Dating You Hating You

Titre : Dating You Hating You
Auteur : Christina Lauren
Éditeur : Simon and Schuster
ISBN-13 : 9781501165825
Libération : 2017-06-06

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Everyone knows that all’s fair in love and war. But these two will learn that sabotage is a dish best served naked. The first standalone romance by New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Beautiful Bastard) is a sexy, compulsively readable romantic comedy that dives headlong into the thrill and doubt of modern love. Despite the odds against them from an embarrassing meet-awkward at a mutual friend’s Halloween party, Carter and Evie immediately hit it off. Even the realization that they’re both high-powered agents at competing firms in Hollywood isn’t enough to squash the fire. But when their two agencies merge—causing the pair to vie for the same position—all bets are off. What could have been a beautiful, blossoming romance turns into an all-out war of sabotage. Carter and Evie are both thirtysomething professionals—so why can’t they act like it? Can Carter stop trying to please everyone and see how their mutual boss is really playing the game? Can Evie put aside her competitive nature long enough to figure out what she really wants in life? Can their actor clients just be something close to human? Whether these two Hollywood love/hatebirds get the storybook Hollywood ending, or just a dramedy of epic proportions, you get to enjoy Christina Lauren’s heartfelt, hilarious story of romance in the modern world.

Radiant Terminus

Titre : Radiant Terminus
Auteur : Antoine Volodine
Éditeur : Open Letter Books
ISBN-13 : 1940953529
Libération : 2017-02-14

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A scathing critique of humanity set in a nuclear wasteland following the fall of the "Second" Soviet Union.

French Essence

Titre : French Essence
Auteur : Vicki Archer
Éditeur : Studio
ISBN-13 : 0670022276
Libération : 2010

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The author of My French Life presents an extensively photographed tour of the culture and style of Provence that surveys everything from art and architecture to furniture and décor, in a celebration of the region that includes coverage of its shops and cuisine.

The Origins and Role of Same Sex Relations in Human Societies

Titre : The Origins and Role of Same Sex Relations in Human Societies
Auteur : James Neill
Éditeur : McFarland
ISBN-13 : 9780786452477
Libération : 2008-10-27

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"In this work, the author challenges what some call the "heterosexual myth," arguing that human sexuality is not as absolute as prevalent thought suggests. Drawing on historic and current data, the book instead argues that, historically, human sexuality has been ambiguous, and that very few humans are, by nature, exclusively homosexual or heterosexual"--Provided by publisher.

Non Stop

Titre : Non Stop
Auteur : Brian W. Aldiss
Éditeur : The Overlook Press
ISBN-13 : 9781590209646
Libération : 2005-07-26

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Published to coincide with the author’s 80th birthday, this splendid new edition of Brian Aldiss’s first science fiction novel—it appeared in 1958 and was originally published in the United States as Starship—has been updated for the twenty-first century. Non-Stop remains a brilliant and ground-breaking work of imagination. Curiosity was discouraged in the Greene tribe. It's members lived out their lives in cramped quarters, hacking away at the encroaching jungle called “the ponics.” As to where they were—that had long ago been forgotten. But Roy Complain decides to find out, along with the renegade priest, Marapper. They move into unmapped territory, where they make a series of discoveries which turn their universe upside-down. They meet mutants and giants, regimented rats, telepathic rabbits, and the fabled Outsiders. And they confront a secret kept hidden for twenty-three generations—a secret whose discovery will reveal their origins and destiny even as it destroys their world.

The Swallows of Kabul

Titre : The Swallows of Kabul
Auteur : Yasmina Khadra
Éditeur : Anchor
ISBN-13 : 9780307429421
Libération : 2007-12-18

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"Surprisingly tender." -- The New York Times Book Review. Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban, this extraordinary novel takes readers into the lives of two couples: Mohsen, who comes from a family of wealthy shopkeepers whom the Taliban has destroyed; Zunaira, his wife, exceedingly beautiful, who was once a brilliant teacher and is now no longer allowed to leave her home without an escort or covering her face. Intersecting their world is Atiq, a prison keeper, a man who has sincerely adopted the Taliban ideology and struggles to keep his faith, and his wife, Musarrat, who once rescued Atiq and is now dying of sickness and despair. Desperate, exhausted Mohsen wanders through Kabul when he is surrounded by a crowd about to stone an adulterous woman. Numbed by the hysterical atmosphere and drawn into their rage, he too throws stones at the face of the condemned woman buried up to her waist. With this gesture the lives of all four protagonists move toward their destinies. The Swallows of Kabul is a dazzling novel written with compassion and exquisite detail by one of the most lucid writers about the mentality of Islamic fundamentalists and the complexities of the Muslim world. Yasmina Khadra brings readers into the hot, dusty streets of Kabul and offers them an unflinching but compassionate insight into a society that violence and hypocrisy have brought to the edge of despair.

The three lives of Lucie Cabrol

Titre : The three lives of Lucie Cabrol
Auteur : Simon McBurney
Éditeur : Methuen
ISBN-13 : 0413696901
Libération : 1995

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Lucie Cabrol is a wild, tiny woman born into a peasant family in France in 1900. Abandoned by her lover, Jean, and banished by her family, she becomes an outcast. She survives her second life by smuggling goods across the border. But it is not until her third life, her afterlife, that she discovers the survival of something more than bare human existence - the survival of hope and love. The Three Lives of Lucie Cabrol, adapted from John Berger's short story, was premiered at the Manchester Dancehouse in January 1994. It subsequently toured throughout Britain before a sell-out run at the Riverside Studios, London. In 1995 it was revived for a West End season at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London and a British and international tour.

Bombshell

Titre : Bombshell
Auteur : Marc Shaiman
Éditeur : Alfred Publishing Company
ISBN-13 : 0739073451
Libération : 2013

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"Sheet music from the complete cast recording."

The Art of Modern Jazz Drumming

Titre : The Art of Modern Jazz Drumming
Auteur : Jack Dejohnette
Éditeur : Drum Center Publications
ISBN-13 : 1423462955
Libération : 1988-07-01

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This book deals with the principles, techniques, rhythms, and concepts of progressive jazz. Topics include improvisation, interaction of parts, meter-within-meter phrasing, cymbal rhythms, triplet performance patterns, independent performance patterns, and much more.