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THE BOOKSHOP’S FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS READS


EDITORIAL

With Christmas all around, we do love to create our very own Christmas atmosphere. For your beautiful feast, The Bookshop has everything to offer. If you want to surprise your beloved with new cookie recipes or a festive meal at a posh Christmas party – our cookbook section has everything you might crave. If you’re looking for a gift for little ones such as lovely Christmas stories and picture books, browse our first floor and let us inspire

you. Also, new fiction titles arrived that you will want to read in front of a nice fireplace decorated with Christmas stockings. Not to forget our large selection of gifts, accessories and food items in store – there are many new, delicious treats and bakery goods to be tried. Nonetheless, if you want to avoid the Christmas bustle on Bahnhofstrasse, visit

our all English webshop english.books.ch to find what you’re looking for. Let us inspire you with lovely gifts for everyone. Merry Christmas, and see you next year! The Bookshop


FICTION

CHF 26.90

The Jewels of Paradise

CHF 29.90

Barbara Kingsolver

Back to Blood

Flight Behaviour

Based on the same sort of detailed, on-scene, high-energy reporting that powered Tom Wolfe’s previous bestselling novels, Back to Blood is another brilliant, spot-on, scrupulous, and often hilarious reckoning with our times.

Dellarobia encounters a shocking sight – a silent valley filled with what looks like a lake of fire – that sparks a raft of explanations from scientists, religious leaders and the media. CHF 26.90

Alice Munro

Kate Morton

Dear Life

The Secret Keeper

Alice Munro illuminates the moment a life is shaped – the moment a dream, sex, or perhaps a simple twist of fate turns a person out of his or her accustomed path and into another way of being.

Donna Leon

Two locked trunks in Venice contain papers of a baroque composer. Caterina’s job is to discover the testamentary disposition. When her research takes her in unexpected directions she begins to wonder what secrets these trunks may hold. A superb and gripping tale of intrigue, music, history and greed.

Tom Wolfe

CHF 43.90

From pre-WWII England through the Blitz, to the fifties and beyond, discover the secret history of three strangers from vastly different worlds, whose lives are forever entwined. CHF 32.90

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Crime

CHF 29.90

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Ian Ranking

Don Winslow

Standing In Another Man’s Grave

The Kings of Cool

Twenty-five years since Rebus appeared on the scene, and five years since he retired – he’s back! Stubborn and anarchic as ever, Rebus investigates the series of seemingly unconnected disappearances from the past.

The prequel to the filmed Savages is about Ben, Chon and O from 1960s Southern California to the recent past. A battle with drug dealers and crooked cops, culminating in a showdown that will force them to make a decision. CHF 19.90

Harlan Coben

Karen Rose

Seconds Away

Did You Miss Me?

Mickey and his friends are on the hunt for missing pieces to a puzzle they have yet to understand. As the mystery surrounding Mickey’s dad’s death unfolds, they may be in more danger than they could have ever imagined.

The last thing Ford remembers is walking his girlfriend back home. Now he’s lying tied and gagged on a cold, dark floor, with only one chance to escape before he ends up like the bones surrounding him... CHF 31.90

David Baldacci

The Forgotten What, or who, is silencing the residents in Paradise, Florida? CI John Puller is drawn closer to home when his aunt is found dead in her house. Evidence of strange and inexplicable events come to light. The impact of her discoveries will reach far wider than Paradise. CHF 29.90


Crime

CHF 17.90

Felix Francis

Bloodline When Mark calls a race in which his sister, a jockey, comes in second when she could have won, he believes that she lost on purpose. Later she jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel. Why did she take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all? CHF 29.90

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Robert Goddard

Lawrence Block

Fault Line

A Drop of the Hard Stuff

A search for missing documents in a mining company becomes a voyage into dangerous waters. A dead friend, a lost lover and a clutch of mysteries from Jonathan’s youth in Cornwall and Italy come back to haunt him.

Matt and Jack were at school together. Twenty years later their lives have taken very different paths. Jack ends up shot in the head – maybe stirring up the past was not such a good idea. CHF 22.90

Peter May

Lynn Shepherd

The Lewis Man

Tom-All-Alone’s

A perfectly preserved body is recovered from a peat bog on the Isle of Lewis. The corpse, marked by horrific stab wounds, is initially believed to be over two-thousand years old. Until they spot the Elvis tattoo on his right arm.

