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Still Waters

WOMEN’S FICTION | ROMANTIC SUSPENSE There was a moment when Ivy Heartley could have told the truth. But she didn’t. Now she’s burdened with a terrible secret, something so awful that she must constantly live in fear, since its disclosure could destroy her marriage, wreck her career as a famous actress, and turn her own […]

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The Jack Brenin Series

CHILDREN’S FICTION THE JACK BRENIN SERIES Book One: THE GOLDEN ACORN Winner of the inaugural 2010 Brit Writers’ Award. Over 500,000 copies downloaded! When Jack Brenin finds a golden acorn lying in the grass, little does he know that it is the beginning of a thrilling and magical adventure. Just an ordinary boy, Jack has […]

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The Emotion Thesaurus

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING ‘One of the challenges a fiction writer faces, especially when prolific, is coming up with fresh ways to describe emotions. This handy compendium fills that need. It is both a reference and a brainstorming tool, and one of the resources I’ll be turning to most often as I write my […]

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Autopilot. The Art and Science of Doing Nothing

POPULAR SCIENCE “A tour de force of an academic field that doesn’t really exist just yet – the science of being idle. Andrew Smart synthesizes a whole range of cutting-edge ideas in neuroscience, dynamic systems theory, psychology, literature, pop culture, and philosophy, and gives us a hugely entertaining read about what we do most of […]

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The Morgenstern Project (Le Projet Morgenstern)

THRILLER THIRD VOLUME IN THE CONSORTIUM TRILOGY: Vol. 1: THE BLEIBERG PROJECT Vol. 2: THE SHIRO PROJECT From London to Tel-Aviv, from the Polish forests to Manhattan high-rises, from the shameful past to the threatening future, a man fights to protect his closest friends from the malediction that never leaves him. Eytan Morgenstern is back […]

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Rosy & John

THRILLER Bestselling French  thriller writer Pierre Lemaitre is back with an excellent new title, Rosy & John, a fast-paced addendum to his trilogy following inspector Camille Verhoeven and including Travail soigné, Alex and Sacrifices. Exclusively published as a trade paperback original by Le Livre de Poche, Rosy & John can be read as a engrossing side story to the trilogy. The thriller […]

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Hemingway lives!

LITERARY BIOGRAPHY “Sigal … writes with pizzazz and sensitivity.” —from Booklist‘s starred review of A Woman of Uncertain Character “There hasn’t been anything like it since Grapes of Wrath.” —from the San Francisco Chronicle review of Sigal’s Going Away   With the release of a flurry of feature and TV films about his life and work, and the publication of new […]

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Material Witness

CONTEMPORARY ROMANTIC-SUSPENSE | CRIME “Mondello’s latest, a pulse-pounding, pitch-perfect addition to the romantic-suspense genre.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review) Named one of Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2012 Who does she trust when she’s living the real life horror of one of her crime novels… Bestselling crime novelist, Cassie Alvarez, aka Cassie Lang, had murder on her […]

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Wealth, Value and the Inestimable: A Socio-Ecological Criticism of the Capitalist Economy (La richesse, la valeur et l’inestimable : Critique socio-écologique de l’économie capitaliste)

SOCIOLOGY | ECONOMY A major book that deconstructs the premise of liberal societies, according to which everything must be measured and valued in economic and financial terms. Can you give an economic value to nature? To well-being? To knowledge? To mankind? To community services? And yet this is what neo-liberal societies do, whereas on our planet […]

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Their Debt, Our Democracy (Leur dette, notre démocratie)

POLITICS | ECONOMICS How can elected representatives under the control of the people be replaced? What prospects are opened up by the “outraged” movements which challenge the world’s oligarchies? The European authorities and finance impose one austerity plan after  another. And they all fail. Right wing, left wing, or composed of  “technicians”, governments have but one obsession: […]

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