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Zippo

CRIME NOVEL A great crime novel, mixing psychology, sexuality and violence, during an intense and rhythmic investigation. When they met, she was very young. He made her wear a black wolf, he called her Eva, he taught her to play with the fire. He was the master of her emotions, of her will, of her […]

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The End of Diseases: A Revolutionary Approach to Medicine (La Fin des Maladies)

NON-FICTION| HEALTH Cancer, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease are metabolism disorders linked to a cellular digestive dysfunction. This is the story of this crucial discovery, which fundamentally questions the way we consider and heal diseases. When the mitochondrion, the energy-producing compartment of the cell, no longer can digest glucose in order to transform it into energy, […]

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Call to War: Adolescents in Combat,1914-1918 (L’Appel de la Guerre: Des Adolescents au Combat, 1914-1918)

NON-FICTION| HISTORY| WWI In the world’s first global conflict, teenagers fought with – and against – grown men of real armies. Manon Pignot examines these adolescents’ backgrounds and motivations, and uncovers the shocking possibility that young fighters were motivated by a lust for war. In turn, this calls us, her twenty-first century readers, into question, […]

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The End of Democracy:The Rise and Fall of a Civilization (La Fin de la Démocratie: Apogée et Déclin de la Civilisation)

NON FICTION |ESSAY| CURRENT AFFAIRS Today, there is a growing and explosive contradiction between the state and democracy. The author looks back on and explores the past few centuries to demonstrate how it all began and to explain how this terrible trap was slowly built. For a few years now, observers and whistle blowers have […]

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Life in the Woods (La Vie dans les Bois)

ESSAY | NATURE WRITING Assumed city-dweller Jennifer Murzeau went off to live in the woods for a week, without water or food, in order to reconnect with nature. “The ecological crisis is at the heart of our concerns today. Yet we fail to take full measure of it, to truly ‘feel’ it, because the way […]

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The Uninvited

THRILLER | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER A fragile woman. An unwelcome intruder. A house full of secrets. Faye and her husband Hugh have had a traumatic year. Wanting to start again, the couple decides to buy a large rundown property, Cross House in a village in North Yorkshire, hoping to leave the past behind them. However, the […]

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The Disappeared

THRILLER | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER #48 UK Kindle #6 UK psychological thrillers #72 Amazon US The Widow. The Secret. The Liar. The Disappeared… On a routine flight from Africa to England, Dr Mason Palmer is tragically killed when the light aircraft he’s travelling on crashes and disappears in dense bushland. The Widow… Ten months later, Nicole […]

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The Girl in the Painting

WOMEN’S FICTION Renita combines the great tradition of Indian fiction with the emotional story-telling of authors like Jodi Picoult, Diane Chamberlain, Kathryn Hughes, Dinah Jefferies, Lucinda Riley, Santa Montefiore and Kristin Hannah. “Before she goes, there’s something she must do. She fingers the letter in her pocket. She thinks of the painting that was created […]

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Hairpin Bridge

THRILLER A young woman investigates her estranged sister’s alleged suicide – and comes face to face with her murderer. On June 6th, Sara Nguyen’s estranged twin sister drove to a remote bridge in rural Montana, climbed out of her car with the engine still idling, and jumped two hundred feet to her death upon the […]

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Us, Europe (Nous, l’Europe)

POETRY | POLITICS Imagined by a handful of idealists, ravaged by two world wars and damaged by a liberalism lacking in empathy but still championed by its most fervent supporters, the idea of Europe as a shared living space of free movement, discovery and multicultural exchanges is at the heart of this long poem in […]

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