The story of Tom-AllAlone’s takes place in the grimmer realities of Victorian society. Charles Maddox, dismissed from the police force, is a private detective racing against time to establish the root of all evil. CHF 21.90

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Women’s Popular Fiction

CHF 19.90

Eighty Days Yellow

CHF 19.90

Cecelia Ahern

The Space Between Us

One Hundred Names

Eve and Lily were best friends. After a horrific accident Eve wakes up to find her friend nursing her. During many months in hospital little do they suspect that their friendship is under a threat that will change the future forever.

Kitty writes the story her mentor never had the chance to. Kitty not only has to track down people, but find out what connects them. And, hearing ordinary people’s stories, she starts to understand her own.

CHF 21.90

Jenny Colgan

Cathy Kelly

Christmas at the Cupcake Café

Christmas Magic

Indulge yourself and your sweet-toothed friends with Jenny Colgan’s new novel, simply bursting with Christmas cupcake recipes and seasonal sugar-fuelled fun.

Vina Jackson

A love story that will leave you breathless for more. Passionate, flame-haired violinist Summer receives a surprising proposition from a university professor with powerful desires. They embark on an intense affair full of daring twists and turns.

Anna McPartlin

CHF 16.90

A festive collection of short stories, full of charming tales of life, love and the everyday dilemmas. Relax in front of a roaring fire and indulge yourself in many humorous and uplifting tales.

CHF 31.90

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Women’s Popular Fiction

Karen Swan

Tilly Bagshawe

The Perfect Present

Friends & Rivals Sex, scandal and Rock’n’Roll. As passions rise and the desire to win becomes all-consuming, two brilliant pop beauties and two bitter ex-friends race for the Christmas number one record.

Laura’s jewellery business is all she needs to get by. When Rob Blake buys a necklace, Laura steps into a charmed world. She has to choose between who she really is and who she wants to be. CHF 18.90

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Rachel Johnson

Miranda Dickinson

Winter Games

When I Fall in Love

A dazzling tale of secrets and betrayal. Munich 1936 – Daphne and her English upper-class girls are having the time of their lives. Seventy years later, her granddaughter discovers what really happened all those years ago.

Elsie Maynard has a whole new life she never expected to have. But then a heartfelt request brings her to Paris. Can Elsie take the final step and lay her past to rest? CHF 18.90

Rowan Coleman

Dearest Rose A Cumbrian B&B is the last resort for Rose and her daughter, who have left everything behind. Rose is in search of the person who once offered her hope, but is she chasing a dream?

CHF 19.90


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Science Fiction & Fantasy

Joe Abercrombie

Peter F. Hamilton

Red Country

Great North Road

Shy South comes home to her farm to find a blackened shell, her brother and sister stolen. She sets off in pursuit with her stepfather Lamb who’s hiding a bloody past.

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Jim Butcher

Cold Days Chicago’s only professional wizard Harry is navigating through the realm between life and death after being murdered. His newfound powers claim the only thing he has left – his soul. CHF 39.90

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Murders begin in St Libra. Someone or something is on a killing spree. Angela insists it’s an alien, but her new colleagues aren’t so sure. Maybe she has other reasons for being on St Libra...

Scott Lynch

Hannu Rajaniemi

The Republic of Thieves

The Fractal Prince

The Gentleman Bastard sequence has become a literary sensation in fantasy circles and now, with the third book, Scott Lynch is set to seal that success.

Jean le Flambeur is out of prison, but still not free. To pay his debts he has to break into the mind of a living god. But when the stakes are revealed, Jean has to decide how far he is willing to go to get the job done.

CHF 29.90

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Coffee table books

CHF 92.00

A. Oliva / N. Angeletti /A. Wintour

Scott Schumann

In Vogue

The Sartorialist – Closer

The complete compendium featuring Edward Steichen, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Helmut Newton, Annie Leibovitz and Mario Testino. Including stories by Truman Capote, Richard Burton, Federico Fellini, and Marcello Mastroianni.

