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Darling Médée (Médée chérie)

NOVEL At an airport a woman is waiting for her husband, who has just popped off for a moment, to return. All of sudden she realises what is happening as the boarding gate is closed: Ismaël won’t be coming back. Médée stands silent and motionless, not wanting to leave the airlock where this violent fait […]

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The Last River (Le Dernier fleuve)

NOVEL Mo is carrying his little brother Jo on his back. They are two small boys detached from their past and any background. They are walking, but don’t know for how long they have been walking, or where their feet are leading them. When they arrive at a river in the morning, it seems like […]

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First Lady (Première dame)

NOVEL Euphoria and family pride greet Paul’s announcement that he will be standing in his party’s primaries for the presidential election. Marie the devout wife begins a notebook to mark the occasion in which she intends to chronicle the events of the next two years. Marie has always been at Paul’s side and this partner […]

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Nirliit

LITERARY FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL I believe Nirliit is one of those books of northern inspiration which will become among the most important of our times. The rightness of its tone and the extraordinary credibility of the topic represent the quality of this fictional text, based on the personal experience of the author.  — Jean […]

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Two (Dois)

LITERARY FICTION Two distinct voices narrate this novel. Two elderly brothers tell their lives each from a different angle, with a different focus, revealing their peculiar identities. The oldest, Zé Paulo, is conservative and methodical. The youngest, Zé Eduardo, is restless and unstable. While Zé Paulo’s language is colloquial, as he is talking to his […]

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The Healing Power of Gratitude: How to heal the wounds of the past (La gratitude qui guérit : Comment soigner les blessures du passé)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | HEALTH Gratitude is about being grateful for what we receive. It is a way of living, an orientation of the heart, a disposition of the mind, an attitude that we choose to adopt toward life, events, suffering. A quality to cultivate. Christine Angelard was trained in traditional medicine in France, then turned […]

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The great art form. Diary of an Actress (Le Grand Art)

LITERARY FICTION The life of an opera singer Fifty years after the death of one of the most famous 20th century’s explorers, her remarkable novel Le Grand Art, loosely based on her own experiences as an opera singer,is for the first time being published in a special edition. Written in the first person, the novel recounts […]

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The Groove (Le sillon)

LITERARY FICTION  Inside Le Sillon dwells a frantic, violent and menacing world; a world that is nevertheless very much alive. Its story approaches the collective experience in the best possible way: through the intimate everyday life of the individual.  — Annie Ernaux Valerie Manteau’s second novel has remarkable depth. In a masterful depiction of the […]

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The Madness of Tristan (La Folie Tristan)

FICTION (Le Rouergue) An old hospital has become the new epicentre of a small town shaken to the core by the tragic deaths of several children, This is where Lieutenant Dapper, who has just located his son and killed his kidnapper, is recovering from a bullet wound. Where Théo is being assessed by doctors and […]

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Youthful Misdemeanour (Délit de gosse)

FICTION (Le Rouergue) Jeanne and Marie have been living together for three years. One is from a provincial upper- bourgeois family, while the other is a native of Mauritius. They met each other in Barcelona and were instantly smitten, Jeanne having just broken off her engagement with François-Henri, her childhood sweetheart. It is 2012 (the […]

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