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14th July (14 juillet)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION On 28th April 1789 the French revolution began when the Titon Folly was sacked by factory workers threatened with a drop in wages. France was going bankrupt, dying of hunger. Then came the long night of 13th July, an oppressive and frightening vigil when no one slept and, as 14th July dawned, the […]

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Evacuation (Évacuation)

FICTION “Simply remarkable.” — Jean-Claude Lebrun, L’humanité “Style, verve and panache, Jérusalmy mischievously illuminates the dawn of the Renaissance.” — François Lestavel, Paris Match “To the glory of books and freedom, a novel of adventures deep and leaping like his unexpected hero, the poet François Villon.” — Emmanuelle Giuliani, La Croix Amid the growing threat […]

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All Men Wear Size 9 Shoes (Tous les hommes chaussent du 44)

WOMEN’S FICTION How do you write a treatise on perfect love when your own love life is in a mess? This is the challenge which Gilda sets herself, despite having once again disregarded the warnings of her female friends and fallen in love with a man she met on holiday – another one of those […]

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Curing Alzheimer’s (Guérir Alzheimer)

ESSAY Doctor Michael Nehls, a researcher in molecular genetics, presents in this book the latest clinical research which proves that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s can be reversed in the early stages of the disease when ‘only’ the hippocampus is affected. These spectacular results furnish proof that certain combinations of non-prescription medicines not only prevent the […]

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A Time to Diet and Earn One’s Wings (Il est temps de suivre un régime et d’apprendre à voler)

FICTION Adam is a kind of ‘public’ writer – on behalf of the inhabitants of his small town, he writes anonymous letters, love letters, and letters for those who are close to hand or else have long since departed but have never been forgotten. His own wife and daughter have long since departed the family […]

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The Book (Le Livre)

FICTION | ILLUSTRATED BOOK A blend of literary beauty and virtuoso illustrations, this album appeals to a wide readership. Le Livre reinterprets seven episodes from the Old Testament in a modern and particular key. The creation of the world by God, Abraham’s sacrifice, the passing of the Angel of Death or the questionings of Job. […]

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Animalism As a Political Question: The Manifesto (Manifeste Animaliste: Politiser la cause animale )

PHILOSOPHY | POLITICS « Everything is said and well explained in little more than a hundred pages: in order to be taken seriously, politicising animal rights is unavoidable. » — Luce Lapin – Charlie Hebdo « The author’s main objective is well accomplished in the “Animalism As a Political Question: The Manifesto” she has given […]

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The Kastor File (Dossier Kastor)

THRILLER Catherine Fradier puts her expertise at the intelligence services for a political, environmental and geo-political thriller. Since Camino 999, the plots of Catherine Fradier, inspired by questions of society, autopsy the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow. After questioning the dangers of the big seed companies in Cristal Defense, she is attacking the nuclear power, […]

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CAR-WASH: Judge Sergio Moro and the Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Operation That Shook Brazil (Lava Jato: O juiz Sergio Moro e os bastidores da operação que abalou o Brasil)

CURRENT AFFAIRS | NON FICTION  “Written in the style of police thrillers, this reporting-book, produced over 17 months, gives the public the opportunity to understand the genesis, the behind-the-scenes story, and the main players in the greatest operation against corruption that has ever been seen in this country.” – Globo Brazil is going through a […]

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The Butterfly (Le papillon)

FICTION No doubt, this famous Estonian theatre troupe works as a parable of the author’s country (among others). I salute Kivirähk’s fictional capacity of making a point in a thought-provoking, jovial way. Kivirähk’s style is just brilliant. — Lionel Decottignies, L’Humanité The trappings of a Dostoyevsky novel, the ambiance of an Ingeborg Bachmann poem, the […]

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