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The Almanach of the Seasons (La Nature au fil des saisons)

A wonderful guide to accompany us all year long. – RTL Inviting us to open our eyes to the flowers and animals around us, in the city or in the countryside, this illustrated book is a mine of information for the whole family. – Union Press An awakening of the senses and the knowledge, told with […]

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Jean-François Revel from A to Z (L’Abécédaire)

Jean-François Revel’s brilliant thinking is celebrated in an A to Z that hits you with its explosive humor – L’Express  A selection of texts from a ‘master thinker’ who passed away ten years ago. Quite enough to put some ideas back in place. – Challenges Allary Editions has had the delicious idea of gathering a […]

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We Remember the Names of the Assassins (On se souvient du nom des Assassins)

CRIME | THRILLER  Dominique Maisons excels in the art of conjuring up a cruel Belle Epoque, the golden age of occultism […] A lively tribute to the ‘genre’ novel, classic in structure and language, modern in daring and invention. – Sang Froid This story is a wonderful tribute to the serialized novels of days gone by, […]

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Savoring Aging (Le Goût de vieillir)

STORIES She gives us a story that is at once hilarious, tender and sensitive to the difficulties and joys that come with age – Amina Ghislaine de Sury teaches us that we have to “come up with a new path to better savor aging” – Le Progrès “We can discover that old age is an opportunity” […]

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The Virtues of Failure (Les vertus de l’échec)

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT [Pépin] makes you want to dare, change and transform our French culture! – France 2  A wise treatise that puts us on the path for authentic success – Les Nouvelles Caledoniennes  Everyone is looking for success… To the point of running away from the failures that would help us question ourselves and find our way. […]

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Becoming Christian Dior (Devenir Christian Dior)

NARRATIVE NON-FICTION What a life, embroidered entirely into the fabric of dreams! – Dominique Bona of the Académie française An astounding destiny, a life in patchwork. François-Olivier Rousseau brilliantly traces the life of the fashion designer right up to his dazzling success. – Le Figaro Littéraire In a flamboyant style, François-Olivier Rousseau takes us to the […]

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A Dancing Bear (Un ours qui danse)

LITERARY FICTION Arriving at literature by way of music, Vincent Jolit has written a choreographic story that makes you think about the body, both public and private. – Livres Hebdo “And above all my body as well as my soul, keep yourselves from crossing your arms, in the sterile stance of the spectator, because life […]

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The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To City Spaces

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING Drawing Readers in Through Emotion-Driven Imagery and Realism Making readers care and feel like they’re part of the story should be the number one goal of all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction’s most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Rather than being a simple […]

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The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide To Personal and Natural Places

PRACTICAL GUIDE | CREATIVE WRITING Making the Story World Rich, Layered, and Unforgettable Within the pages of a book exists a world drawn from a writer’s deepest imaginings, one that has the ability to pull readers in on a visceral level. But the audience’s fascination will only last if the writer can describe this vibrant […]

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Take Two Chapters and Call Me in the Morning (Aux petits mots, les grands remèdes)

FICTION With a light and lively style, Uras gives us an invigorating and inspiring story, full of humor and character, that pays tribute to words. – Le Dauphiné Libéré Michaël Uras has the capacity to combine profoundness with humor. – Elle A vivid, cheerful and very refreshing novel, which reminds us that yes, definitely, books help us to live […]

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