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Bitch (Chienne)

DEBUT NOVEL  A book of truly mind-blowing power and unapologetic honesty in which the author, based on her own experience, explores the limits of domestic abuse and the struggle towards healing. The main idea this book is far from simple: to look horror in the eye and not to blink; to describe in detail the […]

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To Meditate (Méditer. Le bonheur d’être présent)

SPIRITUALITY The story of how Fabrice Midal, one of the world’s leading teachers of meditation and mindfulness, discovered meditation is attaching and surprising, and shows us that it is first and foremost an adventure. One day, as I was telling a friend about my life, I became aware of the difficulties I had when I […]

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Loving, A Philosophy (Aimer, une philosophie)

PHILOSOPHY « The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing » as Blaise Pascal famously said. It is true that love is a mysterious emotion, impossible to analyse logically. So how can we theorise about love? Loving, a Philosophy finds a way by describing love, by showing it not only as an inexplicable […]

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The New World Symphony (La symphonie du nouveau monde)

LITERARY FICTION After the success of Showers of Sun, winner of the prix Renaudot des lycéens for young adult fiction in 2016, Lenka Horňáková-Civade has penned her third novel: the vibrant and poetic story of a tormented mother, an unlikely daughter and a troubled Europe. 1938. Vladimir, freshly appointed consulate for the recently formed Czechoslovakia, […]

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A Saturday Evening Among Friends (Un samedi soir entre amis)

CRIME & THRILLERS When comes the weekend, everything is possible… even the worst. Claire, worried, checks her phone again. It’s past eight and her boyfriend, who’s supposed to come and fetch her, is nowhere to be found. They’ve been dating for six months now and Claire knows him well. Medhi’s always on time. François is […]

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From Socrates to Foucault. Philosophers on the test bench (De Socrate à Foucault)

PHILOSOPHY What is the real purpose of philosophy? Live better? Or to think better? Does it have access to knowledge and truths of a higher kind than Plato, Spinoza or Hegel believed? Is it just a method to “conduct reason well” (Descartes), to clarify ideas (Wittgenstein) or to create a new science of the mind […]

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The Human Being, this Strange Animal. The Origins of Language, Culture and Thought (L’Homme, cet étrange animal)

SOCIAL SCIENCES “The author, with remarkable clarity, reviews the most recent research…” — Maurice Godelier, La Recherche “Whether scientists, literary or philosophers, this beautiful book, a veritable encyclopedia of great richness, is for everyone.” — Pierre Attali, Cahiers rationalistes “A remarkable work. From time to time, a return to the roots is good. A must […]

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What Are You Running After? Inquiry into Human Nature (Après quoi tu cours ?)

SOCIAL SCIENCES  The homeless man, sitting on a bench with a bottle of beer in his hand, calls out to me: “What are you running after?” As I continue to run, I simply turn around and smile at his little provocation. He probably sees himself as a free man, free from the strange whims of […]

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Universal History of Stupidity (Histoire universelle de la connerie)

PSYCHOLOGY | HISTORY A bad fairy with a thousand faces has looked at the cradle of humanity: bullshit. It walks with us, faithful among the faithful, reinventing itself over the centuries and cultures. It castigates differences, enslaves, stirs up violence, cultivates cruelty, deflects technological advances, betrays political hopes, gangrene ideologies, and destroys the planet. It’ll […]

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Same Side Selling: How Integrity and Collaboration Drive Extraordinary Results For Sellers and Buyers

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP “Within three years of adopting Same Side Selling, our sales grew from $17M to over $100M without adding a bunch of salespeople.” —Howard Rogers, CEO & President of BrightClaim “Same Side Selling’s collaborative model is just what’s needed for selling to today’s savvy buyers.” —Jill Konrath, author of Selling to Big Companies […]

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