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1 L’odyssée de Pi: guide du film - Twentieth Century Fox & Yann Martel
Auteur : Twentieth Century Fox & Yann Martel
Genre : Arts et spectacles
Le réalisateur visionnaire, Ang Lee, adapte au cinéma  l’un des plus grands succès littéraires de la décennie, L’HISTOIRE DE PI, de Yann Martel. L’Odyssée de Pi Movie Companion présente une aventure épique aux lecteurs en incorporant des extraits du roman à des images et des scènes saisissantes du film qui sortira bientôt.

L’Odyssée de Pi raconte l’histoire d’un adolescent prénommé Pi qui survit à un naufrage effroyable et qui embarque dans un périple impossible sur l’océan Pacifique accompagné d’un redoutable tigre du Bengale. Perdus en mer, les deux naufragés finissent par  développer une amitié inattendue lors d’un périple remarquable  et plein de courage, d’espoir et de triomphe.  Le Movie Companion comprend une présentation vidéo avec Yann Martel et Ang Lee, des anecdotes concernant Pi et le tigre ainsi que


2 X-Men Origins Wolverine - Twentieth Century Fox
Auteur : Twentieth Century Fox
Genre : Aventure
Plongez au cœur des origines troubles de Logan alias Wolverine (Hugh JACKMAN). Découvrez son passé héroïque à la fois violent et romantique et ses rencontres avec de nouveaux X-Men légendaires.


3 X-Men - Le commencement - Twentieth Century Fox
Auteur : Twentieth Century Fox
Genre : Aventure
Un film à couper le souffle qui donne vie au passé des mutants les plus puissants de la saga X-men : Magneto, Professeur Xavier, Emma Frost, Mystique…

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5 X-Men 2 - Twentieth Century Fox
Auteur : Twentieth Century Fox
Genre : Aventure
La saga X-men passe à la vitesse supérieur avec ce film qui, bien plus qu’une simple suite, montre un nouvel aspect de l’univers des mutants dans une nouvelle aventure encore plus spectaculaire.


6 Managers' manual for the 21st century. - Kehinde Fawumi
Auteur : Kehinde Fawumi
Genre : Carrière
This brilliant piece came out as one of the (World) best in the 2010 edition of Peter Drucker's Global Challenge. The author has thus decided to share it with the world! It is a solution-driven missive on the numerous uncertainties hobbling the sustenance of the global community and especially of businesses. Employers are daily confronting the unprecedented dynamics of globalization and unfavourable economic fluctuations. Many questions are being asked as to whom to blame: the government, the private sector, the youth, or nature? While focusing on the solutions, the author challenges the paradigm of the questions being asked and the corresponding solutions often proffered. He then passes the responsibilities to the key stakeholders of the global community starting with the people themselves. The best way to predict a future is to create it!


7 Alien - Le huitième passager - Fox
Auteur : Fox
Genre : Aventure
Combinaison parfaite du film d’horreur et de la science-fiction spatiale, une production qu’un développement complexe et conflictuel ne prédestinait pas forcément à une réussite aussi magistrale…


8 Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century - Stanley Bronstein
Auteur : Stanley Bronstein
Genre : Philosophie
The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage.

Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.


9 Maslow's Hierarchy For The 21st Century - Stanley Bronstein
Auteur : Stanley Bronstein
Genre : Développement personnel
Physiological needs, safety needs, the need for love / belonging, the need for esteem and the need for self-actualization.

We've all heard of Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, but how do we apply them in today's modern world.

Stanley Bronstein challenges you to find out.


10 Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari
Auteur : Yuval Noah Harari
Genre : Monde

What makes us brilliant? What makes us deadly? What makes us Sapiens? This bestselling history challenges everything we know about being human.

Earth is 4.5 billion years old. In just a fraction of that time, one species among countless others has conquered it: us.

In this bold and provocative book, Yuval Noah Harari explores who we are, how we got here and where we’re going.

