Tag Archives: English (Canada)

Memories Exchanged

ESSAY | NON-FICTION Two of politics’ infants terribles share their journey and hopes with an intellectual honesty that illuminates the past fifty years.  How did these two atypical actors of public life, separated for a long time by the Iron Curtain, experience the post-war period, their Jewish roots, communism, the colonial wars, May 1968, the […]

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Joy (La joie)

LITERARY FICTION [Charles Pépin] has written a gem, which you read in one single sitting and which helps you to breathe. (…) “La Joie” is one of those rare books you devour at once and which then accompanies you with its new flavors.—Salon Littéraire Charles Pépin transforms a philosophy into a romantic hero, in this […]

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I Will Not Leave You (Je ne vous quitterai pas)

  Pascal Louvrier admirably masters his subject, which he adapts in a fascinating romantic manner, and with style. A stunning book.—L’Express At the start of his career as a novelist, Pascal Louvrier hasn’t listened to anything but his own pleasure. He was right to do so.—Livres Hebdo LITERARY FICTION Famous writer Jacques Libert knows that his […]

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It Seemed Quieter Than It Used To Be

LITERARY FICTION “With It seemed quieter than it was, Eva Kelder put herself on the map as a literary talent. She offers tremendous insight into human behavior and thought processes.” — Opzij “An accurate and poignant image of a woman who gets tangled up in herself because of her past. Beautiful.” — Margriet “A beautiful […]

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The National 7 Assassin (L’assassin de la Nationale 7)

THRILLER A historical-gastronomical intrigue, yet more contemporary than ever! A new novel that plunges us into the excitement of the end of the Roaring Twenties, the era of wealth, the joy of life, and international jet-setting. September 1929. Adrien Savoisy, son of Quentin, born in 1900, is a culinary researcher for Michelin. He is also […]

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Towards a Happy Consumption (Vers une consommation heureuse)

A very well documented book, full of energy and optimism that makes you want to act and helps us to become more savvy consumers, motivated citizens, and happier people!—Psychiatrist and author Christophe André ESSAY Today, the entire world has a religion: consumption. Persuaded that it is the key to our individual happiness, we search to […]

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The Black Book of the Condition of Christians in the World. A Global Assault on Humanity

  NON-FICTION | GEOPOLITICS Bernard Fixot, the mastermind behind the highly controversial Black Book of Communism (Editions Robert Laffont, 1997), which sold more than one million copies throughout the world, now aims to shed light on another taboo subject: the persecution of Christian minorities. Christianity is currently the most-persecuted religion in the world: 150 to […]

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Gypsy Blues

LITERARY FICTION Jean Vautrin makes words dance. He is a ballet master by profession — Jean Teulé The great return of Jean Vautrin, winner of the 1989 Goncourt Prize: with his inimitable wit, he slips into the skin of a young gypsy boy. Raised by his violinist grandfather who survived the concentration camps and his stepmother […]

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The Remnant (O remanescente)

LITERARY FICTION History and fiction intertwine in the tale of Hugo Simon, Jewish banker, influential art collector, socialist politician and a leading light of Weimar Germany, declared enemy of the State in 1933, after Hitler’s rise to Power. Fleeing initially to Paris, Simon was forced to seek refuge in South America after the fall of […]

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Your Name After the Rain (Tu nombre después de la lluvia)

HISTORICAL FICTION January 1903. Professor Quills, a brilliant and withdrawn scientist, returns to his home in Oxford having attended a conference in London; Oliver Saunders, young and diligent, works is his tiny garret at Balliol College, surrounded by dictionaries and Gothic novels; Lionel Lennox, who loves the good life and easy women, is in Egypt, […]

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