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Resilience: Hard-Won Wisdom for Living a Better Life

A timeless handbook explains how we can build purpose, confront the pain in our lives, practice compassion, develop our vocations, find a mentor, create happiness, follow a role model, think about the story of our lives, and much more. Resilience grapples with real hardship. The lessons are deep, yet practical, and the advice leads to clear solutions. This is a profoundly hopeful book: We all face pain, difficulty, and doubt. But with resilience, we can lead vital, flourishing lives.

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CHF 27,20


At the urging of her husband Paul, Robin accompanies him to Morocco for a holiday. Desperate for a child, she is devastated to learn that Paul secretly underwent a vasectomy months before. Confronted with the evidence of his betrayal, Paul disappears, leaving only a bloody stain on the wall. Determined to find him and bring him safely back to America, Robin embarks on a journey across Morocco and into Paul's past.

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CHF 24,90

Rise and Fall of Great Powers, The

9-year-old Tooly is living in Bangkok, when she is spirited away by a seductive group of outsiders who take her from city to city across the globe. Now, aged 31, she has found a kind of peace with her strange upbringing - until she gets a message...Tooly has spent so much of her life becoming what others want her to be, she has lost all sense of herself. Warm, hilarious, moving and fizzing with intelligence, a masterpiece about the search for identity, the people who rise into and fall out of our lives, and how to figure out what home means.

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CHF 17,90

Where They Found Her

Motherhood hasn't come at all easy for Molly Anderson. But she's finally enjoying life as mother to Ella and as Arts reporter. That is, until a body is found in the woods adjacent to Ridgedale University’s campus. This is a discovery that threatens to unearth secrets long buried by the town's most powerful residents, and brings Molly to two women who are far more deeply connected than they have ever realised. As a riveting domestic thriller which offers a searing portrait of motherhood, marriage, class distinctions and the damage wrought by betrayal.

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CHF 11,50

Five Nights in Paris

John Baxter, an expat who has lived in the City of Light for more than twenty years introduces you to the city's streets after dark, revealing hidden treasures and unexpected delights. As he takes you through five of the city's greatest neighbourhoods, Baxter shares pithy anecdotes about his life in France, as well as fascinating knowledge he has gleaned from leading literary tours of the city by dark. A feast for the mind and the senses, it takes you through the haunts of Paris in a lively off-the-beaten-path tour not found in any guidebook.

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CHF 19,60


Anne-Sophie Pic comes from a long line of illustrious chefs and began her career in the kitchen in 1997. Today she is the only woman in France with three Michelin stars. With the aim of teaching those who wish to learn, Anne-Sophie Pic imparts her own wisdom, as well as that she has inherited from one of the most renowned cooking dynasties in France, into each and every dish.

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CHF 58,10

The Harder They Come

Sten Stenson, Vietnam veteran and retired school principal and his wife are on a cruise in Costa Rica when their coach excursion is hijacked. Sten's military training overtakes him and within moments the attackers flee and Sten finds himself hailed a hero. Meanwhile, in the forests north of San Francisco, Sara – a farrier who refuses to recognize the authority – is arrested after failing to cooperate with police. A chance meeting with twenty-five-year-old Adam, Sten’s unstable son, sparks a strange but passionate relationship fuelled by a mutual hatred of the law…

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CHF 25,50

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty, a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history, took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), she learned to navigate the secretive culture of those who care for the deceased Caring for dead bodies of every colour, shape, and affliction, Caitlin soon becomes an intrepid explorer in the world of the dead.

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CHF 18,00

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