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17 Women Who Won a Nobel Prize for Science
This book spotlights the often surprising stories of these women who have achieved excellence and eminence in a still male-dominated environment
50 Years of Financial Crisis french version
From Breton Woods to the Lehman Brothers collapse, the true story of 50 years of financial crisis
A Biography of Alberto Giacometti
A fascinating narrative that recounts the life of a major artist and his relationship with his work and with creation, in which relationships with those close to him, notably with his mother, played an important role.
A Child in the War: Memoirs
For the first time, Boris Cyrulnik recounts his early years, the war, his life as a hidden child, police roundups and how he found the strength to survive.
A Chinese Man from Paris Talks about the New China
A wonderful tale, teeming with anecdotes and portraits that bring to life from the inside the incredible revolution China has experienced in the past two decades.
A female mathematician in this strange universe
The first woman elected to the Academy of Sciences, Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat is one of the greatest mathematicians and physicists of our time. With this book she brings us a very personal account where private life mixes with scientific discovery and the broad sweep of history.
Sylvie Le Pelletier-Beaufond
A François Roustang Reader
A pivotal, essential book that enables the reader both to enter into the thinking of François Roustang, and one that carries on his work. The last book thought of and conceived by François Roustang with Sylvie Le Pelletier-Beaufond.
A Life on Pointe Dance as destiny
The story of an exceptional principal dancer which in a very beautiful style offers an impassioned look at her life. With Ghislaine Thesmar, the reader enters fully into that long line of transmission of the art of dance, one that is constantly renewed and enriched.
A Look at the Home of Monsieur Pasteur
The spirit which inspired Pasteur's work is kept alive by the Institut Pasteur in Paris. From the discovery of the rabies virus and vaccine, to the Nobel Prize winning work of the Paris school of molecular biology, P. Gascar traces the history of an institution which has formed some of the finest biological minds of the century.
A Manifesto for Science
Because science fascinates and awakens the mind, it should be given pride of place in society and education
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.
A Neurological Passion Jules and Augusta Dejerine
The pioneering couple in neurology. An atypical story of science (and love). Belated recognition of an unfairly ignored female scientist.
A new heart
A new and striking dive into the world of advanced surgery. But above all, it is a moving meditation on life, its backlash and unity.
A Politically Committed Family
A short, powerful and incisive work that explores the meaning of life and of personal commitment