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Narcotics: From Mafias to States. Cannabis and the New Empire of the Green Gold (Drogues: Des Mafias aux Etats. Cannabis: Le Nouvel Empire de l’Or Vert?)

DOCUMENT| NON-FICTION A well-researched investigation into the economics and politics of drugs and the legalization of cannabis – and its consequences – in certain countries. Some countries are trying to replace the black market for cannabis, held by increasingly powerful and destabilizing criminal organizations, with a legal and more ethical offer. This option is a […]

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My Mother Killed me: Surviving Rwanda’s Tutsi genocide (Ma Mère m’a Tué: Survivre au Génocide Rwandais?)

TESTIMONY | NON-FICTION This testimony is the story of Albert, 7 years old, during the Tutsi genocide, in April 1994. Albert is only 7 years old when the genocide of the Tutsis takes place, in April of 1994. The seventh child of a brotherhood of nine, with a Tutsi father and a Hutu mother, he […]

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Only the Silence Remains (Il Silencio che Rimane)

FICTION | NOVEL  “Ferrario undoubtedly knows how to move in the dark side” – Pietro Cheli – Amica “Matteo Ferrario is very good at storytelling”– Brunella Schisa – Il Venerdì di Repubblica “Realistic and ruthless, a kind of CSI of the soul” – Monica Virgili, Io Donna Nothing is more timely than your destiny. Davide and Valentina have […]

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Remember the Colour of the Night (Ricorda il Colore della Notte)

NOVEL | HISTORICAL FICTION An intense and poignant novel about love, betrayal and broken ideals at the time of war. Based on historical events, Remember the Colour of the Night tells the story of character who really existed. 1941. Svevo Giacco-Aliprandi, the Italian consul at Algeciras, is an exemplary man. The scar across his face […]

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Words Of Migrants (Paroles de Migrants)

NON-FICTION| TESTIMONY Deeply moving testimonies highlighting the dysfunctions and changes of the world, but also unique individual journeys and universal aspirations. For the last three years, Pauline Bandelier has followed several immigrants arriving in Europe, while they waver in between disillusion, regret and hope. She has also met with several unaccompanied minors, who arrived alone […]

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The Giro d’Italia (Giro, La course la plus dure du monde)

NON-FICTION |SPORT The hardest race in the World. An intense sport show, whose drama is enhanced by the magnificence of the landscapes and the extreme weather conditions: at a time when the interest in the Tour de France seems to be dropping, the Giro’s place in the cycling hall of fame becomes all the more […]

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The Tinder Affair: A Journalist Strips Tinder Bare (L’amour sous Algorithme)

SOCIETY| INVESTIGATION When freelance journalist Judith Deportail discovers that Tinder secretly grades its users, she decides to discover what her score is. Her discoveries go beyond her imaginings. In this addictive book, a young woman’s love life is intertwined with startling revelations. After a break-up, Judith, a young journalist, gets herself a gym subscription and […]

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The Mirage of El Ouafi (Le Mirage El Ouafi)

LITERARY ESSAYS| NON-FICTION Bouhera El Ouafi, the first ever French Olympic Champion marathon runner, now lies forgotten. Fabrice Colin follows the traces we have left of his story to tell his entertaining and enigmatic tale, woven between history and novel. In 1928, the Algerian Boughera El Ouafi wins the Olympic gold medal for France, but the […]

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How to Live like James Bond (Agir & Penser comme James Bond)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT| POP CULTURE  On the occasion of the next James Bond movie world release, the Editions de l’Opportun have decided to give a ‘pop culture’ sequel to the worldwide Best seller Act and think like a cat by Stéphane Garnier (200 000 copies sold in France, 28 translations). On the same principle, Stéphane Garnier […]

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How to Live like Darth Vader (Agir & Penser comme Dark Vador)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT| POP CULTURE On the occasion of the world-wide release of the Star Wars movie, Editions de l’Opportun have decided to publish a pop culture sequel to the worldwide bestseller Act and Think Like a Cat by Stéphane Garnier, which has sold 200,000 copies in France with rights sold to 28 countries. Following the […]

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