Tag Archives: English (UK)

The Grey Panthers (Les panthères grises)

FICTION Patrick Eudeline enjoys playing the old killjoy and multiplying the comparisons between the aspirations of the present youth and what animated his generation, now sexagenarian. He does it with an often sharp pen, like a guitar riff, sometimes as tender as a bubble gum song. Since Ce siècle aura ta peau  (1997), the author has imposed an original […]

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Then There Were Three (Se prima eravamo in due)

MEMOIR Do you remember when we were kids and used to play two against one? Useless chasing around which always resulted in the two that paired up together winning outright. Two against one isn’t fair. And if it’s a mother and a newborn baby that form the pair, leaving the dad out there on his […]

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The Binder of Lost Stories (La rilegatrice di storie perdute)

WOMEN’S FICTION Following The Secret Ways of Perfume and The Garden of Secret Flowers, bestsellers that continue to remain in the lists, here is a new novel about the power of books. Two courageous women, who are separated by time, meet and become each other’s mutual strength in their search for freedom and a better […]

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The Emotional Wound Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Psychological Trauma

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING This is far more than a brilliant, thorough, insightful and unique thesaurus, this is the best primer on story — and what REALLY hooks and holds readers — that I have ever read. — Lisa Cron, bestselling author of Wired for Story and Story Genius, story coach, and TEDx speaker […]

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The Great Jump (​Il Grande Salto)

MEMOIR Sex (and a lot of it), motorbikes and rock’n’roll: Vanni Oddera is the bad boy of freestyle motocross. In this book he explains that what he is doing as: “I am waiting out for kidney disease.” – Il Venerdì, La Repubblica Oddera has a visceral attachment to mankind, demonstrated by the author in his […]

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Close Deals Faster​. The 15 Shortcuts of the Asher Sales Method

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “Instead of complicated theory, this book offers practical guidance based on John’s decades of work helping hundreds of businesses improve their sales.” — James C. Bly, Jr., Founder, Chairman & CEO, Business Growth Alliance (BGA) “I have read been asked to endorse dozens of sales related books and can honestly say this […]

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Esther’s Notebooks vol. 3 (Les Cahiers d’Esther t.3)

COMICS – SERIES Riad Sattouf continues to vividly describe adolescence like no other. — ELLE The new Petit Nicolas! — Europe 1 Esther’s Notebooks perfectly marries the language and vision of pre-teens today.— L’Obs What is once again a strength , as often is the case in Riad Sattouf’s comics, is that through the eyes of Esther, we […]

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How (Not) to Have a Heart Attack (Comment ne pas avoir une crise cardiaque)

HEALTH A provocative and humoristic guide by a high-profile cardiologist that will help the reader swallowing a bitter pill in a funny and didactical way. During his consultations, Fabien Guez has noticed that patients, however well-informed, aren’t paying heed to the basic guidelines on reducing fat, sugar and alcohol intake and the benefits of exercise […]

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The New Residents (Os Novos Moradores)

LITERARY FICTION A touching and dramatic love triangle, full of pain and fear, challenging a family’s structure, THE NEW RESIDENTS shows the way to redemption through love and forgiveness. The terraced houses on Oitis Street: seemingly two façades in perfect harmony. In reality, two strangers joined together in permanent conflict. The first house is cold, […]

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Power and Care. Towards Balance for our Common Future—Science, Society and Spirituality in Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

SOCIETY | PSYCHOLOGY | SPIRITUALITY Preface by His Holiness The Dalai Lama With the aim for a balanced, common future, 19 renowned researchers and leaders present their work to the Dalai Lama within the context of the forces of ‘power and care.’ This dialogue includes perspectives from: Ethology, anthropology, and ecology Psychology, endocrinology, and neuroscience […]

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