‘I would recommend Sapiens to anyone who’s interested in the history and future of our species’ Bill Gates

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11 An examination of 21st century film interpretations, of Marvel post war American comics. - James Kimm
Auteur : James Kimm
Genre : Romans graphiques
This is a Dissertation examining 21st centre film interpretations of Marvels post war American comics.


12 Winter of the World - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Policier et suspense
Winter of the World is the second novel in Ken Follett's uniquely ambitious and deeply satisfying Century trilogy. On its own or read in sequence with Fall of Giants and Edge of Eternity, this is a magnificent, spellbinding epic of global conflict and personal drama.

1933, and at Cambridge, Lloyd Williams is drawn to irresistible socialite Daisy Peshkov, who represents everything that his left-wing family despise, but Daisy is more interested in aristocratic Boy Fitzherbert, a leading light of the British Union of Fascists.

Berlin is in turmoil. Eleven-year-old Carla von Ulrich struggles to understand the tensions disrupting her family as Hitler strengthens his grip on Germany. Many are resolved to oppose Hitler’s brutal regime – but are they willing to betray their country?<

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13 The Tao Te Ching For The 21st Century - Stanley Bronstein
Auteur : Stanley Bronstein
Genre : Philosophie
This book contains commentaries and analysis of Lao Tzu's classic - the Tao Te Ching. Tao Te Ching translates as "The Way to Heaven."


14 Fall of Giants - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Policier et suspense
The first in Ken Follett's bestselling Century Trilogy, Fall of Giants is a captivating novel that follows five families through the world-shaking dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for votes for women.

A world in chaos.
1911, a thirteen-year-old boy, Billy Williams, begins working down the mines as George V is crowned king. The escalating arms race between the empire nations will put not only the king but this young boy in grave danger.

A terrible war.
Billy’s family is inextricably linked with the Fitzherberts, the aristocratic owners of the coal mine where he works. And when Maud Fitzherbert falls in love with Walter von Ulrich, a spy at the German embassy in London, their destiny also becomes entangled with that of Gus Dewar, an ambitious young aide to Woodrow Wilson, and two orphaned R

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15 21 Lessons for the 21st Century - Yuval Noah Harari
Auteur : Yuval Noah Harari
Genre : Histoire

The future is here. Learn to live in it.

In twenty-one bite-sized lessons, Yuval Noah Harari explores what it means to be human in an age of bewilderment.

How can we protect ourselves from nuclear war, ecological cataclysms and technological disruptions? What can we do about the epidemic of fake news or the threat of terrorism? What should we teach our children?

Yuval Noah Harari takes us on a thrilling journey through today’s most urgent issues. The golden thread running through his exhilarating new book is the challenge of maintaining our collective and individual focus in the face of constant and disorienting change. Are we still capable of understanding the world we have created?

‘Fascinatingcompelling[Harari] has teed up a crucial

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16 Edge of Eternity - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Policier et suspense
Edge of Eternity is the epic, final novel in Ken Follett's captivating and hugely ambitious Century trilogy. On its own or read in sequence with Fall of Giants and Winter of the World, this is an irresistible and spellbinding epic about the fight for personal freedom set during the Cold War.

1961, and in the United States George Jakes, a bright young lawyer in the Kennedy administration and fierce supporter of the civil rights movement, boards a Greyhound bus in Washington with Verena, an employee of Martin Luther King whom he is in love with, to protest against segregation.

In East Germany, teacher Rebecca Hoffmann finds her entire life has been a lie as she is targeted by the secret police, even as her younger brother, Walli, dreams of escape across the Ber

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17 The Pillars of the Earth - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Histoire
A spellbinding epic tale of ambition, anarchy, and absolute power set against the sprawling medieval canvas of twelfth-century England, The Pillars of the Earth is Ken Follett's classic historical masterpiece.


1135 and civil war, famine and religious strife abound. With his family on the verge of starvation, mason Tom Builder dreams of the day that he can use his talents to create and build a cathedral like no other.


