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The The Idiot Brain: A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To A Neuroscientist…

Autor: Dave Burnett

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Why do you lose arguments with people who know much less than you? Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing...but can't remember her name? And why, after your last break-up, did you find yourself in the foetal position on the sofa for days, moving only to wipe the snot and tears haphazardly from your face? Here's why: the idiot brain. For something supposedly so brilliant and

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Unbearable Lightness of Being

Autor: Milan Kundera

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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A novel of irreconcilable loves and infidelities, which embraces all aspects of human existence, and addresses the nature of twentieth-century 'Being'.

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Lord of the Flies

Autor: William Golding

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Golding's best-known novel is the story of a group of boys who, after a plane crash, set up a fragile community on a previously uninhabited island. As memories of home recede and the blood from frenzied pig-hunts arouses them, the boys' childish fear turns into something deeper and more primitive.

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My Name Is Red

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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In the late 1590s, the Sultan secretly commissions a great book: a celebration of his life and his empire, to be illuminated by the best artists of the day - in the European manner. At a time of violent fundamentalism, however, this is a dangerous proposition. Even the illustrious circle of artists are not allowed to know for whom they are working. But when one of the miniaturists is murdered,

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The Secret Scripture

Autor: Sebastian Barry

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Istanbul: Memories of a City

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Turkey's greatest living novelist guides us through the monuments and lost paradises, dilapidated Ottoman villas, back streets and waterways of Istanbul - the city of his birth and the home of his imagination. This is a supremely moving account of one man's love affair with the city that has been his home since his birth.

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Snow

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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As the snow begins to fall, a journalist arrives in the remote city of Kars on the Turkish border. The city he finds is a troubled place - there's a suicide epidemic among its young women, Islamists are poised to win the local elections, and the head of the intelligence service is viciously effective. Soon the growing blizzard cuts off the outside world and the stage is set for a terrible and

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Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past

Autor: Simon Reynolds

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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The first book to make sense of 21st Century pop, "Retromania" explores rock's nostalgia industry of revivals, reissues, reunions and remakes, and argues that there has never before been a culture so obsessed with its own immediate past. Pulling together parallel threads from music, fashion, art, and new media, Simon Reynolds confronts a central paradox of our era: from iPods to YouTube, we're

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Museum of Innocence

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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"The Museum of Innocence" - set in Istanbul between 1975 and today - tells the story of Kemal, the son of one of Istanbul's richest families, and of his obsessive love for a poor and distant relation, the beautiful Fusun, who is a shop-girl in a small boutique. The novel depicts a panoramic view of life in Istanbul as it chronicles this long, obsessive, love affair between Kemal and Fusun; and

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Leaving

Autor: Václav Havel

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Chancellor Rieger is leaving office. But does leaving office necessarily mean that he, his mistress and his extended family have to leave the state villa, which has been their home for years? While his former secretary, and the former secretary to his former secretary, grapple with the mechanics of change and his family prepare to vace an uncertain future, the chancellor himself considers his

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Never Let Me Go (Film Tie In)

Autor: Kazuo Ishiguro

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Silent House

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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In an old mansion in Cennethisar, a former fishing village near Istanbul, an old widow Fatma awaits the annual summer visit of her grandchildren. She has lived in the village for decades, ever since her husband, an idealistic young doctor, first arrived to serve the poor fishermen. Now mostly bedridden, she is attended by her faithful servant Recep, a dwarf and the doctor's illegitimate son. They

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The Buried Giant

Autor: Kazuo Ishiguro

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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An extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day.

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Turkish Awakening: Behind the Scenes of Modern Turkey

Autor: Alev Scott

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Born in London to a Turkish mother and British father, Alev Scott moved to Istanbul to discover what it means to be Turkish in a country going through rapid political and social change, with an extraordinary past still linked to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and an ever more surprising present under the leadership of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. From the European buzz of modern-day Constantinople to the

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The Way of the Runner: A Journey into the Fabled World of Japanese Running

Autor: Adharanand Finn

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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A journey into Japan's fabled running culture from the award-winning author of Running With The Kenyans Welcome to Japan, the most running-obsessed nation on earth, a place where...A 135-mile relay race is the country's biggest annual sporting event. Thousands of professional runners compete for corporate teams in some of the most competitive races in the world. Marathon monks run a thousand

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Amnesia

Autor: Peter Carey

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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When Gaby Bailleux released the Angel Worm into Australia's prison system, allowing hundreds of asylum seekers to walk free, she also let the cat out of the bag. The Americans ran the prisons, like so many parts of her country, and so the doors of some 5000 American places of incarceration also opened. Both countries' secrets threatened to pour out. Was this a mistake, or had Gaby declared

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A Strangeness in My Mind

Autor: Orhan Pamuk

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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A Strangeness In My Mind is a novel Orhan Pamuk has worked on for six years. It is the story of boza seller Mevlut, the woman to whom he wrote three years' worth of love letters, and their life in Istanbul. In the four decades between 1969 and 2012, Mevlut works a number of different jobs on the streets of Istanbul, from selling yoghurt and cooked rice, to guarding a car park. He observes many

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Arcadia

Autor: Iain Pears

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Henry Lytten - a spy turned academic and writer - sits at his desk in Oxford in 1962, dreaming of other worlds.

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The Buried Giant

Autor: Kazuo Ishiguro

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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The extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize winning The Remains of the Day. The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But at least the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. The Buried Giant begins as a couple, Axl and Beatrice, set off across a troubled land of mist and rain in the hope of finding a son they

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To Reach the Clouds (film)

Autor: Philippe Petit

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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One night in 1974, a young Frenchman secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he gave the high-wire performance of all time, making eight crossings over the course of an hour, 110 floors up above the earth, as a hundred thousand people gathered on the ground to watch. In To Reach the Clouds, now filmed as The Walk, Philippe

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The Traveler

Autor: Chris Pavone

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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A travel writer. A rogue agent. A marriage on the rocks. A whole world of secrets.

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The Kind Worth Killing

Autor: Peter Swanson

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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A devious tale of psychological suspense involving sex, deception, and an accidental encounter that leads to murder. This is a modern re-imagining of Patricia Highsmith’s classic Strangers on a Train from the author of the acclaimed The Girl with a Clock for a Heart.

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The Festival of Insignificance

Autor: Milan Kundera

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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Casting light on the most serious of problems and at the same time saying not one serious sentence; being fascinated by the reality of the contemporary world and at the same time completely avoiding realism-that's The Festival of Insignificance. Readers who know Kundera's earlier books know that the wish to incorporate an element of the "unserious" in a novel is not at all unexpected of him. In

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The Joke

Autor: Milan Kundera

publisher: Faber & Faber (UK)

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The Joke, Milan Kundera's first novel, gained him a huge following in his own country, and launched his worldwide literary reputation.

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