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Amor Towles (born 1964) is an American novelist. He is best known for his bestselling novels Rules of Civility (2011) and A Gentleman in Moscow (2016).

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“The book is like a salve. I think the world feels disordered right now. The count’s refinement and genteel nature are exactly what we’re longing for.” —Ann Patchett

“How delightful that in an era as crude as ours this finely composed novel stretches out with old-World elegance.” —The Washington Post

He can’t leave his hotel. You won’t want to.

From the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Civility—a transporting novel about a man who is...
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From the New York Times-bestselling author of A Gentleman in Moscow, a “sharply stylish” (Boston Globe) novel of a young woman in post-Depression era New York who suddenly finds herself thrust into high society.

On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at the neighboring table. This chance encounter and its startling consequences propel Katey on a year-long...
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New York is often described as the greatest city in the world. Yet much of the iconic architecture and culture which defines the city as we know it today – from the Empire State Building to the Pastrami sandwich­ – only came into being in the 1930s, in what author Jules Stewart argues was the most significant decade in the city’s 400-year history in his new book, Gotham Rising: New York in the 1930s.

After the roaring twenties, the catastrophic Wall Street Crash and the ensuing...
Book cover from Normas de cortesia (Spanish Edition) by Amor Towles
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Vibrante homenaje a la Nueva York de los anos treinta, la gran urbe de los clubs privados, los bares de jazz y los imponentes edificios con marquesina y portero de uniforme, esta novela fue uno de los debuts mas sonados del pasado ano en Estados Unidos. / The story of a young woman whose life is on the brink of transformation. On the last night of 1937, twenty-five-year-old Katey Kontent is in a second-rate Greenwich Village jazz bar when Tinker Grey, a handsome banker, happens to sit down at...
Book cover from Um Cavalheiro em Moscou (Em Portugues do Brasil) by Towles Amor
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Livro que permaneceu por quase um ano na lista de best-sellers do New York Times , com mais de um milhão de exemplares vendidos, apresenta com humor e leveza um elogio aos valores e tradições deixados para trás pelo avanço da história.Nobre acusado de escrever uma poesia contra os ideais da Revolução Russa, Aleksandr Ilitch Rostov, "O Conde", é condenado à prisão domiciliar no sótão do hotel Metropol, lugar associado ao luxo e sofisticação da antiga aristocracia de Moscou. Mesmo...
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Book cover from Um Gentleman em Moscovo (Portuguese Edition) by Amor Towles
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SINOPSE Por causa de um poema, um tribunal bolchevique condena o conde Aleksandr Rostov a prisão domiciliária. Ficará retido, por tempo indeterminado, no sumptuoso Hotel Metropol. A prisão pode ser dourada. Mas é uma prisão. Estamos em Junho de 1922. Despejado da sua luxuosa suíte, o conde é confinado a um quarto no sótão, iluminado por uma janela do tamanho de um tabuleiro de xadrez. É a partir dali que observa a dramática transformação da Rússia. Vê com tristeza os magníficos...
Book cover from Enas tzentleman sti Moscha / Ένας τζέντλεμαν στη Μόσχα by Amor Towles
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μετάφραση: Ρηγούλα Γεωργιάδου  Ένα κορίτσι, ένα πασπαρτού, ένας αξιωματικός του Κόκκινου Στρατού, λίγο σαφράνι και ένας ρωσικός μπλε γάτος... θα μεταμορφώσουν τον μικρόκοσμο του κόμη Ροστόφ. Τη στιγμή που ο Αλεξάντρ Ίλιτς Ροστόφ περνούσε φρουρούμενος τις πύλες του...