Philip, prior of Kingsbridge, is resourceful, but with money scarce he knows that for his town to survive it must find a way to thrive, and so he makes the decision to build within it the greatest Gothic cathedral the world has ever known.


As Tom and Philip meet s

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18 To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee
Auteur : Harper Lee
Genre : Lettres
Voted America's Best-Loved Novel in PBS's The Great American Read

Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honor and injustice in the deep South—and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred

One of the most cherished stories of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, served as the basis for an enormously popular motion picture, and was voted one of the best novels of the twentieth century by librarians across the country. A gripping, heart-wrenching, and wholly remarkable tale of coming-of-age in a South poisoned by virulent prejudice, it views a world of great beauty and savage inequities through the eyes of a young girl, as her father—a crusading local lawyer—risks everything to defend a black man unjustly accused of a terrible c

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19 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon
Auteur : Mark Haddon
Genre : Lettres
'Lots of things are mysteries. But that doesn't mean there isn't an answer to them'

This is Christopher's murder mystery story. There are also no lies in this story because Christopher can't tell lies. Christopher does not like strangers or the colours yellow or brown or being touched. On the other hand, he knows all the countries in the world and their capital cities and every prime number up to 7507. When Christopher decides to find out who killed the neighbour's dog, his mystery story becomes more complicated than he could have ever predicted.

BACKSTORY: Meet the author and learn about the background to Christopher's story.

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20 World Without End - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Histoire
The saga that has enthralled millions of readers, The Kingsbridge Novels continue with World Without End.

On the day after Halloween, in the year 1327, four children slip away from the cathedral city of Kingsbridge. They are a thief, a bully, a boy genius and a girl who wants to be a doctor. In the forest they see two men killed.

As adults, their lives will be braided together by ambition, love, greed and revenge. They will see prosperity and famine, plague and war. One boy will travel the world but come home in the end; the other will be a powerful, corrupt nobleman. One girl will defy the might of the medieval church; the other will pursue an impossible love. And always they will live under the long shadow of the unexplained killing they witnessed on that fateful childhood day.

Ken Follett’s masterful epic The Pillars of the Earth

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21 A Quarter-Century of Discovery with the Hubble Space Telescope - &
Auteur : &
Genre : Astronomie
In celebration of Hubble Space Telescope’s 25th anniversary, explore 25 of Hubble’s breathtaking and significant images. From planets in our own solar system to snapshots from a time when our universe was very young, these images are presented according to their distance from Earth, from near to far. Along with companion descriptions and videos, the 25 images highlight the telescope’s amazing capabilities.


22 X-Men - Twentieth Century Fox
Auteur : Twentieth Century Fox
Genre : Aventure
Point de départ de la saga Marvel au cinéma, ce film présente pour la première fois de nombreux personnages issus des comics américains Marvel : les X-men.


23 The Sins of the Father - Jeffrey Archer
Auteur : Jeffrey Archer
Genre : Romans et littérature
Engrossing and memorable, The Sins of the Father is the second novel in international bestseller Jeffrey Archer’s celebrated the Clifton Chronicles takes us to New York in 1939 where our hero Harry Clifton is in desperate need of help.

Only days before Britain declares war on Germany, Harry joins the Merchant Navy, unable to face long-held family secrets and the fact he will never be able to marry his true love Emma Barrington. But when his ship is sunk mid-Atlantic, Harry takes the opportunity to assume the identity of one his deceased rescuers and begin a new life.

Landing in America, he quickly discovers he has made a mistake and without any way to prove his true identity, Harry is now chained to a past that could be far worse than the one he had hoped to escape . . .

