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Why Happy People Don’t Have Smartphones (Pourquoi les gens heureux n’ont plus de smartphone)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PSYCHOLOGY Written by mind control expert John Bastardi Daumont, author of the successful Les Secrets d’un mentaliste (The Secrets of a Mentalist), this book aims to cure our smartphone and Internet addiction so we can take back control of our life and mind  The penny dropped for John Bastardi Daumont a few […]

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To You I Owe All My Life’s Happiness – Virginia & Leonard Woolf (Je te dois tout le bonheur de ma vie – Virginia & Leonard Woolf)

BIOGRAPHY | HISTORY The story of a fascinating couple. Drawing on her lifetime passion for the Bloomsbury group, and Virginia and Leonard Woolf in particular, Carole d’Yvoire recounts the story of this famous couple. The union of these two exceptional individuals was symbolized in 1917 by the creation of Hogarth Press, the English publishing house […]

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Sara and Liv (Sara en Liv)

LITERARY FICTION “An admirably controlled and powerful book.” – Elsevier “Breathtakingly beautiful and raw.” – Algemeen Dagblad “A gripping book.” – De Telegraaf “Within the seriousness of the story, the rays of hope shine extra brightly. It is wonderful to read about how Suzan and her Swedish husband, Jens, continue to turn to each other in […]

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16 Historical Promenades in Paris (Seize promenades historiques dans Paris)

ESSAY | HISTORY | URBANISM Format: 16 x 24 cm “The authors have managed to reconstruct the social landscape of sixteen Parisian sites, from the most banal to the most unique…Not the Paris of secret monuments or unusual sites, but rather the Paris of its people, of their jobs, a city filled with a vibrant social […]

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Journey to Misarchy. Essay for another possible world (Voyage en misarchie. Essai pour tout reconstruire)

ESSAY | POLITICS The most fascinating book of the decade and also the most revolutionary one. – Frédéric Taddéï A true lesson of tolerance and hope in another world, And, as a bonus, it’s hilarious… — Le Canard Enchainé  Sébastien Debourg is a law professor. After a plane accident on his way to Australia, he discovers an […]

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An Alchemist Speaks (Un alchimiste raconte)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPIRITUALITY  Alchemy for everyday life. Are there still alchemists in the modern world? Very rare, there are only around ten in a century. Patrick Burensteinas is one of them, but he does not correspond to the classic image of a bearded old man dressed in a violet cape. Trained as a scientist, […]

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Shoba. The Journey of a Refugee (Shoba Itinéraire d’un réfugié)

FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE Life before Dheepan In Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese and Tamil populations are trying to live together side by side. In 1972, a new government comes into power and gives all the rights to the Sinhalese. Civil war ravages the country. Like thousands of young Tamils, Anthonythasan, nicknamed ‘Shoba’, leaves his family to […]

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Another Look. A Bunch of Stuff to See Things Differently (Un autre regard. Trucs en vrac pour voir les choses autrement)

COMICS – SERIES THE 1st COMIC BOOK FROM THE BLOGGER EMMACLIT ‘On her blog, Emma posts drawings that tell stories about feminism, health and sexuality.’ — Nouvel Obs ‘Funny and relevant, this is a book to slip on all your colleagues’ desks…’ — Elle ‘Emma talks about the clitoris like nobody else.’ — Huffington Post […]

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The Yan Family. A family at the center of one hundred years in Chinese history (Chez les Yan)

MEMOIR | HISTORY | NARRATIVE NON-FICTION Currently a banker responsible for Lazard in Greater China, she reigns with this book, the accounts of her personal history, and exorcises the past of China. — Le Monde Majestic. Banker at Lazard, Yan Lan pulls the strings of business with the Chinese. — Le Point Yan Lan is highly […]

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Their Separation (Leur séparation)

LITERARY FICTION A crack in one’s childhood, rendered with total modesty, accuracy and sensitivity. — Philippe Delerm A beautiful book that moved me very much.  — Patrick Poivre d’Arvor This story moves us through the youthfulness and even the innocence of its writing, by the very accurate evocation of the joyful memories of their” life […]

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