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Friendship To The Letter (Ceci est pour vous)

ESSAY Starting from the idea that “books are letters that one writes to one’s friends” (Roger Nimier), this accessible and perfectly documented book gives us access to an oddly neglected aspect of some of the most famous writers of French literature and their works. To whom does one address a novel? To the reader, of […]

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Our Ancestors The Germans (Nos ancetres les Germains)

HISTORY Our ancestors the Germans. Archaeologists in Nazi service Put to work by the Nazis, archaeology supplied scientific legitimacy to racial purification and the Germanification carried out by the Third Reich. It was an embarrassing secret that weighed heavily on post-war European archaeology. It was impossible to recognise that, while Nazi planners were reorganising Europe […]

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A Million Silent Revolutions (Un million de revolutions tranquilles)

SOCIETY – ECONOMY – ENVIRONMENT A Million Silent Revolutions. Work, Money, Housing, Health, Environment… Everything in the World That Citizens Change Agence France Presse journalist Bénédicte Manier was tired of hearing that there was no possible alternative to the liberal economic system. She decided to travel the globe and search for the opposite. She discovered […]

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Breakdown Guaranteed (Bon pour la casse)

ESSAY – ECONOMY – ENVIRONMENT Breakdown Guaranteed. The reasons for planned obsolescence An original book on the little-known but stupefying phenomena, which affects us all – planned obsolescence. It is amazing that in this day an age of technical progress and research of all kinds that a washing machine breaks down after eight years (when […]

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Surgeon of the Soul (Chirurgien de l’ame)

  MEMOIR SURGEON OF THE SOUL. Confessions Of A Man In Search Of Coherence Print run: 20,000 copies. In 2009, aged 36, the author fell victim to facial paralysis while he was touring the world to give lectures on the meaning of illness. But is anyone ever simply a victim? This book helps us to […]

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A Life Delivered. All Is Well That Ends Well (Une vie pour se mettre au monde)

ESSAY – SPIRITUAL Today when we think of getting old we think of “loss”. Loss of strength, loss of work (retirement), loss of place in society. It has become pejorative. Those creams aren’t “anti-wrinkle” they are “anti-getting old”. It is as if growing old has become a sickness when it is, in fact, the lot […]

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Factor 12. Why Income Should Be Capped (Facteur 12. Pourquoi il faut plafonner les revenus)

  POLITICS – ECONOMY An economist and a philosopher indicate how reducing income disparities could help overcome the crisis and move on to tomorrow’s economy. Nowadays, wage differences in multinationals can range from 1 to 2000. At the beginning of the 20th century, banker JP Morgan defined the maximum acceptable difference from 1 to 20. […]

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The Couple (Le couple)

Each spring, since May 2008, Guy Gilbert’s series of “Little Books” sheds a different, spiritual and caring light on major issues in contemporary society. They have all been very popular with the public and have become long-sellers, with sales that vary between 25,000 and 6,000 copies.   RELIGION – SPIRITUALITY – INSPIRATIONAL The Couple. How […]

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Take Care of Others (Occupe-toi des autres)

Each spring, since May 2008, Guy Gilbert’s series of “Little Books” sheds a different, spiritual and caring light on major issues in contemporary society. They have all been very popular with the public and have become long-sellers, with sales that vary between 25,000 and 6,000 copies. RELIGION – INSPIRATIONAL Take Care of Others. Solidarity, The […]

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The Romanov Tragedy: The Truth (La verite sur la tragedie des Romanov)

NON-FICTION – HISTORY On the night of the 16th of July 1918, the Bolsheviks executed Tsar Nicholas II, his wife Alexandra and their children, Olga (22 years old), Tatiana (21), Maria (19), Anastasia (17) and Alexis (13) in Yekaterinburg, in the Urals. That is the official version of events, one that Marc Ferro never believed. […]

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