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Rhapsody of the Overlooked (Rhapsodie des oubliés)

LITERARY FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL A stunning first novel, with influences ranging from Truffaut’s 400 Blows to Zola’s L’Assommoir, via Romain Gary’s Madame Rosa. The story starts in the present day, in Paris’s Goutte-d’Or neighborhood near the Barbès metro station, where North African and African immigrants congregate. Influenced by Zola’s L’Assommoir, which describes daily life […]

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Mozart’s Formidable Widow (La Redoutable Veuve Mozart)

HISTORICAL FICTION 1791: Wolfgang Mozart dies at age 34. Overwhelmed by grief – as well as by debt – Constanze Mozart pulls herself together and decides to defend her late husband’s work for posterity. She proves herself to have an iron will; nothing will stop her quest for recognition and wealth. To pay off her […]

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You Only Live Once. Everything You Need to Know to Be Happy and Pass Your Exams (On n’a qu’une vie)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT How can you be happy and confident at an age when major life choices are to be made, and succeeding is an obligation? 
S. Le Ménahèze writes in a reader-friendly style, offering shrewd advice she would have liked to have been given at that age, about how to succeed and how to be […]

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Sex Thousand People (Sex mille personnes)

GIFT BOOK Illustrated by Anne Boudart What do women think about when they’re making love? At the instant that I am writing these lines, six thousand people are making love. As the minutes tick by, the number is growing; people are hugging, kissing, and intertwining. Maybe they’re bored, maybe they’re coming. They may have gotten […]

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Mangosteen (Mangoustan)

DEBUT NOVEL The parallel lives and fates of three fragile, powerful women. A debut novel received in the mail, with a unique tone intertwining scathing humor and surprising sensitivity. After thirty years of marriage, Laure’s husband ditches her for a woman on their household staff. Irina, an ambitious Ukrainian, is married to a man from […]

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A Childless Father (Un père sans enfant)

LITERARY FICTION The father was one of Hollywood’s greatest filmmakers. The son was a child star in the Nazi film industry. A novel about the true story of their wrenching separation. The father, Douglas Sirk, was theatre director in Germany the 20s and one of Goebbels’s favorite filmmakers in the 30s. Married to a Jewish […]

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How to Live Like the Knights of the Zodiac (Agir & Penser comme un Chevalier du Zodiaque)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT| POP CULTURE Seiya, Shiryu, Hyoga, Shun & Ikki give you the keys to live better in everyday life! After Agir et penser comme un chat (200 000 copies translated into 28 languages) discover the new book of the collection: Agir et penser comme un chevalier du Zodiaque! Balance, learning, courage, sensitivity, time optimization, […]

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No Longer Lives at this Address (N’Habite Plus à l’Adresse Indiquée)

LITERARY FICTION An unusual and touching story rooted in a reality that is both harsh and poetic. 
Told with both humor and affection, these extremely moving portraits of men and women just like us prove that Nicolas Delesalle is one of those writers who knows how to help those who are suffering to rise above. […]

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The Economics of Emotion: How to Build a Business Everyone Will Love

BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT Finding success in today’s marketplace is not about data, numbers, or projections – it’s about understanding people and what drives them. This invaluable guide provides the knowledge you’ll need to transform your business, inside and out, into a more admired and human-centric enterprise. People make decisions based on their emotions. It’s a […]

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A Day in the Life of a Dog (Uit het leven van een hond)

NOVEL There is no other Dutch writer who can make life shine and sparkle the way Sander Kollaard does. — De Groene Amsterdammer A rich book, full of marvellous phrases, metaphors and observations; at the same time it is all implicit, calm and small. That is what Kollaard is all about: showing greatness in the […]

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