By Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt,Alberto Bracci Testasecca
By Steffi Clarks
Leina est une jeune femme coquette de 26 ans à los angeles recherche d’un emploi good et bien rémunéré. Allant d’entretiens en rendez-vous sans jamais avoir de retours positifs, sa quête begin à prendre une tournure désespérante. Mais un jour, elle rencontre un recruteur pour le moins particulier... Est-elle prête à tout pour un activity ?
By Liz Newall
By Masoud Behnoud,Sara Phillips
By Tamara Faith Berger
Two novels, younger women on the frontiers of sex.
Like a chain of Penthouse letters penned through Kathy Acker, Lie With Me recounts a woman's sexual escapades, settling on up random males in bars for a chain of more and more severe encounters, hoping to appreciate love from the some distance facet of sluttiness.
In The approach of the Whore, Mira, an introverted Jewish woman captivated with Jean Genet, permits herself to be seduced by means of the intercourse undefined, made up our minds to discover that means in her tormented relationships with merciless men.
Tamara religion Berger's first novels were languishing out of print. They have been scandalous after they have been first released; considerably revised and again to print, they are simply as titillating and troubling now.
"Treading a line among chic experimentation and unsettling honesty, Little Cat rides a wave of lady sexual strength. . . . 'Please, i need you to stick with me until it really is over,' the narrator of 'Lie With Me' begs. With penning this stable, it really is demanding now not to.' Quill & Quire
Praise for Tamara religion Berger's Maidenhead (winner of the 2012 Believer publication Award):
"Myra's confusion, her ardour, her desire for ownership and to be possessed, make this novel a huge learn, discovering its position, as Sheila Heti (who should still recognize) wrote, 'somewhere among the wilds of Judy Blume, Girls long past Wild and Michel Foucault.'" Flavorwire
"There aren't any effortless moments, no convenience to be present in the searing prose. . . . while writers get younger lady sexuality correct, tales develop into a revelation and such is the case with Maidenhead. The writing pulls the reader desperately close." Roxane homosexual, The Rumpus
Tamara religion Berger is the writer of 3 novels, together with Maidenhead. Lie With Me has been made right into a film.
By Agnès Martin-Lugand
Diane must begin yet again. After arriving from eire and turning the web page on her stormy dating with Edward, the brooding Irish photographer, she is decided to rebuild her lifestyles in Paris with support from her ally Félix. She focuses completely on getting her literary café again on track-until she meets Olivier.
He is style and considerate, and she or he could have a destiny with him...until she stumbles throughout her former love at a images show. what's Edward doing in Paris? Why did not he succeed in out? confronted with a hail of questions, her past love continues to be chilly and unresponsive. it sounds as if, he, too, has moved on.
In order to place the earlier at the back of her, Diane needs to return over her tracks. eire kept her sooner than. Can she get solutions there and locate peace again?
By Curtis Bunn
Brenda Harris, a former company government in Atlanta, has continued years of non-public tragedies disappointments, and believes the realm owes her a break.
One day, she encounters a homeless guy who encourages her to examine existence otherwise. She on a regular basis sees this guy at one in every of her day-by-day stops. yet she doesn't observe that he has been heavily gazing her and, regardless of his psychological ailment, is ready to forge a deep reference to her in ways in which either shock and encourage her.
She realizes there's a entire international in the market for her to event, and Rodney Bridges, the homeless guy, is helping her start her trip of self-discovery by way of not easy her on their day-by-day walks. the trail is hard, yet her time with Rodney opens her as much as a brand new international, an international she had pushed aside whilst she misplaced her activity, her husband left her, and her pricey sister died.
Part of her trip strikes her to assist Rodney. via significant dialog and commitment, she is ready to penetrate the emotional wall Rodney outfitted after his personal tragic conditions despatched him onto the streets. They develop into an not likely duo—encouraging one another to beat each one in their personal obstacles...and slowly a brand new international emerges.
A relocating and strong tale approximately how thought are available within the unlikeliest locations, Welcome to My World additionally reaffirms that the best issues in life—a dialog with a stranger—can bring about life-changing results.
By Nafisa Haji,Stefano Beretta
Sono passati anni da allora, anni in cui Saira ha lottato duramente in line with conquistare il bene più prezioso, l’indipendenza. Ma questa scelta si è portata dietro un prezzo, una colpa inconfessabile. Almeno fino a ora. Perché, quando los angeles tragedia colpisce inaspettatamente l. a. sua famiglia, Saira capisce di non avere substitute: deve tornare alle sue radici, ripercorrere l. a. strada del passato e deve trovare, una volta according to tutte, los angeles forza di ascoltare quelle parole del Corano e guardare negli occhi coloro che sono venuti prima di lei.
Ad attenderla, tra l’America alla vigilia del cambiamento e il Pakistan sull’orlo della violenza, ci sono segreti e tradimenti, bugie e sofferenze, sorprese e legami inaspettati. Solo affrontandoli Saira potrà saldare i conti con i propri errori mai espiati e potrà prendersi cura di chi ha veramente bisogno di lei.
Un esordio potente e unico. Venduto in trenta paesi, l. a. bambina ribelle si è subito imposto nelle classifiche di tutto il mondo, grazie al passaparola di lettori e librai. Epico e commovente, ripercorre gli anni più importanti del Pakistan e racconta l. a. storia di una donna specialty e determinata divisa fra cambiamento e tradizione, fede e volontà, odio e amore, perdono e ribellione.
By Julia Zange
»In einer Welt, in der den Verlorenen nichts hilft, bleibt nur der eigene Ton“, schrieb Jochen Jung in der Zeit über „Die Anstalt der besseren Mädchen«. In ihrem zweiten Roman präsentiert uns Julia Zange die Absurditäten unserer großstädtischen Gegenwart. Und ebnet den Weg zu einer neuen Romantik, die inmitten all der Hektik und Getriebenheit wie ein wilder erholsamer Garten wirkt.
Marla ist 20 Jahre alt und gerade in Berlin angekommen, einer Metropole, die sich im Umbruch befi ndet, ermüdet und getrieben von iPhones, fb, Selbstverwirklichung, Optimierung und Geldnöten. Während sie die Stadt erkundet und einen activity bei einem Hochglanzmagazin annimmt, bricht der Panzer, den sie ihr ganzes Leben aufgebaut hatte, langsam auf. Fremde Gefühle, überwältigender Schmerz, neue Entdeckungen und eine ganze Reihe bindungsunfähiger Männer aus Amerika brechen auf sie ein. Als sie auch noch von ihrer einzigen Freundin verlassen wird, beschließt Marla, noch einmal in ihren Heimatort zu reisen …
By JoAnna Novak
JoAnna Novak’s kaleidoscope of Nineteen Nineties the USA, choked with bright imagery from insurrection grrl graffiti to Michael Jordan posters, deals a imaginative and prescient of the complexities of womanhood and the tradition that retains the fashionable woman unwell. i need to have you ever is a provocative debut of infrequent honesty from a bold new voice. just like the works of Miranda July, Novak’s novel will entice a brand new iteration of readers who starvation for uncooked girl protagonists.