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Starlight

YA FICTION The story of a friendship that seemed infinite. The story of a promise betrayed, which changed everything. The story of a choice that heals a wounded soul. Because evens stars can get lost but no sky is so infinite that they will not meet again. The university corridors seem endless to a fresh […]

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My Sister and Other Liars

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER | SUSPENSE ‘Ruth Dugdall’s novels are intelligent and gripping, with a sophisticated psychological sensibility. She is a huge talent.’ — Sophie Hannah ‘An absolute tour de force that left me thinking for days’ — Alex Marwood ‘A chilling psychological thriller with a shocking twist. I read it one day and couldn’t put it […]

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LifeTonic: A Modern Toolkit to Heal Your Life and Soothe Your Soul

WELL-BEING | PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT ‘Jody is absolutely amazing, I’m incredibly inspired by her energy. She’s kept me grounded and allowed me to let go of things that were holding me back.’ — Ella Mills – Founder of Deliciously Ella and Mae Deli ‘A new leader in the self-help movement, a fresh voice in healing your […]

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Ours to Hack and to Own: The Rise of Platform Cooperativism, a New Vision for the Future of Work and a Fairer Internet

ECONOMY| BUSINESS Our data is increasingly the province of large corporations, while “sharing economy” apps that we use may not have our best interests at heart. Schneider wants to rethink the internet by making it more co-operative, taking a page from co-operative farms, the Associated Press, electric co-ops, and lots more. He essentially wants the […]

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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 The authors of Futbol retrace, with passion and precision, the political and sporting history of football in Russia. […] The book reads like a novel, as it is full of anecdotes and portraits of characters who built Soviet football. […] Futbol aptly explains the role of political influence in sport – Le […]

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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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