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Dress, The

Lily Fitzpatrick loves vintage clothes ; thousands follow her vintage fashion blog. But this passion for the beautiful clothes of the past is about to have unforeseen consequences when she stumbles upon the story of a 1950s New York beauty who shared her surname. Joy Fitzpatrick was a legend. But what was the famous dress which she once commissioned ? What happened to it? And why did Joy suddenly disappear from New York high society?

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CHF 24,20

Blue Guitar, The

Oliver Orme used to be a well-known painter, but the muse has deserted him. He is also, as he confesses, a petty thief; he does not steal for gain, but for the thrill of it. His worst “theft” is Polly, the wife of his friend Marcus. When the affair is discovered, Oliver hides himself away in his childhood home. Many surprises and shocks await him, and by the end of his story, he will be forced to face himself and seek a road towards redemption.

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CHF 26,40

Marshmallow Test, The: Understanding Self-Control and How to Master it

Walter Mischel's now iconic “marshmallow test,” one of the most famous experiments in the history of psychology, proved that the ability to delay gratification is critical to living a successful and fulfilling life. Dr. Mischel draws on decades of compelling research and life examples to explore the nature of willpower, showing how it can be applied to challenges in everyday life, from weight control to overcoming heartbreak or making major decisions.

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CHF 18,90

Outsider, The: My Life in Intrigue

Trained first as a pilot, then as a journalist, Frederick Forsyth finally turned to fiction and became one of the most lauded thriller writers of our time. As exciting as his novels, Forsyth's autobiography is a candid look at an extraordinary life lived to the full, a life whose unique experiences have provided rich inspiration for thirteen internationally bestselling thrillers.

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CHF 27,90

Making of the Middle Sea, The: A History of the Mediterranean from the Beginning to the Emergence of the Classical World

The Mediterranean has been for millennia one of the global cockpits of human endeavour. World-class interpretations exist of its Classical and subsequent history, but there has been remarkably little holistic exploration of how its societies, culture and economies first came into being, despite the fact that almost all the fundamental developments originated well before 500 BC !

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CHF 52,10

Human: A Portrait of Our World

Human explores fundamental themes, Justice, Tolerance, Poverty, War, Happiness and more, and each chapter includes excerpts from interviews and essays written by eminent journalists and human rights activists. With its collection of inspiring, spectacular images, allied to the unforgettable testimonies of mankind Human is a landmark achievement, a compelling portrait of humanity at the beginning of the 21st century.

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CHF 30,80

Minions: The Junior Novel

Starting as single-celled yellow organisms, Minions evolve through the ages, perpetually serving the most despicable of masters. Continuously unsuccessful at keeping these masters – from T. Rex to Napoleon – the Minions find themselves without someone to serve and fall into a deep depression. But one Minion named Kevin has a plan, and he-alongside teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob-ventures out into the world to find a new evil boss for his brethren to follow!

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CHF 6,40

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Greg Gaines is able to disappear at will into any social environment. He has only one friend, Earl, and together they spend their time making “movies” - until Greg's mother forces him to rekindle his childhood friendship with Rachel. She has been diagnosed with leukemia. When she stops treatment, Greg and Earl decide to make a film for her, which turns into the Worst Film Ever Made and becomes a turning point in each of their lives…

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CHF 11,90

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