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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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As You See Me. The Story of a Girl Who Was Meant to Be a Boy (Telle que tu me vois. L’Histoire d’une fille qui aurait dû être un garçon)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT A true lesson of life, courage, and love. — Janette Magazine The fresh and touching account, full of humour, of a young girl who discovered at the age of fifteen that she should have been born a boy. How to construct a life as a woman after this discovery? Could you forgive your […]

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Heaven’s Door. When Life Resists Death (Aux portes de l’inconnu. Quand la vie résiste à la mort)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT | SPIRITUALITY | HUMOR An incredible testimony! Olivier Emphoux is an embalmer by calling. Conscientious, attentive, he respectfully prepares the dead for their last journey. His uncommon job leads him to take care of more than 10,000 deceased all around the world. Today, he talks about all the incredible things he saw, felt, […]

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A Philosophy of Dancing (Danser, une philosophie)

PHILOSOPHY  Why do we dance? Because we feel happy, sad and alive. Or because of the sense of well-being that the dance offers. Happiness creates dancing, and dancing creates happiness. Feelings are strengthened an expressed while dancing. — Julia Beauquel Brilliant and erudite, A Philosophy of Dancing is an entertaining and insightful manifesto for finding the […]

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