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It’s Always Midnight Somewhere (Il est toujours minuit quelque part)

SUSPENSE Bill Herrington is a happy man. In his fifties, an ideal husband, and a happy father, he holds a position as a professor of literature at a prestigious university. Everything works for the best in the best of all worlds… until the day he finds, in his locker, the copy of a sensational novel […]

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Dust To Dust. The War is Over, But Not Yet Forgotten (Tof stof. 1949. De oorlog is voorbij, maar nog niet vergeten)

LITERARY THRILLER ‘Fascinating mix of fiction and non-fiction.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber or Andriesse – it doesn’t really matter, more important is that with Dust To Dust he wrote one of the best thrillers of 2016.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber turned Dust To Dust into an especially thrilling and impressive thriller, which will stay with the […]

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Why Happy People Don’t Have Smartphones (Pourquoi les gens heureux n’ont plus de smartphone)

ESSAY Written by mind control expert John Bastardi Daumont, author of the successful Les Secrets d’un mentaliste (The Secrets of a Mentalist), this book aims to cure our smartphone and Internet addiction so we can take back control of our life and mind  The penny dropped for John Bastardi Daumont a few years ago in […]

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To You I Owe All My Life’s Happiness – Virginia & Leonard Woolf (Je te dois tout le bonheur de ma vie – Virginia & Leonard Woolf)

BIOGRAPHY | HISTORY The story of a fascinating couple. Drawing on her lifetime passion for the Bloomsbury group, and Virginia and Leonard Woolf in particular, Carole d’Yvoire recounts the story of this famous couple. The union of these two exceptional individuals was symbolized in 1917 by the creation of Hogarth Press, the English publishing house […]

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Sara and Liv (Sara en Liv)

LITERARY FICTION “An admirably controlled and powerful book.” *** – Elsevier “Breathtakingly beautiful and raw.” – AD “A gripping book.” – De Telegraaf “Sara and Liv is both tough and light-footed, both poignant and exquisite.” — Brecht van Hulten “Sara and Liv is a touching, poetic and therapeutic book.” — Stine Jensen “Within the seriousness of the […]

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16 Historical Promenades in Paris (Seize promenades historiques dans Paris)

ESSAY | HISTORY | URBANISM Wandering in Paris with two historians, specialists in Urban History. A map and extra documents focusing on unknown aspects complete each promenade. Have you ever noticed that all the major automobile constructors had their showrooms along the Champs-Élysées? While enjoying a delicious French meal in Rue Saint-Dominique, have you ever […]

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Journey to Misarchy. Essay for another possible world (Voyage en misarchie. Essai pour tout reconstruire)

ESSAY | POLITICS “The most fascinating book of the decade and also the most revolutionary one.” – Frédéric Taddéï Sébastien Debourg is a law professor. After a plane accident on his way to Australia, he discovers an unknown country in which political organisation is a radical form of democracy, politically, economically, and socially: misarchy. “Misarchy comes from […]

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An Alchemist Speaks (Un alchimiste raconte)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPIRITUALITY  Alchemy for everyday life. Are there still alchemists in the modern world? Very rare, there are only around ten in a century. Patrick Burensteinas is one of them, but he does not correspond to the classic image of a bearded old man dressed in a violet cape. Trained as a scientist, […]

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Shoba. The Journey of a Refugee (Shoba Itinéraire d’un réfugié)

SOCIAL SCIENCES Life before Dheepan In Sri Lanka, the Sinhalese and Tamil populations are trying to live together side by side. In 1972, a new government comes into power and gives all the rights to the Sinhalese. Civil war ravages the country. Like thousands of young Tamils, Anthonythasan, nicknamed ‘Shoba’, leaves his family to take […]

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Another Look. A Bunch of Stuff to See Things Differently (Un autre regard. Trucs en vrac pour voir les choses autrement)

COMICS – SERIES THE 1st COMIC BOOK FROM THE BLOGGER EMMACLIT ‘On her blog, Emma posts drawings that tell stories about feminism, health and sexuality.’ — Nouvel Obs ‘Funny and relevant, this is a book to slip on all your colleagues’ desks…’ — Elle ‘Emma talks about the clitoris like nobody else.’ — Huffington Post […]

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