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The Twins of Piolenc (Les jumeaux de Piolenc)

THRILLER Fast, tense, thrilling ― and timely. It is truly terrifying in its all-too-realistic premise. Highly recommended. — Michel Bussi Sharp and vivid, The Twins of Piolenc is Michel Bussi’s pick as best 2018 French thriller. A cleverly constructed page-turner. In August 1989, in the small village of Piolenc, southern France, Solène and Raphaël, eleven-year-old twins, […]

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New Ideas to Understand the 21st Century (Les idées nouvelles pour comprendre le XXIe siècle)

ESSAY | POLITICS At last: a clear and unbiased book to explain the new ideas in politics. Where do the concepts of ‘universal income’, ‘the commons’, ‘transhumanism’, ‘antispecism’, ‘heteropatriarchy’, ‘blockchain’, ‘digital currency’, ‘uberisation’ and ‘degrowth’ come from, and where are they leading us? These ideas have all burst into contemporary public debate in reaction to […]

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Memories of a Literary Treasure Hunter (Souvenirs d’un chasseur de trésors littéraires)

BIOGRAPHY | MEMOIRS The memoirs of a top editor, lawyer and literary treasure hunter. “Collection edited by Jean-Claude Zylberstein”. The phrase has been printed in over 20 million books. 10/18, Grands detectives, Domaine étranger, Pavillons, Texto… The prestigious collections created or edited by Jean-Claude Zylberstein all share the same idea: unearthing the international authors that […]

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Making Your Net Work: Mastering the Art and Science of Career and Business Networking

BUSINESS | SKILLS Making Your Net Work: Mastering the Art and Science of Career and Business Networking gives you both a time-tested process and hundreds of tips from two veteran networking experts to help you get the best results from your networking. Learn from Billy Dexter who has created one successful leadership network after another […]

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A Woman’s Vault: Unlocking the 7 Secrets to a Remarkable Life

PERSONNAL DEVELOPMENT| MOTIVATIONAL A Woman’s Vault is a book that you’ll want to carry with you everywhere because of its ability to change your experience as a woman. Throughout each chapter you will unlock the 7 secrets to feminine power and creating a remarkable life. Although these secrets are not completely unknown, like the Golden […]

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The Trust Puzzle: How to Keep Your Company on the Ethical High Road

BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT The Trust Puzzle is a fast-paced summary of the ethics questions facing business today. Frank Bucaro helps leaders focus on what’s important and keep the moral compass calibrated. This book is a reference that I can go back to again and again. — Matt Calabro, Chief Compliance Officer Northern Trust Asset Management […]

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Questioneering: The New Model for Innovative Leaders in the Digital Age

BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT “A phenomenal job of synthesizing the wisdom of experience with the reality of executives who thought they were doing the right thing but jumped to the ‘predictable’ solutions based on their own biases, agenda or tactical reality.” — Richard J. Cantwell, Affiliate at MIT “Bradley uses simple terms and tried-and-true teaching strategies to […]

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Peak Your Profits! The Explosive Business-Growth System

BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT “Loaded with ideas to maximize your profits. The time for breaking records is now!” – Jeffrey Gitomer, author of The Little Red Book of Selling “This great book will work miracles in your career…and your life!” —Og Mandino, Author/Speaker “This fast-moving, entertaining book is ‘must’ reading for every person who is serious […]

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A Bird in the House

COMMERCIAL FICTION A Bird in the House is a story about loss, secrets, and the redeeming power of friendship.  After the death of his beloved wife, Mohamed flees war-torn Libya with his young son, Ahmed. Arriving in the heart of the English countryside, father and son stumble into the seemingly tranquil world of widow, Betty, […]

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Best Wishes, Sister B.

COMMERCIAL FICTION It’s Vicar of Dibley meets Call the Midwife. A guaranteed feel-good novel. Prayer and ingenuity have kept the little convent of St. Winifreda in the fen going for centuries, but now the roof leaks, the bell tower is crumbling and rats have moved in. The Bishop wants to send the sisters to a […]

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