Tag Archives: Portuguese

Live and Let Live (Leven en laten leven)

LITERARY FICTION ‘Once again, [Hendrik’s] observations of human behavior are as sharp as they are witty.’ — Algemeen Dagblad ‘Sounds like a light version of Herman Koch.’ — Trouw ‘How brilliant [Hendrik] is, again! Of course the story is very different, but you immediately recognize his trademark, villainous humor and enjoyable style.’ — Amber Martensen, […]

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Cats in History (Chats : Les 100 qui ont fait l’histoire)

ANIMALS | HISTORY 100 cats who made history! Cats escort historical great men and women ever since Antiquity! Dorica Lucaci intend to offer us a book gathering 100 cats’ portraits who had a role in history. On the menu: Egyptian cats, Napoleon, second world war or Stalingrad’s battle cats, Cathar cats, the Templar’s ones… Obviously, the […]

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The Secret Philosophy of Birds (Petite philosophie secrète des oiseaux)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | WELL-BEING There is a lot we can learn from the birds. Through thirty little lessons of wisdom, inspired from how they live, this book invites us to re-centre our lives and pay closer attention to our natural inner needs. Proving that help sometimes comes from the most unlikely of sources, this lovely […]

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Cruel is the End (Così crudele è la fine)

THRILLER | SUSPENSE Rome, a lazy city swept by the summer heat is the setting of a series of silent and claustrophobic crimes. Murders cast a black light on the city, even law enforcement is filled with concern. Called to investigate, Commissioner Enrico Mancini feels strongly motivated for the first time in far too many […]

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The Legend of the Boy who Believed in the Sea (La leggenda del ragazzo che credeva nel mare)

FICTION When he dives into the water, Marco feels free. It’s only then that he manages to forget the years he’s spent between one foster family and another, thinking of his parents, about whom he knows nothing, apart from the birthmark shaped like a starfish that he’s probably inherited from them. But now Marco is […]

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The Sky After Us (Il cielo dopo di noi)

FICTION Milan, 1944. It’s dawn. At last the sky is silent and unencumbered but the bombing has reduced the city to a heap of rubble. Gemma must go. She has to protect her son, Alberto. Uncle Giacinto lives in the country. There, she and Alberto will be safe, far from the Germans, far from the […]

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Age Isn’t the Same for Everyone (L’età non è uguale per tutti)

HEALTH | DIET Everything depends on others. Only time is our own. — Seneca Can youth be extended? The answer is yes. An illustrated book which teaches us to protect our body and our health, with practical suggestions on diet and physical exercise. Is it possible to extend youth, inverting the ageing process? The answer […]

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As You See Me. The Story of a Girl Who Was Meant to Be a Boy (Telle que tu me vois. L’Histoire d’une fille qui aurait dû être un garçon)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT A true lesson of life, courage, and love. — Janette Magazine The fresh and touching account, full of humour, of a young girl who discovered at the age of fifteen that she should have been born a boy. How to construct a life as a woman after this discovery? Could you forgive your […]

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Heaven’s Door. When Life Resists Death (Aux portes de l’inconnu. Quand la vie résiste à la mort)

PERSONAL ACCOUNT | SPIRITUALITY | HUMOR An incredible testimony! Olivier Emphoux is an embalmer by calling. Conscientious, attentive, he respectfully prepares the dead for their last journey. His uncommon job leads him to take care of more than 10,000 deceased all around the world. Today, he talks about all the incredible things he saw, felt, […]

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I’ll See If I Can Make It. The Silent Revolution of the Introvert (Ik moet nog even kijken of ik kan)

Nijgh & van Ditmar PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | HEALTH Handy tips, expert input, lists, gadgets for introverts, introvert lingo and  various introvert struggles. Introversion – suddenly everyone seems to be talking about it. The subject is nothing new to introverts themselves, of course; they always knew they existed. But for the rest of the world, it […]

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