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Rather No Applause Before I Live (Liever geen applaus voor ik leef)

LITERARY FICTION ‘A funny, smart and sweet story.’ – Brabrants Dagblad ‘This novel belongs to the category of promising debuts of young writers.’ – De Gelderlander ‘Sincere appeal for slowing down.’ – Eindhovens Dagblad ‘At the best moments Sander van Leeuwen succeeds in generating compassing for his characters who are caught up in melancholy.’ – […]

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The Dope on Rugby (Rugby à Charges, l’enquête choc)

NON-FICTION | SPORT In The Dope on Rugby, Pierre Ballester shines a bright light on the dark subject of performance-enhancing drugs in rugby, answering important questions like: Do rugby players use performance-enhancing drugs? Yes, and they’ve been doing so for years. Taking dope is pretty much the norm, given the evolution of the game, the increasingly violent collisions and […]

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I Like You (Tu me plais)

THRILLER A ruthless, page-turning thriller, written exclusively for Le Livre de Poche, that ratchets up the tension in its dark reflection on love and chance. Love at first sight can lead to the worst… especially if the object of your affection is a serial killer. Vincent is a seductive young man who seems perfectly respectable. […]

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Amazing People Worldwide (series)

REFERENCE | INSPIRATIONAL We can all learn how to improve our own performance from the achievements of amazing people. – Dr Charles Margerison Amazing People Worldwide is home to the world’s largest collection of inspirational, biographical stories about amazing people including Walt Disney, Aristotle, Marie Curie, Galileo, Queen Victoria, Confucius, Helen Keller and Elvis Presley. This unique […]

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Non-Obvious series: How To Predict Trends And Win The Future

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “Smart, articulate and immediately useful.” —Daniel H. Pink, Bestselling author of When A goldmine of ideas and trends. — GUY KAWASAKI, Chief Evangelist of Canva and author of The Art of the Start, 2.0 Shatter your magic crystal ball, and toss out the tea leaves. In this book, Rohit shows us how and where […]

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The Open Plan Killed Me (L’Open space m’a tuer)

ESSAY – HUMOR An office? With four walls, a door and daylight coming in? No way! We are living in the open plan era. This convivial and communal space is to businesses what Facebook is to its users: a place to see and to be seen. In such a context, it is suitable to like […]

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Generation Hangover (Génération gueule de bois)

“Fascinating from start to finish.” —Canal+ “A great reading enjoyment, an excellent book, both regarding France, politics and Europe.” –Nicolas Demorand, France Inter “As beneficial as an Alka-Seltzer on a hangover.“ –Julie Malaure, Le Point “An implacable demonstration, to read without delay.” –Bernard-Henri Lévy, Le Point “A book of combat, exciting from beginning to end.” […]

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Madame de Staël. The Woman Napoleon Feared (Madame de Staël. La femme qui faisait trembler Napoléon)

‘We have found our Woman of the Year for 2015!’ — Elle ‘Around de Staël in 24 days: enlightening!’ — Le Point BIOGRAPHY Her fame has no equal in present day. She was known throughout Europe. Her books were bestsellers. Her closest friends were writing History and Napoleon said of her: “I have four enemies: […]

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The Choose Yourself Guide to Wealth

MOTIVATIONAL | NON-FICTION | SELF-HELP US Today called Altucher’s Choose Yourself “One of the best books of all time” 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 […]

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Suzanne and Edouard Manet (Suzanne en Edouard Manet)

BIOGRAPHY  ‘Thera Coppens has clearly done her research. Due to her amazing storytelling skills, the reader is sucked into one of the most fascinating periods in recent European art history: 366 pages of pure joy. Claude Monet’s paintings shimmer through the lines and and you will want to visit the Musée d’Orsay in Paris to see Manets work. […]

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