Brimming with intrigue, Jeffrey Archer takes readers into a world

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24 Maxims and Opinions of Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington, Selected From His Writings and Speeches During a Public Life of More Than Half a Century - Arthur Wellesley Wellington
Auteur : Arthur Wellesley Wellington
Genre : Antiquité
This book is history of a Maxims and Opinions of Field-Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington, Selected From His Writings and Speeches During a Public Life of More Than Half a Century. On the death of the Earl of Liverpool, in the beginning of the year 1827, the king called on Mr. Canning to form an administration. As Mr. Canning had all along advocated Roman Catholic Emancipation, and as the cabinet of Lord Liverpool had firmly opposed that measure, it became a question how far the premiership of Mr. Canning would compromise the position of those who had hitherto acted with him in the cabinet of Lord Liverpool. The question very soon received a practical solution, by the simultaneous (though not concerted) resignation of six of the most influential members of the government, including the Duke of Wellington. This closed the correspondence; and it is needless to add that the Duke conti


25 Sayonara - James A. Michener & Steve Berry
Auteur : James A. Michener & Steve Berry
Genre : Histoire
From a great master of historical fiction comes a brilliant tale of love amid war. James A. Michener combines powerful storytelling with deep sensitivity in this novel of a U.S. Army man who, against all odds, falls for a fascinating Japanese woman. Stationed in the exotic Far East, Major Lloyd Gruver considers himself lucky. The son of a general, dating the daughter of another powerful military family, he can look forward to a bright future. And he just can’t understand guys like Private Joe Kelly, who throw away their lives in the States by marrying local girls. But then Lloyd meets Hana-ogi. After that, nothing matters anymore . . . nothing but her.

BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii.
Praise for James A. Michener
“A master storyteller . . . Michener, by any standards, is a p

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26 Six Centuries of English Poetry - James Baldwin
Auteur : James Baldwin
Genre : Poésie
An interesting read in part because it works in backwards chronological order, moving from the 19th century backwards, so one can watch the language growing more archaic. Though interestingly, the poetry does not simply get more difficult as it gets older--there are jags and centuries and individual writers who are clear and easy for a modern reader interspersed with very mannered/complex/esoteric times and writers .


27 Ross Poldark - Winston Graham
Auteur : Winston Graham
Genre : Histoire
Ross Poldark is the first novel in Winston Graham's hugely popular Poldark series, which has become a television phenomenon starring Aidan Turner.

Tired from a grim war in America, Ross Poldark returns to his land and his family. But the joyful homecoming he has anticipated turns sour, for his father is dead, his estate is derelict and the girl he loves is engaged to his cousin.

But his sympathy for the destitute miners and farmers of the district leads him to rescue a half-starved urchin girl from a fairground brawl and take her home – an act which alters the whole course of his life . . .

Ross Poldark is followed by Demelza, the second novel in this evocative series set in 18th century Cornwall.

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28 A Dangerous Fortune - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Policier et suspense
Epic in its scale, A Dangerous Fortune tells of the dramatic highs and lows of the wealthy Pilaster family from the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth, Ken Follett.

A Tragic Accident
1866: at an exclusive school in Victorian England, a schoolboy drowns in a mysterious accident. His death and its aftermath will have repercussions for decades to come . . .

A Fierce Rivalry
There on that fateful day were Hugh Pilaster and his older cousin Edward, heirs of a powerful banking dynasty with connections that reach from London to far-afield colonies.

A Lethal Secret
The cousins find themselves locked in a vicious competition for the top job at the bank. But the respectable veneer of the family, and even Victorian England itself, looks to shatter as the deadly event from their schooldays threatens

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29 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
Auteur : Douglas Adams
Genre : Aventure
In one complete volume, here are the five classic novels from Douglas Adams’s beloved Hitchhiker series.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read)
Seconds before the Earth is demolished for a galactic freeway, Arthur Dent is saved by Ford Prefect, a researcher for the revised Guide. Together they stick out their thumbs to the stars and begin a wild journey through time and space.

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe
The moment before annihilation at the hands of warmongers is a curious time to crave tea. It could only happen to the cosmically displaced Arthur Dent and his comrades as they hurtle across the galaxy in a desperate search for a place to eat.

Life, the Univer

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30 Best Kept Secret - Jeffrey Archer
Auteur : Jeffrey Archer
Genre : Famille
Captivating and suspenseful, Best Kept Secret is the third novel in international bestseller Jeffrey Archer’s outstanding the Clifton Chronicles sees our hero Harry Clifton and Giles Barrington, brother of Harry’s beloved wife Emma, become entwined in the fate of the Barrington family fortune.

