Tag Archives: Norwegian

I Won’t Hurt You (Non ti faccio niente)

THRILLER He’d got into the monster’s car because he’d told him that sooner or later the bogeyman would come and take him away. And it didn’t matter much if this monster wasn’t big and strong with a beard like Mangiafuoco’s but a thin boy almost the same size as him, with a rather shapeless red […]

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Their Separation (Leur séparation)

LITERARY FICTION A crack in one’s childhood, rendered with total modesty, accuracy and sensitivity. — Philippe Delerm In the run-up to her tenth birthday, her life is turned upside down by her parents’ divorce. Thirty years on, she is not trying to understand or explain, but to speak this wound that is so hard to […]

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Climbing Mont Blanc (L’ascension du Mont Blanc)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION | TRAVEL WRITING When Jean-Christophe Rufin and Sylvain Tesson take an editor who suffers from vertigo up to an altitude of 4800 m, climbing Mont Blanc becomes an adventure marked by literature and friendship. ‘One winter’s evening, I was having supper with my writer friend Sylvain Tesson and confessed that I wasn’t doing […]

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Wild Life (La Vie sauvage)

FICTION Charles, the only survivor of a plane crash, is taken in by mercenaries. During fifteen years he lives in a jungle of Central Africa. When Google finds him, he goes back to Belgium where he discovers urban polluted civilisation as well as his family: an aunt who is obsessed by her body and consumption, […]

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All About Zero (Tout sur le zéro)

FICTION “You know very well that we never win, the casino never gives us the money, it lends it to us until we give it back, and we always give the money back, today’s gains will be swallowed tomorrow. It is pure mathematics.” – A realistic novel that will captivate game’s addicts and game’s amateurs […]

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Dans le Desért

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION “We talk a lot about these petrol monarchies in the Gulf and we do not say anything good. They are accused in a jumble to bribe France, finance terrorism, oppress women, practice slavery and monopolize the best pieces of the Vuitton shop on the Champs-Élysées. We talk about it from far away and […]

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The Berlin Shadow: A Journey In Search Of My Father’s Childhood

MEMOIR  The Berlin Shadow is a memoir spanning three timeframes – the author’s childhood, his father’s childhood, and the contemporary journey that unites them as they set out together for Berlin in a quest to confront the event that has dominated both of their lives. Hans Lichtenstein arrived in Britain in 1939, an unaccompanied child […]

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To the Finish Line: A World Champion Triathlete’s Guide To Your Perfect Race

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | SPORT | HEALTH Chrissie Wellington, the world’s number one female Ironman athlete and four-time World Ironman Champion, presents her struggles, wisdom, and experiences gained from her hard-won career as a triathlete. With close to 2 million core participants, triathlons of various distances and challenges are attracting more participants than ever before. In […]

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M. Maxwell Knight, MI5’s Greatest Spymaster

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION | HISTORY | ESPIONAGE  ‘Henry Hemming has found a peach of a subject […] Full of new material, fresh interpretations and uncompromising integrity […] He has managed the great feat of producing a rattling good read that is also a major piece of revisionist history’ — Richard Davenport-Hines, Wall Street Journal ‘Compelling […] Hemming […]

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The Road to Recognition: The A-to-Z Guide to Personal Branding for Accelerating Your Professional Success in The Age of Digital Media

BUSINESS | MARKETING “Current, useful, actionable, and true. Its gold!“  — JAY BAER, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Youtility and Hug Your Haters “Clever, fun and about as comprehensive a guide as you’ll find anywhere.“ — ANN HANDLEY, Best-Selling Author of Everybody Writes and Content Rules “Personal branding is a language that’s best learned […]

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