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Why Happy People Don’t Have Smartphones (Pourquoi les gens heureux n’ont plus de smartphone)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PSYCHOLOGY Written by mind control expert John Bastardi Daumont, author of the successful Les Secrets d’un mentaliste (The Secrets of a Mentalist), this book aims to cure our smartphone and Internet addiction so we can take back control of our life and mind  The penny dropped for John Bastardi Daumont a few […]

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To You I Owe All My Life’s Happiness – Virginia & Leonard Woolf (Je te dois tout le bonheur de ma vie – Virginia & Leonard Woolf)

BIOGRAPHY | HISTORY The story of a fascinating couple. Drawing on her lifetime passion for the Bloomsbury group, and Virginia and Leonard Woolf in particular, Carole d’Yvoire recounts the story of this famous couple. The union of these two exceptional individuals was symbolized in 1917 by the creation of Hogarth Press, the English publishing house […]

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Sara and Liv (Sara en Liv)

LITERARY FICTION “An admirably controlled and powerful book.” *** – Elsevier “Breathtakingly beautiful and raw.” – AD “A gripping book.” – De Telegraaf “Sara and Liv is both tough and light-footed, both poignant and exquisite.” — Brecht van Hulten “Sara and Liv is a touching, poetic and therapeutic book.” — Stine Jensen “Within the seriousness of the […]

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16 Historical Promenades in Paris (Seize promenades historiques dans Paris)

ESSAY | HISTORY | URBANISM Format: 16 x 24 cm Wandering in Paris with two historians, specialists in Urban History. A map and extra documents focusing on unknown aspects complete each promenade. Have you ever noticed that all the major automobile constructors had their showrooms along the Champs-Élysées? While enjoying a delicious French meal in Rue […]

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Journey to Misarchy. Essay for another possible world (Voyage en misarchie. Essai pour tout reconstruire)

ESSAY | POLITICS “The most fascinating book of the decade and also the most revolutionary one.” – Frédéric Taddéï Sébastien Debourg is a law professor. After a plane accident on his way to Australia, he discovers an unknown country in which political organisation is a radical form of democracy, politically, economically, and socially: misarchy. “Misarchy comes from […]

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An Alchemist Speaks (Un alchimiste raconte)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPIRITUALITY  Alchemy for everyday life. Are there still alchemists in the modern world? Very rare, there are only around ten in a century. Patrick Burensteinas is one of them, but he does not correspond to the classic image of a bearded old man dressed in a violet cape. Trained as a scientist, […]

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Rebel Mothers Fear Nothing (Le mamme ribelli non hanno paura)

FICTION Giada Sundas is a natural storyteller, she has the rare ability to take you from laughter to tears in the space of a few lines. A book about how becoming responsible for another life means becoming responsible for our own, as well. — Matteo Bussola, author of Sleepless Nights and Kisses for Breakfast, Einaudi A […]

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Shoba. The Journey of a Refugee (Shoba Itinéraire d’un réfugié)

FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE Life before Dheepan In Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese and Tamil populations are trying to live together side by side. In 1972, a new government comes into power and gives all the rights to the Sinhalese. Civil war ravages the country. Like thousands of young Tamils, Anthonythasan, nicknamed ‘Shoba’, leaves his family to […]

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The Colored Pencil Factory (Les Crayons De Couleur)

FICTION | ROMANTIC COMEDY  Arthur, 30 years old, unemployed, and divorced, built like a rugby player, is healing from a deep depression, heavily abusing alcohol. His only pleasure is to observe secretively his beautiful, blind neighbor Charlotte, living with her 7 year old daughter Louise, across the street from his empty apartment. In spite of […]

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Another Look. A Bunch of Stuff to See Things Differently (Un autre regard. Trucs en vrac pour voir les choses autrement)

COMICS – SERIES THE 1st COMIC BOOK FROM THE BLOGGER EMMACLIT ‘On her blog, Emma posts drawings that tell stories about feminism, health and sexuality.’ — Nouvel Obs ‘Funny and relevant, this is a book to slip on all your colleagues’ desks…’ — Elle ‘Emma talks about the clitoris like nobody else.’ — Huffington Post […]

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