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A Brief History of Time (US pocket edition) Stoc momentan epuizat

A Brief History of Time (US pocket edition)

This classic book has become a landmark volume in scientific writing, and Stephen Hawking is widely considered the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein. NO. 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Published more than two decades ago to great critical acclaim and commercial success, A Brief History of Time has become a landmark volume in science writing. Stephen Hawking, one of the great..

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A Cat, a Man and Two Women

'A really great writer . . . Tanizaki has got this warm, ticklishness to his strangeness.' (David Mitchell) 'One of the finest pieces of literature concerning cats ever written.'(Choice) Shinako has been ousted from her marriage by her husband Shozo and his younger lover Fukuko. She's lost everything: her home, status, and respectability. Yet the only thing she longs for is Lily, the elega..

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A Stranger in the House  (US) Stoc momentan epuizat

A Stranger in the House (US)

A perfect holiday gift. Shari Lapena’s new thriller, AN UNWANTED GUEST, is available now! “Smart and suspenseful. . . you'll never see the ending coming.” --PureWow In this neighborhood, danger lies close to home. A domestic thriller packed full of secrets, and a twisty story that never stops—from the bestselling author of The Couple Next Door He looks at her, concerned. “How do you ..

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Adventures of the New Cut Gang

Benny, Thunderbolt, Bridie, Sharky and the Peretti twins are a mixed bunch of vagabonds and urchins who come together to form the New Cut Gang in two comic tales of stolen silver and skulduggery. Fake coins are turning up all over Lambeth and the finger of suspicion is pointing at Thunderbolt's dad - could he really be the forger? The crime-busting New Cut Gang come to the rescue! And when..

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Back to the Future

Great Scott!! The latest in Quirk's series of Pop Classic Picture Books (following HOME ALONE, THE X-FILES, and E.T.) takes readers on a wild time-traveling trip BACK TO THE FUTURE! The biggest movie of 1985 is now the wildest and wackiest picture book of 2018! Even 30 years after its theatrical debut, BACK TO THE FUTURE is a perennial favorite in classrooms and family movie nights across the..

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Beyond the Veil: Male-female Dynamics in a Muslim Society

Does Islam as a religion oppress women? Is Islam against democracy? In this classic study, internationally renowned sociologist Fatema Mernissi argues that women's oppression is not due to Islam because this religion celebrates women's power. Women's oppression, she maintains, is due to political manipulation of religion by power-seeking, archaic Muslim male elites. Mernissi explains that ear..

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Book of Humans: The Story of How We Became Us

'Charming, compelling and packed with information. I learned more about biology from this short book than I did from years of science lessons. A weird and wonderful read' PETER FRANKOPAN We like to think of ourselves as exceptional beings, but is there really anything special about us that sets us apart from other animals? Humans are the slightest of twigs on a single family tree that encompa..

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer

This charming POP Classic picture book will introduce everyone's favorite vampire slayer to a new generation of fans! The cult classic TV show is now a charming picture book for the youngest fans in the Buffyverse! In this new picture-book story brought to life with cute and colorful illustrations, young readers see what the world's strongest vampire slayer was like back when she was a kid! Join..

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Caligula

'An engrossing new spin on a well-known tale' Antonia Senior, The Times 'Caligula as you've never seen him before! A powerfully moving read from one of the best ancient world authors in the business' Kate Quinn, author of The Alice Network Everyone knows his name. Everyone thinks they know his story. Rome 37AD. The emperor is dying. No-one knows how long he has left. The power struggle ..

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Capture or Kill

For fans of Ant Middleton and the BBC's Bodyguard, read this gripping thriller from former MI5 operative, Tom Marcus. Author of the bestselling Soldier Spy. Matt Logan is an MI5 agent for the British government. Working on the frontline of counter-terrorism in the UK he’s trained to protect its citizens against all threats. When two brothers known operationally as ‘Iron Sword’ and ‘Stone F..

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China Rich Girlfriend (format de buzunar)

Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians, is back with a wickedly funny new novel of social climbing, secret e-mails, art-world scandal, lovesick billionaires, and the outrageous story of what happens when Rachel Chu, engaged to marry Asia's most eligible bachelor, discovers her birthfather. On the eve of her wedding to Nicholas Young, heir to one of the greatest fortunes in Asia, ..

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Con Artist: A Novel

There's murder at San Diego Comic Con in this entertaining summer read from a Marvel/DC comics veteran Fred Van Lente, featuring illustrations in classic comic book style. This illustrated mystery will appeal to comic book fans and anyone who appreciates an unconventional whodunit. Comic book artist Mike Mason arrives at San Diego Comic-Con, seeking sanctuary with other fans and creators—a..

