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The Battle of Moscow, 1941(La Bataille de Moscou, 1941)

HISTORY Presented by Alexander Werth – Translated by Evelyn Werth The Battle of Moscow 1941 is a unique account of a key moment in the war on the Eastern front, when the Nazis seemed invincible. The first of three War Notes by Alexander Werth from his time in the USSR, Moscow 41 describes the atmosphere […]

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We Are Fine Here (Ici, ça va)

LITERARY FICTION It is with small, subtle touches that this second airy novel addresses serious subjects, such as grief caused by absence, the fragility of existence and its most reliable remedy: Ema’s love. A young couple moves into what seems to be an abandoned house with the aim to rebuild themselves while reconstructing the place. […]

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Cursed Education (Maudite education)

LITERARY FICTION A coming of age story set against the backdrop of a country that was all over the news not too long ago, yet which remains relatively unknown to us. 1970s Haiti. While the country is ruled by dictator Duvalier, teenager Carl Vausier is torn between his fear for his rigid father and the […]

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Napoleon, War Chief (Napoleon, chef de guerre)

HISTORY – BIOGRAPHY In this unprecedented work, the incomparably sourced storyteller, Jean Tulard explores with panache and for the first time Napoleon’s genius, his charismatic relationship with his officers and the rank and file alike, the working of the Grande Armée, and all questions in between. This biographical portrait of Napoleon as a man of […]

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Secret Mission. Addis-Abeba – Jerusalem (Mission secrete. Addis-Abeba – Jerusalem)

TRUE STORY 1984: Operation Moses Israel, with the help of the CIA, organizes the massive rescue of Ethiopia’s Jews, the Falashas, who for 2000 years had been dreaming of a return to Zion. For two months and in top secret an air bridge ferried Jews from Khartoum to Tel Aviv, via Brussels, Rome or Basel. […]

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Friendship To The Letter (Ceci est pour vous)

ESSAY Starting from the idea that “books are letters that one writes to one’s friends” (Roger Nimier), this accessible and perfectly documented book gives us access to an oddly neglected aspect of some of the most famous writers of French literature and their works. To whom does one address a novel? To the reader, of […]

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Our Ancestors The Germans (Nos ancetres les Germains)

HISTORY Our ancestors the Germans. Archaeologists in Nazi service Put to work by the Nazis, archaeology supplied scientific legitimacy to racial purification and the Germanification carried out by the Third Reich. It was an embarrassing secret that weighed heavily on post-war European archaeology. It was impossible to recognise that, while Nazi planners were reorganising Europe […]

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A Million Silent Revolutions (Un million de revolutions tranquilles)

SOCIETY – ECONOMY – ENVIRONMENT A Million Silent Revolutions. Work, Money, Housing, Health, Environment… Everything in the World That Citizens Change Agence France Presse journalist Bénédicte Manier was tired of hearing that there was no possible alternative to the liberal economic system. She decided to travel the globe and search for the opposite. She discovered […]

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Breakdown Guaranteed (Bon pour la casse)

ESSAY – ECONOMY – ENVIRONMENT Breakdown Guaranteed. The reasons for planned obsolescence An original book on the little-known but stupefying phenomena, which affects us all – planned obsolescence. It is amazing that in this day an age of technical progress and research of all kinds that a washing machine breaks down after eight years (when […]

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Surgeon of the Soul (Chirurgien de l’ame)

  MEMOIR SURGEON OF THE SOUL. Confessions Of A Man In Search Of Coherence Print run: 20,000 copies. In 2009, aged 36, the author fell victim to facial paralysis while he was touring the world to give lectures on the meaning of illness. But is anyone ever simply a victim? This book helps us to […]

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