CHF 39.90

Scott Schuman looks more deeply and with greater breadth at human style, telling diverse and compelling stories of its expression around the world. A rich tapestry of global style.

Tim Flach

More Than Human

CHF 87.00

Christopher Bagley

Karl Lagerfeld / Carine Roitfeld

W. The First Forty Years

The Little Black Jacket

W Magazine celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2012 with a book featuring the most fabulous high points over the last 40 years. Often the subject of controversy, W is renowned for its provocative, influential and groundbreaking fashion.

Chanels vision in Lagerfelds hands that ensures the little black jacket’s future as a timeless classic. Including Claudia Schiffer, Uma Thurman, Kanye West, Tilda Swinton, Yoko Ono, S.J. Parker and many others.

CHF 105.00

Award-winning photographer Tim Flach has spent years enquiring into the essential bond we have with animals. Each image is more striking and powerful than the last. The book showcases a menagerie of creatures, including pandas, tigers, bats, lions, orang-utans, cobras, bull frogs, porcupines, armadillos, among many others.

CHF 84.00


Coffee table books

CHF 44.90

George Steinmetz

Desert Air Steinmetz has spent 15 years on this capturing vision of deserts, from China’s great Gobi Desert to the Sahara in northern Africa to Death Valley in California. Enriched by exciting stories from these challenging areas.

CHF 79.00

CHF 16.90

William Shakespeare

Cath Kidston

Romeo and Juliet

Christmas Decoration Book

With remarkable laser-cut paper designs throughout, this new series offers stunning presentations of Shakespeare’s plays, with illustrated essays about Shakespeare’s language and performances of the play.

CHF 29.90

Why not make your own cute felt tree ornaments designed exclusively by Cath Kidston? This kit includes all the sewing and embroidery instructions you need.

Carolyn Bell

Mark Jenkins

Creative Christmas Tree Decorations

National Geographic 125 Years

Over 30 inspiring projects for decorating your Christmas tree with innovative eye-catching ornaments. This craft book shows you how to make original adornments.

A celebration of achievements on the cutting edge of exploration and photography. Fantastic imagery and thrilling behind-the-scenes tales reveal how much we’ve come to know about our world in the past 125 years.

CHF 66.00

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Food & Drink

Whisky Opus

Emma Holley

Christmas Cooking

CHF 21.90

With 150 recipes and 180 photographs for the festive season. Every recipe includes nutritional information to ensure your holiday is healthy as well as happy.

CHF 65.00

Whether new to the wonders of whisky or on the road to becoming a connoisseur, this book tells everything. Elegant, classy and written by renowned whisky writers, make The Whisky Opus your tipple of choice.

Thomas Keller / Sebastien Rouxel

Bouchon Bakery Cake Pops: Christmas

CHF 22.90

With 15 adorable cake pop designs and stepby-step instructions, cake pop fans of all abilities can create little Christmas trees, silly snowmen, spicy gingerbread men, candy cakes and more.

Trine Hahnemann

Scandinavian Christmas

CHF 41.90

70 Christmas recipes show us how we can make delicious dishes and decorate our homes to celebrate Christmas like that found in a Scandinavian kitchen. A glorious and festive book!

In this dazzling amalgam of American and French baked goods, you’ll find recipes for all the French classics: baguettes, macarons, mille-feuilles and others. Every page offers a new lesson: a trick that assures uniformity, a subtlety that makes for a professional finish, a flash of brilliance that heightens flavour and enhances texture. The deft twists, perfectly written recipes, and dazzling photographs make perfection inevitable.

CHF 69.00


Food & Drink

Gordon Ramsay

Alain Ducasse

Christmas with Gordon

J’aime New York

CHF 73.00

Join Ducasse on a tour of his favourite New York eating haunts. Restaurants, cafés, markets and food specialists have been compiled in this gorgeous book. Includes a handy booklet with 150 addresses easy to pop in your bag.

CHF 36.90

Origin

Great British Puddings

An extraordinary book about inspirational food for today. With 60 unique recipes interwoven with a strong narrative of Ben’s life and superb landscape photography – a rich visual journey.

