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The History of Turkey. From the Empire to the Present Day (Histoire de la Turquie)

HISTORY A complete and contemporary history delivered by a Turkish historian teaching in France, who has a lucid and comprehensive view on the past and the future of Modern Turkey, a country so close to yet separated from Europe. Historian and political scientist Hamid Bozarslan gives us the keys that allow us to wholly embrace […]

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I Merely Taste The Tears That You See Me Shed (Je n’ai de goût qu’aux pleurs que tu me vois répandre)

LITERARY FICTION This debut novel challenges our coldly detached era with rare mastery. This is the story of a man who runs away. An impatient, very reticent, and compulsively organized man. He leaves everything behind and drives 1500 miles up North to meet with a girl who is cold. His apartment is in order, his […]

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You Won’t Know The Day Nor The Hour (Vous ne connaîtrez ni le jour ni l’heure)

LITERARY FICTION A sensitive novel on a sensitive and contemporary subject: euthanasia. A man goes back to his childhood bedroom the day before his parents’ scheduled death. During the night, he writes to try and understand the reasons for this action: it’s deliverance for those who are leaving, but an incredibly violent experience for those […]

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Nelson’s Hunger (A fome de Nelson)

In Nelson’s Hunger, the author reinvents and expands on a known episode in the life of the acclaimed, late Brazilian playwright Nelson Rodrigues. As a young man, Nelson had spent some time in a sanatorium in Campos do Jordão, a town situated in the hills of São Paulo State. There, surrounded by men as sick […]

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Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences (Psychanalyse et les sciences humaines)

PHILOSOPHY – SOCIAL SCIENCES Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences is a significant contribution to the literature. The question of whether psychoanalysis is a science and of its relationship to psychology is very much alive; Althusser’s solution was and remains an original one. – William S. Lewis, Skidmore College Psychoanalysis and the Human Sciences is short, clear […]

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Awaken Your Memory (Réveillez votre mémoire)

Do you lose the track of a conversation, forget the title of a film or the Pin code of your credit card? The loss of memory worries to a lot of people. This book, written by a specialist, will help you train and develop your memory, whatever your age, in a playful and entertaining way […]

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Humor Therapy (L’humour-thérapie)

What makes us laugh? What is the meaning of all the jokes we tell each other? This original book is as much an invitation to laugh, to entertain, to look at the sunny side of life, as it is an invitation to become aware of the hidden meanings of our psychological tensions that humor has […]

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Greek Architecture (L’Architecture grecque)

  If Roman or Roman-inspired architecture is much more present in Europe than Greek architecture, the latter is still very visible through the most various neo-Greek achievements: from the Ionic porch of Saint-Vincent de Paul church in Paris, to the Villa Kérylos at Beaulieu-sur-Mer to the Doric friezes at Loches and Beaulieu, in Indre-et-Loire, the […]

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Come Here So I Can Kill You, Beautiful (Viens là que je te tue ma belle)

This book was awarded the Prix de Flore for young Readers 2007. Clack, clack, clack, clack… I love listening to the noise my boots’ heels on the white marble of my lobby. When I pass the mirror, I catch my reflection, glossy in the silver vastness, repeating itself… repeating itself… ‘til infinity. I stay looking […]

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Lucine

The tale of a woman’s life, from her childhood in Armenia to her old age in Lebanon. “My name is Louise Kerkorian. To my grandfather, I was Lucine, and today, I am becoming Lucine again. I was born in Marache, in the Ottoman Empire, in 1901. I rushed down the glorious paths of my childhood, chased […]

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