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Help! I’ve Been Eaten by Words (Au secours! Les mots m’ont mangé)

LITERARY FICTION Bernard Pivot narrates with extravaganza the fate of a writer… an opportunity to have fun with language, spelling and literary life. – Lire This text is a declaration of love for language. Pivot puts words in his mouth. He consumes himself. Or rather, he consumes you. – Le Figaro littéraire Bernard Pivot delivers his […]

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The Power of the Voice (Le pouvoir de la voix)

ESSAY | POPULAR SCIENCE It’s absolutely passionate! – RTL An expert, recognised as one of the most important people in his field! – Europe 1 At the crossroads of medicine, biology and sociology. – France Culture The power of the voice exists in us all. – Interview, L’Opinion Jean Abitbol evokes new ways to look after […]

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Alexis Vassilkov, or the Turbulent Life of Maupassant’s Son (Alexis Vassilkov ou La vie tumultueuse du fils de Maupassant)

LITERARY FICTION “A real page-turner, with diabolical suspense that makes it impossible to put down. An absolutely fascinating book written in a precise, elegant style. A real find. Run out and grab it, this is one of the best books of the year.” – Gerard Collard The unknown story of Maupassant’s son. Shortly before he […]

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Meditating with Children (Méditer avec les enfants)

WELL-BEING | SPIRITUALITY A simple and realistic guide. – Zen’ecole Clarisse Gardet proposes a caring, joyful and simple approach towards meditation. – Figaroscope A warm-hearted book. For the first time, any kind of performance is not required; it’s all about being how we are for a moment. – Paris Mômes A really practical book that […]

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Three Star Murder (Meurtre trois étoiles)

CRIME FICTION When a food critic assists the director of a forensic-science department on an investigation. Does someone have a grudge against Eugénie Brazier, the famous woman chef from Lyon who, in this year of 1933, has just won three stars for her restaurants twice? Bad luck, practical jokes in bad taste… what’s going on? […]

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Being Vegan (Vivre végane)

FOOD & DRINK | LIFESTYLE Vegans live a healthier and more ethical and ecological life, without exploiting animals. What about you? Being vegan means choosing to consume and to live in a way that respects animals. In this practical guide, the journalist Gwendoline Yzèbe – who is vegan, of course – looks at every aspect […]

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Three Friends, a House (and a Handyman) (Drie vrienden, een huis (en een klusjesman).

Going beyond chicklit. Life is more than just love. – De Telegraaf If you like funny stories, with a bit of suspense thrown in, that won’t let stop reading, then I completely recommend “Three Friends, a House (and a Handyman)”.  —Boekhopper.nl Humour is my weapon. – Astrid Harrewijn in an interview for Het Parool WOMEN’S […]

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Coffee with Voltaire: Conversations with the Greatest Minds of His Time (Un café avec Voltaire)

ESSAY | BIOGRAPHY A great, original mini-biography in short chapters. Very easy to read, let’s sunbathe smart this summer and enjoy a Mojito with Bériot. – Baz’Art   Louis Bériot revives with passion and talent the conversations of this giant of the Age of Enlightenment. – France Info What is exciting about Bériot’s book is that Voltaire’s personality shines through all […]

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The Foolproof Method For Successful Studies (La méthode infaillible pour réussir vos études)

PRACTICAL GUIDE | SELF-HELP A revolutionary method for passing tests. Students are expected to learn, to work and to succeed. But they are rarely given a method to achieve that. How do you learn to work? Here is Antoinette Champclos’s revolutionary method. Although she didn’t even speak French when she started school in France, she now […]

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Is This How Men Fly? Memoirs of an Airborne Robin Hood (Est-ce ainsi que les hommes volent? Mémoires d’un Robin des airs))

MEMOIR Traveling the world while encouraging local development: that has been Maurice Freund’s hallmark for over 40 years. This airborne Robin Hood would surely win the Nobel Prize for Tourism if there were one. On Pierre Rabhi’s farm, the poet-farmer is chatting with his lifelong friend, Maurice Freund. They’re talking about re-opening gateways to Mali, […]

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