Top 5 English Books!
1. Companion Piece – Ali Smith – PB € 19,99 | HC € 22,99
A story is never an answer. A story is always a question.’Here we are in extraordinary times. Is this history? What happens when we cease to trust governments, the media, each other?What have we lost? What stays with us? What does it take to unlock our future? Following her astonishing quartet of Seasonal novels, Ali Smith again lights a way for us through the nightmarish now, in a vital celebration of companionship in all its forms.
2. Daughter of the Moon Goddess – Sue Lynn Tan – € 17,99
A captivating debut fantasy inspired by the legend of Chang’e, the Chinese moon goddess, in which a young woman’s quest to free her mother pits her against the most powerful immortal in the realm.
3. Book Lovers – Emily Henry – € 11,99
Romance in the air. Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books. Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating bestsellers.And he’s Nora’s work nemesis. Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she’s the one men date before finding their happy-ever-after. To prevent another dating dud, Nora’s sister has persuaded her to swap her city desk for a month’s holiday in Sunshine Falls. It’s a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into…Charlie. She’s no heroine. He’s no hero.
4. Young Mungo – Douglas Stuart – €19,99
The powerful second novel from the Booker prizewinning author of Shuggie Bain. Young Mungo is both a vivid portrayal of working-class life and the deeply moving story of the dangerous first love of two young men: Munga and James.
5. Let me tell you what I mean – Joan Didion – € 11,99
Twelve early pieces never before collected that offer an illuminating glimpse into the mind and process of Joan Didion. Mostly drawn from the earliest part of her astonishing five-decade career, the wide-ranging pieces in this collection include Didion writing about a Gamblers Anonymous meeting, a visit to San Simeon, and a reunion of WWII veterans in Las Vegas, and about topics ranging from Nancy Reagan to Robert Mapplethorpe to Martha Stewart. Here are subjects Didion has long written about – the press, politics, women, the act of writing, and her own self-doubt.