Biographies, Memoirs All books
Robert Debré, a French vocation A very great physician, a great scientist, a model for the French
The style of the narrative is very upbeat, almost that of a novel. The story of a family that is also a way of restoring the history of France from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present. The reputation of the author, and
As Days Go By
A little book of wisdom in the form of a game playing with memories, which causes the little music of life to be heard. A very pleasant read, an invitation to rediscover a taste for life.
Françoise Brochard-Wyart, David Quéré, Madeleine Veyssié
Incredible Mister Pierre Gilles de Gennes Memories
A revival of "The French Feynman" through selected pieces, most of them previously unpublished. Scientific curiosity knows no borders; sharing it can abolish them.
Fatma Bouvet de la Maisonneuve
An Arab from France A life beyond prejudice
A testimony on the question of prejudice about "The Other" and of living together. A sensitive and committed reflection, seen from the inside, on the questions of double culture. A text that sheds light on mutual misunderstandings.
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.
Marie Curie New édition
Going beyond the legend, this biography, entirely based on documents in the archives, brings alive the picture of a captivating woman, whose life reads like a novel. Susan Quinn is a biographist and journalist.
The Marks of Time A memoir
A flamboyant, emotionally-charged writing style, evoking the path of a man of great culture. A geographical, poetical and cultural journey though landscapes, books and major cultural institutions, such as a the Collège de France and the National Library.
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
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.
Agnès Desarthe, René Urtreger
The life and destiny of an artist of genius. The talent of Agnes Desarthe brings a whole era back to life
Abd el-Kader, Apostle of Reconciliation
An important historical figure whose works help us understand contemporary relations between Algeria and France, between East and West
Jacques Rueff A French Free-market Economist
An influential French free-market economist and adviser to President Charles de Gaulle
Ève Curie Pierre and Marie Curie's another daughter
The daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, Ève Curie was a writer, journalist, concert pianist and wartime activist
Zbigniew Brzezinski Strategist of the Empire
The itinerary of this exceptional statesman offers a unique behind-the-scenes view of U.S. foreign policy in the making
George W. Bush
A Portrait of My Father George H. W. Bush
George W. Bush, the 43rd President of the United States, has authored a personal biography of his father, George H. W. Bush, the 41st President.