It is 1945 and the House of Lords’ vote on who should inherit the Barrington estate ends in a tie, casting a long shadow on the lives of those involved.

Author Harry begins to promote his novel, whilst Emma, after her father’s mysterious death, searches for the girl found abandoned in his office on the night he died.

Politician Giles defends his seat in the House of Commons and finds not only his future but his family’s fortune at stake. Ultimately his fate is dictated by Harry’s son Sebastian, even as Sebastian himself becomes embroiled in

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31 Only Time Will Tell - Jeffrey Archer
Auteur : Jeffrey Archer
Genre : Romans et littérature
Ambitious and addictive, Only Time Will Tell is the first novel in international bestseller Jeffrey Archer’s the Clifton Chronicles begins the epic tale of Harry Clifton, a working-class boy from the docks of Bristol.

It is 1920, and against the backdrop of a world ravaged by conflict, Harry’s story begins with the words ‘I was told that my father was killed in the war’. Harry’s existence is defined by the death of his father and he seems destined to a life on the docks until a remarkable gift wins him a scholarship to an exclusive boys school and entry into a world he could never have envisaged.

Over the course of twenty years, as the Second World War and the fight against Hitler draws nearer, Harry will learn the awful truth about his father’s death and of his own connections to a powerful shipping family, the Barringtons. And in doing so

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32 Smoke and Ashes - Abir Mukherjee
Auteur : Abir Mukherjee
Genre : Policier et suspense

Smoke and Ashes is Abir Mukherjee's best book yet; a brilliantly conceived murder mystery set amidst political and social turmoil – beautifully crafted’ C.J. Sansom

India, 1921. Captain Sam Wyndham is battling a serious addiction to opium that he must keep secret from his superiors in the Calcutta police force.

But Wyndham finds himself in a tight spot when he stumbles across a corpse in an opium den. When he then comes across a second body bearing the same injuries, Wyndham

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33 Appeasing Hitler - Tim Bouverie
Auteur : Tim Bouverie
Genre : Europe

‘One of the most promising young historians to enter our field for years’ Max Hastings

'Appeasing Hitler is…astonishingly accomplished' Antony Beevor

'Excellent' Andrew Roberts

On a wet afternoon in September 1938, Neville Chamberlain stepped off an aeroplane and announced that his visit to Hitler had averted the greatest crisis in recent memory. Less than a year later, Germany invaded Poland and the Second World War began.

Appeasing Hitler is a compelling new narrative history of the disastrous years of indecision, failed diplomacy and parliamentary infighting that enabled

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34 A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century - Henry Augustin Beers
Auteur : Henry Augustin Beers
Genre : Histoire
This book tells the romantic stories in english literature. Writers of English literary history, while recognizing the importance of England's share in this great movement in European letters, have not generally accorded it a place by itself in the arrangement of their subject matter, but have treated it cursively, as a tendency present in the work of individual authors; and have maintained a simple chronological division of eras into the "Georgian",, the "Victorian", etc. The reason of this is perhaps to be found in the fact that, although Romanticism began earlier in England than on the Continent and lent quite as much as it borrowed in the international exchange of literary commodities, the native movement was more gradual and scattered. It never reached so compact a shape, or came so definitely to a head, as in Germany or France.


35 A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century - Henry Augustin Beers
Auteur : Henry Augustin Beers
Genre : Romans et littérature
It was reserved for Walter Scott, "the Ariosto of the North", "the historiographer royal of feudalism", to accomplish the task which his eighteenth-century forerunners had essayed in vain. He possessed the true enchanter's wand, the historic imagination. With this in his hand, he raised the dead past to life, made it once more conceivable, made it even actual. Before Scott no genius of the highest order had lent itself wholly or mainly to retrospection. He is the middle point and the culmination of English romanticism.


