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Stronger than any Goodbye (Più forte di ogni addio)

YOUNG ADULT NOVEL Book by book, Enrico Galiano has become an idol to his readers. There is no-one who can talk to adolescents and adults alike using universal language of emotions. It’s important to say what you feel and say it at the right moment. This is what Michele and Nina are about to discover, […]

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The Garden of Monsters (Il Giardino dei mostri)

NOVEL A complex and appealing novel, somewhere between a rural epic, a Bildungsroman and an artist’s biography. The setting is between 1987 and 1990 in a town in Maremma, Tuscany, too famous to be named. The stories of two families – local horse breeders, the Biaginis, and the bourgeois Roman Sanfilippis – interweave, whilst the […]

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The Lingering Sound of the Waves (È il suono delle onde che resta)

NOVEL|WOMEN’S FICTION It’s Christmas Eve on a remote island in the middle of a dark sea. Caterina is an eccentric old woman, an artist who has chosen for herself a life of solitude. She lives secluded in her house on the cliff, a place where she brings to life her works of art. Suddenly, she […]

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Deep Past

THRILLER “Fascinating … masterly … intriguing … page-turning” — Starred Publishers Weekly “An excellent thriller with real meat on the bones … makes you think as well as sweat.” — Lee Child, author of the Jack Reacher novels “DEEP PAST is an extraordinary novel on so many levels. It is a gripping thriller in terms of […]

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The Sandman (Le Marchand de Sable)

FICTION| NEW ADULT  From the unquestionable queen of French new adult novel, Gaïa Alexia, comes an irresistible tale of love. For months, Nola Nott fights against sleep as hard as she can. As soon as she feels tired and falls asleep, a mysterious and harrowing man haunts her dreams. Announced by blood-red butterflies and sprinkling […]

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The Specter (O Espectro)

NON-FICTION| POLITICS| BIOGRAPHY  What led a rich country with the largest oil reserves on the planet and a strategic location to the biggest financial and institutional collapse of the West? The destruction of Venezuela is only the most obvious face of an intricate network of political and criminal organizations that were either created or sponsored […]

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The Thief of Days (Il Ladro di Giorni)

FICTION A movie based on the book, produced by Indigo Film and starring Riccardo Scamarcio, is soon to be released. A boy and his father, who has just come out of prison, set off on a long drive to southern Italy. During the course of the adventurous journey, from Trentino to Puglia via Cilento, they […]

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The Division (La Partition)

LITERARY FICTION About the author’s previous work: An electric style. A voice that is singular and just. — Elle A clear, fluid and musical style. — France Info Her sober and crystalline writing touches us just the right way. — Le Parisien Diane Brasseur paints a gallery of souls, a family fresco that begins in […]

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Eight Destinies. They Turned Personal Suffering into a Collective Opportunity (Huit Destins. Ils ont Transformé une Epreuve Personnelle en Chance Collective)

ESSAY| SOCIETY  They repaired the world. They’re designing a positive society. The feat of the eight “ordinary heroes” of this book was not accomplished in a day — far from it. They suffered a hard blow, went through hardship, and turned it into something great for all of us through courage, energy and altruism, often […]

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How We’re Going to Save the World. Manifesto for Climate Justice (Comment Nous Allons Sauver le Monde. Notre Affaire à Tous)

MANIFESTO The most-signed petition in French history. — Les Inrocks Everybody’s Business has filed lawsuits against individual governments and the European Union, against multinational corporations and those who fund them. So far,over two million citizens have signed the Affaire du siècle (Case of the Century) petition,which supports the lawsuit against France for climate inaction. Our […]

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