Tag Archives: English (Canada)

They Were Held Hostage. Surviving and Reliving (Ils ont été otages)

CURRENT AFFAIRS – PSYCHOLOGY How do hostages live through this terrible parenthesis? How do they deal with the situation during and after the hostage crisis? Does society truly recognize the trauma they experienced? Yemen, Mali, Afghanistan, the Sahel, Niger, a bank in French provincial town, a jewelry store anywhere… How is a hostage crisis experienced […]

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The Hospitallers (Les Hospitaliers)

HISTORY From Jerusalem to Malta, from the Middle Ages to the present day, the Hospitallers have been charged with the care and defense of the Holy Places and contended for the faith. After having gone through the chaos of history, they continue to exist in the Order of Malta. Founded in Jerusalem in the Middle […]

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Dien Bien Phu. March-May 1954 (Dien Bien Phu, mars-mai 1954)

HISTORY A definitive account that puts the most violent battle since the end of WWII back in its historical context and analyzes its importance and scope. Could the choice of the location and the recklessness of the French military have been avoided? The debate still rages today. After eight years of conflict during which the […]

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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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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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