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The Hard Break. The Case for the 24/6 Lifestyle

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT The Hard Break is for anyone who is frustrated and struggling with always being on and working all of the time. This book illustrates that taking the Sabbath, a day of rest or a “hard break,” is not only good for your health, mental well-being and family life, but also beneficial for business, […]

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Corporate Goad. Case Studies in Transformational Change

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “A fantastic book in many ways, from laugh out loud funny to case studies that drive home tried and true business concepts. A true mix of what has worked very well over the years, along with new found creativity. Great read!” — Tony Castor, Managing Director, Kidd & Company A must-read for […]

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Clicksand. How Online Marketing Will Destroy Your Business (And the Unlikely Secret to Saving It)

BUSINESS | MARKETING “Bill always brings a unique perspective that shakes up the marketing establishment.” — Abe Recio, Senior Vice President, Sony Pictures Entertainment “Businesses like ours are definitely being targeted and then fleeced every day by online marketing pitchmen. Bill and his Civilis Marketing team are fighting a battle that needs to be won.” […]

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The New Age For Humanity. The challenges of posthumanism explained to a high school student (Le nouvel âge de l’humanité)

ESSAY | TECHNOLOGY Will new technologies change the course of human evolution? Will humanity survive? For hundreds of thousands of years all human cultures have questioned the great mysteries of life – birth and death – but the rapid evolution of human societies in the past century is crashing into our thought systems. Should we […]

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I’m A Boy, Actually (En fait, je suis un garçon)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT The first time a trans teen speaks out. A sensitive book that speaks from the heart about a question that has been silenced in our society for too long. Born in a girl’s body, Isaac (named Tyla at birth) knew from a young age that he was a boy. Puberty betrayed him: deep […]

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Life. He means everything to me, right up to the end (Life. À la vie à la mort il est tout pour moi)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT A resurrection. A world first for medicine. The incredible story of two twins. September 26, 2016. Franck, then aged 32, was handling a flammable container without protective clothing. It exploded and burst into flames “like a rag doll”. 95% of his body was covered in burns, and his vital organs were damaged. Only […]

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Precious Moments (Instants précieux)

LITERARY FICTION Intense or gentle, dark or full of joy, precious moments are what make a life special. “I am the camel walking by, bright and lucid, ironical and curious. Humour is my armour, surprise is my joy, and I pass through life as a perpetual tenant, just a grain of sand without illusions.” A […]

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Emilie (Émilie)

HISTORICAL FICTION A terrible story and a moving tale setting in 1917, in the middle of the Great War in Mount Cornillet and the mountains of Champagne. While all the inhabitants are about to leave the bombed-out village of Nauroy, Emilie’s family hesitates. The war will decide for them: a shell explodes near their house the […]

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Back to the Wall (Dos au mur)

FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY Nicolas Rey has committed plagiarism. He is ruined. He is sick, and the doctors are hardly optimistic. This time, back to the wall, he decides to tell all to free himself from his crimes. And not to lie anymore. Because he has been lying—for a long time, to everyone. So, here at last […]

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Cerrone

AUTOBIOGRAPHY | MUSIC Something very special happened the first time we met. Was it because we were both drummers, and the fact that I was glad to finally see a drummer take center stage? Whatever it was, we instantly understood each other. We became good friends. I always found that Cerrone had the art of […]

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