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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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Did You Remember To…? (T’as pensé à…?)

SOCIETY | RELATIONSHIPS Self-defense guide on the mental load A 33-year-old teacher and mother of a young child, openly and fiercely feminist, sees her world crumble the day she realizes she has been unconsciously replicating an age-old model: that of the woman taking charge of the entire organization and management of the household. After months […]

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500 Wisdoms from around the World to Live without Stress (500 sagesses du monde pour vivre sans stress)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT An unprecedented editorial proposal for high school students and students: 500 wisdoms from around the world to perform well at school, find inner stability and succeed. These treasures of wisdom will help teens and parents calm down internal conflict, reduce stress and find the best balance. Aurélie Godefroy is a French journalist, host […]

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Philotherapy: the Book that is Good for You (Philothérapie : Le livre qui vous fait du bien)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | PHILOSOPHY The philotherapist answers to the most anxiety-provoking questions of daily life by relying on the thoughts of the greatest philosophers. This guide book contains many transcribed consultations. Nathanael Masselot broaches key concepts of everyday life: friendship, love, loyalty, death, separation, success, happiness … The greatest philosophers become life coaches! Nathanaël Masselot […]

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250 Things to Know about Star Wars (Star Wars 250 anecdotes)

POPULAR CULTURE On the occasion of the next Star Wars episode, Chris Pavone shares 250 anecdotes for all fans of the Saga. Secrets about the film shooting, allusions placed in the movies, anecdotes about the actors or the directors, interesting information about the making of and the sound effects, unusual origins of the names of […]

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Without an Audience (Zonder Publiek)

DEBUT NOVEL The characters are portrayed so lovingly that to learn about their fate is deeply touching. — Lies Visschedijk, actress Impressive and moving, I read this novel in one breathless sitting. — Monique van de Ven, actress Very recognizable and delightfully written. — Willeke van Ammelrooy, actress The debut novel of scriptwriter and former […]

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