Paroles d’honneur · Leïla Slimani – Laetitia Coryn · Librairie Girona

“Paroles d’honneur”: un ouvrage qui expose de manière claire un sujet qui fâche. Une initiative à saluer car beaucoup de ses victimes n’ont pas forcément la possibilité ou la force de s’exprimer.
Rabat, été 2015. Suite à la parution de son livre “Dans le jardin de l’ogre”, un roman cru et audacieux qui aborde la thématique de […]

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Year of the Monkey · Patti Smith · Bookshop Girona

“Year of the Monkey”: A beautiful meditation by Patti on the year she turned 70. A little treasure of a book.
From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train. A profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.

Following a run of New Year’s concerts at San […]

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The Fate of Fausto · Oliver Jeffers · Bookshop Girona

“The Fate of Fausto”: A poingnant modern-day fable about greed and hubris.
There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.

“You are mine,” Fausto said to the flower, the sheep and the mountain, and they bowed before him. But they were not enough for Fausto, so he conquered […]

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Les victorieuses · Laetitia Colombani · Librairie Girona

“Les victorieuses”: Des femmes en difficulté, des 4 coins du monde. Leur courage et leur solidarité qui apportent un supplément d’humanité à notre terre, avec les couleurs de l’espoir!
A 40 ans, Solène a tout sacrifié à sa carrière d’avocate : ses rêves, ses amis, ses amours. Un jour, elle craque, s’effondre. C’est la dépression, le burn-out. Tandis […]

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Girl · Edna O’Brien · Bookshop Girona

“Girl”. Edna O’Brien’s hotly anticipated new novel, envisages the lives of the Boko Haram girls in a masterpiece of violence and tenderness.
I was a girl once, but not anymore.

So begins Girl, Edna O’Brien’s harrowing portrayal of the young women abducted by Boko Haram.

Set in the deep countryside of northeast Nigeria, this is a brutal story of […]

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The Testaments · Margaret Atwood · Bookshop Girona

“The Testaments”. In this brilliant sequel to “THE HANDMAID’S TALE”, Margaret Atwood answers the questions that have tantalized readers for decades.
More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theocratic regime of the Republic of Gilead maintains its grip on power. But there are signs it is beginning to rot from within. At […]

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Quichotte · Salman Rushdie · Bookshop Girona

“Quichotte” by Salman Rushdie. Brilliant, beautiful, an absolutely thrilling journey. A layered book about reality/unreality, filled with literary and modern references, love and heroic road trip, among many other concepts.
In a tour-de-force that is both an homage to an immortal work of literature and a modern masterpiece about the quest for love and family, Booker Prize-winning, internationally […]

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Soif · Amélie Nothomb · Librairie Girona

“Soif”: Amélie Nothomb ose explorer, à la première personne, les états d’âme de Jésus au temps de sa passion. L’occasion d’une belle méditation sur ce que veut dire avoir un corps.
Pour éprouver la soif, il faut être vivant.” Amélie Nothomb

“On n’apprend des vérités si fortes qu’en ayant soif, qu’en éprouvant l’amour et en mourant : trois […]

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