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Esther’s Notebooks vol. 3 (Les Cahiers d’Esther t.3)

COMICS – SERIES Riad Sattouf continues to vividly describe adolescence like no other. — ELLE The new Petit Nicolas! — Europe 1 Esther’s Notebooks perfectly marries the language and vision of pre-teens today.— L’Obs What is once again a strength , as often is the case in Riad Sattouf’s comics, is that through the eyes of Esther, we […]

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Power and Care. Towards Balance for our Common Future—Science, Society and Spirituality in Dialogue with the Dalai Lama

SOCIETY | PSYCHOLOGY | SPIRITUALITY Preface by His Holiness The Dalai Lama With the aim for a balanced, common future, 19 renowned researchers and leaders present their work to the Dalai Lama within the context of the forces of ‘power and care.’ This dialogue includes perspectives from: Ethology, anthropology, and ecology Psychology, endocrinology, and neuroscience […]

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The World of Tomorrow. How technology impacts the way we live and work (De wereld van morgen)

SOCIETY | LIFESTYLE | TECHNOLOGY  The World of Tomorrow is a must-read for those who want to be future-ready. Trendwatcher and futurist Richard van Hooijdonk gives us a glimpse into the amazing world of tomorrow. He shows us how quickly our lives change and what impact it has on the way we live and work. What […]

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The War of the Earth and the Men (La Guerre de la terre et des hommes)

LITERARY FICTION turba (latin) : crowd or vegetable matter 1945: the war is over, though the final outcome is being played out elsewhere. Ian Bute and Tolkien travel East with Churchill, and as they do so the secrets of an ancient, millenial Europe come to light. They encounter seventy archetypal men from through the ages, […]

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Devil’s Claw In Etosha (KO, vol. 3) (Griffe du diable à Etosha (KO, Tome 3))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Namibia The body of an explorer, horribly mutilated, is delivered to jackals on the Coast of the Skeletons. Who wanted to prevent him from sending his report? The Chinese and American multinational companies who are fighting to exploit the region? Or those crazy environmental survivalists, ready to do anything to keep […]

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Operation Mosul (KO, vol. 2) (Opération Mossoul (KO, Tome 2))

CRIME | SUSPENSE | THRILLER Iraq A tragic New Year’s Day in Cologne. Hundreds of Germans are assaulted. By whom? And why do the media seem to want to remain silent? A wealthy Iranian woman, whose daughter is among the victims, charges Kali Grant and her twin brother, Odys, with discovering the truth. The investigation crosses […]

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Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do The Day After Tomorrow Just As Well. (Pourquoi remettre au lendemain ce qui peut être fait le surlendemain?)

ESSAY | HUMOR ‘Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week,’ so says a Spanish proverb. To which Mark Twain replies: ‘Never Put Off Till Tomorrow What You Can Do The Day After Tomorrow Just As Well.’ As the title suggests, this book takes sides with the satirist to poke fun at our inclination toward […]

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In Every City (In alle steden)

LITERARY FICTION ‘You simply must read In alle steden: Aukelien Weverling is a tremendous asset fort he Dutch literature.’ A.F.Th. van der Heijden ‘Breathtaking and unmatched.’ Thomas Rosenboom ‘The Dutch literature is enriched with an important novel, an instant classic.’ Walter van den Berg What does the future hold for a society based on fear […]

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The Waffle Factory (De wafelfabriek)

LITERARY FICTION One can only admire Helinski’s ironic subtlety, which is based more on classic writers like Gogol than on any modern trends. And on his own talent for comic absurdity. An allegory? A fairy tale? A dystopia? Whatever it is, Helinski is a born storyteller. — NRC Handelsblad The Waffle Factory is about the […]

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It’s Always Midnight Somewhere (Il est toujours minuit quelque part)

 SUSPENSE | PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER “An unputdownable psychological thriller.” — Lire Bill Herrington is a happy man. In his fifties, an ideal husband, and a happy father, he holds a position as a professor of literature at a prestigious university. Everything works for the best in the best of all worlds… until the day he finds, […]

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