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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).
The Strength of Kanak Roots in New Caledonia
An exceptional account of a significant episode in the recent history of France, by one of its principal participants.
Laura Nattiez, Denis Peschanski, Cécile Hochard
The book attempts to reconstruct both the precise unfolding of facts and the way in which those facts were experienced by those who were involved.
André Grimaldi, Frédéric Pierru
Your Health in the Future
How can we maintain the quality of care in hospitals? Is our health system equipped to respond to the challenges of the aging of the population and of chronic illnesses?
Boris Cyrulnik, Boualem Sansal
Resilience in the Mediterranean
The idea for this book was born out of a routine investigation into the revolution undertaken in February 2019 by young Algerians attempting to oust a corrupt government and replace it with true democracy.
Laura Arnal, Charlotte Guttinger
I Beat Lyme’s Disease
With climate change, there is a risk of a proliferation of ticks and contractions of the disease. The book reads like a novel; alongside the main story, other accounts illuminate the struggles of Lyme disease sufferers.
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.
Boris Cyrulnik, Patrick Lemoine
Stories of Madness before Psychiatry
An original reflection on the future of the treatment of psychiatric illnesses based on its past mistakes.
Recovered Children of the Republic Reflections and Practices of Network of Priority Education
A book filled with Iannis Roder’s experiences, including many portraits of students and stories that tell us a lot about the reality of schools in the banlieues.
The Spirit of Invention Power Play
A masterful panorama of the great scientific inventions. Much more than a history of science, an inquiry into the scientific mind, the logic of discoveries, the innovative strength of science.
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.
Bernard Kouchner, Patrick Aeberhard, Jean-Pierre Daulouède, Bertrand Lebeau Leibovici, William Lowenstein
Toxicos Drug addiction: Thirty Years that Changed Everything – But Tomorrow?]
Against the institutional inertia and the comfort of habits of thought, the invigorating and instructive account by five uncommon brothers in arms, driven by the same will to care for those who in the past were despised.
The Days in May that Made History in Fran
The history of France is presented here in an amusing and unexpected way. The final chapter offers a consideration of themes that remain decisive in the life of France: war, Europe, geopolitics, and others.
A Radical Love Belief and Identity
An original analysis of the relationships between religions, between Judaism, Islam, and Christianity. Key concepts in psychoanalysis applied to religions: denial, repressions, impulses, illusions.
Vincent deGaulejac, Isabelle Seret
Preventing Radicalization: Jihadism, Terrorism
Undertaken first in Belgium shortly after the attacks that occurred in that country, this approach has received a great deal of attention from public authorities, and is seeing increasing interest in France, given the failure of de-radicalization policies.
Alain Bauer, Marie-Christine Dupuis-Danon
The Bloodhounds: A Story of the French Intelligence Services in Their Own Words
Interviews with the great leaders in French Intelligence. These interviews break with a culture of secrecy; what the leaders say in no way glosses the difficulties, or the missteps, of the Services, or the manipulations that occur for reasons of high-level – or low-level – politics.
Daniel Widlöcher, Antoine Périer, Nicolas Georgieff
Around Daniel Widlöcher: Psychoanalytical Conversations with Antoine Périer and Nicolas Georgieff
These conversations with Daniel Widlöcher are of particular importance: he is one of the last great figures in French psychoanalysis of the post-war generation.
Jean-Claude Cousseran, Philippe Hayez
For the first time, the real practice of intelligence comes in out of the shadows. Very timely issues, from the international fight against terrorism to cyberthreats and economic intelligence.
Itinerary of an Abused Child Hate, love, and life
A powerful testimony enriched with a reflection on children’s psychological defences against abuse. Seen as a positive psychological process, this approach to hatred — an unusual concept — can light the path of many people who consider themselves affected.
The Future of the Press
The first investigation and assessment of its kind, in order to propose a viable new business model for the press. An analysis of current mutations in the press around the world, and of their good and bad consequences for readers.
Another day, another patient Memoirs of a Neuropsychiatrist
The author has chosen an unconventional tone and format to describe the experiences of a doctor specialized in mental illness, as well as those of his patients. Exceptional access to day-to-day psychiatric consultations, which is rarely possible to achieve.
Muslims and Jews in the Arabic World
Shedding an original and doubtless controversial light on the question of the relationship between Islam and the secular world.
From a childhood under the Nazi occupation to great scientific discoveries: a life of passionate curiosity in which nothing is predetermined
Saturday 22 August 1914 A Doctor at War
The bloodiest day in France’s history as it was lived by a doctor in the Great War
Jean Guisnel, Bruno Tertrais
The President and the Bomb
Fed by unimpeachable sources — archives, interviews, personal memoirs — this book is for everyone, as even experts on the subject will find surprises here.
50 Years of Financial Crisis french version
From Breton Woods to the Lehman Brothers collapse, the true story of 50 years of financial crisis
How a handicap can be turned into a driver to surpass oneself and to engage with the service of others. An illustration of what is ethical in life.
About our days
An honest critique of today’s received wisdom
How to save Paris from turning into a dead city and France into a nation in decline
No Time to Lose A Life in Pursuit of Deadly Viruses
A fascinating account of the fight against viruses, by one of the discoverers of the Ebola virus
Who Am I? What Do I Know? Little by Little and When All is Said and Done
A literary narrative about a singular existence devoted to science with, in the background, the enthralling history of life on Earth from its first appearance billions of years ago and as it continues in each one of us today.