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Life After Life

• <b>Author:</b> Kate Atkinson<p><i>What if you could live again and again, until you got it right?</i><p>On a cold and snowy night in 1910, Ursula Todd is born to an English banker and his wife. She dies before she can draw her first breath. On that same cold and snowy night, Ursula Todd is born, lets out a lusty wail, …

1984

• <b>Author:</b> George Orwell<p>George Orwell’s <i>1984</i> takes on new life with extraordinary relevance and renewed popularity.<p>“Orwell saw, to his credit, that the act of falsifying reality is only secondarily a way of changing perceptions. It is, above all, a way of asserting power.”—<i>The New Yorker</i> <br>In 1984, …

The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …

The Dinner

• <b>Author:</b> Herman Koch<p><b>"A European Gone Girl." --The Wall Street Journal</b><br>An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial tale of two families struggling to make the hardest decision of their lives -- all over the course of one meal.<p>It's a summer's evening in …

Life of Pi

• <b>Author:</b> Yann Martel<p>MORE THAN SEVEN MILLION COPIES SOLD<p>The beloved and bestselling novel and winner of the Booker Prize, <i>Life of Pi</i>.<p><i>New York Times</i> Bestseller * <i>Los Angeles Times</i> Bestseller * <i>Washington Post</i> Bestseller * <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i> Bestseller * <i>Chicago Tribune</i> Bestseller<p>"A story to make you …

The Storyteller

• <b>Author:</b> Jodi Picoult<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>Small Great Things</i>, <i>My Sister’s Keeper</i>, and <i>House Rules</i> comes an astonishing and complex novel that proves some stories live forever.<p>Mourning the passing of her mother, Sage Singer decides to attend a grief support group. She doesn’t …

The Birth of Venus

• <b>Author:</b> Sarah Dunant<p>Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family’s Florentine palazzo. A child of the Renaissance, with a precocious mind and a talent for drawing, …

The Silver Linings Playbook

• <b>Author:</b> Matthew Quick<p><i>An enchanting first novel about love, madness, and Kenny G.</i><p>A <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, <i>The Silver Linings Playbook</i> was adapted into the Oscar-winning movie starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. It tells the riotous and poignant story of how one man regains his memory …

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

• <b>Author:</b> Therese Anne Fowler<p><b>THE INSPIRATION FOR THE TELEVISION DRAMA Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING</b><p><i>I wish I could tell everyone who thinks we're ruined, Look closer…and you'll see something extraordinary, mystifying, something real and true. We have never been what we seemed.</i><p>When beautiful, reckless …

The Language of Flowers

• <b>Author:</b> Vanessa Diffenbaugh<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <br>The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a …

New Poster for THE GREAT GATSBY

Man flies from Robben Island to Cape Town using helium balloons

A South African man has become the first person to float from Robben Island to Cape Town using only helium balloons.<p>Matt Silver-Vallance, 37, who now lives in Coventry, took around an hour to make the 3.7 mile crossing above the Atlantic.<p>Wearing a wetsuit and a harness attached to 160 balloons, the …

“From Saint To Whore” The Ingrid Bergman Cheating Scandal

<b>BANNED IN THE USA!</b><p><b>Hollywood legend CASABALANCA star INGRID BERGMAN was denounced in Congress as a “free-love cultist” when she abandoned her husband</b> …