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Life in the Woods (La Vie dans les Bois)

ESSAY | NATURE WRITING Assumed city-dweller Jennifer Murzeau went off to live in the woods for a week, without water or food, in order to reconnect with nature. “The ecological crisis is at the heart of our concerns today. Yet we fail to take full measure of it, to truly ‘feel’ it, because the way […]

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The Division (La Partition)

LITERARY FICTION About the author’s previous work: An electric style. A voice that is singular and just. — Elle A clear, fluid and musical style. — France Info Her sober and crystalline writing touches us just the right way. — Le Parisien Diane Brasseur paints a gallery of souls, a family fresco that begins in […]

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Eight Destinies. They Turned Personal Suffering into a Collective Opportunity (Huit Destins. Ils ont Transformé une Epreuve Personnelle en Chance Collective)

ESSAY| SOCIETY  They repaired the world. They’re designing a positive society. The feat of the eight “ordinary heroes” of this book was not accomplished in a day — far from it. They suffered a hard blow, went through hardship, and turned it into something great for all of us through courage, energy and altruism, often […]

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How We’re Going to Save the World. Manifesto for Climate Justice (Comment Nous Allons Sauver le Monde. Notre Affaire à Tous)

MANIFESTO The most-signed petition in French history. — Les Inrocks Everybody’s Business has filed lawsuits against individual governments and the European Union, against multinational corporations and those who fund them. So far,over two million citizens have signed the Affaire du siècle (Case of the Century) petition,which supports the lawsuit against France for climate inaction. Our […]

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The Ladies Man (De Meisjesmagneet)

Reinout Hollebeecq, prim, proper and slightly insecure, is moving to Amsterdam to study Dutch. He dreams of love, but doesn’t dare believe that he could ever be taken seriously by a girl. His only escape is music; he’s a wonderful pianist and singer, but restricts himself to classical music. In Amsterdam, Reinout moves into an […]

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The Trip (De Trip)

FICTION | THRILLER An extreme adventure program filmed on Hawaii takes a turn for the worst… Journalists Tara Linders and Diego Martinez are on Hawaii for the TV recordings of an extreme adventure program The Trip. Tara is there to cover the show for the newspaper where Diego works as an editor. When one of […]

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What Happens in Bali (Nee heb je)

WOMEN’S FICTION | NOVEL When Bobbie finds herself sitting on an ergonomic XL ball – curtesy of the business coach – and sees nothing but black spots, she realizes she might be a tad overworked. Luckily, her boss has found her a job on Bali, the island where her sister Lauren lives – the same […]

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How to Live like James Bond (Agir & Penser comme James Bond)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT| POP CULTURE  On the occasion of the next James Bond movie world release, the Editions de l’Opportun have decided to give a ‘pop culture’ sequel to the worldwide Best seller Act and think like a cat by Stéphane Garnier (200 000 copies sold in France, 28 translations). On the same principle, Stéphane Garnier […]

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How to Live like Darth Vader (Agir & Penser comme Dark Vador)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT| POP CULTURE On the occasion of the world-wide release of the Star Wars movie, Editions de l’Opportun have decided to publish a pop culture sequel to the worldwide bestseller Act and Think Like a Cat by Stéphane Garnier, which has sold 200,000 copies in France with rights sold to 28 countries. Following the […]

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No Longer Lives at the Indicated Address (N’Habite Plus à l’Adresse Indiquée)

LITERARY FICTION The first time she receives an anonymous love letter, Sissi is furious. For a mailwoman, this is the straw that breaks the camel’s back. In her fifties, with a physique far from that of Romy Schneider, divorced and bearing the marks of her son’s accident, she really wants to find out who dares […]

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