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The Participation Game: How the Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World

BUSINESS | MARKETING How The Top 100 Brands Build Loyalty In A Skeptical World: Today’s consumers are in charge of the ads they see – and the brands they choose to let into their world. Their friends are generating hundreds of interesting and compelling posts a day and commanding their attention. For marketers who assume […]

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How I Sub-Contracted My Life (Comment j’ai sous-traité ma vie)

ESSAY Modern man’s daily life is a series of boring tasks: choosing a shirt, going shopping, standing on lines, maintaining one’s aura on social networks, doing paperwork and more… Imagine what would happen if, instead of wearing ourselves out with tedious and time-consuming chores, we could delegate them to other people or to software conceived […]

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Rising (Opstaan)

WOMEN’S FICTION First book in the series: FALLING A broken heart is not the end of the world… Anne Miller’s heart is broken. After a breath-taking and very turbulent year with the love of her life, famous rock star Rory Maquary, their relationship is on the rocks. When Anne finally stops crying, she pulls herself […]

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Falling (Vallen)

WOMEN’S FICTION Women’s Fiction Van Laren’s spicy, original voice, and her wit and self-reflection make this novel a joy to read! — Meerdansandra.nl (*****) A wonderful novel packed with great characters and good humour! — Kwanteinwonderland.com (*****) Looking for a novel with humour, an exclusive insight into the world of music, and love? Make sure […]

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The Embalmer, or the Despicable Confession of Victor Renard (L’Embaumeur: ou l’odieuse confession de Victor Renard)

HISTORICAL FICTION After the revelation of The Confessions of Constanze Mozart (Plon, 2003) and seven years’ work, Isabelle Duquesnoy returns with a new literary and historical treasure. Rabelaisian grotesque mixed with the obsessive, morbid power of Sükskind’s Perfume and the freedom of Jean Teulé. There is something of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the unforgettable character of Süskind’s […]

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Madly, Mademoiselle (Mademoiselle, à la folie!)

FICTION A moving duet of two women caught in an intimate tragedy, reminiscent of Françoise Sagan’s light but profound writing and the concise reserve of Marcelle Sauvageot’s Commentary (A Tale). Catherine is soaring at the peak of her existence. Unique and admired, she has kissed the most desirable actors and acted in the most successful […]

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Always Eat Left Handed: 15 Surprising Secrets for Killing It At Work And In Real Life

SELF HELP | BUSINESS “Positively addictive … the most entertaining ‘business book’ I’ve read this year.” — DAN ROAM, author of “Draw To Win”    “A rare treat with an illuminating point of view you probably haven’t heard before. I adored this book.” — NANCY DUARTE, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and best-selling author   “The opposite of […]

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LifeTonic: A Modern Toolkit to Heal Your Life and Soothe Your Soul

WELL-BEING | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT ‘Jody is absolutely amazing, I’m incredibly inspired by her energy. She’s kept me grounded and allowed me to let go of things that were holding me back.’ — Ella Mills – Founder of Deliciously Ella and Mae Deli ‘A new leader in the self-help movement, a fresh voice in healing your […]

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The Anxiety Solution: Your roadmap to a calmer, happier and more confident you

SELF-HELP | WELL-BEING ‘Anxiety can hype us into such a fearful state that it feels impossible to see a way out. It’s like being stuck in a suffocating glass box, feeling sick as you gaze at the world, wondering what it’s like to feel ‘normal’. I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to […]

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Football, Kremlin’s Weapon (Le football, arme du Kremlin)

ESSAY | POLITICS The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Russia. The event is a consecration for the country’s relationship to football which, more than just a sport, has always been an instrument of power. Ever since it was introduced in the Soviet Union, the “beautiful game” has been the theater for power […]

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