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The Rainforest: The Secret To Building The Next Silicon Valley

NON-FICTION – BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT A well-written book with a valuable empirical and multi-disciplinary approach. — Prof. Ronald Coase, Nobel Laureate in Economics, University of Chicago …a detailed analysis of the power of environment on startup success, and in particular an explanation of why Silicon Valley has been such a powerful incubator of ideas and […]

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Near Death Experiences As Evidence For The Existence Of God And Heaven

NON-FICTION For some time we’ve needed a well-researched, compelling introduction to this exciting field that focuses on the evidence. Miller delivers! – Jeffrey Long, MD, author of the New York Times bestselling Evidence of the Afterlife. Can we survive death? Is there a God or a heaven? Miller provides the discerning reader with ample reason […]

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Choose Yourself

MOTIVATIONAL | NON FICTION James Altucher: The most interesting man in the world – Forbes Mr. Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and financial pundit has reinvented himself as a gimlet-eyed self-help guru, preaching survival in an era when the American Dream — the gold-embossed college […]

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The Emotion Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘One of the challenges a fiction writer faces, especially when prolific, is coming up with fresh ways to describe emotions. This handy compendium fills that need. It is both a reference and a brainstorming tool, and one of the resources I’ll be turning to most often as I write my […]

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The First Month With Your Baby (Votre premier mois avec bebe)

PARENTING – CHILDCARE When a child is born… the father and mother have lots of questions! Especially if it’s their first… How do you handle the crying, sleeping, burping, breastfeeding, bathing? How can you tell if your baby is hungry, cold, or has a stomach ache? Between the opinions of grandmothers and the latest fashionable […]

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Murder at the Ritz (Meurtre au Ritz)

HISTORY | GOURMET | CRIME Michèle Barrière is a French culinary historian and the bestselling author of a dozen historical & gourmet crime novels. Each of her very popular books are set between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance and include ancient recipes of renowned chefs of the past. With Murder at the Ritz, Michèle Barrière […]

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Rosy & John

THRILLER Bestselling French  thriller writer Pierre Lemaitre is back with an excellent new title, Rosy & John, a fast-paced addendum to his trilogy following inspector Camille Verhoeven and including Travail soigné, Alex and Sacrifices. Exclusively published as a trade paperback original by Le Livre de Poche, Rosy & John can be read as a engrossing side story to the trilogy. The thriller […]

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Candy Jaunt (Snoepreis)

LITERARY FICTION Boris is a ten year old who likes comics, superheroes, dinky toys and candy. After his parents’ divorce, they fight fiercely over the guardianship. To escape the father’s demands, Boris’ mother takes him to Spain, where she is from. But what seems like an exciting adventure at the start soon derails into a […]

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Small Almanac of the Meaning of Life (Petit Almanach du Sens de la Vie)

PHILOSOPHY The stages of life, previously well-defined, have now become confused, opaque and disorderly. Can we hope to put back a little (well) meaning? This is the challenge of this book, developed from columns the author had written for Philosophy Magazine over a three-year period. It is a question of thinking out, step by step, […]

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Surrealism (Le Surréalisme)

HISTORY | PHILOSOPHY Surrealism acquired legendary status quite quickly, largely due to the place that surrealist works granted dreams, the supernatural and love. But, from its quasi-magical beginnings- automatic and hypnotised writing- to its slow, post-war receding  it was a constantly evolving movement, which perpetually re-evaluated its manifesto, built bridges with politics in the hope of […]

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