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Maurice Taieb, Doris Barboni
Once Upon a Time There Was Lucy
The discovery of Lucy told to children by one of her historic discoverers. Illustrations by Cécile Gambini.
The Wounds of the Soul When energy opens the way to healing
A contribution to the reflection on the art of osteopathic care.
The Death of the Hospital?
After two years of health crisis, emergency response measures, overflowing hospitals and mass mobilization, a clear-eyed account of the state of hospitals today based on insider experience and lived examples.
Deindustrialization in France Looking Back on 30 Years
High-profile contributors (including Laurence Boon, Pascal Lamy and Jean-Claude Trichet) provide captivating perspectives (special mention for Alain Madelin!) in a jargon-free style, especially from the entrepreneurs.
Memory of a Mammoth Science, past and present
The latest memoir by Yves Coppens. With 40 tastes of science and history. With 40 illustrations, maps and photos.
The Bilingual Brain
A fascinating book on what has often been a controversial topic; a lively summary of the state of the art.
Véronique Cortier, Pierrick Gaudry
Electronic voting cannot be left to experts alone; this book provides clear and precise answers to any questions citizens may have.
Jean Le Camus
The Father and New Fatherhood
A historical approach to the notion of fatherhood from 1950 to 2020.
A relatable psychological drama: chaos is never far from the apparent normality of life.
The Earth and Life: A 4 billion Year History
The evolution of the Earth and life over 4 billion years.
What Does a Woman Desire When she Desires a Woman?
From Madame de Sévigné to Pauline Delabroy-Allard, George Sand to Djuna Barnes, Simone de Beauvoir to Monique Wittig, not to forget Céline Sciamma or the 10% et Nina series… An analysis of the different faces of lesbian love over time.
An author popular with readers interested in psychoanalysis and books about literature. A highly original and exhaustive examination of one of the world’s most popular playwrights.
Serge Abiteboul, Jean Cattan
We Are Social Media
There is another, more democratic and participative way to regulate social media and break away from GAFAM: social media is what we make it.
New Paths for Navigating Autism in Children
Autistic children are misunderstood because they think and act in ways that are unfamiliar to the rest of us. A therapist brings her personal experience to the subject in this profound yet practical book.
Diplomats: What We Do
A remarkable analysis of the various aspects of diplomatic service and decision-making, and of the levers of national and international power.
Ending the Financial Illusion In Defense of Real Growth
The belief that creating money is the same thing as creating resources is the worst possible illusion, as demonstrated in this lucid, succinct and incisive essay.
Children and War
A clinical psychologist’s insight and experience on how to talk about war and make children affected by trauma feel safe.
How Do you Feel? 15 sensational exercises to reprogram your brain
The way we move and our intellectual, cognitive and emotional development are closely linked. It’s time to get back to the body.
Geneviève Delaisi de Parseval
The Art of Dealing With Old Age
Without denying the reality of ageing, this sensitive book goes against negative views of old age, and portrays it as a new way to “grow”.
Alone in the Universe
Since the first observations made with space probes, everything seems to indicate that the Earth, the product of a long chain of coincidences, is unique in its kind. Is life not therefore a generic property of the universe?
An Apologia for Discretion What does it mean to be part of the universe in the 21st century?
In the great tradition of essays, the author draws on cognitive neuroscience and neurology, mathematics, physics, biology, philosophy, psychoanalysis, Judaism and literature.
Alain Berthoz, Fabienne Verdier
Thought in Action A Painting Session Between Art and Science
An original discussion around the artistic process, combining philosophy and history of art, brain physiology and mathematics.
The Wound and the Recovery Crises from Within the State’s Black Box
A book that helps better understand how health crises are managed (in particular Covid and lead pollution after the Notre-Dame fire).
Jean-Pierre Pourtois, Huguette Desmet
At the Heart of Resilience
A reference text for mental health and education professionals, and theoretical and practical resources to help people as they recover.
Learning to Be Free Spoken and Written Words (1964-2016)
The first complete volume that traces the famous therapist’s career path and embraces his entire intellectual legacy, which is a source of new and fruitful perspectives in psychotherapy.
Between Two Cultures
A subtle and sensitive account of a private part of Bertrand Badie’s life, which sheds new light on his interest in world affairs.
Inventing Europe Collège de France Autumn Colloquium 2021
This book was published under the direction of Samantha Besson, current occupant of the International Institutional Law Chair at the Collège de France
Women, Modernity and Progress
A book that looks back at history from an evolutionary perspective, by bringing women to the forefront of history and rejecting gender stereotypes that are often endorsed by historians themselves.
A Solution for Africa Bringing our Common Goods to Life
Kako Nubukpo is known for his outspokenness and non-orthodox position on the economy. He is one of the most influential figures in Africa.
Rediscovering Physiocrats A Plea for an Economy that Integrates the Ecological Imperative
Contrary to popular belief, the economy and ecology are not enemies. They arose together, as reflected by the physiocratic heritage.
The 10,001 Nights of the Universe The Dance of the Cosmos
A modern version of Arabian Nights about the latest discoveries of the universe
The Public Hospital is Ill: Diagnosis and Treatment Hospitals save lives, let’s save them too!
A diagnosis made on the basis of a 50-year decline in public hospital services, by one of the best specialists.