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To Bring Philosophy Back Down to Earth (Pour que la philosophie descende du ciel)

ESSAY “Alexandre Lacroix invites the reader with brio to a descent of philosophy on the solid ground of experience.” — Libération “Alexandre Lacroix brings to life the notions of philosophy based on lived experiences.” — LCI, Au Fil des mots “The texts, without stiff poses or anything that weighs them down, are pleasantly enjoyable.” — Le Canard Enchaîné […]

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Father, I Forgive You. Surviving a Broken Childhood (Mon père, je vous pardonne: Survivre à une enfance brisée)

TRUE STORY | MEMOIR ‘It is difficult for a victim of paedophilia to speak out about what they have endured and to describe the trauma that still persists many years later.  That is why Daniel Pittet’s account is so needed, so precious and so courageous. I thank Daniel, because testimonies like his breach the wall […]

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Reinvent Yourself

MOTIVATIONAL | NON-FICTION | SELF-HELP “James shows readers how they can succeed despite their flaws, not because of a lack of flaws. This is hugely refreshing in a world of rah-rah positive-thinking gurus who are all forced smiles and high-fives.” – Tim Ferris, author of The 4-Hour Workweek “James is on a very personal journey. […]

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Evolved Enterprise: How to Re-Think, Re-Image and Re-Invent Your Business to Deliver Meaningful Impact and Even Greater Profits

 BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “There’s a transformative shift in business, and what worked before is no longer an option. It’s time for evolved entrepreneurs, visionary creators, and change makers to rewrite the rules of business for the 21st century.” — Tony Hsieh, NY Times bestselling author of Delivering Happiness and CEO of Zappos.com “The rules of business […]

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The Animals’ Vegan Manifesto

ILLUSTRATED BOOK | ART In the Vegan Manifesto, Sue Coe, human champion of rights for those whose voice most humans do not hear, has crafted a masterpiece: at once visually stunning and spiritually invigorating. — Dr. Michael Greger, author of How Not to Die Sue Coe is the most important and prolific political artist of our […]

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The Weight of the Snow (Le poids de la neige)

LITERARY THRILLER “Christian Guay-Poliquin succeeds in offering a dark, claustrophobic and hypnotic thriller. Its beauty is aware of the cold and dramatic landscape, the cracking social bonds, the dismay and the sleeping violence suffocated by winter, all ready to come back to life at the first signs of spring. Le Poids de la neige is […]

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Small Claims

LITERARY FICTION “There are very few Canadian authors, other than Sheila Heti, Yann Martel and occasionally Atwood, willing to submerge that deeply into magic…His prose is so refreshingly heartfelt and natural that he makes it easy to believe.”  —The Coast “A quirky, tender, fantastical page-turner that makes even the most torrential of feelings—despair, doubt and […]

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She, Edmonde (Elle, Edmonde)

BIOGRAPHY  A brilliant essay, well written, “a keychain” that opens many doors, both official and intimate, of a life that really deserves to be called novelistic. — Le Journal du Dimanche A chant of admiration, without any ounce of reserve, so good that we are not far from a hagiography, despite the fact that the author finds […]

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Winston Churchill. Father of Europe (Winston Churchill. Vader van Europa)

BIOGRAPHY | HISTORY “A sparkling book (…) It shows very convincingly how Churchill advocated a post-war union of European states, in which he saw a leading role for Britain.” — The Guardian In Winston Churchill. Father of Europe , Felix Klos convincingly shows that [the image that Johnson paints] is a lie. In fact, he makes it clear that […]

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Wanderland

LITERARY FICTION ‘Wanderland offers a blend of Jonathan Franzen’s The Corrections and Thomas Vinterberg’s movie Festen (The Celebration). A major achievement.’**** – De Morgen ‘An important novel – a well-balanced, melancholic odyssey. Paul Baeten Gronda has written his best work yet.’ – De Standaard ‘Wanderland is a novel you will be simply unable to put […]

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