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Cooking, an Emotion (Cuisiner, un sentiment)

FRENCH FOOD PHILOSOPHY Every Thursday, Jacky Durand shows us around in the kitchen in his foody column. This book stems from these nuggets, which have been carefully selected, re-seasoned, and made even more tasteful to satisfy our palate. It is the perfect companion for the food lover and it will appeal to readers of Anthony […]

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Dinner Time on the Titanic. 40 Recipes Before the Iceberg

HISTORY – COOKING You are invited to board the Titanic, sit at its passengers’ dinner tables and share what will be the last pleasure for many of them. The dinners served on board just before the shipwreck inhabit the flavor of a vanished world, of which they faithfully recreate the splendor and reality. This unusual […]

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The Matter of Conscience Laboratory (Le laboratoire des cas de conscience)

ETHICS – PHILOSOPHY – LITERARY CRITICISM Big philosophical and ethical questions are made accessible to all in this short book: do we have the right to sacrifice one life in order to save several others? How far should our solidarity go for someone who means nothing to us? How to do justice when there is […]

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To Rule Is To Serve. The Political Paradox of the Middle Ages

HISTORY – POLITICAL SCIENCE In the thirteenth century, the founders of religious orders – starting with Francis of Assisi – revolutionize “governance.” According to the Gospel, he who holds the power must be at the service of those he governs, and challenged constantly. A very topical message. “The first shall be the last, the last […]

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The Kiss, Perhaps (Le baiser, peut-etre)

PHILOSOPHY – ART The Kiss, Perhaps inaugurates the Pabloïd series. Alternating fiction, delicate erudition and fantasy, Belinda Cannone interrogates the kiss, this gesture that is both common and wonderful. “To the child in the cradle, the first kiss whispers: You exist. To the beloved who surrenders to it, the kiss murmurs: You are desired.” Through […]

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Hill 3 (Colline 3)

LITERARY FICTION Oran, 1961-1962. The independence of Algeria is approaching. A young Arab teacher at the French high school is immersed in the violence of a double civil war. Hill 3 is both a bildungsroman and a sentimental education. Samy arrives in Oran from his native village, where his parents fell victim to an obscure […]

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As For Me, I’m Waiting For A Penguin To Pass By

LITERARY FICTION After Belinda Cannone and her kiss, François Bégaudeau and pregnancy, it is Geneviève Brisac’s turn to plunge her hand into Pablo Picasso’s inventory. She has chosen to write a novel about revolt. Whether you are human or an animal, how do you arm yourself against idiocy, the authorities, cruelty, violence? Here are our […]

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Being Good (Rester sage)

LITERARY FICTION This debut novel tries to answer to the question: As children we are told to be good but does it buy us a happy life? It depicts the daily life of two young men who end up keeping their calm, even if they are filled with indignation. Yet when one resigns, does one […]

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Distaste (Dégoût)

LITERARY FICTION Written by a scriptwriter who is used to sturdy characters, Distaste offers a highly original variation on the theme of betrayal, as well as a surprising journey into the world of luxury hotels. After a stupid motorcycle accident, young corporate lawyer Bart finds himself forever deprived of his sense of smell, his taste […]

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In The Beginning (Au début)

LITERARY FICTION – SHORT STORIES In this second book of the Pabloïd series, François Bégaudeau deals with pregnancy and tries to answer the big question: how does one experience the idea of becoming a mother? This new book by the author of best-seller Entre les murs addresses pregnancy in its most diverse forms. In twelve […]

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