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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 Format: 16 x 24 cm 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 […]

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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)

FIRST PERSON NARRATIVE 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 […]

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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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The Yan Family. A family at the center of one hundred years in Chinese history (Chez les Yan)

MEMOIR | HISTORY | NARRATIVE NON-FICTION ‘Majestic. Banker at Lazard, Yan Lan pulls the strings of business with the Chinese’. — Le Point ‘Yan Lan is highly respected within the Chinese business community’. — The New York Times ‘In continental China, the land of her Mandarin ancestors, imperial then ‘red’ – always close to power, shaken […]

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Their Separation (Leur séparation)

LITERARY FICTION A crack in one’s childhood, rendered with total modesty, accuracy and sensitivity. — Philippe Delerm A beautiful book that moved me very much.  — Patrick Poivre d’Arvor A writing full of emotion.  — Sabine, Le petit carré jaune Writing with extreme subtlety, the author tries to mend what was torn.  — Merlieux Lenchanteur […]

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The Berlin Shadow: A Journey In Search Of My Father’s Childhood

MEMOIR   It is an “audacious and deeply moving memoir” told in three time-frames featuring the escape of the writer’s father from Berlin to Britain in 1938, Lichtenstein’s upbringing in rural Wales and the journey the pair take to present-day Berlin. — The Bookseller The Berlin Shadow is a memoir spanning three timeframes – the author’s […]

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