Justin Petrone Kirju Eestist (Estonian Stories)

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Justin Petrone has lived in Estonia for 15 years and written several books about it. “Estonian Stories” is a collection of tales about Estonia and its people. World travelers, nudists, geneticists, writers, politicians, hitchhikers, fishermen, drunks, folk musicians, backwoodsmen, construction workers, and sarcastic smiths are all brought to life in this vivid and engaging work.
11,00 €

Jelena Skulskaja Marmorluik (Marble Swan: Childhood novel)

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It is a uniquely built book, where three perspectives intersect in unusual ways. The author Yelena Skulskaya first discusses her post-war childhood, complicated and even painful family relations, school years, and her youth. She shows what the University of Tartu was like in the Soviet era, draws an unexpected portrait of world famous semiotics professor…
13,50 €

Mari Saat Matused ja laulupeod (Funerals and Song Festivals)

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Mari Saat is an Estonian writer who has garnered awards for her novels as well as short stories. Her work has also been translated into many languages. She sharply analyzes social issues in a suggestive, dreamlike manner: human fantasy and dreams, even sleepwalking are unforgettable themes. Her very sensitive understanding of the mechanisms of the…
8,50 €

Justin Petrone Reisikirju (Travel Letters)

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Virgins in Switzerland, condoms in Mexico, honeymooners in Italy, troubles in Amsterdam, spies in Moscow, love in Prague, death in Stockholm, an affair in Singapore, carnival in Provincetown, transsexuals in San Francisco, a lost bag in Gran Canaria, and Björk in New York, and Bobby G in Copenhagen. Watch out, world! Here comes Justin, who…
6,00 €

Epp Petrone Elust kirju (Life Letters)

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This journey begins from childhood and winds its way through bumpy school days and college years, jumping along from India to Italy, Russia to Spain, with a longer stretch in New York. It encompasses columns, blog posts, and journal entries on parenting, traveling, and living. A microcosmos of one life, reflecting thousands of galaxies.
9,00 €

Diana Lotus Kassikõnd (Catwalk: Memoirs of a Fashion Model)

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Catwalk is a young girl’s coming of age story set in the world’s greatest cities — Milan, Tokyo, Paris, New York, and Athens. Along the way, she learns to adjust to the adult world and befriends strangers who share the same fate. She enjoys luxury, wears clothes that she would never dream of putting on anywhere else, and she learns to…
6,00 €

Ene Hion Valged varesed (White Crows)

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This is the story of children caught up in the cogwheels of time at a turning point in history. World War II has broken out. Roughly one hundred Estonian orphans are evacuated to Western Siberia in Russia. The times are frightening, idealistic, deadly, and criminal, but for them it’s just childhood. I happened to meet the characters…
8,00 €

Leelo Tungal Puudel Pedro ja igatsustasu (Pedro the Poodle and the Apology Gift)

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This is the story of Liisa, an 11-year-old girl living through problems at home and in school. Liisa’s father gives her Pedro the Poodle as a gift at a time when he has left the family to live with another woman. Pedro gets Liisa into many adventures, and introduces her to her neighbor and new best friend Aive, whose father runs…
8,00 €

Maimu Berg Moemaja (Fashion House: Absurd Couture)

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“One day a woman called Betti Parklai phoned me with what she said was a serious suggestion. I had worked with Betti sometime in the 70s and 80s at the Tallinn Fashion House. Now it had occurred to Betti to write her memoirs and she wanted me as her co-author. My work as an editor…

Justin Petrone Montréali deemonid (Montreal Demons)

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Montreal Demons is at once a satire of a confessional novel and a real confession. The main character Adam is a sex-obsessed, workaholic biotech reporter who is always on the road. “Unable to feel anything,” he self medicates with carefree flings, antidepressants, and a mystery habit he refers to as “junk.” Sent to Montreal to…
2,50 €

Loone Ots Mustamäe valss (Mustamäe Waltz: Life in a High-Rise Ant Colony)

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The memoirs of Loone Ots, a cultural historian and educator, looks at the recent past, the years 1966 to1984 to be precise. The story of the advent of Soviet power and the deep stagnation that followed is told through the tale of one family. The book is set primarily in the Soviet high-rise residential area…

Epp Petrone Roheliseks kasvamine (Growing Green)

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The book brings together different topics about the environment. Here you will read columns written for the web portal Green Gate (Roheline Värav), excerpts from a weblog, short interviews with Estonian experts, and summaries from English-language bestsellers about the environment. It’s a compilation of the general and the specific, distant and close information. Why is…
6,00 €

Anna-Maria Penu Kes kardab Aafrikat? (Who is afraid of Africa?)

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Who’s afraid of Africa? The author Anna-Maria Penu for sure not! Her sharp plume has written a powerful, critical but also sensitive and emotional insight into society, a novel that takes the reader along to a journey to Uganda – a country, where poverty and political corruption flourishes, where strongly ingrained traditions may obscure a…
3,00 €

Epp Petrone Muinasjutud armastusest (Fairy Tales about love)

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There are big truths in fairy tales. How to learn to love, make up, forgive, how to be happy and how to handle disappointment? People who come to this world have to learn it all, either by themselves or through the stories, identifying with princes, princesses, spirits, trolls, kings and beggars… I love telling stories…
8,00 €

Andrei Hvostov Sillamäe passioon (Sillamäe Passion: Growing up in the Zone)

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Andrei Hvostov spent his childhood in a secretive closed town Sillamäe in northeastern Estonia next to a Soviet nuclear industry facility. His stories deal with Estonians and Russians, with the Cold War, heroes from TV series, and with “real Estonia“, which existed beyond the environs of Sillamäe. He also writes about Second World War battles, Nazi concentration camps in…

Epp Petrone Marta varbad (Marta´s Toes)

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This is the world through the eyes of Marta, a little girl growing up near a big city beside the sea. It is a world of bugs that talk and bath bubbles that whisper, airplanes that wave and monster vacuum cleaners. Most of all, it is a world of questions. Estonian best selling author Epp…
10,00 €

Epp Petrone Roheliseks kasvamine (Growing Green)

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The book brings together different topics about the environment. Here you will read columns written for the web portal Green Gate (Roheline Värav), excerpts from a weblog, short interviews with Estonian experts, and summaries from English-language bestsellers about the environment. It’s a compilation of the general and the specific, distant and close information. Why is…

Fred Jüssi Jäälõhkuja (Icebreaker)

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Icebreaker was first published in black and white by Valgus Publishing in 1986. The first half of the book was made up of short stories and the other half took the reader on a voyage with personal correspondence. The new Icebreaker is a supplemented and shortened version. Color photographs and a previously cut story about…