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Crazy Rich Asians (Movie tie-in)

Crazy Rich Asians is the outrageously funny debut novel about three super-rich, pedigreed Chinese families and the gossip, backbiting, and scheming that occurs when the heir to one of the most massive fortunes in Asia brings home his ABC (American-born Chinese) girlfriend to the wedding of the season. When Rachel Chu agrees to spend the summer in Singapore with her boyfriend, Nicholas Young, ..

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E.T. the ExtraTerrestrial

Arriving just in time for the 35th anniversary of the film, this picture book adaptation will introduce everyone's favorite alien to a new generation of fans! Steven Spielberg’s classic sci-fi story of interplanetary friendship makes a perfect picture book for the whole family. When E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial was released in theaters back in 1982, its bittersweet story enchanted millions and th..

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Edgar & Lucy

Eight-year-old Edgar Allan Fini is haunted – by his father's absence, his mother's secrets, and the ghosts of his grandmother's past. But he recalls nothing of the accident about which people still whisper. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, he is drawn deep into a damaged, grief-stricken world. Lucy must confront the demons that plague her, to save her son and herself. Ting..

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Educated: A Memoir

#1 NEW YORK TIMES, WALL STREET JOURNAL, AND BOSTON GLOBE BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • O: The Oprah Magazine • Time • NPR • Financial Times • The Economist • The Guardian • Newsday • Refinery29 • Real Simple • Bustle • Pamela Paul, KQED • Publishers Weekly • LibraryReads..

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Elevation (editie cartonata)

'Stephen King's slim new novel tackles weighty matters' - New York Post Castle Rock is a small town, where word gets around quickly. That's why Scott Carey wants to confide only in his friend Doctor Bob Ellis about his strange condition: he's losing weight, without getting thinner, and the scales register the same when he is in his clothes or out of them, however heavy they are. Scott also..

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End of the End of the Earth (format mare)

A sharp and provocative new essay collection from the award-winning author of Purity, Freedom and The Corrections In The End of the End of the Earth, which gathers essays and speeches written mostly in the past five years, Jonathan Franzen returns with renewed vigour to the themes – both human and literary – that have long preoccupied him. Whether exploring his complex relationship with his u..

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Fall of Yougoslavia

Misha Glenny's acclaimed account of the war in former Yugoslavia contains substantial new material that discusses the end of the five-year conflict and looks ahead to an uneasy future in this turbulent region. Writing in the Evening Standard, Fitzroy Maclean said ‘Misha Glenny’s deeply disturbing book is, to my mind, essential reading for anyone trying to understand, or even just follow, events i..

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Fantastic Beasts: The Magizoologist's Discovery Case

Inspired by the Hogwarts textbook written by J.K. Rowling's character Newt Scamander, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them takes fans to a new era in Rowling's Wizarding World, decades before Harry Potter and half a world away. This deluxe enchanted replica of Newt Scamander's case is loaded with interactive special features to make any fan of J.K. Rowling's Wizarding World feel like a mas..

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Flights (Winner of the 2018 Man Booker International Prize)

2018 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST FOR TRANSLATED LITERATURE WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER INTERNATIONAL PRIZE NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2018 BY THE WASHINGTON POST AND PUBLISHERS WEEKLY SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 WARWICK PRIZE FOR WOMEN IN TRANSLATION A visionary work of fiction by "A writer on the level of W. G. Sebald" (Annie Proulx) "A magnificent writer." --Svetlana Alexievich, Nobel Prize-winn..

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Girl in the Woods (format de buzunar)

No. 1 international bestseller and Swedish crime sensation Camilla Lackberg’s new psychological thriller featuring Detective Patrik Hedström and Erica Falck – irresistible for fans of Stieg Larsson and Jo Nesbo. A missing child When a four-year-old girl disappears in the woods outside Fjällbacka, people are horror-struck. Thirty years ago, a child went missing from the same spot, and was lat..

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Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 50 Postcards of Women Creators, Leaders, Pioneers, Champions, and Warriors

After the record-smashing success of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls and Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2--the New York Times bestsellers that have reached more than 500,000 families and have been translated into 30 languages--the authors are back with a keepsake postcard set. Here are 50 postcards (50 pieces of art) that celebrate all of your favorite heroes. The cards are organized with..

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Greats on Leadership: Classic Wisdom from Lincoln, Austen, Lao Tzu and many more…

The Greats on Leadership is an in-depth tour of the best leadership ideas of the past 25 centuries, drawing out the key leadership insights from classic authors, weaving them together with business examples, the best contemporary research, and tools to help put it all into practice. Among the 20 specific leadership topics included are: Leadership Traps (Shakespeare) Change (Machiavelli) Po..

