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The Disappeared

LITERARY FICTION | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER  “Braver’s novel is rich and humane, a tightly controlled, beautifully orchestrated portrait of contemporary terrors and the feedback loops of fear and paranoia they create that mesmerize us and, tragically, sometimes drive us mad. There are those that disappear in the violence, and those that disappear searching for them in […]

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Always Eat Left Handed: 15 Surprising Secrets for Killing It At Work And In Real Life

SELF HELP | BUSINESS “Positively addictive … the most entertaining ‘business book’ I’ve read this year.” — DAN ROAM, author of “Draw To Win”    “A rare treat with an illuminating point of view you probably haven’t heard before. I adored this book.” — NANCY DUARTE, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and best-selling author   “The opposite of […]

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Heed our Defeats (Écoutez nos défaites)

LITERARY FICTION “If one recognizes the talent by the breath of a novelist, then Laurent Gaudé is a great writer. Heed our Defeats is a great poem, a crazy and wise book. Mad because one is carried away by all these voices and one does not know by what magic, except by the contented lyricism of […]

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14th July (14 juillet)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION On 28th April 1789 the French revolution began when the Titon Folly was sacked by factory workers threatened with a drop in wages. France was going bankrupt, dying of hunger. Then came the long night of 13th July, an oppressive and frightening vigil when no one slept and, as 14th July dawned, the […]

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Evacuation (Évacuation)

FICTION “Simply remarkable.” — Jean-Claude Lebrun, L’humanité “Style, verve and panache, Jérusalmy mischievously illuminates the dawn of the Renaissance.” — François Lestavel, Paris Match “To the glory of books and freedom, a novel of adventures deep and leaping like his unexpected hero, the poet François Villon.” — Emmanuelle Giuliani, La Croix Amid the growing threat […]

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All Men Wear Size 9 Shoes (Tous les hommes chaussent du 44)

WOMEN’S FICTION (Le Rouergue) A vivid and sharp scenario, imposing to the readers a frame, an atmosphere, and a precise and concise time. Everything is incredibly mastered and yet we swim in madness. Delicious! — Page des libraires A wacky novel around romantic relationships. — Spectacles The novel that will comfort the Bridget Jones in […]

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Curing Alzheimer’s (Guérir Alzheimer)

ESSAY A new approach on Alzheimer’s as a disease of the modern society. — Santé Magazine Recommendations that any general practitioner should take into consideration.  — La Recherche Doctor Michael Nehls, a researcher in molecular genetics, presents in this book the latest clinical research which proves that the symptoms of Alzheimer’s can be reversed in the early […]

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In Distant Lands: A Short History of the Crusades

POPULAR HISTORY In the late fall of 1095 Pope Urban II gave a speech in Clermont, France and set all of Europe into motion. As many as a hundred and fifty thousand people eventually responded to the call, leaving everything they knew behind to undertake what appeared to be a fool’s mission: marching several thousand miles […]

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A Time to Diet and Earn One’s Wings (Il est temps de suivre un régime et d’apprendre à voler)

FICTION (Le Rouergue) Adam is a kind of ‘public’ writer – on behalf of the inhabitants of his small town, he writes anonymous letters, love letters, and letters for those who are close to hand or else have long since departed but have never been forgotten. His own wife and daughter have long since departed […]

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The Book (Le Livre)

FICTION | ILLUSTRATED BOOK A blend of literary beauty and virtuoso illustrations, this album appeals to a wide readership. Le Livre reinterprets seven episodes from the Old Testament in a modern and particular key. The creation of the world by God, Abraham’s sacrifice, the passing of the Angel of Death or the questionings of Job. […]

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