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Barack Obaman kesän kirjapoiminnat

Barack Obama on julkaissut perinteisen listansa kesän aikana lukemistaan kirjoista, joita hän suosittelee muillekin. Tutustu kirjoihin tällä sivulla. Kaikkia kirjoja on tulossa Helsingin myymäläämme.
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  1. Murakami HarukiNidottu ruotsi
    990
    Genom hela sin karriär har Haruki Murakami skrivit noveller, och det var också som novellist han slog igenom i USA när The New Yorker började publicera honom regelbundet. Hans nya samling koncentrerar sig på kvinnor och män i olika konstellationer. En skådespelare anställer en chaufför och anförtror henne sina innersta hemligheter. En man har bliv...
  2. Obreht TeaNidottu englanti
    1990
    THE NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF THE TIGER'S WIFE 'A tremendously talented writer' Ann Patchett A MAN SEARCHING FOR A HOME HE CAN'T FIND. A WOMAN BOUND TO A HOME SHE CAN'T LEAVE. Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life - her husband who has gone in search of water for the parched household, and her elder so...
  3. Whitehead ColsonNidottu englanti
    1990
    The Nickel Boys is Colson Whitehead's follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning bestseller The Underground Railroad, in which he dramatizes another strand of United States history, this time through the story of two boys sentenced to a stretch in a hellish reform school in Jim-Crow-era Florida.
  4. Chiang TedNidottu englanti
    1990
    From the acclaimed author of Stories of Your Life and Others - the basis for the Academy Award nominated film Arrival - comes a groundbreaking new collection of short fiction: nine stunningly original, provocative, and poignant stories.
  5. Wilkinson LaurenNidottu englanti
    1990
    ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S 2019 SUMMER READS'A spy thriller like you've never read before' TIME'A stunning book, timely as it is timeless' PAUL BEATTY, BOOKER PRIZE WINNER 'Riveting and thrilling from the very first page' MARIE CLAIRE__________________________________ What if your sense of duty required you to betray the man you love? It's 1986, the he...
  6. Land StephanieNidottu englanti
    1790
    BARACK OBAMA'S SUMMER READING PICK, 2019. BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK. Educated meets Nickel and Dimed in Stephanie Land's memoir about working as a maid. A beautiful and gritty exploration of poverty in the western world. Includes a foreword by international bestelling author Barbara Ehrenreich. 'My daughter learned to walk in a homeless shelter...
  7. Morrison ToniNidottu ruotsi
    1390
    Det här är berättelsen om Sethe, en svart kvinna som flyr från Kentucky till Ohio för att komma undan slaveriet. Men hon blir aldrig fri. Hon plågas ständigt av minnen från det förflutna och hemsöks av spöket av sin döda dotter, som dog innan hon hann få ett namn. På dotterns gravsten står endast ett enda ord: Älskade. I romanen, som tilldelades Pu...
  8. Murakami HarukiNidottu englanti
    1290
    'I find writing novels a challenge, writing stories a joy. If writing novels is like planting a forest, then writing short stories is more like planting a garden.' Across seven tales, Haruki Murakami brings his powers of observation to bear on the lives of men who, in their own ways, find themselves alone. Here are vanishing cats and smoky bars, lo...
  9. Jahren Anne HopeSidottu ruotsi
    2490
    Anne Hope Jahren har ägnat sitt liv åt att studera träd och växter - organismer som ofta tycks trotsa alla odds. Träd, kärlek och andra växter är hennes storslagna självbiografi. Vi får följa med från uppväxten i det kylslagna Minnesota, genom en hängiven forskarkarriär, byggandet av tre egna labb, till kärleken och nytt liv.
  10. Jahren HopeNidottu englanti
    1390
    'Lab Girl' is a book about work and about love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren's remarkable stories: about the discoveries she has made in her lab, as well as her struggle to get there; about her childhood playing in her father's laboratory; about how lab work became a sanctuary fo...
  11. Murakami HarukiNidottu ruotsi
    890
    Genom hela sin karriär har Haruki Murakami skrivit noveller, och det var också som novellist han slog igenom i USA när The New Yorker började publicera honom regelbundet. Hans nya samling koncentrerar sig på kvinnor och män i olika konstellationer. En skådespelare anställer en chaufför och anförtror henne sina innersta hemligheter. En man har bliv...
  12. Mengestu DinawNidottu englanti
    1490
    One early September afternoon, Yosef and Mariam, young Ethiopians who have spent all but their first year of marriage apart, set off on a road trip in search of an identity as an American couple. 30 years later, the couple's son, Jonas, sets out to retrace his parent's trip.
  13. Carr NicholasNidottu englanti
    1390
    Finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction: "Nicholas Carr has written a Silent Spring for the literary mind."-Michael Agger, Slate
  14. Mantel HilaryNidottu englanti
    1490
    Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2009 Shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Costa Novel Award Inspiration for the major TV drama starring Mark Rylance and Claire Foy `Dizzyingly, dazzlingly good' Daily Mail 'Our most brilliant English writer' Guardian
  15. Morrison ToniNidottu englanti
    1290
    The Bluest Eye chronicles the tragic, torn lives of a poor black family in 1940s Ohio. Pecola, unlovely and unloved, prays each night for blue eyes like those of her privileged white schoolfellows.
  16. Morrison ToniNidottu englanti
    1490
    This is the story of Macon Dead as he makes a voyage of rediscovery, travelling southwards geographically and inwards spiritually. Through the enlightenment of one man, the novel recapitulates the history of slavery and liberation.
  17. Morrison ToniNidottu englanti
    1290
    This is a novel set in a small town in Ohio, focusing on two girls, Nell and Sula, both black, both poor, who share their dreams until Sula escapes to live a vagrant city life for ten years. When she returns, the bond of their friendship is broken.
  18. Morrison ToniNidottu englanti
    1490
    It's the mid-1800s. At Sweet Home in Kentucky, an era is ending as slavery comes under attack from the abolitionists. The worlds of Halle & Paul D. are to be destroyed in a cataclysm of agony & torment. The world of Sethe is to turn to violence & death.
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