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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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Spark (Mon Étincelle)

LITERARY FICTION Following hot on the heels of his highly original debut Anguille sous roche (winner of the Prix Wepler special jury award, Prix Senghor for best novel in French and over 15,000 copies sold), this second novel by Ali Zamir is another masterclass in the art of storytelling, drawing us delectably into an exotic […]

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The Great Jump (​Il Grande Salto)

MEMOIR And so I managed to overcome all material obstacles, winning for myself a space where nothing was unattainable except for infinity. That space was the woods. I grew up in the woods. I was a child of the woods. A wild, gawky child who prefers the company of animals to that of his peers. […]

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Big Brother (Grand Frère)

FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL A topical and pertinent novel blending playful humour with a seriousness which befits the subject of terrorism. A real page-turner, right up to the unexpected twist of the final page. Grand frère (Big Brother) is a chauffeur for private-hire who spends eleven hours a day behind the wheel and the rest […]

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Saint Laurent and I (Saint Laurent et moi. Une histoire intime)

BIOGRAPHY  This tell-all reads like a psychological thriller, and Fabrice Thomas shares even the more controversial details from his shared life with the fashion icon. It is not only an intimate look into the private lives of two of French culture’s most influential players (Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé) but also a study of French […]

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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 View our presentation of Vol. 1 here View our presentation of Vol. 2 here Based on true stories told weekly by Esther A.*, Esther’s Notebooks draw us into the daily life of a 10-year-old girl […]

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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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