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Fred Vargas - Il Morso della Reclusa (2018)

Nebbioso, beccheggiante, indolente. Sempre perso nelle sue vaghezze. È il commissario Adamsberg, capo dell'Anticrimine al tredicesimo arrondissement parigino. - Non ci posso credere, - disse Danglard, - non ci voglio credere. Torni fra noi, commissario. Ma in quali nebbie ha perso la vista, porca miseria? - Nella nebbia ci vedo benissimo, - replicò Adamsberg in tono un po' secco, appoggiando i palmi sul tavolo. - Anzi, meglio che alt...

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Still Reigning: Thoughts of a Queen

But despite it all, she's still here. Still in charge, still iconic, and still keeping the gin industry in business. Still reigning. In this uproarious collections of musings from a matriarch, the Queen [of Twitter] shares some unvarnished opinions about her subjects and the rest of the civilized world. Of her adoring public across the pond in America, she notes, "One thinks of them as a mother thinks of a teenage boy; with a mixture...

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The ÜberReader : selected works of Avital Ronell

For twenty years, Avital Ronell has stood at the forefront of the confrontation between literary study and European philosophy. She has tirelessly investigated the impact of technology on thinking and writing, with groundbreaking work on Heidegger, dependency and drug rhetoric, intelligence and artificial intelligence, and the obsession with testing. Admired for her insights and breadth of field, she has attracted a wide readership b...

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Papa porte un pantalon et maman porte une robe

Guillaume a un papa et une maman. Ibrahim aussi. Tous deux sont les meilleurs élèves de la classe. C'est jour de fête. Le directeur de l'école apporte les costumes de carnaval. Coquin le sort ! Le costume de Guillaume est une robe de princesse ! Les deux garçons se regardent ahuris… Qui viendra en aide à Guillaume pour lui éviter de porter un déguisement de fille ? Les éditions REID vous présentent le premier livre pour enfants rédig...

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Lilou Macé, "Le défi des 100 jours !

Conseils pratiques et techniques pour transformer sa vie et la vivre pleinement grâce à des défis à relever durant 100 jours : trouver un nouveau travail, gagner en assurance ou en bonne humeur… Dans ce cahier pratique vous trouverez les pratiques et techniques pour transformer votre vie et la vivre pleinement. On dit que la répétition permet de créer de nouvelles habitudes : alors foncez, lancez vous dès maintenant dans le défi des ...

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The Dracula Dossier: A Novel of Suspense

Author of the New York Times bestseller The Book of Shadows, James Reese returns with a remarkable feat of literary invention. In The Dracula Dossier, Reese combines real historical figures and events—Bram Stoker, Walt Whitman, Jack the Ripper—with glorious speculation in a tour de force of suspense fiction that races non-stop through Victorian London. Bestselling author Michael Connelly raves about The Dracula Dossier, calling it, “...

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The Complete Poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Writing to his publisher in 1813, Shelley expressed the hope that two of his major works "should form one volume"; nearly two centuries later, the second volume of the Johns Hopkins edition of The Complete Poetry fulfills that wish for the first time. This volume collects two important pieces: Queen Mab and The Esdaile Notebook. Privately issued in 1813, Queen Mab was perhaps Shelley's most intellectually ambitious work, articulating...

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Mothering Daughters

The rise of the novel and of the ideal nuclear family was no mere coincidence, argues Susan C. Greenfield in this fascinating look at the construction of modern maternity. Many historians maintain that the eighteenth century witnessed the idealization of the caring, loving mother. Here Greenfield charts how the newly emerging novels of the period, in their increasing feminization, responded to and helped shape that image, often infus...

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Terry Eagleton - Perché Marx aveva ragione (2013)

In questo libro combattivo e radicale, Terry Eagleton affronta l'opera di Marx con un linguaggio semplice e diretto. In un mondo come quello attuale, caratterizzato da una pesante crisi del capitalismo, questo libro ha il merito di discutere in modo critico e diretto le accuse di coloro che rimproverano a Marx di non essere più attuale. Ma proprio il momento che stiamo vivendo conferma sempre più la verità e l'attualità del suo pensi...