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Life Is Good (La vie est bonne)

  COMIC With this first book of comic strips, Payot opens its pages to a new generation that understands the world in a different way La vie est bonne is a comic strip with scenes from daily life that range from charmingly moving to raw. From failed, melancholic pick-up attempts at an after-hours bar to […]

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Tortured on the Rhône (Les Suppliciées du Rhône)

HISTORICAL CRIME FICTION Imagine the Experts in Lyon in 1897: addictive! – Julie Malaure, Le Point Tortured on the Rhone is a historical crime novel set in Lyon at the end of the 19th century, at a time when legal medicine was only just beginning, and Alexandre Lacassagne was in charge. When Lacassagne names one of his forensic […]

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Yoga of the Elements (Le Yoga des éléments)

COFFEE-TABLE BOOK | SPIRITUALITY The first coffee-table book on yoga for a broad readership Over 220 illustrations by Ivan Gomez-Montero. Possibility to publish an abridged edition “I want to develop my personal practice, but I don’t know how!” Florence Dugowson developed this book to help her students with this common issue. Traditional Indian medicine, Ayurveda, teaches us […]

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Another Look. A Bunch of Stuff to See Things Differently Vol. 3 (Un autre regard. Trucs en vrac pour voir les choses autrement t. 3)

COMIC | SERIES THE 3rd COMIC BOOK FROM THE BLOGGER EMMACLIT, BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND “I read lots of things and then categorize them by theme. After a while, I start to feel like a particular theme should be shared with the public. I summarize the theme and anchor the theoretical idea in our private […]

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The Time Has Come: How Men Can Fight for Gender Equality (and Why Millions of Men Are Doing Exactly That)

SOCIAL SCIENCE Through personal stories, insights gleaned from decades of working to end gender-based violence, and practical advice for those men ready to step up to the plate, Kaufman has produced a special book. It will be an important guide to the many men now seeking ways to stop violence against women, to create a […]

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War Diary (Oorlogsdagboek)

MEMOIRS Rarely has the oppression of the war years seemed so close —  de Volkskrant When the personal items of one of the most important post-war, Dutch poets, Hanny Michaelis, were found to include her diary from the German occupation of the Netherlands, it caused a literary stir. Like Anne Frank, Michaelis was Jewish and forced into […]

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My First Murder and Other Stories (Mijn eerste moord en andere verhalen)

SHORT STORIES The collected stories in My first murder contains the wonderful novella A True Hero and a series of short stories, as well as a beautiful translation of Theodor Storm’s Aquis Submersus – a painfully romantic tale with a tragic outcome. Driessen’s shorter stories show in a concise form what the reader expects from […]

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Narcissus

LITERARY FICTION In prison, Joshua – a Moroccan posing as an Israeli – meets Klaas, the King of the Red Light District. Klaas makes Joshua an offer he can’t refuse, thus commencing the beginning of the end. Over the course of the following year, Joshua sinks into a reality with limited confidants, growing gradually more detached from the […]

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Eclipse (Eclips)

PSYCHOLOGICAL NOVEL The doctor confirmed the diagnosis with one hand laid over her stomach, and from then on, things moved very quickly. Before her dad had arrived home from work, her mother had already been in touch with a home for unwed mothers. Later that evening, they were seated at the dinner table ready to break the news. […]

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The Answer Is Yes! What’s The Question?: How Faith In People and a Culture Of Integrity Built A Modern American Restaurant Business

BUSINESS & MARKETING Cameron Mitchell’s “dish room to board room story” began when he was 16-years-old and started working as a dishwasher at a local Columbus, Ohio steakhouse. Two years later, when Mitchell was working as a line cook during a chaotic shift change, he had an epiphany. He realized he loved the restaurant business and set […]

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