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Mommy’s Manual (Le manuel de la daronne)

HUMOR| MATERNITY| FAMILY LIFE Baptiste Staub is an illustrator… and a dad! The author of the remarkable “Daddy’s Manual” – in which he described his new daily life as a father in a very humoristic way and with a beautiful pencil stroke – comes back with a new subject: his wife… the “Mommy”! More than […]

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Motherhood (Vie de mère)

PARENTING Madeleine de Place is a thirty-year-old mother, leading a happy yet rational life. With the help of Alexandre Varga’s drawings, this young woman returns to the most surprising experience of her life: motherhood! Sleepless nights, overflowing diapers, overcrowded waiting rooms, baby blues, folding and closing trendy strollers, the fight over bottle feeding… To be […]

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The Praise of Hemp (Eloge du chanvre)

HEALTH What if this taboo plant, banned in many countries, became the plant of the third millennium? Glorified by some and attacked by others, hemp certainly has the power of not leaving anyone indifferent. This plant has been an essential resource for both humans and animals since the Neolithic, and has been used for centuries […]

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Hitler’s Horses (De paarden van Hitler)

HISTORY | INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM How an art detective made his biggest and most sensational discovery – and became a worldwide news item! “The most interesting find in decades.” The New York Times “Reads like a novel by John Le Carré.” Nieuwsuur “Forget the film The Monuments Men, in which George Clooney saves art from the […]

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Why are Bananas Bent? (Pourquoi les bananes sont-elles courbées?)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Why do we not feel the Earth rotating? Why does glue not stick to the tube? Why do forks have four prongs? Why do mosquitoes bite? Why are bananas bent? Society, history, science, animals, phrases… This book addresses a variety of issues on every possible topic, in order to gain a better understanding […]

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What A Shame To Die Like This! (C’est vraiment trop con de finir comme ça !)

HUMOUR There are countless ways to die, but this book probably mentions the most stupid ones of all! Getting hit in the head by a tennis ball, doing a parachute jump… without a parachute, getting crushed by a construction machine during safety training, getting electrocuted while urinating on an electric pylon, diving into a pond […]

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How To Lose Weight With Self-Hypnosis (Maigrir grâce à l’autohypnose)

HEALTH | SELF-HELP When you come home after a long day and want to relax, you open the fridge. You mechanically eat something without even realizing that it is not about hunger and that it does not solve anything. Indeed, conditional behaviours lead us to use food to reward ourselves, to please, or to calm […]

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Diskø

CRIME FICTION | DETECTIVE NOVEL After the success of Qaanaaq, Mo Malø returns to the Inuit land, where Inspector Qaanaaq Adriensen, who has become police chief in Greenland, continues to be amazed by local quirks. This time, a corpse found frozen in an iceberg disrupts the serenity of the large white island. Following the likes […]

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Tell Me, When Will You Come back? (Dis, quand reviendras-tu?)

WOMEN’S FICTION Nine women. They all have one thing in common: they have all known Gabriel. His mother, his daughters, his mistress… One after another, they uncover the multifaceted identity of this elusive man. Sensitive and moving, this debut novel arrived by post. A young girl, Louise, is taken by force to a convent. She’s […]

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The Psychology of Stupidity (Psychologie de la connerie)

PSYCHOLOGY | PHILOSOPHY | SOCIOLOGY  “We need books like this one.” — Steven Pinker, psychology professor at Harvard “I was totally hooked. Everybody loves it” — François Busnel, La Grande Librairie, France 5 TV  “A very clever book”—  Yves Pagès, Le Canard enchaîné newspaper  “Can you study stupidity? The answer is a resounding YES” — Yann Barthes, […]

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