PARADISE Abdulrazak Gurnah’s East African World of Dreams, Nightmares, and Rude Awakenings

The winner of the Nobel Price in Literature 2021 takes us in Paradise to an intricately stratified East African society at the turn of the twentieth century. Laying bare an increasingly inexorable European domination, the already existing complex power relations are experienced through the eyes of a child. His transformation into a man will go hand in hand with his awareness of being “the other” and the radical change in his environment.

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ARTISTIC AND INFORMATIVE 12 Amazing Coffee-Table Books for a Cozy Home

Unable to travel yet? Don’t worry! These illustrated books will take you across time and space without stepping out of the door: in 12 ingenious editions with the best of art, travel, and culture!

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KARL LAGERFELD The Undisputed Master of Brand Revival for More than Half a Century

Well-known for his successful reinvention of former vintage brands like Chanel, Chloé, and Fendi, Karl Lagerfeld lent a typical fugacious industry a steady sense of continuity. Here you find an interesting side of his legacy.

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A FLYING VISIT TO FLORENCE Food, Art, and History in One and a Half Days of Delight!

Would you love to get a first impression of Florence? Then prepare for a good stroll! There is no better way to discover the hidden culinary and artistic highlights of the city, than a long, observant walk.

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LADY IN BLACK Tolstoy, Anna, and the Unveiling Power of the Color Black

Seductively fateful: A short read of Ana Karenina explains with great simplicity the quintessential notion of true style. Fashion, particularly the color black, plays the main role in this revelation.

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