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Falling (Vallen)

WOMEN’S FICTION Women’s Fiction Van Laren’s spicy, original voice, and her wit and self-reflection make this novel a joy to read! — Meerdansandra.nl (*****) A wonderful novel packed with great characters and good humour! — Kwanteinwonderland.com (*****) Looking for a novel with humour, an exclusive insight into the world of music, and love? Make sure […]

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The Embalmer, or the Despicable Confession of Victor Renard (L’Embaumeur: ou l’odieuse confession de Victor Renard)

HISTORICAL FICTION After the revelation of The Confessions of Constanze Mozart (Plon, 2003) and seven years’ work, Isabelle Duquesnoy returns with a new literary and historical treasure. Rabelaisian grotesque mixed with the obsessive, morbid power of Sükskind’s Perfume and the freedom of Jean Teulé. There is something of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, the unforgettable character of Süskind’s […]

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Madly, Mademoiselle (Mademoiselle, à la folie!)

FICTION A moving duet of two women caught in an intimate tragedy, reminiscent of Françoise Sagan’s light but profound writing and the concise reserve of Marcelle Sauvageot’s Commentary (A Tale). Catherine is soaring at the peak of her existence. Unique and admired, she has kissed the most desirable actors and acted in the most successful […]

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Always Eat Left Handed: 15 Surprising Secrets for Killing It At Work And In Real Life

SELF HELP | BUSINESS “Positively addictive … the most entertaining ‘business book’ I’ve read this year.” — DAN ROAM, author of “Draw To Win”    “A rare treat with an illuminating point of view you probably haven’t heard before. I adored this book.” — NANCY DUARTE, CEO of Duarte, Inc. and best-selling author   “The opposite of […]

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Football, Kremlin’s Weapon (Le football, arme du Kremlin)

ESSAY | POLITICS The 2018 FIFA World Cup will be hosted by Russia. The event is a consecration for the country’s relationship to football which, more than just a sport, has always been an instrument of power. Ever since it was introduced in the Soviet Union, the “beautiful game” has been the theater for power […]

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The Megarothke

SCI-FI | HORROR  A shocking, gripping debut sci-fi/horror novel infused with Nietzschean philosophy, exploring humanity’s darkest desire for transcendence. Blade Runner meets Westworld via Resident Evil in this shockingly powerful debut sci-fi/horror novel. Seven years after the limitless depths of the Hollow War decimated Earth, leaving only 50,000 humans to fight for their survival in […]

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My Pet Serial Killer

LITERARY THRILLER Seidlinger twists the knife and unfolds a tightly controlled sense of mayhem … a riveting read of psycho-geography. — 21c MAGAZINE Equal parts crime novel, meditation on the American thriller film aesthetic, and sly critique of intimacy and romance in the 21st century. — THE FANZINE Seidlinger is the sickest of the fucks. […]

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Hug Chickenpenny: The Panegyric of an Anomalous Child

COMING OF AGE TALE Zahler’s a fabulous storyteller… — Kurt Russell, star of the film Bone Tomahawk The only thing a Zahler work seems to promise its audience is that it will be wildly different from the one that preceded it. With Hug Chickenpenny Zahler has once again mashed seemingly incompatible genres to produce a story that […]

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The Woman Who Ran Away (La femme qui fuit)

FICTION A book of incandescent beauty. Divided into short chapters, comparable to short poems or Polaroids from a certain era, La Femme qui fuit describes our shared history. — Geneviève Patterson, Châtelaine A moving book combining historical reality and pure fiction. — Mario Cloutier, La Presse It’s about a nameless despair, an unbearable sadness. But […]

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Coffee! A Waiter, Please (Café ! Un garçon s’il vous plaît)

WOMEN’S FICTION What do they all have in common? Love really is their cup of tea. It all starts with a good cup of coffee. You just have to ask. Except when you make a slip of the tongue… You asked the café to bring you a waiter? Hold on! Here’s one, served on a […]

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