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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.
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.
A relatable psychological drama: chaos is never far from the apparent normality of life.
A Musical Life
More than 30 years of French cultural life, especially that of music, by a world-class participant. A series of portraits of French and international artists and intellectuals, at the heart of contemporary creation.
Starting with an account from the field written in an unrestrained tone by a practitioner dealing with a patient’s end of life, an unprecedented questioning on the deontology of a doctor and the intricacies of our hospital system.
The Child and the Concerto
An amateur pianist blends the present of a concert, recounted as it unfolds, and an inner monologue, with different episodes from the past and from his musical memories, and ends up telling the story of a life.
The Benefits of Music for the Brains of Children and Adults
Music shapes and caresses our brain, it contributes to the development of individuals, to learning, to care, at every age in life.
The Actor, the Game, and the “I”
The activity of an actor viewed from the wings, told from the inside by one of the greatest French actresses.