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The Notebooks of Lili Rose (Les cahiers de Lili Rose)

The Notebooks of Lili Rose. Nine Years Old in 1940 NARRATIVE NON-FICTION – HISTORY Paris, 1940: Marie-Julie Rosenrot, who goes by the nickname of Lili Rose, is nine years old when the Exodus begins. The Rosenrot family leaves Paris to set off on its journey, and Lili begins her diary in which she recounts her […]

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Europe: Badly Treated (L’Europe mal traitee)

Europe: Badly treated. Refuse the Fiscal Compact and open new perspectives NON-FICTION – ESSAY By offering a detailed analysis and a sharp critique of the EU Fiscal Compact, the appalled economists follow their vocation: they give citizens the information allowing us to seize the debate and let ourselves be heard so that no-one but us […]

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What Do The Chinese Think When They Look At The Mona Lisa

  PHILOSOPHY – SOCIOLOGY A new dialogue that shares the philosophies, ethics and politics of two civilizations, that don’t know each other well, and questions together the notion of society. What do the Chinese think when they discover in the Louvre what we consider a masterpiece? What do they think of us? What do they […]

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The Great War (La Grande Guerre)

The Great War. A Franco-German History HISTORY The war of 1914 was soon christened “The Great War”. The unprecedented scale of the conflict, the number of combatants, casualties and the means used to propagate war all justified such a tag. It implicated parties from all over the world, which lead to the conflict becoming – […]

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The Matching Party (Le parti des coincidences)

LITERARY FICTION This is the house of the future. A marvel of artificial intelligence in whose shadow the ancient reptilian brain hides. An architect is pursued by his failures since the brutal death of his wife in one of his buildings. He replies to an international request for proposals for the construction of low-income housing. […]

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On The Shoulders of Darwin (Sur les epaules de Darwin)

On The Shoulders of Darwin. The Ticking of Time NON-FICTION – POPULAR SCIENCE Every Saturday morning, 1.5 million loyal listeners and fans tune in to hear Jean Claude Ameisen stand On the Shoulders of Darwin. This book discusses the highlights of the show, yet can be read completely independently. Jean Claude Ameisen takes us on […]

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Among Women (Entre as mulheres)

LITERARY FICTION Sixteen stories – each focusing on a female character and a neighborhood of Rio – are woven together to form a tapestry of the life of a great city, observed from the multiple viewpoints of its women inhabitants. The characters range from Maria, 93, forced to cope with yet another armed robber in […]

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Should We Have Vatican III? (Faut-il faire Vatican III ?)

ESSAY – CURRENT AFFAIRS Christine Pedotti examines whether a new council could steer the Church away from the precipice. She asks the question: Is it materially possible and intellectually desirable to call a new council? What would be the difficulties and the risks? And if the Church went ahead with it, what topics would it […]

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Life Whisperers (Encantadores de Vidas)

SELF HELP – PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT With a 50,000 print run just shipped from Editora Record to booksellers in the first week of April 2012, this book is already a huge success in the Brazilian market. An inspirational memoir written by banker Eduardo Moreira, it tells the story of how the author’s life was deeply changed […]

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The Riddle of Qaf (O Enigma de Qaf)

LITERARY HISTORICAL FICTION The search of a woman by a man through the desert, The Riddle of Qaf narrates a simple story that fascinates thanks to the talent of the author to wed erudition with the creation of an intense and touching language. In this book, Mussa tells the search for the fictitious solution to […]

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