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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)

SOCIAL SCIENCES 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 take […]

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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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Ice Angels (Los ángeles de hielo)

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER An ambitious novel of psychological intrigue with Gothic overtones, set in vibrant early twentieth century Barcelona. “In this story, we will penetrate the darkest recesses of the human soul, into the atrocities that beings tormented by vengeance and hatred can commit. Both the living and the dead.” Barcelona 1916. At twenty-seven years old, […]

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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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Second Nature (La mirada de los peces)

LITERARY FICTION In 2016, Sergio del Molino wasn’t surprised when his Philosophy teacher from secondary school, the activist Antonio Aramayona, told him he was going to commit suicide. La mirada de los peces begins as a book about this charismatic teacher, staunch defender of state education, secularism and the right to a dignified death. The narrative […]

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Empty Spain (La España Vacía)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION | TRAVEL “Entirely natural, with a freedom of spirit that is a privilege of his generation, Sergio del Molino makes a powerful declaration of love to that which is real in his life (…) which seems to resemble the serene and critical love of his examination of the country.” — Antonio Muñoz Molina, […]

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The Yan Family. A family at the center of one hundred years in Chinese history (Chez les Yan)

MEMOIR | HISTORY | NARRATIVE NON-FICTION ‘Majestic. Banker at Lazard, Yan Lan pulls the strings of business with the Chinese’. — Le Point ‘Yan Lan is highly respected within the Chinese business community’. — The New York Times ‘In continental China, the land of her Mandarin ancestors, imperial then ‘red’ – always close to power, shaken […]

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I Won’t Hurt You (Non ti faccio niente)

THRILLER He’d got into the monster’s car because he’d told him that sooner or later the bogeyman would come and take him away. And it didn’t matter much if this monster wasn’t big and strong with a beard like Mangiafuoco’s but a thin boy almost the same size as him, with a rather shapeless red […]

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Their Separation (Leur séparation)

LITERARY FICTION A crack in one’s childhood, rendered with total modesty, accuracy and sensitivity. — Philippe Delerm In the run-up to her tenth birthday, her life is turned upside down by her parents’ divorce. Thirty years on, she is not trying to understand or explain, but to speak this wound that is so hard to […]

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