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August 2017
The Book Of Joy
HIS HOLINESS THE DALAI LAMA,
ARCHBISHOP DESMOND TUTU
WITH DOUGLAS ABRAMS
Nobel Peace Prize laureates His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu have survived more than fifty years of exile, violence and oppression. Despite their hardships – or, as they would say, because of them – they are two of the most joyful people on the planet. In April 2015, Archbishop Tutu travelled to the Dalai Lama’s home in Dharamsala, India to celebrate His Holiness’s eightieth birthday and to create this book as a gift for others. They looked back on their long lives to answer a single burning question: how do we find happiness in the face of life’s inevitable suffering? By the end of a week filled with laughter and punctuated with tears, they had stared into the despair of our times, and revealed how to live a life brimming with joy.
Curtain Call
ANTHONY QUINN
N/F
NON-FICTION / GENERAL
Under Italian Skies
NICKY PELLEGRINO
On a sultry afternoon in 1936, a woman accidentally interrupts an attempted murder in a London hotel room. Nina Land, a West End actress, faces a dilemma: she’s not supposed to be at the hotel in the first place, and certainly not with a married man. But once it becomes apparent that she may have seen the face of the man the newspapers have dubbed “the Tiepin Killer”, she realises that another woman’s life could be at stake... Tom, long-suffering secretary to an ageing theatre critic, has a secret of his own to protect. His chance encounter with a lost young woman who is haunted by premonitions of catastrophe closes the circle: it was she who narrowly escaped the killer’s stranglehold that afternoon, and now walks the streets in terror of his finding her again...
For twenty-five years, Stella has been the trusted assistant to a legendary fashion designer – but after her boss dies suddenly, she’s left with nothing to do but clear the studio. Then one day she finds a house-swap website and sees a beautiful old villa in a southern Italian village. Could she really exchange her poky London flat for that? What was intended as just a break becomes much more, and Stella finds herself trying on a stranger’s life. As the villa begins to get under her skin, she can’t help but imagine the owner from the clues around her. She meets his friends, cooks the food he recommends, and follows suggestions to visit his favourite places. But can an idea of someone ever match up to the reality?
GENERAL FICTION
GENERAL FICTION
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