Our selection of ebook releases (3/1/2013)

by Lara

Manchester-based writer Robert Williams published his first novel Luke and Jon in 2010 after winning the the 2010 National Book Token NYP Prize, which rewards first works by booksellers who are not yet published, and leads to a contract with publisher Faber and Faber.

“You have to learn to spot the true breakthroughs from the false dawns”

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Read our interview of Robert Williams


You probably heard about the horse meat scandal in Europe, which underlines the crucial fact that in the world of processed food and industrial agriculture, what is in our plate underwent so many transformations that the composition is sometimes closer to plastic than to real food.
Quite a few documents on this matter have been recently released, and for more information we invite you to browse the category Agriculture and Food.

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Since the Millenium breakthrough, Nordic literature experiences an ever-growing success, and not only in the Mystery department. This week was released The Day is Dark, fourth installment of the series written by Icelander author Yrsa Sigurdardóttir and featuring lawyer Thóra Gudmundsdóttir. If you like Nordic literature, discover our dedicated section.

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Do you know cozy mysteries? You probably do, as it is one of the most popular genre in the Mystery department, usually featuring female main characters with a good sense of humour, and sometimes a cat! One of the most successful writer in this subgenre in Joanne Fluke, whose latest novel was released this week, and being the sixteenth book in the Hannah Swensen series.
For more information, you can discover our list of Cozy Mysteries or browse the Women Sleuths category.

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Among our four other weekly picks, you’ll find a beautiful, quiet and haunting novel by Gerbrand Bakker, prize-winning author of The Twin that we interviewed about his latest novel, the fifteenth book in the Inspector Montalbano series by Italian author Andrea Camilleri, a “sparkling, polemical, irreverent, slippery, and sexy” love story written by Lucy Ellmann, and the fantasy debut of American author C. Robert Cargill.

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