What is it in the operatic Italian psyche that allows-indeed, forgives, even applauds-Italy's premier for conducting a lifestyle as decadent as a Fellini extravaganza, while organizing an ongoing string of questionable behaviors and politically ...read morå
In "Furies of Calderon," bestselling author Butcher introduced readers to a world where the forces of nature take physical form. But now, it's human nature that threatens to throw the realm into chaos.
"Best known for his Harry Dresden fantasy noir ...read morå
Arrested for snorting cocaine off a car bonnet, award-winning author and quintessential dilettante Frederic Beigbeder reflects on his troubled childhood, while spending a night in the cells.
In his most autobiographical book to date, the author of ...read morå
"It is a brave moment in the literary annals of a nation when it gives birth to its first indigenous private eye. Until it does, local devotees of the murder story must endure the indignity - to say nothing of the expense - of having their sleuths ...read morå
Ned Allen is young, smart, and upwardly mobile. Several years into his career as an ad salesman for a successful computer magazine, Ned's finally left his small-town roots behind, and is certain that the sophisticated Manhattan world he covets is ...read morå
Fatmagül Ketenci is a girl who lives in a village on the Aegean coast with her brother who runs a dairy. She is engaged to marry a fisherman called Mustafa Nalçalı in a months time and dreams of getting away from her nagging ...read morå
Chloe Saunders is fifteen and would love to be normal. Unfortunately, Chloe happens to be a genetically engineered necromancer who can raise the dead without even trying. She and her equally gifted (or should that be 'cursed'?) friends are now ...read morå
A thrilling take which moves back and forth through time, from the early days of Byzantium to the thriving metropolis of Istanbul... A corpse is discovered at the base of the statue of Ataturk in old Istanbul, an antique coin left in its hand... But ...read morå
Rich in its stories, characters, and imaginative range, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting is the novel that brought Milan Kundera his first big international success in the late 1970s. Like all his work, it is valuable for far more than ...read morå
You may well be taken aback that the Chairman of R.I.P.O.S.T.E , an international organization of nutritionists that tackles obesity and one of the most incisive campaigners in the fight against global weight problems should write a book in praise ...read morå
The new novel from the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of "The Distant Hours" is a spellbinding mix of mystery, thievery, murder, and enduring love.
During a party at the family farm in the English countryside, ...read morå
Theorem: Petrovitch has a lot of secrets.
Proof: Secrets like how to make anti-gravity for one. For another, he's keeping a sentient computer program on a secret server farm - the same program that nearly destroyed the Metrozone a few months ...read morå
As the parent of an only child, are you frustrated because you find yourself overindulging and overcompensating? Do you treat your child like an adult, overpraise, or overprotect him? Have you expected perfection from your child yet failed to make ...read morå
Part coming-of-age autobiography and part nature guide, Gerald Durrell's dazzling sequel to "My Family and Other Animals" is based on his boyhood on Corfu, from 1933 to 1939. Originally published in 1969 but long out of print, "Birds, Beasts, and ...read morå