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Louis-Ferdinand Céline – The Life and Work of Semmelweis

He would do anything to get his degree! It is – or it is said to be – the graduation thesis in medicine of the...

Sigmund Freud – The Future of an Illusion

The Well-Written Wrong Prophecy A short essay by the Father of Psychoanalysis, exquisite writer, on religion, portrayed as a consoling drive, which mankind invented to...

The Fables of Phaedrus

  Sad Latin Bestiaries Drawing inspiration from Aesop, Phaedrus narrates in verses moral apologues of talking animals, easy to be referred to the human experiences. Unlike...

The Profession of Arms

  The great Italian condottiero has passed away. Destroyed by a cannon shot, which has crushed his leg, a devastating gangrene has killed him in...

José Saramago – Blindness

  Suddenly, in a city with no name - which, just for this reason, may represent any place - a man goes blind. This first,...

Antonia Buizza – Orange Blossom

  Even today it’s a widespread belief that a woman’s complete happiness lays in the pleasures of a Home and a Family. But for you,...

Muriel Barbery – The Elegance of the Hedgehog

  The Indigestibility of Bad Books A solid batter of pseudo-intellectual clichés with Parisian-Japanese sauce, this novel is about the unlikely redemption of a dejected janitress,...

Jonas Jonasson – The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the...

An Unpleasant Mess A novel that should be rightfully ranked in the books-to-be-forgotten category, it is about the picaresque adventures, from birth to extreme old...

Jonathan Coe – The Rotters’ Club

Read this book and finally find out what Bovril meat extracts and Dairy Milk chocolate bars are. Read it and once for all measure...

Ray Bradbury – Long After Midnight

Ray Bradbury is a well-known sci-fi author, and sci-fi is not lacking in the twenty-two stories of Long After Midnight. However, the sci-fi tales...