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Short fragments: „The Last Hour,” by Alina Grozea

An intense and captivating read: Alina Grozea’s debut novel, „The Last Hour,” gives you the chance to look within yourself and see all there is, without fear, judgement or self-loathing. Instead, with a little bit more love for yourself and others. It seems like a book about death, but what it actually wants to remind us is how to live ... Citeşte mai departe »

The revised edition of „Diana: Her True Story,” by Andrew Morton, is out soon

photo The sensational biography of Princess Diana, now revised to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of her death. When „Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words” was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public viewed the British monarchy. Greeted initially with disbelief and ridicule, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography has become a unique literary ... Citeşte mai departe »

Alina Grozea: “We have to accept all the craziness we have inside”

Author Alina Grozea shares the inspiration of her debut novel, “THE LAST HOUR”, and explains why being true to ourselves is the only way we can move on. What inspired your book The Last Hour? I’ve had several inspirational sources, not just one: my life and my own hidden demons, stories of other people that I’ve heard that impressed me ... Citeşte mai departe »

“You, Talking To Me. Lessons I Learned Along the Celebrity Trail, ” by Lawrence Grobel

When Lawrence Grobel appeared on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast, Marc asked him, “You’ve talked to practically everybody who’s anybody; what have you learned from them?” You, Talking to Me is the answer to that question. It’s a compilation of the lessons gleaned from years spent interviewing and profiling hundreds of the most iconic, heroic, famous, controversial, and reclusive people on ... Citeşte mai departe »

New book: „At the Edge of the Orchard,” by Tracy Chevalier

From internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, a riveting drama of a pioneer family on the American frontier. 1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck – in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as ... Citeşte mai departe »

“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, by Robert Schnakenberg

photo The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray by Robert Schnakenberg is the first in-depth reference book on the man touted as “the world’s finest actor.” The softcover book is a full-color volume of articles, compiled much like an encyclopedia or reference book. Some people are loved not just for what they do, but who they are. Bill Murray is ... Citeşte mai departe »

Sophia Loren’s first memoir: “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: My Life”

Photo: In her first memoir, Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: My Life, the Academy Award–winning actress Sophia Loren tells her incredible life story from the struggles of her childhood in war-torn Naples to her life as a screen legend, icon of elegance, and devoted mother. In her acting career spanning more than six decades, Sophia Loren became known for her striking ... Citeşte mai departe »

“You Show Me Yours”, Lawrence Grobel’s new book

Joyce Carol Oates called Grobel „The Mozart of Interviewers.” Playboy named him “The Interviewer’s Interviewer,” and J.P. Donleavy said, “Larry Grobel is the most intelligent interviewer in the United States”. The writer has just launched his new book, a memoir called “You Show Me Yours”, which is available on Amazon now. When he arrived in Hollywood on assignment at the ... Citeşte mai departe »

Isabel Allende: „My life is not different from other people’s lives”

In an exclusive interview for our magazine, writer Isabel Allende talks frankly and with humour about the way her wonderful books are born, about her family and about intimate themes like love and sex. The famous author of „Paula”, „Eva Luna” or „The House of the Spirits” unveils herself just like she does in her novels: passionate, full of life ... Citeşte mai departe »

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