Book type: non-fiction (521)



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3096 Days by Natascha Kampusch EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Austria flag Austria
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The remarkable and shocking true account of the kidnap of Natascha Kampusch in 1998, who shares her deeply moving story. On 2 March 1998 ten-year-old Natascha Kampusch was snatched off the street by a stranger and bundled into a white van. When she emerged from her prison eight years later, her childhood had gone. In 3,096 Days Natascha tells her incredible story for the first time: her difficult childhood, the day of her abduction, her imprisonment in a five-square-metre dungeon, and the mental and physical abuse she suffered from her abductor, Wolfgang Priklopil. A story about the triumph of... continue

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7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership by Kate Coleman EN

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Country: Africa / Ghana flag Ghana
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For the first time in modern history, God is placing women in strategic positions of influence and leadership within the church, public, corporate, charity and voluntary sectors, in unprecedented numbers. Women are called to flourish in these arenas. However, there are significant external and internal issues that hinder women in leadership in unique ways. In the 7 Deadly Sins of Women in Leadership, Kate Coleman considers what lies at the root of the many challenges facing women leaders and discusses ways of dealing with them. Effective leadership starts with you and she explains how to: Over... continue

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82 rêves pendant la guerre 1939-1945 by Emil Szittya FR

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Country: Europe / Hungary flag Hungary
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Préfacé par Emmanuel Carrère, écrit dans une langue magnifique, un roman de guerre qui ne ressemble à aucun autre et un portrait saisissant de l'inconscient en temps de guerre. Pendant une guerre, on rêve de guerre, et Emil Szittya a cherché à savoir sous quelle forme la guerre s'insinuait dans le sommeil des gens. Il a noté ce qu'on lui racontait aussi fidèlement que possible, en comptant sur l'éloquence de la transcription brute. Le résultat est saisissant, à la fois d'une grand... continue

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84, Charing Cross Road by Helen Hanff EN

Rating: 5     4 Votes
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"Those who have read The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, a novel comprised of only letters between the characters, will see how much that best-seller owes 84, Charing Cross Road." -- Medium.com A heartwarming love story about people who love books for readers who love books This funny, poignant, classic love story unfolds through a series of letters between Helene Hanff, a freelance writer living in New York City, and a used-book dealer in London at 84, Charing Cross Road. Through the years, though never meeting and separated both geographically and culturally, they share a char... continue

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A Beginner's Guide to Acting English by Shappi Khorsandi EN

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Country: Asia / Iran flag Iran
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"A family. On the run. In a foreign country-- England"--Cover.

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A Bigger Picture : My Fight to Bring a New African Voice to the Climate Crisis by Vanessa Nakate EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
Country: Africa / Uganda flag Uganda
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Leading climate justice activist Vanessa Nakate brings her fierce and fearless spirit to the biggest issue of our time. Nakate's mere presence has revealed rampant inequalities within the climate justice movement. While attending the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Nakate's image was cropped out of a photo by the Associated Press. The photo featured the four other activists, who were all white. It highlighted the call Nakate has been making all along: for both environmental and social justice on behalf of those who have been omitted from the climate discussion and who are now deman... continue
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A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan EN

Rating: 3     1 Vote
Country: Europe / Ireland flag Ireland
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War historian Cornelius Ryan chronicles in detailed, readable prose the battle of Arnhem, one of the most important -- and bloodiest -- campaigns in World War II.


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A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout, Sara Corbett EN

Rating: 5     1 Vote
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The spectacularly dramatic memoir of a woman whose curiosity about the world led her from rural Canada to imperiled and dangerous countries on every continent, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity in Somalia—a story of courage, resilience, and extraordinary grace. The dramatic and redemptive memoir of a woman whose curiosity led her to the world’s most beautiful and remote places, its most imperiled and perilous countries, and then into fifteen months of harrowing captivity—an exquisitely written story of courage, resilience, and grace As a child, Amanda Lindhout escaped a viole... continue