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Boundaries of Desire: A Century of Good Sex, Bad Laws, and Changing Identities

NON-FICTION | SOCIETY | SEXUALITY Berkowitz, a lawyer with experience in intellectual property, First Amendment, and business litigation, presents an immersive, sometimes shocking history of changing sexual mores, and the laws pertaining to them, in the U.S. He covers topics including homosexuality, pedophilia, interracial couples, and sex trafficking, maintaining a pragmatic, non-judgmental tone. The result […]

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Interlock: Art, Conspiracy, and the Shadow Worlds of Mark Lombardi

HISTORY | POLITICS | ART Where Shadow Banking meets Organized Crime meets the Intelligence Community which ultimately meets Texas/Saudi oil interests. In the fateful month of March 2000, shortly after opening a hugely successful gallery show in New York, the hugely ambitious conceptual artist Mark Lombardi was found hanged in his studio, an apparent suicide. […]

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The End of the Rainy Season

MEMOIR | TRUE STORY An astonishing story blending true crime, memoir and travelogue, told by a polished journalist with a powerful voice. Raised in a house full of secrets, Lindberg believed there was one piece of family history that was not shrouded in mystery: the heroic story of her grandfather. Told by her father that […]

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Heir to the Empire (L’Empire en héritage)

HISTORICAL FICTION “Beware of uchronies; they can be awfully fun.” – Paris Match “An incredible trip in the footsteps of Napoleon.” – RTL “A successful novel on the tragic destiny of L’Aiglon.” – Le Figaro “This historical novel, a real page-turner, takes us from Vienna to Paris and Sainte-Hélène, and from intrigues to manipulations, no […]

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America’s Secret Jihad

NON FICTION | CURRENT AFFAIRS A provocative examination of major acts of U.S. terrorism and the role the Christian identity religious worldview has played in each. An impassioned investigative report tracing a deeply religious theme to the spate of civil rights violence from the 1950s until today. With urgency and zeal, Wexler (co-author: “Shadow Warfare: […]

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True False

FICTION | SHORT STORIES Miles Klee demonstrates a delightfully prehensile grasp of the more oblique peculiarities of sentience. Very highly recommended.—William Gibson Miles Klee is a fresh genius of the American literary sentence, and his every paragraph is aburst with nervous, agitative exactitudes. So much gets itself zanily and definitively rendered in the crackle of […]

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Shell-Shocked. On the Ground Under Israel’s Gaza Assault

NON-FICTION | POLITICS Mohammed Omer could easily have escaped the horror of Israel’s impending assault on the trapped and helpless people of Gaza. Instead, he chose to stay, to record, in searing and vivid detail, the savagery of Israel’s latest escapade of ‘mowing the lawn’ and the steadfastness of the victims of a hideous tragedy. […]

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Clint. The Life and Legend

BIOGRAPHY | NON FICTION Pitiless.—Le Monde A damning indictment of the man and the culture that lionizes him.—The Washington Post The most thoroughly demythologizing book yet written on modern Hollywood.—The Los Angeles Times A weighty, hugely informative effort, one befitting a subject of Eastwood’s continued importance. –The Film Stage With just one syllable, the man […]

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Rather No Applause Before I Live (Liever geen applaus voor ik leef)

LITERARY FICTION ‘A funny, smart and sweet story.’ – Brabrants Dagblad ‘This novel belongs to the category of promising debuts of young writers.’ – De Gelderlander ‘Sincere appeal for slowing down.’ – Eindhovens Dagblad ‘At the best moments Sander van Leeuwen succeeds in generating compassing for his characters who are caught up in melancholy.’ – […]

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I Don’t Want Passion (Je ne veux pas d’une passion)

After Fidelities, Diane Brasseur keeps exploring the love triangle theme, but this time in a more intimate, more disturbing and more analytical way. – Selection Libraires Ensemble “S’il n’en restait que 100”  With “I don’t want passion”, Dianne Brasseur proves that she definately has a singular and right voice. – Elle The intimate scenes succeed […]

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