Celebrating the gooiest, yummiest, sweetest treats that made Britain great, this new cookbook lets you in on the secrets of the best desserts. With 150 foolproof, tried-andtested recipes.

Ben Shewry

Angel Adoree

The Vintage Tea Party Year Angel is a sovereign of vintage style and the founder of The Vintage Patisserie, a popular vintage hosting company offering bespoke tea parties from a bygone era – no matter the occasion. A book to guide vintage lovers through the season with beautiful photography and delightful illustrations.

CHF 49.90

CHF 109.00

Gordon gives inspiration and 75 failsafe and delicious recipes for all occasions over the Christmas period. With masses of advice on ordering, shopping, preparation and timing for the perfect Christmas.

CHF 47.90

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Gifts & Accessories Bronte This Christmas we are offering you the perfect combination for cold afternoons: good books and warm and cozy throws and scarves by Bronte. Designed and manufactured in one of the oldest mills in Britain, the throws are made of soft merino and lambswool and come in a range of colors and styles. We are proud to stock these high quality products from a true British manufacturer with a fine heritage and can’t wait for the temperatures to drop.

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Gifts & Accessories Waste Not Paper ’tis the season to be jolly and we’re sure our selection of colourful and gorgeously designed wrapping paper, ribbons, cards and paper kits from Waste Not Paper will get you in just the right mood. Made entirely in the USA from recycled paper and containing up to 30 % post-consumer waste, the products from Waste Not Paper show that going green can be very colourful and a lot of fun. Holiday paper chain kit CHF 14.90

Wrapping paper

CHF 8.90

Gift bag large

CHF 6.90

Gift bag small

CHF 4.90

Elf ornament kit CHF 16.90

Reindeer and sleigh garment kit CHF 14.90


Children’s Books

Jeff Kinney

Rick Riordan

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Heroes of Olympus. The Mark of Athena

The Third Wheel is the hilarious seventh book in the brilliant and awardwinning series. Love is in the air – a Valentine’s Day dance at Greg’s school has turned his world upside down. CHF 22.90

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David Walliams

Steve Smallman

Ratburger

Puppy’s First Christmas

The fifth screamingly funny novel from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children’s author in the country.

CHF 26.90

Great Price

Percy Jackson and Annabeth return. The Greek and Roman demigods will have to cooperate in order to defeat the giants released by the Earth Mother, Gaea. An unforgettable adventure!

CHF 18.90

This larger-than-life picture book with flocking captures the chaos of Christmas from a unique point of view and with hilarious rhyming text.

Betty G. Birney

Christmas According to Humphrey Jingle bells and dancing snowflakes, Christmas was coming and life as a classroom hamster became unsqueakably exciting!

CHF 15.90


Children’s Books

CHF 28.90

Rebecca Gilpin

Christmas Activity Book Packed full of colouring, puzzles, recipes, fun facts, games, and ideas for Christmas things to make and do. Featuring Christmas traditions from around the world, the activities include easy recipes and craft ideas plus over 200 stickers. The book is a “must have” for the run up to Christmas, with lots of “dip in and out” appeal that will have readers enjoying the book throughout the festive season. CHF 19.90

CHF 8.90

Jeremy de Quidt

Bob Staake

The Feathered Man

Look! Another Book!

In a German town a toothpuller finds a diamond in the tooth of a dead man. Soon a hunt begins with Frau Drecht and her murderous son, a Jesuit priest and his Aztec companion and a sinister pet monkey.

The second zany seekand-find adventure from thirteen-time New Yorker cover artist Bob Staake in a groundbreaking die-cut picture book format. CHF 28.90

Mary Pope Osborne

Steve Smallman

A Ghost Tale for Christmans Time

Fantastic Christmas Stable

The magic tree house whisks Jack and Annie back in time to the foggy streets of Victorian London, where they must help Charles Dickens. They discover his secret past and the sad memories that haunt him.

See the nativity scene unfold with this delightful 3D playscene. A 16 page storybook completes the package retelling the Christmas story.

CHF 23.90

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Young Adults

P.C.; Kristin Cast

Christopher Paolini

Hidden

Inheritance

Neferet’s true nature has been revealed to the Vampyre High Council, so Zoey and the gang might finally get some help in defending themselves against an evil that grows stronger every day.

