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One Day, Perhaps

One day, we realize we have gone past the point of no return, and it is too late to go back. At that moment, we understand that our chance is gone. If you had 24 hours to undo the biggest mistakes in your life, would it be a great opportunity or a pointless struggle? “Where […]

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Lost and Found

Guillaume Musso confronts his characters to one of their worst fear: the loss of a child. Can we overcome such loss? Can it make us stronger? A profoundly human story. An astounding ending. Layla, a five year old girl, disappears in a department store in Los Angeles. Devastated, her parents can’t manage to salvage their […]

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Save Me

  The hardest part isn’t finding love, it’s learning how to hold on to it. For his second novel, Guillaume Musso started with a very simple thought: We often think that we have time to tell others that we love them. But what do you do when nothing has been said and your beloved one […]

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Afterwards…

  Instant success in trade, Afterwards… initiates the birth of the “Musso style”, where the supernatural mingles with love, and mystery with emotion to address the most crucial question: Why are we here? Do we have a destiny to fulfill? At age 8, Nathan drowned when he jumped into a lake to save a girl’s […]

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Waiting for the Barbarians: A Tribute to Edward W. Said

In engaging with the richly varied and seminal scholarship of Edward W. Said, Waiting for the Barbarians aims to recover the notion of culture as a collective, hybrid and plural experience, in light of the political imperative that rules our present. Bringing together some of the figures most closely associated with Said and his scholarship, […]

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The Garden of Departed Cats

A surreal, utterly unique novel. In an ancient Mediterranean city, a tradition is maintained: every ten years an archaic game of human chess is staged, the players (visitors versus locals) bearing weapons. This archaic game, the central event of The Garden of Departed Cats, may prove as fatal as the deadly attraction our narrator feels for the local man who […]

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The Smell of Fried Bonito

“The desire to live more than one life…” A beautiful novel about Istanbul, the city of innumerable cultural and historical layers. After many years in New York, the main character is enticed by the nostalgic smell of fried bonito to return to his native Istanbul, only to find that he never really knew this city, […]

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How To Be The Luckiest Person Alive!

James Altucher: The most interesting man in the world – Forbes Mr. Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and financial pundit has reinvented himself as a gimlet-eyed self-help guru, preaching survival in an era when the American Dream — the gold-embossed college diploma, the corner office, […]

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21 Things to Know Before Starting an Ashtanga Yoga Practice

The daily practice of Ashtanga Yoga has made me physically, emotionally, and mentally healthy. I am very grateful. When I first started practicing I wished I had a handbook that answered basic questions, encouraged me on how to go about those first classes, guided me on whether to travel to Mysore or not. Recently someone […]

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The Kitchen Chronicles: 1001 Lunches with J. Krishnamurti

The Kitchen Chronicles is a moving and surprisingly humorous memoir by the cook to one of the 20th Century’s great figures, Indian-born philosopher J. Krishnamurti. In a modern quest for truth the author chronicles the daily life in Krishnamurti’s kitchen and at his table. This insightful, fast-paced memoir reveals the private life of Krishnamurti, his […]

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