Romans en anglais, littérature générale
Amor Towles is the author of New York Times bestsellers Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow . The two novels have collectively sold more than 4 million copies and have been translated into more than thirty languages. Towles lives in Manhattan with his wife and two children.>
The lost novel from the author of The Second Sex When Andree joins her school, Sylvie is immediately fascinated. Andree is small for her age, but walks with the confidence of an adult. Secretly Sylvie believes that Andree is a prodigy about whom books will be written. The girls talk for hours about equality, justice, war and religion; they lose respect for their teachers; they build a world of their own. But they can''t stay like this forever. Written in 1954, five years after The Second Sex , the novel was never published in Simone de Beauvoir''s lifetime. TRANSLATED BY LAUREN ELKIN - INTRODUCED BY DEBORAH LEVY
____________________ 'A gripping read, a literary blockbuster with brains. Horribly compelling' The Observer 'Featuring an explosive twist-in-the-tail climax, this terrifying hybrid of Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four and Zamyatin's We is a triumph' The Guardian ___________________ In a world ravaged by bankruptcy and unemployment, Cloud is the only company left worth working for. But what will it cost you?
Amidst the wreckage of America, Cloud reigns supreme. Cloud brands itself not just as an online storefront, but as a global saviour. Yet, beneath the sunny exterior, lurks something far more sinister.
Paxton never thought he'd be working Security for the company that ruined his life, much less that he'd be moving into one of their sprawling live-work facilities. But compared to what's left outside, perhaps Cloud isn't so bad. Better still, through his work he meets Zinnia, who fills him with hope for their shared future.
Except that Zinnia is not what she seems. And Paxton, with his all-access security credentials, might just be her meal ticket.
As Paxton and Zinnia's agendas place them on a collision course, they're about to learn just how far the Cloud will go to make the world a better place.
To beat the system, you have to be inside it.
What people are saying about The Warehouse:
'Literary blockbuster' Observer 'A triumph' Guardian 'Brilliantly imagined' BBC Culture 'Inventive, addictive' Paul Tremblay 'Thrilling' Blake Crouch 'An Orwellian thriller' Publisher's Weekly 'Wildly imaginative yet terrifyingly real' Riley Sager 'Taut, tense and masterful' Chuck Wendig 'One of the breakout books of the year' Barnes & Noble 'Holds up a dark mirror to our times' San Francisco Chronicle 'A jet black satire of modern consumerism' Waterstones 'A thriller of ideas ... taut action, incisive cultural commentary ... shades of Fahrenheit 451 and Jurassic Park.' USA Today
''Utterly, utterly perfect and brilliant - I think it is, simply, a new classic, and the book every woman will be able to trust to make her happy when she picks it up'' - Caitlin Moran ''Utterly wonderful ... full of love. Enormously uplifting, funny and witty and wry'' - Marian Keyes ''A glorious, outrageously funny retelling of E.M. Delafield''s Diary of a Provincial Lady. At once, a celebration of the joy of family life and a cry of anguish at the utter hell of it. Laugh out loud, compulsive reading'' - Nina Stibbe Meet Liz: all she wants is some peace and quiet so she can read a book with her cat Henry, love of her life, by her side. But trampling all over this dream is a group of wild things also known as Liz''s family. Namely: Richard - a man, a husband, no serious rival to Henry. Thomas - their sensitive seven year old son, for whom life is a bed of pain already. Evie - five year old acrobat, gangster, anarchist, daughter. And as if her family''s demands (Where are the door keys? Are we made of plastic? Do ''ghost poos'' really count?) weren''t enough, Liz must also contend with the madness of parents, friends, bosses, and at least one hovering nemesis. Are We Having Fun Yet? is a year with one woman as she faces all the storms of modern life (babysitters, death, threadworms) on her epic quest for that holy grail: a moment to herself.
''A wild and deeply satisfying rollercoaster ride . . . the most fun I''ve had reading a book in quite a while'' - Taylor Jenkins Reid What if you had the winning lottery ticket that would change your life forever, but you couldn''t cash it in? Lucky Armstrong is tough, talented and in real trouble. Having just pulled off a million-dollar heist with her boyfriend, she''s preparing to start a brand new life, complete with new identity, when everything goes sideways. Suddenly Lucky finds herself completely alone, without the help of either her father or her boyfriend, the two figures from whom she''s learned the art of the scam. When Lucky discovers that a lottery ticket she bought on a whim is worth millions, her elation is tempered by one big problem: cashing in the winning ticket means she''ll be arrested for her crimes. As Lucky tries to avoid capture and make a future for herself, she must find a way to confront her own past and learn what it means to be independent and honest . . . before her luck runs out.
THE PHENOMENAL KOREAN BESTSELLER PSYCHIATRIST: So how can I help you?
ME: I don''t know, I''m - what''s the word - depressed? Do I have to go into detail?
Baek Se-Hee is a successful young social media director at a publishing house when she begins seeing a psychiatrist about her - what to call it? - depression? She feels persistently low, anxious, endlessly self-doubting, but also highly judgemental of others. She hides her feelings well at work and with friends; adept at performing the calmness, even ease, her lifestyle demands. The effort is exhausting, overwhelming, and keeps her from forming deep relationships. This can''t be normal.
But if she''s so hopeless, why can she always summon a yen for her favourite street food, the hot, spicy rice cake, tteokbokki? Is this just what life is like?
Recording her dialogues with her psychiatrist over a 12-week period, Baek begins to disentangle the feedback loops, knee-jerk reactions and harmful behaviours that keep her locked in a cycle of self-abuse. Part memoir, part self-help book, I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki is a book to keep close and to reach for in times of darkness.>
Something Wilder is exactly what we all need right now...a true escape within the pages of a book, filled with adventure, rekindled romance, and second chances. Trust me, you''ll want to go along for the ride with Lily and Leo>