It began with “Eragon”… It ends with “Inheritance”. Featuring spectacular artwork by cult artist John Jude Palencar, this stunning book brings the bestselling Inheritance cycle to a breathtaking conclusion.

CHF 18.90

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John Green

Anthony Horowitz

The Fault in Our Stars

Oblivion

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal. But when Augustus appears, Hazel’s story is about to be rewritten completely.

The five Gatekeepers must battle the evil power the storm has unleashed – and strive to stop the world from ending.

CHF 26.90

David Levithan

Every Day A has no friends. No family. No possessions. Every day, A wakes up in the body of a different person. It’s a lonely existence, until he meets a girl. But when night falls, it’s over. So each day, in different bodies, A tries to get back to her and convince her of their love. CHF 21.90


Young Adults

Ally Condy

Andy Fukuda

Reached

The Hunt

After leaving Society and desperately searching for the Rising, and each other, Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for. But nothing is as predicted, and soon the veil lifts and things shift once again.

Gene has survived in a world where humans have been eaten to near extinction by the general population. Every decade there is a government sponsored hunt. Gene is selected to be one of the combatants.

CHF 29.90

Sara Zarr

How to Save a Life Mandy knows what it’s like to be raised by a mother who never intended to have a child. When she becomes pregnant she wants a better life for her baby. A heart-wrenching story, told from dual perspectives, about the many roads that can lead us home. CHF 18.90

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Malinda Lo

Kat Zhang

Adaption

What’s Left of Me

Reese can’t remember anything from the time between the accident and the day she woke up a month later. But she knows one thing: She’s different now. A bold contemporary sciencefiction thriller.

Eva and Addie started out the same way as everyone else – two souls in one body. But why isn’t one of them fading? Hybrids are considered a threat to society …

CHF 19.90

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Gift Ideas

Michel Zumbrunn

Neil Gaiman

British auto legends

CHF 66.00

Please your husband with this new unabridged edition, full of lavish photos of the most recognized models like Jaguar, Bentley, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin, MG and others. - Radmila

Death Deluxe Edition

CHF 39.90

This new edition of  Death – Deluxe Edition is the perfect present  for your older sibling. It covers everything that was ever published on Death, The Sandman’s older sister – definitely a must for all Neil Gaiman fans. - Schira

Jordan Matter

N.M. Kelby

Tim Parks

Dancers Among Us

White Truffles in Winter

Motorcycle

Ideal for my best friend who’s interested in energetic, powerful photographs. Each one is caught in the moment, a set-up of everyday’s situation. There’s a short introduction and information on how each photo was captured.  - Sarina CHF 25.90

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Ideal for food lovers … French chef Auguste Escoffier changed the way we eat today through his legendary restaurants at the Savoy and the Ritz. He was also torn between two women: a beautiful actress and his wife, a sublime poet. - Jane

A wonderful gift for Easy Riders of all kind!  - Monika

CHF 57.00

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Lisa Jackson

Mark Z. Danielewski

You Don’t Want to Know

The House of Leaves

For your wife: Another gripping novel from the bestselling author. A mother’s worst fear is only the beginning of a terrifying nightmare… Ava’s son went missing two years ago, and his body has never been found. - Brian

Beautifully weird and scary full-colour edition. Lose your precious mind before the new year begins! - Jonas CHF 33.90

Cool Restaurants Top of the World Vol. 2

Charles Saatchi

Be the Worst You Can Be

CHF 22.90

Revive your dying dinner conversation with Charles Saatchi’s opinion on art, love, religion and life itself. Just make sure Santa doesn’t swing by …  - Rafael

CHF 27.90

Just sitting in one of these gems will make your mouth water. These restaurants are fantastically designed, in extraordinary locations, and I’m sure the food is made in heaven.  - Nick

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Series 3

Downton Abbey Fans of the first two series won’t be disappointed by this wonderful addition to the Downton Abbey saga. All the usual ingredients, together with the superb Shirley MacLaine, are guaranteed to make this essential Christmas viewing. - Mark CHF 64.90


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