Tag Archives: English (USA)

Seaweed (Wieren)

NATURE WRITING Life on earth in a nutshell: we breathe in what seaweed breathes out. Seaweed are the biggest producers of oxygen in the world. But they are the cause of much more. When Henri Matisse was confined to his sickbed, he started cutting ‘curlicues of seaweed’, breaking new ground for a completely new artistic […]

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Muses-series: Inspiration from the Shadows (Les inspiratrices de l’ombre)

BIOGRAPHY — SERIES  “A new collection that I will tell people about with pleasure.” — Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, Public Sénat “This is a very beautiful collection.” — Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, Radio classique “One the those small pleasures you can’t refuse.” — François Forestier, L’Obs “Little divinely illustrated books that you will simply devour.” — Eve Ruggieri, […]

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Qaanaaq

CRIME FICTION A thick blanket of snow, motionless icebergs, crepuscular light: life in Greenland seems peaceful enough. But beyond the landscapes’ virginal snow lies tension between the natives and the settlers and the threat of inherent danger. When a series of unexplained murders occurs, a Danish inspector of Inuit descent is dispatched to the scene. […]

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Too Black to Be French (Trop noire pour être Française)

MEMOIR “Where are you from?” is without a doubt the question that black French people are asked the most, the question that pops up the most spontaneously in conversation. “Where are you from?”, asks the friend of a friend at a party, the person next to you at a dinner, the colleague trying to make […]

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Glass Tigers (Tigres de cristal)

PSYCHOLOGICAL SUSPENSE We all had a “best friend” at school. A boy or girl with whom we shared our games, our homework, our most intimate secrets. Someone who seemed to be all the time by our side, in class, in the playground, at each other’s home. Two inseparable shadows kicking a ball and running together […]

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Silence and creaks. Solitude triptych (El silencio y los crujidos. Tríptico de la soledad)

FICTION | NOVELLAS After his successful Estrómboli, the collection of short stories that established Jon Bilbao as one of the today’s best Spanish storyteller, the author is back to tackle the short narrative genre in a new tour de force with characters on the edge facing themselves. A medieval hermit, misanthrope and fussy, decides to […]

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Black Market (Marché noir)

CRIME FICTION Resistance and small plates: brand new and never before seen from the queen of gastronomic mystery novels! Winter 1942. The Savoisy family can almost eat their fill thanks to the black market. This precarious equilibrium is upset the day Adrien becomes the object of despicable blackmail to stockpile all the goods keeping him […]

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Black Mass in Naples (KO, vol. 4) (Messe noire à Naples (KO, Tome 4))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Italy Our twins return for an immersion into the heart of the Italian mafia. A child sacrificed during a ritualized crime. A Camorra boss found dead in his bunker. A war of succession declared. In order to protect their client, Kali and Odys will defy the octopus at the foot of […]

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From Resistance to Macron, 1944-today, what happened to the French state? (L’Etat Détricoté. De la Résistance à la République en marche)

ESSAY | HISTORY | POLITICS Through what means did Emmanuel Macron and his movement, En marche, manage to rise to supreme power so quickly, praising a reduced, mobile and less interventionist “government of fight”? Danielle Tartakowsky and Michel Margairaz, both specialists of French contemporary political history, focus on the State and its power since the […]

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Intruders in politics: Women and minorities, domination and resistance (Des intrus en politique. Femmes et minorités : dominations et résistances)

ESSAY | POLITICS We must now pass from a quantitative parity to a qualitative one: to be as numerous no longer holds the same power. From this point forward, we must work on internal hierarchies within major and local political bodies, on the distribution and diversity among our delegations (important functions handed over to men, […]

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