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Grinch: The Story of the Movie (Movie Tie-in) Stoc momentan epuizat

Grinch: The Story of the Movie (Movie Tie-in)

From the creators of Minions and Despicable Me, and featuring the voice of Benedict Cumberbatch, The Grinch is Christmas 2018’s guaranteed hit family movie. Fast paced, easy to read novelisation of the new movie based on Dr. Seuss’s 1957 classic, How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Full of hilarious characters – some familiar and some new – plus high quality writing and a laugh-out-loud funny ..

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Her Body and Other Parties (Shortlisted for The National Book Award Fiction Prize 2017)

SHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FICTION PRIZE 2017 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 'Brilliantly inventive and blazingly smart' Garth Greenwell 'Impossible, imperfect, unforgettable' Roxane Gay 'A wild thing ... covered in sequins and scales, blazing with the influence of fabulists from Angela Carter to Kelly Link and Helen Oyeyemi' New York Times In..

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Hocus & Pocus: The Legend of Grimm's Woods (US)

Introducing a new series of interactive, pick-your-panel graphic novels for middle grade readers, full of adventure, magic, and fun! Hocus & Pocus is the lead title in this series. This middle-grade graphic novel series features an interactive pick-a-path storyline, full of puzzles, treasures, fantasy creatures, and gameplay you can enjoy again and again! Cast spells, solve puzzles, ra..

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Home Alone

The beloved, classic Christmas movie is now an illustrated storybook for readers of all ages! With an amusing read-aloud story and enchanting, immersive illustrations, this charming adaptation is the perfect nostalgic gift alongside family holiday classics like The Polar Express and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Eight-year-old Kevin McCallister wished his family would disappear. He never th..

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How to Survive in a Stranger Things World (editie cartonata)

Does life seem strange? Is the world feeling upside down? Then you need to learn how to survive in a Stranger Things world. . . Filled with photographs and simple truths from the hit Netflix series STRANGER THINGS, this guide will help you navigate school, relationships, and the occasional parallel dimension. The perfect stocking filler for any Stranger Things fan to cosy up with whilst ..

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Ice Monster (format mare)

From No. 1 bestselling children’s author, David Walliams comes his biggest and most epic adventure yet! Illustrated by the artistic genius Tony Ross. This is the story of a ten-year-old orphan and a 10,000-year-old mammoth… Read all about it! Read all about it! ICE MONSTER FOUND IN ARCTIC! When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London, hears about the mysterious Ice Monste..

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Invisible Library: Mortal Word

The Mortal Word is part of Genevieve Cogman’s witty and wonderful Invisible Library series, which can be enjoyed as part of a sequence or as standalones. A corrupt countess. A spy in danger. And an assassin at large. Peace talks are always tricky . . . especially when a key diplomat gets stabbed. This murder rudely interrupts a top-secret summit between the warring dragons and Fae, so Libr..

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Islam and Capitalism

Islam and Capitalism is a learned, engaged rebuttal of the cultural reductionism of Max Weber and others who have tried to explain the politics and society of the Middle East by reference to some unchanging entity called 'Islam,' typically characterised as instinctively hostile to capitalism. Maxime Rodinson looks at the facts, analysing economic texts with his customary common sense, to show..

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Japanese Tales Stoc momentan epuizat

Japanese Tales

Two hundred and twenty tales from medieval Japan—tales that welcome us into a fabulous faraway world populated by saints, scoundrels, ghosts, magical healers, and a vast assortment of deities and demons. Stories of miracles, visions of hell, jokes, fables, and legends, these tales reflect the Japanese civilization. They ably balance the lyrical and the dramatic, the ribald and the profound, offe..

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Kid Scientists: True Tales of Childhood from Science Superstars HB (US)

Funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of Albert Einstein, Jane Goodall, Marie Curie, and 12 other brilliant scientists. Every great scientist started out as a kid. Before their experiments, inventions, and discoveries that changed the world, the world's most celebrated scientists had regular-kid ..

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Killing Commendatore - US (editie cartonata)

A publishing event: A major new, epic novel from the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author of Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage and 1Q84. The epic new novel from the internationally acclaimed and best-selling author of 1Q84 In Killing Commendatore, a thirty-something portrait painter in Tokyo is abandoned by his wife and finds himself holed up in the mountain ho..

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Lady Sings the Blues

"I've been told that no one sings the word 'hunger' like I do. Or the word 'love'." Lady Sings the Blues is the inimitable autobiography of one of the greatest icons of the twentieth century. Born to a single mother in 1915 Baltimore, Billie Holiday had her first run-in with the law at aged 13. But Billie Holiday is no victim. Her memoir tells the story of her life spent in jazz, smoky Harlem..

