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Avoiding Tolls (Eviter les péages)

LITERARY FICTION | DEBUT NOVEL An excellent novel about a mid-life crisis, told simply, efficiently and humorously. — Le Soir A great success! — Metro A novel that exposes men’s touching fragility. —Femmes d’aujourd’hui A concentration of wanderings and flashes, touching sentences, formulas and references that deeply move us. —Elle Continue, fall in love again, […]

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The Dope on Rugby (Rugby à Charges, l’enquête choc)

NON-FICTION | SPORT In The Dope on Rugby, Pierre Ballester shines a bright light on the dark subject of performance-enhancing drugs in rugby, answering important questions like: Do rugby players use performance-enhancing drugs? Yes, and they’ve been doing so for years. Taking dope is pretty much the norm, given the evolution of the game, the increasingly violent collisions and […]

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Snowblind

FICTION | SHORT STORIES “Arnold really knows how to write a spellbinder. Once readers open this collection of eight short stories and novellas, they will not want to put it down. Arnold’s mastery of voice is exceptional.” –Booklist “A gutsy, up-close look at mountain climbing around the world…Arnold has crafted a fierce book for those […]

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I Like You (Tu me plais)

THRILLER A ruthless, page-turning thriller, written exclusively for Le Livre de Poche, that ratchets up the tension in its dark reflection on love and chance. Love at first sight can lead to the worst… especially if the object of your affection is a serial killer. Vincent is a seductive young man who seems perfectly respectable. […]

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Amazing People Worldwide (series)

REFERENCE | INSPIRATIONAL We can all learn how to improve our own performance from the achievements of amazing people. – Dr Charles Margerison Amazing People Worldwide is home to the world’s largest collection of inspirational, biographical stories about amazing people including Walt Disney, Aristotle, Marie Curie, Galileo, Queen Victoria, Confucius, Helen Keller and Elvis Presley. This unique […]

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Non-Obvious series: How To Predict Trends And Win The Future

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “Smart, articulate and immediately useful.” —Daniel H. Pink, Bestselling author of When A goldmine of ideas and trends. — GUY KAWASAKI, Chief Evangelist of Canva and author of The Art of the Start, 2.0 Shatter your magic crystal ball, and toss out the tea leaves. In this book, Rohit shows us how and where […]

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Trade Is War. The West’s War Against the World

NON-FICTION | ECONOMICS With a preface by CARLOS LOPES, Executive Secretary, UN Economic Commission for Africa, and a foreword by JEAN ZIEGLER, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, 2000-2008, and author of The Empire of Shame This impressive study focuses on Africa, which has suffered hideous crimes. Yash Tandon’s case is a powerful […]

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Calf

FICTION | NOVEL “Dread stalks every page, and the result is unsettling, scary, and often brilliant. For readers looking for a sharp, twisted narrative, this is a keeper.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review The year was 1981. The US was entering a deep recession, Russia was the enemy, and John Hinckley, Jr.’s assassination attempt on President […]

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This Is Why I Came

FICTION “A companion for the long night of our unknowing.” –Garth Greenwell, author of What Belongs to You “This lean volume filled my soul.” –Samantha Dunn, author of Failing Paris and Not By Accident “In these few exquisite pages, Rakow strips the skin of centuries from the central narratives of Western Culture, exposing the rawly human in all […]

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The Open Plan Killed Me (L’Open space m’a tuer)

ESSAY – HUMOR An office? With four walls, a door and daylight coming in? No way! We are living in the open plan era. This convivial and communal space is to businesses what Facebook is to its users: a place to see and to be seen. In such a context, it is suitable to like […]

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