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SOPHOS Recomendados

Cada semana, recomendamos lecturas que nos parecen particularmente interesantes. Algunos de los libros que recomendamos están disponibles como Audiolibros. He aquí algunos.

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A Manual for Cleaning Women

Selected Stories

By Lucia Berlin, Stephen Emerson & Lydia Davis
Narrated by: Thom Rivera, Dawn Harvey, Carol Monda, Hillary Huber, Bernadette Dunne, Kyla Garcia & various narrators
Length: 14 hours 46 minutes

“I have always had faith that the best writers will rise to the top, like cream, sooner or later, and will become exactly as well-known as they should be—their work talked about, quoted, taught, performed, filmed, set to music, anthologized. Perhaps, with the present collection, Lucia Berlin will begin to gain the attention she deserves.”—Lydia... Read more »

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Merchants in the Temple

Inside Pope Francis's Secret Battle Against Corruption in the Vatican

By Gianluigi Nuzzi
Narrated by: P. J. Ochlan
Length: 8 hours 8 minutes

From a bestselling author with unprecedented access to Pope Francis, an investigative look at the recent financial scandals at the highest levels of the Vatican

A veritable war is waging in the Church: on one side, there is Pope Francis’s strong message for one church of the poor and all; on the other, there is the old Curia with its endless... Read more »

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The Elephant Vanishes

Stories

By Haruki Murakami
Narrated by: John Chancer
Length: 10 hours 30 minutes

With the same deadpan mania and genius for dislocation that he brought to his internationally acclaimed novels A Wild Sheep Chase and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, Haruki Murakami makes this collection of stories a determined assault on the normal. A man sees his favorite elephant vanish into thin air; a newlywed couple... Read more »

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The Snow Queen

A Novel

By Michael Cunningham
Narrated by: Claire Danes
Length: 6 hours 47 minutes

A darkly luminous new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Hours

Michael Cunningham's luminous novel begins with a vision. It's November 2004. Barrett Meeks, having lost love yet again, is walking through Central Park when he is inspired to look up at the sky; there he sees a pale, translucent light that seems to regard him in a... Read more »

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The Revenant

A Novel of Revenge

By Michael Punke
Narrated by: Holter Graham
Length: 9 hours 11 minutes

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

A thrilling tale of betrayal and revenge set against the nineteenth-century American frontier, the astonishing story of real-life trapper and frontiersman Hugh Glass

The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the... Read more »

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Natural Born Heroes

How a Daring Band of Misfits Mastered the Lost Secrets of Strength and Endurance

By Christopher McDougall
Narrated by: Nicholas Guy Smith
Length: 13 hours 55 minutes

The best-selling author of Born to Run now travels to the Mediterranean, where he discovers that the secrets of ancient Greek heroes are still alive and well on the island of Crete, and ready to be unleashed in the muscles and minds of casual athletes and aspiring heroes everywhere. 

After running an ultramarathon through the Copper Canyons of... Read more »

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Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

A Novel

By Salman Rushdie
Narrated by: Robert G. Slade
Length: 11 hours 25 minutes

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Washington Post • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Harper’s Bazaar • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • The Kansas City Star • National Post • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews

From Salman Rushdie, one of the great writers of our time, comes a spellbinding work... Read more »

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