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Education That Works. The Neuroscience of Building a More Effective Higher Education

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT | EDUCATION | TEACHING  “James Stellar draws on his deep knowledge of neuroscience and his years of experience as an academic officer at major universities to make the case for adding experiential education to traditional, class-based undergraduate programs. The book’s title―Education That Works―tells it all. Quite simply, experiential education is a pedagogy that […]

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Why It Hurts. A Physician’s Insights on The Purpose of Pain

HEALTH When pain is treated without discovering the underlying cause, we’re making a huge mistake. It’s like shutting off the power to a burning building because the sound of the fire alarm is bothering you. You have to put the fire out. — Live Strong Anyone who wants to better understand the nature of pain, […]

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Expensive Sentences. Debunking the Common Myths that Derail Decisions and Sabotage Success

BUSINESS & MANAGEMENT “A thoroughly engaging read that will improve your decision making both professionally and personally.” — Scott McKeon – Professor of Economics, Stanford University “A few words. Phrases we use every day. They seem so innocent. And yet left un-examined, they cost us dearly, both personally and professionally. In Expensive Sentences Jack Quarles […]

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Thousand Suns (Mille soleils)

COMMERCIAL FICTION What a surprising and novel read! It’s like we were transported right to La Pampa!!! — ​Betty Nizan, Super U Savenay Four erudite characters passionate about the stars and astrophysics are on board a 4×4, traveling the rugged roads of Argentina to reach an exact point from which to observe the heavens and […]

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Good Girls Go to Heaven, Bad Girls Go Everywhere (Les gentilles filles vont au paradis, les autres là où elles veulent)

WOMEN’S FICTION A sexy New York comedy! “Take an ambitious thirty-year-old with explosive culinary talents, add some crazy friends and a group of women with well-tempered character, give them conspiratorial confidences, and bring a man as seductive as he is haughty and full of himself… Mix well, salt, pepper, and you’ll get a romantic comedy […]

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Create or Hate: Successful People Make Things

BUSINESS  A modern day Zen master’s guide to one’s creativity and value! – Joel Castillo Thank you so much Dan, this is honestly up there with the most inspiring, kick-arse books I have ever read. – Krystal Abbott One of the most motivating, inspiring, and easily digestible texts I have ever read. – Kirsty Petersen I defy anyone […]

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Our France (Notre France)

ESSAY Raphaël Glucksmann retraces the history of a France that loves freedom, revolt and foreign influences. – Libération The 36-year-old author publishes with Our France an in-depth look at the progressive and open structure of French identity, in response to the false rhetoric of decline à la Zemmour. – Les Inrockuptibles  The French essayist methodically […]

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Adieu

CRIME | SUSPENSE  An unsolved series of murders. A cop’s unhealthy obsession. Ten year’s of investigation. Between Seven and The Pledge: the new thriller from Jacques Expert.  2001, Chatenay Malabry. A mother with her son and daughter are found killed in their home. An ostensibly ordinary family. The father is missing. Is he a victim too, or […]

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Two Drops of Water (Deux gouttes d’eau)

CRIME | SUSPENSE  A young woman is found dead in her apartment in Boulogne-Billancourt, massacred by blows from an axe. Using footage from a city video surveillance camera, her friend Antoine Deloye is identified leaving her home with the murder weapon in his hand. Immediately placed under arrest, Antoine maintains his innocence. He accuses his […]

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Who? (Qui?)

Jacques Expert works magic with news items, probing into the depths of psychology and enlisting all his force for this thriller that screams with truth. – Le Point CRIME| SUSPENSE An old murder, four suspects: just one is guilty. 1994: Carpentras, southeastern France. At the Great Oak residential housing estate, everyone knows everyone and nothing […]

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