36 Be Careful What You Wish For - Jeffrey Archer
Auteur : Jeffrey Archer
Genre : Famille
Be Careful What You Wish For, the fourth instalment in Jeffrey Archer's The Clifton Chronicles, opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno?

When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace him. But Don Pedro Martinez intends to install his puppet, the egregious Major Alex Fisher, in order to destroy the Barrington family firm just as the company plans to build its new luxury liner, the MV Buckingham.

Back in London, Harry and Emma's adopted daughter wins a scholarship to the Slade Academy of Art where she falls in love with a fellow student, Clive Bingham, who asks her to marry him. Both families are delighted until Priscilla Bingham,

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37 Healthy Minds in the Twentieth Century - Steven J. Taylor & Alice Brumby
Auteur : Steven J. Taylor & Alice Brumby
Genre : Histoire
This open access edited collection contributes a new dimension to the study of mental health and psychiatry in the twentieth century. It takes the present literature beyond the ‘asylum and after’ paradigm to explore the multitude of spaces that have been permeated by concerns about mental well-being and illness. The chapters in this volume consciously attempt to break down institutional walls and consider mental health through the lenses of institutions, policy, nomenclature, art, lived experience, and popular culture. The book adopts an international scope covering the historical experiences of Britain, Ireland, and North America.In accordance with this broad approach, contributions to the volume span academic fields such as history, arts, literary studies, sociology, and psychology, mirroring the diversity of the subject matter. 
This book is available open


38 Breath, Eyes, Memory - Edwidge Danticat
Auteur : Edwidge Danticat
Genre : Lettres
At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only when she returns to Haiti--to the women who first reared her. What ensues is a passionate journey through a landscape charged with the supernatural and scarred by political violence, in a novel that bears witness to the traditions, suffering, and wisdom of an entire people.

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39 Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
Auteur : Aldous Huxley
Genre : Classiques
Aldous Huxley’s 1932 dystopian classic Brave New World predicts – with eerie clarity – a terrifying vision of the future, which feels ever closer to our own reality.

'The best science fiction book ever, definitely the most prescient... Looking at our present trajectory we are on the way to Brave New World' Yuval Noah Harari, bestselling author of Sapiens

‘A masterpiece of speculation... As vibrant, fresh, and somehow shocking as it was when I first read it’ Margaret Atwood

Far in the future, the World Controllers have created the ideal society. Through clever use of genetic engineering, brainwashing and recreational sex and drugs all its members are happy consumers. Bernard Marx seems alone harbouring an ill-defined longing to break free. A visit to one of the few remaining Savage Reservations where t

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40 La caída de los gigantes (The Century 1) - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Romans et littérature
Una gran novela que narra las vidas de cinco familias: una americana, una galesa, una inglesa, una alemana y una rusa, con el trasfondo de la Primera Guerra Mundial, la Revolución Rusa y los profundos cambios sociales que estas conllevaron.

Primer volumen de la trilogía «The Century»

La historia empieza en 1911, el día de la coronación del rey Jorge V en la abadía de Westminster. El destino de los Williams, una familia minera de Gales, está unido por el amor y la enemistad al de los Fitzherbert, aristócratas y propietarios de las minas. Lady Maud Fitzherbert se enamorará de Walter von Ulrich, un joven espía en la embajada alemana en Londres. Sus vidas se entrelazarán con la de un asesor progresista del presidente de Estados Unidos, Woodrow Wilson, y la de dos hermanos rusos a los que la guerra y la revolución les ha arrebatado su s

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41 Eye of the Needle - Ken Follett
Auteur : Ken Follett
Genre : Policier et suspense
Eye of the Needle, Ken Follett's breakthrough international bestseller, is a heart-racingly exciting tale about the fate of the war resting in the hands of a master spy, his opponent and a brave woman.

Victory Hangs in the Balance
1944. In the weeks leading up to D-Day the Allies are disguising their invasion plans with elaborate decoys of ships and planes. If they can land a force on mainland Europe they will gain the upper hand in a war that has ravaged the world for years, and take the fight to the Nazi menace.