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Land of Stories: Ultimate Book Hugger's Guide (editie cartonata)

A behind-the-scenes look at the world of the Land of Stories - the No.1 New York Times bestselling series, from Golden Globe-winning actor, Chris Colfer. A combination travel guide, encyclopedia, and exciting fan compendium, this ultimate guidebook includes sections such as "Who's Who," "Places to Go," and "Trinkets, Treasures, and Other Things" that explore the backgrounds and histories of t..

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Last Reality 1: Otherworld

For fans of the hit HBO TV show Westworld and readers of Ready Player One, James Dashner, and Veronica Roth, Otherworld is the first book in New York Times bestselling authors Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller's new, deeply disturbing, YA sci-fi thriller series. Gaming has become all too real, and all too dangerous. “Full of high stakes, thrillers, and fantastic twists and turns, fans of Ready P..

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Last Reality 2: Otherearth

Return to the series BuzzFeed compared to Ready Player One in the second book in a new fast-paced trilogy from New York Times bestselling authors Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller that's perfect for fans of HBO's Westworld. Simon would have done anything to save his best friend after a mysterious accident almost killed her--including follow her into a virtual world. And what he and Kat discovere..

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LIFEL1K3 (Lifelike)

From the coauthor of the New York Times bestselling Illuminae Files comes the first book in a new series that's part Romeo and Juliet, part Terminator, and all adrenaline. On an island junkyard beneath a sky that glows with radiation, a deadly secret lies buried in the scrap. Seventeen-year-old Eve isn't looking for trouble--she's too busy looking over her shoulder. The robot gladiator she sp..

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Magic Tree House: Castle of Mystery

Eight-year-old Jack and his little sister, Annie, are playing in the woods during their summer holiday, when they find a mysterious tree house full of books. But these are no ordinary books . . . And this is no ordinary tree house . . . Jack and Annie find themselves on another adventure - this time they're in medieval England. It's exactly the same as the story book - there's a castle and a banq..

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Magic Tree House: Pirates' Treasure

Eight-year-old Jack and his little sister, Annie, are playing in the woods during their summer holiday, when they find a mysterious tree house full of books. But these are no ordinary books . . . And this is no ordinary tree house . . . Jack and Annie are in a treasure trove full of trouble! Stuck on a desert island, captured by the evil Captain Bones and his gang and a huge storm at sea . . . ..

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Mend the Living (Winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2017)

Winner of the Wellcome Book Prize 2017. Longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2016. Now a major French film, REPARER LES VIVANTS/HEAL THE LIVING, directed by Katell Quillevere and starring Emmanuelle Seigner. A twenty-four-hour whirlwind of death and life. In the depths of a winter's night, the heart of Simon Limbeau is resting, readying itself for the day to come. In a f..

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Modern HERstory: Stories of Women and Nonbinary People Rewriting History

An inspiring and radical celebration of 70 women, girls, and gender nonbinary people who have changed--and are still changing--the world, from the Civil Rights Movement and Stonewall riots through Black Lives Matter and beyond. With a radical and inclusive approach to history, Modern HERstory profiles and celebrates seventy women and nonbinary champions of progressive social change in a bold,..

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Mr. Lemoncello's Great Library Race

#1 New York Times bestselling author Chris Grabenstein is back with the third fantastically fun, puzzle-packed MR. LEMONCELLO adventure! On your marks. Get set. Lemon, cello, GO! Everyone’s favorite game maker, Mr. Lemoncello, is testing out his new FABULOUS FACT-FINDING FRENZY game! If Kyle can make it through the first round, he and the other lucky finalists will go on a great race—by bi..

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New Silk Roads: Present and Future of the World (format mare)

From the Sunday Times and internationally bestselling author of The Silk Roads 'Masterly mapping out of a new world order' - Evening Standard The New Silk Roads - a brand new book by Peter Frankopan - takes a fresh look at the network of relationships being formed along the length and breadth of the Silk Roads today. The world is changing dramatically and in an age of Brexit and Trump, ..

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Ninth Rain (Winner of the British Fantasy Award 2018)

**Winner of the British Fantasy Award 2018 for Best Fantasy Novel** The first in a blistering new trilogy from Jen Williams, acclaimed author of British Fantasy Award-nominated Copper Cat trilogy. Epic fantasy for fans of Robin Hobb and Jay Kristoff. 'Fantasy adventure at its very best' Starburst 'Williams excels at eldritch world-building' Guardian 'An original new voice in heroic f..

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Origins of Creativity

'An intellectual hero ... A superb celebrator of science in all its manifestations' Ian McEwan 'Darwin's great successor' Jeffrey Sachs The legendary biologist Edward O. Wilson offers his most philosophically probing work to date 'Creativity is the unique and defining trait of our species; and its ultimate goal, self-understanding,' begins Edward Wilson's sweeping examination of the hum..

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