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The Purpose Advantage: How to Unlock New Ways of Doing Business

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP In today’s noisy market where people have instant access to nearly everything, quality products and services are no longer enough to differentiate your company or organization―your brand― from the competition. What a brand stands for, and the actions it takes to prove it, can provide a necessary memorability consumers draw on when […]

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Praise For Imperfect Mothers (Eloge des mères imparfaites)

PARENTING Finally, a book that allows us to reflect on motherhood and parenthood without giving lessons. The perfect mother does not exist. Media, social networks, family: everything and everyone around the young parent explains how to raise their child well…. pretending to be perfectly informed and caring, of course! After the birth of her daughter, […]

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The New World History (La Nouvelle Histoire du Monde)

HISTORY In the 19th century, the West wrote a world history in which it played the leading role. Today, the East is regaining the importance it once had, and the world is once again becoming multipolar; a global warming is underway… These events have a long history, made up of environmental, technological, religious, societal, demographic […]

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A Saturday Evening Among Friends (Un samedi soir entre amis)

CRIME & THRILLERS When comes the weekend, everything is possible… even the worst. Claire, worried, checks her phone again. It’s past eight and her boyfriend, who’s supposed to come and fetch her, is nowhere to be found. They’ve been dating for six months now and Claire knows him well. Medhi’s always on time. François is […]

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From Socrates to Foucault. Philosophers on the test bench (De Socrate à Foucault)

PHILOSOPHY What is the real purpose of philosophy? Live better? Or to think better? Does it have access to knowledge and truths of a higher kind than Plato, Spinoza or Hegel believed? Is it just a method to “conduct reason well” (Descartes), to clarify ideas (Wittgenstein) or to create a new science of the mind […]

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The Human Being, this Strange Animal. The Origins of Language, Culture and Thought (L’Homme, cet étrange animal)

SOCIAL SCIENCES “The author, with remarkable clarity, reviews the most recent research…” — Maurice Godelier, La Recherche “Whether scientists, literary or philosophers, this beautiful book, a veritable encyclopedia of great richness, is for everyone.” — Pierre Attali, Cahiers rationalistes “A remarkable work. From time to time, a return to the roots is good. A must […]

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What Are You Running After? Inquiry into Human Nature (Après quoi tu cours ?)

SOCIAL SCIENCES  The homeless man, sitting on a bench with a bottle of beer in his hand, calls out to me: “What are you running after?” As I continue to run, I simply turn around and smile at his little provocation. He probably sees himself as a free man, free from the strange whims of […]

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Universal History of Stupidity (Histoire universelle de la connerie)

PSYCHOLOGY | HISTORY A bad fairy with a thousand faces has looked at the cradle of humanity: bullshit. It walks with us, faithful among the faithful, reinventing itself over the centuries and cultures. It castigates differences, enslaves, stirs up violence, cultivates cruelty, deflects technological advances, betrays political hopes, gangrene ideologies, and destroys the planet. It’ll […]

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Same Side Selling: How Integrity and Collaboration Drive Extraordinary Results For Sellers and Buyers

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP “Within three years of adopting Same Side Selling, our sales grew from $17M to over $100M without adding a bunch of salespeople.” —Howard Rogers, CEO & President of BrightClaim “Same Side Selling’s collaborative model is just what’s needed for selling to today’s savvy buyers.” —Jill Konrath, author of Selling to Big Companies […]

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Did You Remember To…? (T’as pensé à…?)

SOCIETY | RELATIONSHIPS Self-defense guide on the mental load A 33-year-old teacher and mother of a young child, openly and fiercely feminist, sees her world crumble the day she realizes she has been unconsciously replicating an age-old model: that of the woman taking charge of the entire organization and management of the household. After months […]

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