Picador (imprint)

Picador is an imprint of Pan Macmillan in the United Kingdom and Australia and of Macmillan Publishing in the United States. Both companies are owned by Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group.


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7/10





The time of our singing

Richard Powers - Publisher : Picador (imprint)

The book tells the story of two brothers involved in music, dealing heavily with issues of prejudice. Their parents met at Marian Anderson's concert on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial after she had been barred from any other legitimate concert venue. The story goes back and forth between the generations describing the unusual coupling of a German-Jewish physicist who has lost his family in the...
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During my holidays

Winter

To my male lover

Not easy to read

Contemporary

Between 10 and 20$

At least one month









Key Emotion Indicator
7/10





Freedom

Jonathan Franzen - Publisher : Picador (imprint)

Publisher presentation: Patty and Walter Berglund were the new pioneers of old St. Paul—the gentrifiers, the hands-on parents, the avant-garde of the Whole Foods generation. Patty was the ideal sort of neighbor, who could tell you where to recycle your batteries and how to get the local cops to actually do their job. She was an enviably perfect mother and the wife of Walter's dreams. Together...
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Before sleep

Autumn

To my friends

Not easy to read

Contemporary

Between 10 and 20$

At least one month









Key Emotion Indicator
7/10





Middlesex

Jeffrey Eugenides - Publisher : Picador (imprint)

The novel starts with a narration by its protagonist, Cal (his masculine identity), also known as Calliope (feminine): He recounts how 5-alpha-reductase deficiency, a recessive condition, caused him to be born with female characteristics. The book continues with accounts of his family's history, starting with his paternal grandparents in their home village and ending with his father's funeral....
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To not die of boredom

Spring

To my friends

Not easy to read

Contemporary

Less than 10$

A few days









Key Emotion Indicator
6/10





The corrections

Jonathan Franzen - Publisher : Picador (imprint)

Publisher presentation: The Lamberts – Enid and Alfred and their three grown-up children – are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is ill and as his condition worsens the whole family must face the failures, secrets and long-buried hurts that haunt them if they are to make the corrections that each desperately needs. Stretching from the Midwest in the mid-century to Wall Street...
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During my holidays

Autumn

For all

Not easy to read

Contemporary

Between 10 and 20$

At least one month






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