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A Diplomat Drinks and Eats for His Country
Stéphane Gompertz’s book is neither an autobiography, nor a university course. Based on the author’s experience, it is the defense and portrait of an often caricatured profession.
A Forgotten Century, the Twentieth
The book tells the story of an era, with humor and with gravity, while also giving us a glimpse of the contours of a life; that of a passionate and exciting man.
A Gesture of Love Giving birth anonymously
Why do some women give birth anonymously so that their child is instantly adopted? A pedopsychoanalyst, Catherine Bonnet recounts the heart-breaking testimonies of these suffering women whose single gesture of love is to protect their child from the violence within themselves. A fresh look at the foundations of maternity and of filiation. Catherine Bonnet is a pedopsychoanalyst.
A History of France’s MEDEF Employers’ Association
Organisation, power structure, lobbies, secrets: a history of the Movement of French Enterprises (MEDEF)
A Manifesto for Science
Because science fascinates and awakens the mind, it should be given pride of place in society and education
A Natural History of Sexual Pleasure
Written for a general audience, this is a natural history of pleasure which encompasses all the exuberance of sexuality, from the first licentious bubbles to female orgasm.
A New Criminal Capitalism Financial crises, money laundering, high-frequency trading
How crime creeps into the heart of the global financial system — and perverts it
Michel Aglietta, Thomas Brand
A New Deal for Europe
This book poses a burning question: is European construction still a common goal, shared by all the E.U. states and legitimised by their citizens?
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.