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Cover Oh William!

Strout, Elizabeth
«Oh William!»

The Pulitzer Prize-winning, Booker-longlisted, bestselling author returns to her beloved heroine Lucy Barton in a luminous novel about love, loss, and the family secrets that can erupt and ...

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Cover April in Spain

Banville, John
«April in Spain»

Don't disturb the dead. On the idyllic coast of San Sebastian, Spain, Dublin pathologist Quirke is struggling to relax - despite the beaches, the cafes and the company of his ...

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Cover We Begin at the End

Whitaker, Chris
«We Begin at the End »
Crime Novel of the Year Award Winner 2021

For some people, trouble just finds them. Thirty years ago, Vincent King became a killer. Now, he's been released from prison and is back in his hometown of  ...

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Cover La petite dernière

Daas, Fatima
«La petite dernière »

Fatima Daas vit dans une famille musulmane pratiquante originaire d'Algérie. Habitant à Clichy-sous-Bois, elle est une élève instable puis une adulte inadaptée. Etouffée par un environnement où l'amour ...

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Cover Combats et métamorphoses d'une femme

Louis, Edouard
«Combats et métamorphoses d'une femme »

Pendant une grande partie de sa vie ma mère a vécu dans la pauvreté et la nécessité, à l’écart de tout, écrasée et parfois même humiliée par la violence masculine. ...

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Cover Girl, Woman, Other

Evaristo, Bernardine
«Girl, Woman, Other»

An energetic, polyphonic novel comprised of the intermingled experiences of twelve characters, most of whom are black British women. Presents a sense of the changing nature of London, comparable to ...

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Cover Born 1982

Cho, Nam-Joo
«Born 1982»

A South Korean publishing sensation arrives in this original and uncompromising portrait of the endemic misogyny contended with by late-twentieth-century everywoman Kim Jiyoung, from family life to thwarted ambitions.   Kim Jiyoung ...

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Cover Le Banquet annuel de la Confrérie des fossoyeurs

Enard, Mathias
«Le Banquet annuel de la Confrérie des fossoyeurs»

Pour les besoins d’une thèse consacrée à “la vie à la campagne au XXIe siècle”, l’apprenti ethnologue David Mazon a quitté Paris et pris ses quartiers dans un modeste village ...

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Cover The Sakura Obsession

Abe, Naoko
«The Sakura Obsession»
The Incredible Story of the Plant Hunter Who Saved Japan's Cherry Blossoms

Each year, the flowering of cherry blossoms marks the beginning of spring. But if it weren’t for the pioneering work of an English eccentric, Collingwood “Cherry” Ingram, Japan’s beloved cherry ...

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Cover Here We Are

Swift, Graham
«Here We Are »

It is Brighton, 1959, and the theatre at the end of the pier is having its best summer season in years. Ronnie, a brilliant young magician, and Evie, his dazzling ...

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Cover Where the Crawdads Sing

Owens, Delia
«Where the Crawdads Sing»

For years, rumors of the "Marsh Girl" have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, ...

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Cover The Cockroach

McEwan, Ian
«The Cockroach»

That morning, Jim Sams, clever but by no means profound, woke from uneasy dreams to find himself transformed into a gigantic creature

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Cover Dans le jardin de l'ogre

Slimani, Leïla
«Dans le jardin de l'ogre»

«Cette nuit, elle en a rêvé et n'a pas pu se rendormir. Un rêve moite, interminable, qui s'est introduit en elle comme un souffle d'air chaud. Adèle ne peut plus ...

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Cover Qui a tué mon père

Louis, Edouard
«Qui a tué mon père »

Édouard Louis a publié deux romans, En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule et Histoire de la violence, qui ont été traduits dans une trentaine de langues.

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Cover Weight of a Piano

Cander, Chris
«Weight of a Piano»

A tour-de-force about two women and the piano that inexorably ties their lives together through time and across continents, for better and for worse.In 1962, in the Soviet Union, eight-year-old ...

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Cover La place

Ernaux, Annie
«La place»

«Enfant, quand je m'efforçais de m'exprimer dans un langage châtié, j'avais l'impression de me jeter dans le vide. Une de mes frayeurs imaginaires, avoir un père instituteur qui ...

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Cover Slow Horses

Herron, Mick
«Slow Horses»

You don't stop being a spook just because you're no longer in the game.Banished to Slough House from the ranks of achievers at Regent's Park for various crimes of drugs ...

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Cover Mothering Sunday

Swift, Graham
«Mothering Sunday»

It is March 30th 1924. It is Mothering Sunday.How will Jane Fairchild, orphan and housemaid, occupy her time when she has no mother to visit? How, shaped by the events ...