A Cold-blooded Killer
His weapon is the stiletto, his codename: The Needle. He is Hitler’s prize undercover agent – a ruthless and professional murderer. In England he uncovers the Allies’ D-Day plans but his cover is blown in the process.

A Deadly Chase
Leaving a trail of bodies in

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42 Homo Deus - Yuval Noah Harari
Auteur : Yuval Noah Harari
Genre : Sciences sociales

Sapiens shows us where we came from. Homo Deusshows us where we’re going.

Yuval Noah Harari envisions a near future in which we face a new set of challenges. Homo Deus explores the projects, dreams and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century and beyond – from overcoming death to creating artificial life.

It asks the fundamental questions: how can we protect this fragile world from our own destructive power? And what does our future hold?

'Homo Deus will shock you. It will entertain you. It will make you think in ways you had not thought before’ Daniel Kahneman, bestselling author of Thinking, Fast and Slow

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43 The Confessions of Frannie Langton - Sara Collins
Auteur : Sara Collins
Genre : Lettres
One of BOOKRIOT’s Best Books of 2019
One of POPSUGAR's Best Books of 2019

“A startling, compelling historical debut novel. . . should be on top of your vacation reading pile.” -The Washington Post

“A stunning debut. . . . I love this book.” -Guardian

"Reminiscent of Margaret Atwood's Alias Grace . . . [a] devious, richly detailed debut." -O: The Oprah Magazine

A servant and former slave is accused of murdering her employer and his wife in this astonishing historical thriller that moves from a Jamaican sugar plantation to the fetid streets of Georgian London—a remarkable literary debut with echoes of Alias Grace, The Underground Railroad, and The Paying Guests.

All of London is abuzz with the scandalous case of Frannie Langton, accused of the brutal double murder of her employers, renowned scientist George Benha

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44 The Ghost Bride - Yangsze Choo
Auteur : Yangsze Choo
Genre : Romans et littérature
Now a Netflix Mandarin original drama premiering January 2020 

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Night Tiger, a Reese’s Book Club pick

Yangsze Choo’s stunning debut, The Ghost Bride, is a startlingly original novel infused with Chinese folklore, romantic intrigue, and unexpected supernatural twists.

Li Lan, the daughter of a respectable Chinese family in colonial Malaysia, hopes for a favorable marriage, but her father has lost his fortune, and she has few suitors. Instead, the wealthy Lim family urges her to become a “ghost bride” for their son, who has recently died under mysterious circumstances. Rarely practiced, a traditional ghost marriage is used to placate a restless spirit. Such a union would guarantee Li Lan a home for the rest of her days, but at what price?
Night after nigh

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45 Ursula K. Le Guin: The Last Interview - Ursula K. Le Guin & David Streitfeld
Auteur : Ursula K. Le Guin & David Streitfeld
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
“Resistance and change often begin in art. Very often in our art, the art of words.”
—Ursula K. Le Guin
When she began writing in the 1960s, Ursula K. Le Guin was as much of a literary outsider as one can be: a woman writing in a landscape dominated by men, a science fiction and fantasy author in an era that dismissed “genre” literature as unserious, and a westerner living far from fashionable East Coast publishing circles. The interviews collected here—spanning a remarkable forty years of productivity, and covering everything from her Berkeley childhood to Le Guin envisioning the end of capitalism—highlight that unique perspective, which conjured some of the most prescient and lasting books in modern literature.

8,99 €

46 The Supreme Commander - Stephen E. Ambrose
Auteur : Stephen E. Ambrose
Genre : Biographies et mémoires
In this classic portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower the soldier, bestselling historian Stephen E. Ambrose examines the Allied commander’s leadership during World War II.
Ambrose brings Eisenhower’s experience of the Second World War to life, showing in vivid detail how the general’s skill as a diplomat and a military strategist contributed to Allied successes in North Africa and in Europe, and established him as one of the greatest military leaders in the world. Ambrose, then the Associate Editor of the General’s official papers, analyzes Eisenhower’s difficult military decisions and his often complicated relationships with powerful personalities like Churchill, de Gaulle, Roosevelt, and Patton. This is the definitive account of Eisenhower’s evolution as a military leader—from its dramatic beginnings through his time at the top post of Allied command.

