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Seaweed (Wieren)

NATURE WRITING Life on earth in a nutshell: we breathe in what seaweed breathes out. Seaweed are the biggest producers of oxygen in the world. But they are the cause of much more. When Henri Matisse was confined to his sickbed, he started cutting ‘curlicues of seaweed’, breaking new ground for a completely new artistic […]

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Muses-series: Inspiration from the Shadows (Les inspiratrices de l’ombre)

BIOGRAPHY — SERIES  “A new collection that I will tell people about with pleasure.” — Jean-Pierre Elkabbach, Public Sénat “This is a very beautiful collection.” — Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, Radio classique “One the those small pleasures you can’t refuse.” — François Forestier, L’Obs “Little divinely illustrated books that you will simply devour.” — Eve Ruggieri, […]

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Qaanaaq

CRIME FICTION A thick blanket of snow, motionless icebergs, crepuscular light: life in Greenland seems peaceful enough. But beyond the landscapes’ virginal snow lies tension between the natives and the settlers and the threat of inherent danger. When a series of unexplained murders occurs, a Danish inspector of Inuit descent is dispatched to the scene. […]

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Black Market (Marché noir)

CRIME FICTION Resistance and small plates: brand new and never before seen from the queen of gastronomic mystery novels! Winter 1942. The Savoisy family can almost eat their fill thanks to the black market. This precarious equilibrium is upset the day Adrien becomes the object of despicable blackmail to stockpile all the goods keeping him […]

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Black Mass in Naples (KO, vol. 4) (Messe noire à Naples (KO, Tome 4))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Italy Our twins return for an immersion into the heart of the Italian mafia. A child sacrificed during a ritualized crime. A Camorra boss found dead in his bunker. A war of succession declared. In order to protect their client, Kali and Odys will defy the octopus at the foot of […]

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From Resistance to Macron, 1944-today, what happened to the French state? (L’Etat Détricoté. De la Résistance à la République en marche)

ESSAY | HISTORY | POLITICS Through what means did Emmanuel Macron and his movement, En marche, manage to rise to supreme power so quickly, praising a reduced, mobile and less interventionist “government of fight”? Danielle Tartakowsky and Michel Margairaz, both specialists of French contemporary political history, focus on the State and its power since the […]

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Intruders in politics: Women and minorities, domination and resistance (Des intrus en politique. Femmes et minorités : dominations et résistances)

ESSAY | POLITICS We must now pass from a quantitative parity to a qualitative one: to be as numerous no longer holds the same power. From this point forward, we must work on internal hierarchies within major and local political bodies, on the distribution and diversity among our delegations (important functions handed over to men, […]

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The Impossible Consent. Josephine Hugues’ Case (L’impossible consentement: L’Affaire Joséphine Hugues)

ESSAY | TRUE CRIME | HISTORY A real historical journey that allows one to understand how “producing” consent (or refusal) is not a free and isolated decision within one person, but a clustered result of power dynamics among many. 1865, South France, in Guiols, village in Var’s interior. Timothee Castellan is a young ex-worker in […]

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First They Erased Our Names. A Rohingya Speaks Up (D’abord ils ont effacé notre nom. Un Rohingya témoigne)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT “This is my chance to speak for my people, who continue to suffer, but who are voiceless.” — The Guardian The first time a Rohingya speaks up to expose the persecution facing his people Habiburahman was born and raised in a small village somewhere between Rakhine State and Chin State in western Burma. […]

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Go You Know Not Where: What if there’s another way of seeing the world? (Va par où tu ne sais pas: et s’il y avait une autre manière de voir le monde ?)

 SOCIETY | SPIRITUALITY This book offers a humanist perspective on some of the greatest concepts of our time! — G. F. Smoot, Nobel Prize in Physics, 2006 An audacious title, a great adventure. — La Provence An initiatory journey to the very heart of science and parallel worlds. In 1996, journalist Laurence de la Baume interviews […]

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