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Cover La passe-miroir

Dabos, Christelle
«La passe-miroir »
Les fiancés de l'hiver

Sous son écharpe élimée et ses lunettes de myope, Ophélie cache des dons singuliers : elle peut lire le passé des objets et traverser les miroirs. Elle vit paisiblement sur ...

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Cover Mon mari
Ventura, Maud
«Mon mari»

C’est une femme toujours amoureuse de son mari après quinze ans de vie commune. Ils forment un parfait couple de quadragénaires : deux enfants, une grande maison, la réussite sociale. ...

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Cover Feu
Pourchet, Maria
«Feu»

Laure, prof d’université, est mariée, mère de deux filles et propriétaire d’un pavillon. À 40 ans, il lui semble être la somme, non pas de ses désirs, mais de l’effort ...

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Cover Shuggie Bain
Stuart, Douglas
«Shuggie Bain»
Booker Prize 2020

It is 1981. Glasgow is dying and good families must grift to survive. Agnes Bain has always expected more from life. She dreams of greater things: a house with its ...

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Cover Swimming in the Dark
Jedrowski, Tomasz
«Swimming in the Dark »

Poland, 1980. Anxious, disillusioned Ludwik Glowacki, soon to graduate university, has been sent along with the rest of his class to an agricultural camp. Here he meets Janusz - and ...

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Cover The Forest of Wool and Steel
Miyashita, Natsu
«The Forest of Wool and Steel»

Tomura is startled by the hypnotic sound of a piano being tuned in his school. It seeps into his soul and transports him to the forests, dark and gleaming, that ...

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Cover Apeirogon
McCann, Colum
«Apeirogon»

Apeirogon: a shape with a countably infinite number of sides. Rami Elhanan and Bassam Aramin are two men. Rami's license plate is yellow. Bassam's license plate is green. It takes Rami ...

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Cover Dearly
Atwood, Margaret
«Dearly»
Poems

Before she became one of the world's most important and loved novelists, Margaret Atwood was a poet. Dearly is her first collection in over a decade. It brings together many ...

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Cover Sorry For Your Trouble
Ford, Richard
«Sorry For Your Trouble »
Stories

A landmark new collection of stories from Richard Ford that showcases his brilliance, sensitivity, and trademark wit and candor In Sorry for Your Trouble, Pulitzer Prize winner and New York ...

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Cover The Street
Petry, Ann
«The Street »

  New York City, 1940s. In a crumbling tenement in Harlem, Lutie Johnson is determined to build a new life for herself and her eight-year-old boy, Bub - a life that ...

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Cover La chaleur
Jestin, Victor
«La chaleur»

« Oscar est mort parce que je l’ai regardé mourir, sans bouger. Il est mort étranglé par les cordes d’une balançoire. » Ainsi commence ce court et intense roman qui ...

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Cover Faux départ
Messina, Marion
«Faux départ»

Entre Aurélie, qui crève d’ennui dans une fac, et Alejandro, le Colombien expatrié, l’amour fou et inimitable, le frisson nouveau sont toujours à portée de corps mais jamais atteints. La ...

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Cover Une femme
Ernaux, Annie
«Une femme»

Annie Ernaux s'efforce ici de retrouver les différents visages et la vie de sa mère, morte le 7 avril 1986, au terme d'une maladie qui avait détruit sa mémoire et ...

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Cover Machines Like Me
McEwan, Ian
«Machines Like Me»

Machines Like Me occurs in an alternative 1980s London. Charlie, drifting through life and dodging full-time employment, is in love with Miranda, a bright student who lives with a terrible ...

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Cover You Know You Want This
Roupenian, Kristen
«You Know You Want This»

From the creator of Cat Person – the first short story to go viral – comes You Know You Want This, a compulsive collection about sex, dating and modern life. ...

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Cover La Disparition de Stephanie Mailer
Dicker, Joël
«La Disparition de Stephanie Mailer»

30 juillet 1994. Orphea, petite station balnéaire tranquille des Hamptons dans l’État de New York, est bouleversée par un effroyable fait divers: le maire de la ville et sa famille ...

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Cover The Only Story
Barnes, Julian
«The Only Story»

Would you rather love the more, and suffer the more; or love the less, and suffer the less? That is, I think, finally, the only real question. You may point out ...

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Cover If Beale Street could talk
Baldwin, James
«If Beale Street could talk»

In this honest and stunning novel, now a major motion picture directed by Barry Jenkins, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice. ...

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Cover Les loyautés
Vigan, Delphine de
«Les loyautés »

Chacun de nous abrite-t-il quelque chose d'innommable susceptible de se révéler un jour, comme une encre sale, antipathique, se révelerait sous la chaleur de la flamme ? Chacun de nous ...

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