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Not Everyone Likes Broccoli (Tout le monde ne raffole pas des brocolis)

WOMEN’S FICTION Charlotte is 32. She wants what is best for her two-year-old, and after she started buying local and organic foods, she decided to change other habits too, in order to lead a healthier life… much to the dismay of her partner, Alexandre. Corinne is 55. Recently divorced, she is enjoying life and leading a second youth. She […]

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Habemus Piratam

LITERARY FICTION Pierre Raufast is one of the rising stars among the French novelists. In this new novel, the king of engineering literature furthers his epic style. He combines science with fantasy and creates an educational novel, which is also an adventure. There is an odd penitent in the old confessional of an isolated parish on the Chantebrie valley. With […]

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Against the Collapsed Sky (Sur le ciel effondré)

CRIME | NOIR (Le Rouergue noir) Following her heroic conduct during a terrorist attack, warrant officer Angélique Blakaman obtains a posting to Maripasoula in Guyana, where she grew up. She has to get used to a riverside town that has changed due to its proximity to Suriname and its Chinese businesses and its brothels. And beyond […]

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History’s Trickeries (Les Ruses de l’Histoire)

NON-FICTION | HISTORY  None of the most significant historical occurrences of our time could be foreseen. We wonder if history makes sense. Over and over, it takes us by surprise and turns our perception of the world and our vision of the future upside down. After the success of Blind Eye, Marc Ferro, collaborating with […]

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Understanding Nazism: We can’t excuse Nazism, but can we understand it? (Comprendre le Nazisme)

NON-FICTION | HISTORY  Looking at the horrible crimes of the Third Reich, we often take the question out of its political context, pushing National Socialism back in a corner of deviance, perversion or irrationality. This book advises the readers on taking Nazis seriously and immerses us in the universe of National Socialism. The tens of […]

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The Collaborative Impasse: Toward an economy of cooperation (L’impasse collaborative. Pour une véritable économie de la coopération)

NON-FICTION | ECONOMY After the success of Our Economic Mythologies, Éloi Laurent, one of the most read French economists, openly goes through appearances in order to demonstrate in details the deep crisis hitting cooperation. We are seemingly living in a communication and collaboration golden age. Thanks to the digital revolution, we are connected to everything, […]

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Avoiding and Healing Inflammation (Prévenir et Soigner l’inflammation)

NON-FICTION | HEALTH Whether it is painful or goes unnoticed, when it becomes chronic, inflammation can not only impact our daily comfort but also become a serious risk to our health. What if your diet could offer the best chances of healing? This book explains the diseases that make every-day-life difficult, because chronic inflammation has […]

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Chasing Agatha Christie (À la poursuite d’Agatha Christie)

NON-FICTION | BIOGRAPHY  Agatha Christie spent her entire life travelling the world and her work shows a clairvoyant and ever-unique view of the 20th century. She learned to swim in Dinard when she was four, found the Pyrénées “flat”, and was the first Englishwoman to surf the waves in South Africa. She amused herself by […]

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Icons and Instincts. The Autobiography of Madonna and Michael Jackson’s Choreographer (Icônes et Instincts)

NON FICTION | AUTOBIOGRAPHY  Vincent Paterson’s iconic choreography will be remembered for the impact it has had on the music industry and on generations of artists. Who can forget Smooth Criminal? It’s etched in our hearts and minds. —  Paula Abdul The impressive history of Vincent Paterson’s work and collaboration with iconic artists is phenomenal and will […]

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Generation Citizen. The Power of Youth in Our Politics

POLITICAL SCIENCE | NON-FICTION Championing the activism of young people around the world, Generation Citizen is an empowering reminder of the positive power of politics, and an inspiring, actionable guide for anyone ready to be a force for change It is young people who have always been the vanguard of political change, and right now, […]

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