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The Manifesto of the Appalled Economists (Le Manifeste des economistes atterres)

ECONOMY – CURRENT AFFAIRS Crisis and Debt in Europe: 10 Pseudo “Obvious facts,” 22 Measures to drive the debate out of the dead end. Originally published by Editions Les Liens qui Libèrent. Collaborators: Philippe Askenazy (CNRS); Thomas Coutrot (scientific council of ATTAC); André Orléan (CNRS, EHESS, president of the French Association for Political Economy); Henri […]

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Courtray. July 11th 1302 (Courtrai. 11 juillet 1302)

HISTORY This book makes us rediscover how an improvised force defeated a classic feudal army and sheds light on a turning point in European construction. It is the first to focus on the Battle of Courtrai that saw Philippe IV (le Bel) of France and his knights take on a Flemish force. Prior to Azincourt […]

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I Was an 8-Year-Old in the Warsaw Ghetto (J’avais huit ans dans le ghetto de Varsovie)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY – HISTORY There were people who got by, there were people who risked their lives for their families and children. Some of those living in the Ghetto were incredibly brave, they were also very inventive. People like my parents; they struggled and fought without ever thinking of their destiny which was… death. Régine Frydman […]

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Mister Ho (Monsieur Ho)

LITERARY FICTION Name: Mister Ho Occupation: civil servant Distinguishing feature: discreet by nature Task: Conduct a census of 1.3 billion people In a country where being alive means being part of a collective, Mister Ho leads the calm life of an invisible minor civil servant. And yet, somewhere in the Higher Spheres, they have other […]

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Earthly Attraction (Attraction terrestre)

Finalist – Prix France-Québec ~ Longlisted for the Prix des libraires du Québec LITERARY FICTION This is the story of two men. The first is an embalmer, a doctor’s son who, unable to look after the living, has devoted himself to the dead. The second, a sickly pianist, alleviates his solitude by consorting with the ghosts […]

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Umbrellas (Parapluies)

LITERARY FICTION The rain started to fall the day Matteo disappeared. Before his unexpected departure, Béatrice did not think she would need a life jacket to swim through her life. To keep her head out of the water, she clings to Aisha, an imaginary Somali girl who enters her life while Béatrice listens to the […]

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Heaven’s Door (La porte du ciel)

LITERARY FICTION Under the Louisiana sun, two young girls grow up, one in the shadow of the other. Eleanor and Eve will live different lives. One of them is white, the other black. It is the Civil War and the country is torn apart. Someone builds an impossible church in the middle of a marsh. […]

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The Idea M/F (Het Idee M/V)

This book offers a – much needed – new perspective on male female differences. It challenges current popular theory and shows how recent scientific discoveries tell a surprising and quite different story. The writing is accessible for a broad audience while also containing detailed notes and references for the more specialized reader. Upon publication it […]

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I Was Blind But Now I See

Click here to read the full article on James Altucher in Bloomberg Businessweek of November 17, 2011. James Altucher: The most interesting man in the world – Forbes Mr. Altucher is simply practicing what he preaches. Over the last half-decade, this former tech entrepreneur, venture capitalist and financial pundit has reinvented himself as a gimlet-eyed self-help guru, […]

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After Delphine (Na Delphine)

  Delphine Zomerland has it all: a good marriage, two lovely daughters, a successful career and a group of close friends. However, one day she leaves everyone behind and disappears without a trace. Her best friend Nina is left in despair. Why did Delphine not say anything before she left? And did she indeed leave […]

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