L’humanité en péril · Fred Vargas · Librairie Girona

«L’humanité en péril»: En lanceuse d’alerte engagée, Fred Vargas traite de l’urgence climatique dans un style on ne peut plus direct.
« Mais bon sang, comment vais-je me sortir de cette tâche insensée ? De cette idée de m’entretenir avec vous de l’avenir du monde vivant ? Alors que je sais très bien que vous auriez préféré […]

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Frankissstein · Jeanette Winterson · Bookshop Girona

«Frankissstein»: what happens when homo sapiens is no longer the smartest bein on the planet? Intelligent, inventive and…very funny!
In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love – against their better judgement – with Victor Stein. A celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI.

Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living […]

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Le Lambeau · Philippe Lançon · Librairie Girona

«Le Lambeau»: récit d’une douceur bouleversante, dont la grâce littéraire et l’universalité ne cessent d’emporter le cœur des lecteurs.
Philippe Lançon, parce qu’il l’a vécue dans son corps et à la vue de celui de ses amis, victimes des balles terroristes, qu’il y met des mots, beaucoup de mots qui ne peuvent que faire sens. Il nous […]

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An American Marriage · Tayari Jones · Bookshop Girona

«An American Marriage»: a story told with realistic dialogue, littered with metaphors and sprinked with wisdom.
Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive, and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career.

But as they settle into the routine […]

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Where the crawdads sing · Delia Owens · Bookshop Girona

«Where the crawdads sing»: a powerful novel with memorable characters and a memorable story.
For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark. The so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya […]

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Ask again, Yes · Mary Beth Keane · Bookshop Girona

«Ask again, yes»: How much can a family forgive? By Mary Beth Keane
A profoundly moving novel about two neighboring families in a suburban town. The bond between their children, a tragedy that reverberates over four decades. The daily intimacies of marriage. And the power of forgiveness.

Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, two rookie cops in the NYPD, […]

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Tous les hommes n’habitent pas le monde de la même façon · Jean-Paul Dubois · Librairie Girona

«Tous les hommes n’habitent pas le monde de la même façon». Histoire d’une vie, c’est un des plus beaux livres de Jean-Paul Dubois.
Cela fait deux ans que Paul Hansen purge sa peine dans la prison provinciale de Montréal. Où il partage une cellule avec Horton, un Hells Angel incarcéré pour meurtre. Fils d’un pasteur danois […]

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Me · Elton John · Bookshop Girona

«Me»: A brilliant biography of someone we all kind of feel like we know. It is well written and it doesn’t pull any punches about what Elton John’s life has been like.
In his only official autobiography, music icon Elton John writes about his extraordinary life. Which is also the subject of the film Rocketman.

Christened Reginald Dwight, he […]

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Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa · Haruki Murakami · Bookshop Girona

«Absolutely on Music: Conversations with Seiji Ozawa». Silence in not the absence of sound: there is a sound called silence.
A deeply personal, intimate conversation about music and writing between the internationally acclaimed, best-selling author and his close friend, the former conductor of the Boston Symphony Orchestra.

Haruki Murakami’s passion for music runs deep. Before turning his hand […]

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The Complete Novels of Jane Austen · Bookshop Girona

«The Complete Novels of Jane Austen»: Complete and unabridged, this hardcover volume is magnificent, and a must-have for any «Janeite.»
Jane Austen revolutionized the literary romance. She uses it as a platform from which to address issues of gender politics and class consciousness among the British middle-class of the late eighteenth century. The novels included in this […]

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