Jean d'Ormesson

Born on 16 June 1925, Jean d'Ormesson was a French writer, journalist and philosopher, who became internationally famous in the fields of narrative, essay and journalism, whose works, in 2015, became part of the prest... Read more

Il Libro d'Ore, Breviary and Psalter

Il Libro d'Ore accompanies daily personal prayer. The first examples appear from the second half of the 13th century and are derivations of the Breviary and the Psalter. Each of them is sui generis, that is, depending... Read more

Stephen King

Stephen King is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspence, science fiction and fantasy. His books have sold more than 350 million copies, many of which have been adapted into features films, miniser... Read more

Mary Shelley

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley (30 August 1797 - 1 February 1851) was an English author best known for writing the novel Frankenstein. She was in her teens when she wrote the book that is now a classic. During May of 181... Read more

Walt Disney

Walter Elias "Walt" Disney was born on December 5, 1901 and he was an American motion-picture and television producer and showman, famous as a pioneer of cartoon films and as the creator of Disneyland. The first anima... Read more

Mountain books

The secret of the mountain is that the mountains simply exist, as I do myself: the mountains exist simply, which I do not. The mountains have no "meaning," they are meaning; the mountains are. The sun is round. I ring... Read more

Summer sales

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The books of the sea

«We do not associate the idea of antiquity with the ocean, nor wonder how it looked a thousand years ago, as we do of the land, for it was equally wild and unfathomable always. The Indians have left no traces on its s... Read more