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Leonardo’s Secret Painting (Il dipinto segreto di Leonardo)

HISTORICAL THRILLER 2019 will be the 500th anniversary of Leonardo da Vinci’s death. Francesco Fioretti returns to bookstores with a new revelation: from a numerical enigma contained in the portrait of Luca Pacioli, the author constructs a compelling storyline with Leonardo da Vinci as its protagonist. After coming across a bloodstained hand and the corpse […]

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The Dust Child (L’Enfant de Poussière)

FICTION This magnificent saga is tinged with Robin Hobb- and Dickens-like signatures. Stricken by fate, Syffe is an orphan in a pre-medieval world. The Primates of Brune are plunged into chaos after the death of their king and the political outbreak that ensued. Syffe is a street urchin of unknown origins, he finds himself involved […]

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The Blaze (Le brasier)

View our presentation of The Red Tricycle here. THRILLER | SUSPENSE After the success of The Red Tricycle (60,000 copies sold in France), Vincent Hauuy confirms his talent with a cleverly constructed page-turner. When General Lavallée hires Noah Wallace to track down whoever assassinated his daughter Sophie, the profiler refuses to believe she’s dead. Convinced […]

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A Woman’s Anatomy, My Body’s Hormonal Diary (Anatomie d’une vie de femme épanouie, le journal hormonal de mon corps)

NON-FICTION | HEALTH In a humorous and tactful way—without inhibitions—France Carp gets down and dirty with an almost taboo subject – the hormonal journey of a woman. With the help of Catherine George-Hoyau, the author tells us about her hormonal turmoil – how the body changes at puberty, the first period, the desire to have […]

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The Office Mythologies, Or the Sweet Tyranny of the Corporate Life (Le syndrome de la chouquette, ou la tyrannie sucrée de la vie de bureau)

NON-FICTION | HUMOR | SOCIETY With much humor and a dash of critical thinking, this book examines office life as we know it. Nicolas Santolaria keenly observes the work market as it is and predicts the direction it might take, for better or for worse. The coffee machine, the open space, the disappearing boundaries between […]

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Cruel is the End (Così crudele è la fine)

THRILLER | SUSPENSE Rome, a lazy city swept by the summer heat is the setting of a series of silent and claustrophobic crimes. Murders cast a black light on the city, even law enforcement is filled with concern. Called to investigate, Commissioner Enrico Mancini feels strongly motivated for the first time in far too many […]

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The Legend of the Boy who Believed in the Sea (La leggenda del ragazzo che credeva nel mare)

FICTION When he dives into the water, Marco feels free. It’s only then that he manages to forget the years he’s spent between one foster family and another, thinking of his parents, about whom he knows nothing, apart from the birthmark shaped like a starfish that he’s probably inherited from them. But now Marco is […]

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The Sky After Us (Il cielo dopo di noi)

FICTION Milan, 1944. It’s dawn. At last the sky is silent and unencumbered but the bombing has reduced the city to a heap of rubble. Gemma must go. She has to protect her son, Alberto. Uncle Giacinto lives in the country. There, she and Alberto will be safe, far from the Germans, far from the […]

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Call Me Softly (Chiamami sottovoce)

HISTORICAL FICTION It’s spring, but snow still dresses the top of San Gottardo, a stone monument overlooking the small Swiss village of Airolo. The Maison des roses is still there, surrounded by a multitude of centuries-old fir trees. Many years have gone by, but opening the wrought-iron gate of her childhood home is enough for […]

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Age Isn’t the Same for Everyone (L’età non è uguale per tutti)

HEALTH | DIET Everything depends on others. Only time is our own. — Seneca Can youth be extended? The answer is yes. An illustrated book which teaches us to protect our body and our health, with practical suggestions on diet and physical exercise. Is it possible to extend youth, inverting the ageing process? The answer […]

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