, and Count Dracula, from the Transylvanian castle to a small port on the east coast of England. Then we move to London, in a desper...

Her Majesty´s Royal Coven - Juno Dawson

Her Majesty´s Royal Coven - Juno Dawson, Vydavateľ: HarperCollins, Väzba: Paperback, Počet strán: 464, Rok vydania: 2022 The first in a supernatural new series from the author of Wonderland, Her Majesty's Royal Coven follows a top secret government department of witches and the deadly threat to the nation that they must confront.'Juno Dawson is at the top of her game in this vibrant and meticulous take on witchcraft. Her characteristic wit and grit shine through' Samantha ShannonHidden among us...

Carrie Soto Is Back - Taylor Jenkins Reidová

Carrie Soto Is Back - Taylor Jenkins Reidová, Vydavateľ: Cornerstone, Väzba: Paperback, Počet strán: 369, Rok vydania: 2022 From the Sunday Times bestselling author of MALIBU RISING, DAISY JONES AND THE SIX and the phenomenal TikTok sensation THE SEVEN HUSBANDS OF EVELYN HUGO'Thank you Taylor Jenkins Reid for the escapism we all need' PANDORA SYKESCarrie Soto is fierce, and her determination to win at any cost has not made her popular.By the time Carrie retires from tennis, she is the best play...

Carrie Soto Is Back - Taylor Jenkins Reidová

Carrie Soto Is Back - Taylor Jenkins Reidová, Vydavateľ: Cornerstone, Väzba: Knihy viazané, Počet strán: 368, Rok vydania: 2022 Carrie Soto is fierce, and her determination to win at any cost has not made her popular.By the time Carrie retires from tennis, she is the best player the world has ever seen. She has shattered every record and claimed twenty Slam titles. And if you ask her, she is entitled to every one. She sacrificed nearly everything to become the best, with her father as her coach...