Tag Archives: English (USA)

​Animalist Manifesto: Politicising Animal Rights (Manifeste Animaliste: Politiser la cause animale )

PHILOSOPHY | POLITICS « Everything is said and well explained in little more than a hundred pages: in order to be taken seriously, politicising animal rights is unavoidable. » — Luce Lapin – Charlie Hebdo « The author’s main objective is well accomplished in the Animalist Manifesto: she has given the reader the keys that […]

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The Kastor File (Dossier Kastor)

THRILLER Catherine Fradier puts her expertise at the intelligence services for a political, environmental and geo-political thriller. Since Camino 999, the plots of Catherine Fradier, inspired by questions of society, autopsy the environmental challenges of today and tomorrow. After questioning the dangers of the big seed companies in Cristal Defense, she is attacking the nuclear power, […]

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CAR-WASH: Judge Sergio Moro and the Behind-The-Scenes Story of the Operation That Shook Brazil (Lava Jato: O juiz Sergio Moro e os bastidores da operação que abalou o Brasil)

CURRENT AFFAIRS | NON FICTION  “Written in the style of police thrillers, this reporting-book, produced over 17 months, gives the public the opportunity to understand the genesis, the behind-the-scenes story, and the main players in the greatest operation against corruption that has ever been seen in this country.” – Globo Brazil is going through a […]

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Kanada

LITERARY FICTION In “Kanada”, Juan Gómez Barcena’s extraordinary writing turns the brutality of Nazism and Stalinism into silence. An unforgettable character. A novel of hopelessness for our hopeless moment in time. — Luisgé Martin A great and admirable novel, a euphoria of reading pleasure. — Fernando Marías Kanada begins where most novels about the Holocaust […]

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The Butterfly (Le papillon)

FICTION No doubt, this famous Estonian theatre troupe works as a parable of the author’s country (among others). I salute Kivirähk’s fictional capacity of making a point in a thought-provoking, jovial way. Kivirähk’s style is just brilliant. — Lionel Decottignies, L’Humanité The trappings of a Dostoyevsky novel, the ambiance of an Ingeborg Bachmann poem, the […]

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The Healing Power Of Thought (Les pensées qui soignent)

HEALTH | WELL-BEING | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT  When science finds out that the mind changes the body We are all more or less aware of the fact that our state of mind has a great deal of influence over our bodies. But we may not be aware that our very state of mind and thoughts – […]

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The Shape of Darkness (La forma del buio)

THRILLER | CRIME NOVEL Following on the success of This Is How You Kill – over 80,000 copies sold, leaping straight to the top places in the book charts, one of the most powerful voices on the Italian scene is back with us again. A new investigation for Enrico Mancini through the sites of a […]

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Football, Kremlin’s Weapon (Le football, arme du Kremlin)

ESSAY | POLITICS The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Russia. The event is a consecration for the country’s relationship to football which, more than just a sport, has always been an instrument of power. Ever since it was introduced in the Soviet Union, the “beautiful game” has been the theater for power […]

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Coffee! A Waiter, Please (Café ! Un garçon s’il vous plaît)

WOMEN’S FICTION What do they all have in common? Love really is their cup of tea. It all starts with a good cup of coffee. You just have to ask. Except when you make a slip of the tongue… You asked the café to bring you a waiter? Hold on! Here’s one, served on a […]

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With Mummy (Avec maman)

HUMOR | GIFT BOOK | ILLUSTRATED BOOK With Mummy traces back the story of a son and his mummy through their text conversations. Thought as a fiction, this fun story, moving and sometimes surreal, presents the parent/child relationship, the gap of generations. Unexpected, hilarious, captivating text exchanges have created a real buzz on the net.

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