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Our Hair Will Turn Grey With Our Eyes (Nos cheveux blanchiront avec nos yeux)

LITERARY FICTION “When you love, you must leave,” Blaise Cendrars wrote. The narrator’s initiatory journey will bring him back to the essentials. Vinau’s debut novel treats the universal themes of love and freedom with sensitivity, talent and emotion. Young Walther leaves the woman he loves and who is pregnant with their child to go and […]

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Change! (Changer d’economie)

Originally published in France by Editions Les Liens qui Libèrent. ECONOMY – CURRENT AFFAIRS Following Le Manifeste d’économistes atterrés (The Appalled Economists Manifesto—published in 2010 with 85 000 copies sold to date and rights sold in several languages) and 20 ans d’aveuglement (Twenty Years of Blindness—Spring 2011, 20 000 copies sold), here is the highly […]

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The Manifesto of the Appalled Economists (Le Manifeste des economistes atterres)

ECONOMY – CURRENT AFFAIRS Crisis and Debt in Europe: 10 Pseudo “Obvious facts,” 22 Measures to drive the debate out of the dead end. Originally published by Editions Les Liens qui Libèrent. Collaborators: Philippe Askenazy (CNRS); Thomas Coutrot (scientific council of ATTAC); André Orléan (CNRS, EHESS, president of the French Association for Political Economy); Henri […]

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Courtray. July 11th 1302 (Courtrai. 11 juillet 1302)

HISTORY This book makes us rediscover how an improvised force defeated a classic feudal army and sheds light on a turning point in European construction. It is the first to focus on the Battle of Courtrai that saw Philippe IV (le Bel) of France and his knights take on a Flemish force. Prior to Azincourt […]

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I Was an 8-Year-Old in the Warsaw Ghetto (J’avais huit ans dans le ghetto de Varsovie)

AUTOBIOGRAPHY – HISTORY There were people who got by, there were people who risked their lives for their families and children. Some of those living in the Ghetto were incredibly brave, they were also very inventive. People like my parents; they struggled and fought without ever thinking of their destiny which was… death. Régine Frydman […]

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Mister Ho (Monsieur Ho)

LITERARY FICTION Name: Mister Ho Occupation: civil servant Distinguishing feature: discreet by nature Task: Conduct a census of 1.3 billion people In a country where being alive means being part of a collective, Mister Ho leads the calm life of an invisible minor civil servant. And yet, somewhere in the Higher Spheres, they have other […]

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Earthly Attraction (Attraction terrestre)

Finalist – Prix France-Québec ~ Longlisted for the Prix des libraires du Québec LITERARY FICTION This is the story of two men. The first is an embalmer, a doctor’s son who, unable to look after the living, has devoted himself to the dead. The second, a sickly pianist, alleviates his solitude by consorting with the ghosts […]

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Umbrellas (Parapluies)

LITERARY FICTION The rain started to fall the day Matteo disappeared. Before his unexpected departure, Béatrice did not think she would need a life jacket to swim through her life. To keep her head out of the water, she clings to Aisha, an imaginary Somali girl who enters her life while Béatrice listens to the […]

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Heaven’s Door (La porte du ciel)

Under the Louisiana sun, two young girls grow up, one in the shadows of the other. Eleanor and Eve will live different lives. One of them is white, the other black. It is the Civil War and the country is torn apart. LITERARY FICTION Someone builds an impossible church in the middle of a marsh. […]

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How To Succeed In Your Hypermodernity And Save The Rest Of Your Life In 25 Easy Steps

LITERARY FICTION It wasn’t supposed to happen this way, right? The modern world has let us down—has let you down. No doubt, a day will come when you say “Enough.” Maybe a spring day, at daybreak. Your father will be dead, your dream girl gone, and your aspirations in tatters. If you have any strength left, […]

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