November has already crossed its first few days off the calendar, which means we’re well into fall and downhill into winter. That means one thing: we need to be prepared for the cold, dark and rainy months ahead. Which translates to: provisions of hot drinks to stop a train, a good blanket and a load of books to dig in the house. If you have not yet gone through your trusted bookstore, this small guide with the titles that arrive this most at bookstores and that have caught our attention the most will help you to do not lack neither the evasion nor the entertainment.
Come and tell me how you liveChristie Agatha
Publication date: November 09
Married to the prestigious British archaeologist Max Mallowan, Agatha Christie in the thirties of the last century, he toured the entire Middle East in archaeological excavation campaigns in Syria and Iraq. This work is the answer to the innumerable questions that his friends and acquaintances asked him about the type of life that the couple led in those places. The adventures and difficulties that this group of westerners faces, while the enriching coexistence with the natives, are narrated by the great lady of the crime novel with sharpness, glamour, huge amounts of tea and unbeatable English humor.
Come and tell me how you live (Memory Time)
Bones and All. to the boneCamille DeAngelis
Publication date: November 3
Maren has a secret that makes her different, impulses that she can’t control. And she hates herself for the bad things he has pushed her to do, for what he has done to her and to her family. Because she not only breaks hearts, she devours them. When, on the day of her sixteenth birthday, her mother abandons her with a little money, a backpack and her birth certificate, Maren decides to launch herself in search of the father she never knew, determined to find out the key to her origin and why. what it does what it does
Bones and All. To the bone (Hits)
a great love storySusanna Tamaro
Publication date: November 09
Edith and Andrea, a young transgressor and a serious and disciplined ship captain, meet by chance on a ferry between Venice and Greece, a minimal coincidence of the many that make up life. But, in his case, this fact changes the course of both of them forever: they do not fall in love immediately, nor can they forget each other. What follows are years of clandestine nights, a revealing separation and the unexpected happiness in the island from which Andrea now faces the promise she made to Edith.
A great love story (Formentor Library)
Away from LouisianaLuz Gabas
Publication date: November 04
The Girard family accepts the controversial decision of France to cede to Spain in 1763 part of the Mississippi lands. However, he will suffer the consequences of the rebellions of his compatriots against the Spanish, the American-English war for independence from the United States and the desperate struggle of the native Indians for the survival of their peoples. In such troubled times, Suzette Girard and Ishcate, an Indian from the Kaskaskia tribe, will fight their own battle: preserve their love from the threats of the world they have lived through. A novel, winner of the Planeta Prize, that goes through the decades in which Spain possessed the lands of Louisiana.
Far from Louisiana: Planeta Award 2022 (Spanish and Ibero-American Authors)
the slow hugsElizabeth Benavent
Publication date: November 10
“Words are hugs and here are mine: A compilation of what was felt, imagined and lived in recent years“, This is how the author who has sold more than 3,600,000 books describes what will be her next title. The publication of the Saga Valeria in 2013 it became a true phenomenon. She has since written 22 novels. Some have been translated into other languages and published in ten countries. In 2020 the series Valeria premiered on Netflix, where the film was also released in 2021 we were songsinspired by the Bilogy Songs and Memories.
Slow hugs: Sketches, reflections and life (SUMA)
crazy saladNora Ephron
Publication date: November 30
New Yorker Nora Ephron demonstrates her sense of humor and powers of observation. The book revolves around women, feminism and the conflicts of everyday life. Among the various themes it addresses: the autobiographical, the sexual fantasies of women; the “vaginal politics” (“We have passed the time when happiness was a cuddly puppy and the time when happiness was a dry martini and we have reached the time when happiness is knowing what your womb looks like”), the use of the feminist movement by political parties, beauty queens, the persistence of macho behavior among presumably progressive men, the manipulation of women by the cosmetics industry, etc.
Crazy Salad: 1090 (Panorama Narratives)
cat’s cradleKurt Vonnegut
This month marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Kurt Vonnegut and Blackie Books is celebrating it by publishing one of his most extraordinary novels: cat’s cradle. The funniest thing ever written about the end of the world: an irreverent satire on the infinite power of stupidity and power-hungry governments. In it, Dr. Felix Hoenikker, one of the fathers of the atomic bomb, dies and leaves a legacy to match: his three inept children and the ice-nine, a weapon capable of freezing the entire planet.
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