3,99 €

47 Austerlitz - W.G. Sebald & Anthea Bell
Auteur : W.G. Sebald & Anthea Bell
Genre : Lettres
From one of the undisputed masters of world literature, a haunting novel of sublime ambition and power about a man whose fragmentary memories of a lost childhood lead him on a quest across Europe in search of his heritage.

Jacques Austerlitz is a survivor – rescued as a child from the Nazi threat. In the summer of 1939 he arrives in Wales to live with a Methodist minister and his wife. As he grows up, they tell him nothing of his origins, and he reaches adulthood with no understanding of where he came from. Late in life, a sudden memory brings him the first glimpse of his origins, launching him on a journey into a family history that has been buried.

The story of Jacques Austerlitz unfolds over the course of a 30-year conversation that takes place in train stations and travellers’ stops across England and Europe. In Jacques Austerlitz, Sebald embodies the univer

12,99 €

48 El Chapo, La Traque - Douglas Century & Andrew Hogan
Auteur : Douglas Century & Andrew Hogan
Genre : Politique et actualité
La traque à haut risque d’un des narcotrafiquants les plus dangereux de la planète.
El Chapo est le récit fascinant de la traque à haut risque de l’un des narcotrafiquants les plus recherchés de tous les temps, à la fortune estimée à 1 milliard de dollars, Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán-Loera, plus connu sous le nom de El Chapo (diminutif de «  chaparro  », courtaud, en référence à sa petite taille).
Le journaliste Douglas Century, déjà co-auteur d’un livre sur la DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration, équivalent de la «  bridage des stups  » en France), livre le témoignage à la première personne de l’agent Cole Merrell (le nom a été modifié) qui a capturé, avec son unité d’élite, l’ennemi public n° 1 des États-Unis, après l’avoir traqué sans relâche pendant huit ans et infiltré le cartel de Sinaloa.
Le récit

9,99 €

49 Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology—Revised Edition for the 21st Century - Joseph Pilates, Judd Robbins & Lin Van Heuit-Robbins
Auteur : Joseph Pilates, Judd Robbins & Lin Van Heuit-Robbins
Genre : Forme et santé
First published in 1945, Pilates’ Return to Life Through Contrology contains the authorized, legal, edited, and original Library of Congress version of Joseph H. Pilates’ and William J. Miller’s first complete fitness writings. It details the exercises, poses, and instructions fundamental to the matwork developed by Joseph and Clara Pilates. Based on his concepts of a balanced body and mind, and drawn from the approach espoused by the early Greeks, these are the exercises that continue to sustain a worldwide revolution in fitness strategies and exercise techniques. Joseph Pilates has been nothing short of revolutionary in his impact on the world of fitness and exercise. Readers will learn and view the original 34 exercises that Pilates taught to his students, many of whom have become exercise gurus in their own right. These carefully designed exercises constitute the results of dec

6,49 €

50 Prelude to Foundation - Isaac Asimov
Auteur : Isaac Asimov
Genre : High-tech
This daring story of humanity’s future introduces one of the great masterworks of science fiction: the Foundation novels of Isaac Asimov. Unsurpassed for their unique blend of nonstop action, bold ideas, and extensive world-building, they chronicle the struggle of a courageous group of people to save civilization from a relentless tide of darkness and violence—beginning with one exceptional man.

It is the year 12,020 G.E. and Emperor Cleon I sits uneasily on the Imperial throne of Trantor. Here in the great multidomed capital of the Galactic Empire, forty billion people have created a civilization of unimaginable technological and cultural complexity. Yet Cleon knows there are those who would see him fall—those whom he would destroy if only he could read the future. 

Hari Seldon has come to Trantor to deliver his paper on psychohistory, his remarka

6,99 €
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