A thrilling novel that explores private fears, public hysteria and the art of music, by one of America's most important living writers. 'Orfeo' is inspired by the fascinating real-life account of Steve Kurts, the bio-artist wrongly arrested for terrorism by the FBI and prosecuted by the American Government for four years. In a story of one man running for his life, Richard Powers shows how all of us are perilously close to crossing the blurred boundary that separates state security and state persecution. Longlisted for the 2014 Booker Prize.
Lost in the woods, two boys form a bond - one that will last a lifetime of broken hearts, broken bones and broken dreams. The new novel by critically acclaimed Craig Davidson is at once a tough, visceral story of masculinity and a powerfully sensitive elegy to childhood friendship
A wickedly funny novel of social climbing, secret emails, art-world scandal and lovesick billionaires from the internationally bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians.
Debut Als Vera in Amerika ankommt, von ihren Eltern verstossten, ist es bereits ihr 3. Neuanfang. Sie erhält von ihrem Onkel eine Chance neu anzufangen. Dies ist für sie aber alles andere als einfach. Punkiges Mädchen meets real life.
Autorin: San Francisco geboren, lebt nun in London
Modern fictionIn the spring of 1914, a renowned photographer took a photo of three young men on their way to a dance. But what happens to them after the shutter falls, when WWI destroys their innocence?
On a lonely stretch of road a nameless man commits a murder. The victim is a religious minister on his way to take up a post in a nearby town. The murderer decides to steal the dead man's identity only to discover that one of his first duties as the new minister is to bury a body that has just been found near the quarry.
Discover the landmark new big idea that is revolutionising our understanding of human interaction. This book reveals how our relationships in society have extraordinary implications throughout our lives and demonstrates that by understanding and taking advantage of these networks, we can boost our happiness, success and influence, as well as comprehending human interaction on a larger scale.