Tag Archives: English (Commonwealth)

The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth

MOTIVATIONAL | NON-FICTION | SELF-HELP US Today called Altucher’s Choose Yourself “One of the best books of all time” James Altucher: The most interesting man in the world – Forbes Mr. Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and financial pundit has reinvented himself as a gimlet-eyed self-help […]

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Suzanne and Edouard Manet (Suzanne en Edouard Manet)

BIOGRAPHY  ‘Thera Coppens has clearly done her research. Due to her amazing storytelling skills, the reader is sucked into one of the most fascinating periods in recent European art history: 366 pages of pure joy. Claude Monet’s paintings shimmer through the lines and and you will want to visit the Musée d’Orsay in Paris to see Manets work. […]

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The Smell of Cut Grass (Un parfum d’herbe coupée)

LITERARY FICTION This bittersweet debut novel, composed of a clear and musical writing, examines with great tenderness but without nostalgia what remains in each us of the child we were. — Le Monde des Livres Surely you will recognize some Philippe Delerm in this debut novel filled with happy nostalgia. […] No tears can be […]

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Christianism and Philosophy (Christianisme et philosophie)

SOCIAL SCIENCES | RELIGION This book offers a thematic journey through the major relationship issues between Philosophy and Christianity in Antiquity, which are fundamental themes for the understanding of our history and our cultural identity. Were Christians hostile or favorable towards philosophy? Did philosophers know Christian doctrine? What are the consequences from combining Christianity and […]

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Mandela, A Philosophy in Acts (Mandela, une philosophie en actes)

BIOGRAPHY | PHILOSOPHY Mandela, a philosophy through action Nelson Mandela achieved what few human beings before him had managed to do: through the power of his actions and his words he brought to the fore a strikingly elevated image of Man and an idea of politics that was exceptionally noble. There are a few fundamental […]

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Tame Your Stress with Sophrology (Apprivoisez votre stress avec la sophrologie)

SELF HELP Techniques for everyone to combat the stress of everyday life. Book + CD with 4 sessions guided by the author. Sophrology is a technique becoming more and more popular in general public. In line with Practice of Meditation by Fabrice Midal, Clarisse Gardet presents the different sorts of stress, the techniques used in […]

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How to Meet the Right Person: From the First Glance to a Happy Romance (Comment faire la bonne rencontre)

SELF HELP Millions of online dating sites, millions of singles who are searching to find their soul mate, a subject which concerns men and women of all ages and from all backgrounds. How does one find the man, or woman, of one’s life? No matter one’s age, 18, 30, or 60, it’s a question that […]

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Love of Food and Hunger: History and Symbolism of Food (1730-1830) (La gourmandise et la faim)

HISTORY A new approach to the subject of food in the 18th and 19th centuries. From the appearance of French cuisine around 1730 to the booming years of gastronomy with Grimod and Carême, this book analyses the constitution of a national, culinary culture without forgetting the agonizing question of hunger which is at the heart […]

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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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