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Notes of an Old Lover (Carnets d’un vieil amoureux)

Preface by Philippe Delerm – Edited and arranged by Claire Hauter and Bernard Fillaire – B/W illustrations in-text NARRATIVE NON-FICTION Written with a vigorous style, these notes combine to make an exceptional document that shatters the image of sexless old age. It is an elixir against giving up. On the first of January 1927, 16-year-old […]

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The Knight and His Shadow (Le Cavalier et son ombre)

LITERARY FICTION A serious and lyrical novel inspired by the oral tradition and written by one of the most distinctive voices on the African continent. Meditating on the human condition through the tragedies and hopes of Africa, he shows us that hope that remains, in spite of everything.

 In a small town, a lone traveler […]

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The World Has No Time To Spare (Le monde n’a plus de temps a perdre)

GLOBAL POLITICS – CURRENT AFFAIRS With the challenges that we face today this work acts as a siren call, it asks what we can do to bring about concrete change in how the world is run. Through the lens of six of the current problems affecting the world the authors argue for the implementation of […]

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Fatal Fall (Fatale val)

COMMERCIAL FICTION – WOMEN’S LITERATURE Two close friends, called “the Daphnes” by their friends and colleagues as they’re both called Daphne and are journalists with the same daily news show, decide to go a 3-month trip through the Middle East. When they’re in Jordan visiting the old town of Petra, a local advises them to […]

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Just Live! (Vivez !)

INSPIRATION-SPIRITUAL / AUTOBIOGRAPHY Two years ago, at the age of 91, Stéphane Hessel wrote a small pamphlet that became an unexpected bestseller Indignez-vous (Time for Outrage). It was a call-to-arm for millions around the world and was translated into over thirty countries. But who is he really?  He shares his values and inspirations in this […]

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Cooking, an Emotion (Cuisiner, un sentiment)

FRENCH FOOD PHILOSOPHY Every Thursday, Jacky Durand shows us around in the kitchen in his foody column. This book stems from these nuggets, which have been carefully selected, re-seasoned, and made even more tasteful to satisfy our palate. It is the perfect companion for the food lover and it will appeal to readers of Anthony […]

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Walking, a Philosophy (Marcher, une philosophie)

ACCESSIBLE PHILOSOPHY Walking is a topical theme in the era of carpooling, sustainable development, and the slow movement which has gained popularity in various countries. This small, accessible, and yet profound treatise on philosophy was an unexpected bestseller upon its release (25,000 copies sold in trade format, and it continues to sell well in pocket […]

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Dinner Time on the Titanic. 40 Recipes Before the Iceberg

HISTORY – COOKING You are invited to board the Titanic, sit at its passengers’ dinner tables and share what will be the last pleasure for many of them. The dinners served on board just before the shipwreck inhabit the flavor of a vanished world, of which they faithfully recreate the splendor and reality. This unusual […]

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The Matter of Conscience Laboratory (Le laboratoire des cas de conscience)

ETHICS – PHILOSOPHY – LITERARY CRITICISM Big philosophical and ethical questions are made accessible to all in this short book: do we have the right to sacrifice one life in order to save several others? How far should our solidarity go for someone who means nothing to us? How to do justice when there is […]

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To Rule Is To Serve. The Political Paradox of the Middle Ages

HISTORY – POLITICAL SCIENCE In the thirteenth century, the founders of religious orders – starting with Francis of Assisi – revolutionize “governance.” According to the Gospel, he who holds the power must be at the service of those he governs, and challenged constantly. A very topical message. “The first shall be the last, the last […]

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