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Eating as a Political Act (Manger est un acte citoyen)

ENVIRONMENT | WELL-BEING The multi-starred chef urges us to place gastronomy at the heart of a debate, both political and philosophical, which concerns us all. Making an informed choice about what we put on our plates will help us to achieve an appropriate balance and a sense of well-being, both individually and collectively. Because feeding ourselves […]

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The Anxiety Solution: Your roadmap to a calmer, happier and more confident you

SELF-HELP | WELL-BEING ‘Anxiety can hype us into such a fearful state that it feels impossible to see a way out. It’s like being stuck in a suffocating glass box, feeling sick as you gaze at the world, wondering what it’s like to feel ‘normal’. I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to […]

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A Train Through Time: A Life, Real and Imagined

“In her intensely personal book, journalist and filmmaker Elizabeth Farnsworth…combines historical and emotional fact with a bit of fiction to paint a portrait that captures her childhood and also her professional life.” — San Francisco Chronicle “Filmmaker and PBS foreign correspondent Farnsworth packs a life’s worth of pain and self-discovery into a slim memoir that […]

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Eat, Live, Love, Die

“Honest and evocative … Fussell’s writing is so deeply felt and beautifully rendered that she makes every topic she chooses feel vital to the reader…. Whether she’s writing about food, her primary matter (though this covers everything from mayonnaise to Jell-O), her complex family life or culinary superstars like M.F.K. Fisher and Alice Waters, Fussell […]

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Futbol: A Political Weapon, from Stalin to Putin (Futbol: Le ballon rond, de Staline à Poutine, une arme politique)

ESSAY | POLITICS Just before the World Cup takes place in Russia. This book tells the story of how, from Stalin to Putin, football has always been one of Russia’s most powerful weapons and an instrument of political ambitions. This book teaches us that in Russia, football is a martial art. Rather than just simply […]

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The Woman Who Ran Away (La femme qui fuit)

FICTION A book of incandescent beauty. Divided into short chapters, comparable to short poems or Polaroids from a certain era, La Femme qui fuit describes our shared history. — Geneviève Patterson, Châtelaine A moving book combining historical reality and pure fiction. — Mario Cloutier, La Presse It’s about a nameless despair, an unbearable sadness. But […]

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Coffee! A Waiter, Please (Café ! Un garçon s’il vous plaît)

WOMEN’S FICTION “The stories of love and despair of Agnes Abecassis reconcile with the misfortunes of life. A light comedy like a great morning cream on the terrace.” — ELLE “A tender and funny choral novel.” — Au Féminin “This book is fabulous. The characters are endearing, the story is perfectly rhythmic, and the author […]

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With Mummy (Avec maman)

HUMOR | GIFT BOOK | ILLUSTRATED BOOK With Mummy traces back the story of a son and his mummy through their text conversations. Thought as a fiction, this fun story, moving and sometimes surreal, presents the parent/child relationship, the gap of generations. Unexpected, hilarious, captivating text exchanges have created a real buzz on the net.

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Give Love (Heb lief)

POETRY | GIFT BOOK His poems are often short, but they do something to you. — Vriendin A poem by Lars makes your day more positive than it was before. — Cleeft.nl This collection is a perfect gift for someone you love. It’s filled with so many beautiful, touching, funny, striking poems. Of course, you […]

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Poems By Lars (Versjes van Lars)

POETRY | GIFT BOOK He always knows exactly how to call things that you have no words for. — Wendy A romantic hipster with a blue typewriter who writes endearing love poems. — Cosmopolitan His poems put a smile on your face. — De Groene Amsterdammer 8th edition (September 2016) It might sound cheesy but […]

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