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Dust To Dust. The War is Over, But Not Yet Forgotten (Tof stof. 1949. De oorlog is voorbij, maar nog niet vergeten)

LITERARY THRILLER ‘Fascinating mix of fiction and non-fiction.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber or Andriesse – it doesn’t really matter, more important is that with Dust To Dust he wrote one of the best thrillers of 2016.’ — de Volkskrant ‘Weber turned Dust To Dust into an especially thrilling and impressive thriller, which will stay with the […]

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Paris-Brest

TRAVEL | MEMOIR | COOKBOOK “The recipes are also there, classic and delicious, but it is through memories, discoveries and techniques to bring a certain Brazilian touch to the work as an apprentice cook in France that Alexandre Staut will win over the reader in Paris-Brest. The book is a mix of novel, with travel […]

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Why Happy People Don’t Have Smartphones (Pourquoi les gens heureux n’ont plus de smartphone)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PSYCHOLOGY Written by mind control expert John Bastardi Daumont, author of the successful Les Secrets d’un mentaliste (The Secrets of a Mentalist), this book aims to cure our smartphone and Internet addiction so we can take back control of our life and mind  The penny dropped for John Bastardi Daumont a few […]

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To You I Owe All My Life’s Happiness – Virginia & Leonard Woolf (Je te dois tout le bonheur de ma vie – Virginia & Leonard Woolf)

BIOGRAPHY | HISTORY The story of a fascinating couple. Drawing on her lifetime passion for the Bloomsbury group, and Virginia and Leonard Woolf in particular, Carole d’Yvoire recounts the story of this famous couple. The union of these two exceptional individuals was symbolized in 1917 by the creation of Hogarth Press, the English publishing house […]

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Sara and Liv (Sara en Liv)

LITERARY FICTION “An admirably controlled and powerful book.” *** – Elsevier “Breathtakingly beautiful and raw.” – AD “A gripping book.” – De Telegraaf “Sara and Liv is both tough and light-footed, both poignant and exquisite.” — Brecht van Hulten “Sara and Liv is a touching, poetic and therapeutic book.” — Stine Jensen “Within the seriousness of the […]

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A Daughter’s Courage

WOMEN’S FICTION | HISTORICAL FICTION ‘WOW!!… The detail and description was extraordinary… I was absolutely blown away by this book and couldn’t put it down. I’m going straight to Amazon to buy another book by Renita D’Silva – I need more! Just incredible.’ — Roxanne Starr ‘I was literally blown away. This story is tragic, […]

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16 Historical Promenades in Paris (Seize promenades historiques dans Paris)

ESSAY | HISTORY | URBANISM Format: 16 x 24 cm Wandering in Paris with two historians, specialists in Urban History. A map and extra documents focusing on unknown aspects complete each promenade. Have you ever noticed that all the major automobile constructors had their showrooms along the Champs-Élysées? While enjoying a delicious French meal in Rue […]

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Journey to Misarchy. Essay for another possible world (Voyage en misarchie. Essai pour tout reconstruire)

ESSAY | POLITICS “The most fascinating book of the decade and also the most revolutionary one.” – Frédéric Taddéï Sébastien Debourg is a law professor. After a plane accident on his way to Australia, he discovers an unknown country in which political organisation is a radical form of democracy, politically, economically, and socially: misarchy. “Misarchy comes from […]

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The Endearing Ones (Les attachants)

FICTION (Le Rouergue) Acacias primary school is very much at the bottom of anyone’s wish list and yet this is where Emma is about to be appointed as a teacher. Her class of ten-year-olds breaks all the records for the sheer concentration of underprivileged kids per square metre. From September to June, we follow the […]

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Still Alive (Encore vivant)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Le Rouergue) He had sworn never to return to the psychiatric hospital. But the narrator has only just got married to a girl from Parisian high society and found himself a job as a journalist when he suffers another bout of manic depression and is carted back off to a psychiatric hospital. When this […]

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