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Assad

BIOGRAPHY What goes on in the head of Bachar El-Assad? Régis Le Sommier is one of the few journalists to have met the Syrian president several times since the beginning of the Syrian War. – france inter How can a journalist face up to a tyrant? Exclude him from his scope of investigation? Or approach […]

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The Secret Philosophy of Birds (Petite philosophie secrète des oiseaux)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | WELL-BEING There is a lot we can learn from the birds. Through thirty little lessons of wisdom, inspired from how they live, this book invites us to re-centre our lives and pay closer attention to our natural inner needs. Proving that help sometimes comes from the most unlikely of sources, this lovely […]

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Everyone Loves Bruce Willis (Tout le monde aime Bruce Willis)

CRIME FICTION After The Predators’ Ball and We Remember the Names of the Assassins, Dominique Maisons is back with a story that rivals the great American crime novels. She’s got it all… or does she? Rose Century is 20 years old and worth millions at the box office. Dozens of assistants are on hand to […]

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The Battlefield (Le champ de bataille)

FICTION Teen angst… as seen by the parents The problem with having kids is that they grow up. With no warning, one day they start slamming doors, getting bad grades and talking in monosyllables. Above all, they stop seeing you as perfect. And that can be hard to take. Science tells us that it is […]

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Self-Confidence: A Philosophy (La confiance en soi, une philosophie)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT An accessible essay on the mechanisms of self-confidence, in the same vein as his best-seller The Virtues of Failure, translated in 12 languages.  One is not born with self-confidence, nor does one acquire it with sheer determination. It is the result of an alchemy, the surprising synthesis of three distinct forces. A force […]

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Treat Yourself Well: 30 Experiments in Nature to Lead a Better Life (Faites-vous du bien. 30 expériences nature pour vivre mieux)

HEALTH | WELL-BEING | NATURE Careful, this book will bring you a contagious ‘joie de vivre’! This profound yet light book will bring a pause in your life. Accessible to all, it advises you thirty fundamental experiments that are concrete and effective against stress, and opens the doors to serenity. It takes you by the […]

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The Neanderthals from A to Z (Neandertal de A à Z)

ESSAY | HISTORY Being trendy is being Neanderthal…You’ll learn plenty of things from this book. — France Info With this pedagogic and exhaustive approach, all kinds of readers will definitely find their niche! This book will expand your horizons! — Site Hominidés​ The reference book on the Neanderthals The Neanderthals are not completely extinct! They […]

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The House to the Right of My Grandmother’s (La Maison à droite de celle de ma grand-mère)

FICTION “Giacomo, come quick. The doctors are quite certain, the end is near.” That is how our young hero, a mischievous, daydreaming translator, returns to the island of his childhood, where his grandmother’s health is failing. And even though he has a deadline to meet, suddenly the whole of Sardinia is keeping him there: Maria, […]

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Somewhere Between Good and Evil (Quelque part entre le bien et le mal)

CRIME FICTION  “Christophe Molmy has always dreamed of a life: his own … Robberies, hostage-situations, frenzied … interfere in his daily – inevitably novelistic – life.” — Libération “Taking on the writing role, [the BRI chief, Christophe Molmy] leaves behind the necessary rigidity of his career to form a plot, tie its threads, craft a rhythm, […]

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Paris-Venice (Paris-Venise)

LITERARY FICTION Striking and mordant expressions, a certain poetry fluttering prettily on the pages. Florent Oiseau does it again in this beautiful journey. — Librairie Bookstore, Biarritz Florent Oiseau, a young, audacious author who flies from his own wings!…This young author is extremely promising…Lively and funny writing, and God knows it requires talent to hilariously […]

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