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Extra (Figurante)

FICTION “A book of subtle simplicity, a novel about the wisdom of accepting the modesty of your own desires, and finding the way to achieve them.”– Le Monde A first novel that evokes the beauty of simple things and ordinary people. Reminiscent of Annie Ernaux’s novels, the sheer silhouettes in Patrick Modiano’s work, and the […]

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Empresses of Fashion (Impératrices de la mode)

FASHION | LIFESTYLE | NON-FICTION “A world that either we hate or we admire, in which one tries to enter and from which we can not escape: fashion, fashion, fashion more fashion. […] A subject as legitimate as any other, treated with the journalistic verve of Yseult Williams.” – Luxsure “Yseult Williams portrays Diana Vreeland, […]

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Debt Heads (On marche sur la dette)

CURRENT AFFAIRS | HUMOR Provocative humor that stands up to the economic fundamentalists that rule our daily lives! “The national debt? Oh, my god. The experts’ sanctimonious scolding and sanctions are scarier than the debt itself. You feel like you’re watching a horror film where we’re all going to die at the end, no matter what we do… But […]

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The First of Their Century (Les Premiers de leur siècle)

HISTORICAL FICTION In the shadow of the Romantic geniuses Did Henri Lehmann (1814-1882), a young German painter, sell his soul when he followed his uncle’s advice and joined Ingres’s studio? When the tyrannical genius was appointed to head the French Academy in Rome, Henri, still in Ingres’s thrall, chose to go with him. In the enchanted salons of the […]

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The Crime Bible (La Bible du Crime)

TRUE CRIME 365 short but terrifying true stories for crime buffs, by an internationally renowned specialist in serial killers. A criminology expert specialized in serial killers, Stéphane Bourgoin offers readers one true-crime story for every day of the year: 365 cases from the news, gory anecdotes or portraits of murderers. From January 1 to December, from “classic” crimes (Jack […]

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Wounded Wolves (Les Loups blesses)

THRILLER | DETECTIVE NOVEL “Christophe Molmy succeeds in offering an ultra-realistic text without falling into the trap of the succession of anecdotes from his experience as a policeman or into an optimistic Manichaeism.” – MetroNews “Jittery writing, efficient intrigue, endearing heroes.” – Paris Normandie “A first novel that sounds true.” – TéléMagazine “Christophe Molmy has always […]

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Heir to the Empire (L’Empire en héritage)

HISTORICAL FICTION “Beware of uchronies; they can be awfully fun.” – Paris Match “An incredible trip in the footsteps of Napoleon.” – RTL “A successful novel on the tragic destiny of L’Aiglon.” – Le Figaro “This historical novel, a real page-turner, takes us from Vienna to Paris and Sainte-Hélène, and from intrigues to manipulations, no […]

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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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I Don’t Want Passion (Je ne veux pas d’une passion)

After Fidelities, Diane Brasseur keeps exploring the love triangle theme, but this time in a more intimate, more disturbing and more analytical way. – Selection Libraires Ensemble “S’il n’en restait que 100”  With “I don’t want passion”, Dianne Brasseur proves that she definately has a singular and right voice. – Elle The intimate scenes succeed […]

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Avoiding Tolls (Eviter les péages)

LITERARY FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL An excellent novel about a mid-life crisis, told simply, efficiently and humorously. — Le Soir A great success! — Metro A novel that exposes men’s touching fragility. —Femmes d’aujourd’hui A concentration of wanderings and flashes, touching sentences, formulas and references that deeply move us. —Elle Continue, fall in love again, […]

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