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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.
At the moment when former barriers are crumbling, but old hates and fears are re-emerging, Pierre Sudreau mixes historical tale, political thought and insightful meditation while inviting us to define a new morality of humanity. Deported to Buchenwald, Pierre Sudreau was a police chief at the time of the Libération, and later served as the Director of the Ministry of the Interior. He was a Minister under Charles de Gaulle, and resigned in 1962 at the time of the Constitutional reform. In 1974, he was the author of a celebrated report about business reform.
The greatest medical revolution, recounted as an adventure story
The book reads like a novel, part biography, part story of the development and history of Pasteurian science as seen through the life of Adrien Loir.
A life recounted through various forms: masterworks and music pieces, pictures and images, the pens of writers, the voices of friends, the steady rhythm of the seasons, an everlasting love. A heart-warming novel by P.-J. Rémy, diplomat and member of the French Academy.
An original biography that convincingly and in a remarkably well-informed way develops arguments that support its position.
A revival of "The French Feynman" through selected pieces, most of them previously unpublished. Scientific curiosity knows no borders; sharing it can abolish them.
Written with happiness, with multiple formulations and aphorisms, this book is an invitation to meditate on the beauties and contradictions of life.
Colin Powell is the incarnation of the American dream. Born of Jamaican parents, he lived a tough urban life before embarking on a brilliant career in the army, then at Washington. The rest is history. The man who was once at the head of the United States Armed Forces, and is today one of the most important figures in American politics recounts his progression in life : from the dangers of Vietnam to the garrisons of Korea, from the deep South to the corridors of the Pentagon and then the White House, under Reagan and Bush, at the time of the Star Wars, Irangate, and the Gulf War. With the collaboration of Joseph E. Persico.
A fascinating account of the fight against viruses, by one of the discoverers of the Ebola virus