Tag Archives: Nordic Countries

Beneath an Endless Sky

WOMEN’S FICTION | HISTORICAL FICTION An unforgettable and heart-wrenching story of love, betrayal and family secrets. In colonial India a young woman finds herself faced with an impossible choice, the consequences of which will echo through the generations… 1928. In British-ruled India, headstrong Sita longs to choose her own path, but her only destiny is […]

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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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Too Black to Be French (Trop noire pour être Française)

MEMOIR “Where are you from?” is without a doubt the question that black French people are asked the most, the question that pops up the most spontaneously in conversation. “Where are you from?”, asks the friend of a friend at a party, the person next to you at a dinner, the colleague trying to make […]

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We Will Grow a Forest (Faremo foresta)

LITERARY FICTION The enchanting story of two women who overcame fear and pain by planting together an urban forest. A universal recipe for when life feels barren. A botanical tale about closeness and care. It all begins in Milan on the day of the disaster. Anna is pining over the end of her marriage: she […]

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Quotations from Chairman Trump

POLITICS | HUMOR | NON-FICTION [Trump] probably would love this on his airplane with him; it’s like having the Gideon Bible aboard the plane. — Chris Matthews, HARDBALL HUGE! Timely new little red book from veteran CA journalist Carol Pogash is treasure chest of Donald Trump goodies. — Carla Marinucci, Politico It’s hard to know […]

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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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