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The Wife's Tale

This is a thoroughly absorbing and lyrical biography of the author’s grandmother, born in Ethiopia in 1916 and destined to live through the turbulent changes experienced by this country as it emerged from a...

Ethan Frome

In a desolate environment, Ethan Frome is a very poor man, married to Zeena, a quite sick woman but at the same time very dominant and selfish. Ethan falls in love with Mattie, a relative of his wife hired...

Novelist as a Profession

Haruki Murakami (Kyoto, 1949) is a Japanese writer and translator, author of novels and stories. ‘Shokugyō to shite no shōsetsuka’ is a collection of eleven short essays that presents ideas of how the...

The Age of Light

In her first novel, the American writer Whitney Scharer, writes about the stormy life of the multitalented artist Lee Miller, a collaborator of Vogue magazine, a good correspondent of the Second World War,...

Cloud of Sparrows

In 1861, three American missionaries arrive in Edo, Japan. Two of them - Clark, a famous and mysterious former gunman, and the young Emily, with a dark and inconvenient past - will survive an attack as soon...

Trent's Last Case

This book has been considered the first modern mystery book and has received all types of praises. It’s author (1875-1956) presents the assassination of an American magnate in the English countryside...

Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

The historian Paul Johnson, centers on the controversial figure of Charles Darwin. For many scientists Darwin is a model to follow, but they leave behind the fact that in order to arrive at his conclusions...

The Purple Decades

Tom Wolf’s book is a compilation of chronicles which plunges the reader into the diverse aspects of North American society of the 60’s and 70’s. Faithful to his invented style called New Journalism...

The Female Persuasion

This time around, the writer Meg Wolitzer offers us a novel inspired by radical feminism. The story covers a period of 20 years. Geer Kadetsky, a recent university graduate who is looking for a job, is the...

Rules of Civility

A book of George Washington which describes more than 100 norms of courtesy is used as an excuse to entitle a complaint over the manipulation and hypocrisy of the dominant class in New York at the end of...