Tag Archives: English (Commonwealth)

All About Zero (Tout sur le zéro)

FICTION “You know very well that we never win, the casino never gives us the money, it lends it to us until we give it back, and we always give the money back, today’s gains will be swallowed tomorrow. It is pure mathematics.” – A realistic novel that will captivate game’s addicts and game’s amateurs […]

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Dans le Desért

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION “We talk a lot about these petrol monarchies in the Gulf and we do not say anything good. They are accused in a jumble to bribe France, finance terrorism, oppress women, practice slavery and monopolize the best pieces of the Vuitton shop on the Champs-Élysées. We talk about it from far away and […]

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The Road to Recognition: The A-to-Z Guide to Personal Branding for Accelerating Your Professional Success in The Age of Digital Media

BUSINESS | MARKETING “Current, useful, actionable, and true. Its gold!“  — JAY BAER, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Youtility and Hug Your Haters “Clever, fun and about as comprehensive a guide as you’ll find anywhere.“ — ANN HANDLEY, Best-Selling Author of Everybody Writes and Content Rules “Personal branding is a language that’s best learned […]

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The Participation Game: How the Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World

BUSINESS | MARKETING How The Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World: Today’s consumers are in charge of the ads they see – and the brands they choose to let into their world. Their friends are generating hundreds of interesting and compelling posts a day and commanding their attention. For marketers who assume […]

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How I Sub-Contracted My Life (Comment j’ai sous-traité ma vie)

ESSAY Modern man’s daily life is a series of boring tasks: choosing a shirt, going shopping, standing on lines, maintaining one’s aura on social networks, doing paperwork and more… Imagine what would happen if, instead of wearing ourselves out with tedious and time-consuming chores, we could delegate them to other people or to software conceived […]

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Rising (Opstaan)

WOMEN’S FICTION First book in the series: FALLING A broken heart is not the end of the world… Anne Miller’s heart is broken. After a breath-taking and very turbulent year with the love of her life, famous rock star Rory Maquary, their relationship is on the rocks. When Anne finally stops crying, she pulls herself […]

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Falling (Vallen)

WOMEN’S FICTION Women’s Fiction Van Laren’s spicy, original voice, and her wit and self-reflection make this novel a joy to read! — Meerdansandra.nl (*****) A wonderful novel packed with great characters and good humour! — Kwanteinwonderland.com (*****) Looking for a novel with humour, an exclusive insight into the world of music, and love? Make sure […]

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The Embalmer, or the Despicable Confession of Victor Renard (L’Embaumeur: ou l’odieuse confession de Victor Renard)

HISTORICAL FICTION After the revelation of The Confessions of Constanze Mozart (Plon, 2003) and seven years’ work, Isabelle Duquesnoy returns with a new literary and historical treasure. Rabelaisian grotesque mixed with the obsessive, morbid power of Sükskind’s Perfume and the freedom of Jean Teulé. There is something of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the unforgettable character of Süskind’s […]

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Madly, Mademoiselle (Mademoiselle, à la folie!)

FICTION A moving duet of two women caught in an intimate tragedy, reminiscent of Françoise Sagan’s light but profound writing and the concise reserve of Marcelle Sauvageot’s Commentary (A Tale). Catherine is soaring at the peak of her existence. Unique and admired, she has kissed the most desirable actors and acted in the most successful […]

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Always Eat Left Handed: 15 Surprising Secrets for Killing It At Work And In Real Life

SELF HELP | BUSINESS “Positively addictive … the most entertaining ‘business book’ I’ve read this year.” — DAN ROAM, author of “Draw To Win”    “A rare treat with an illuminating point of view you probably haven’t heard before. I adored this book.” — NANCY DUARTE, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and best-selling author   “The opposite of […]

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