Non-fiction

OUCH!

Graham Lawton

In this authoritative and highly entertaining book, science writer Graham Lawton describes what science can — and cannot — tell us about everyday aliments. One of the many strange effects of the Covid…


THE BACTERIA THAT GOVERN OUR BRAIN

Prof. Gabriel Perlemuter

The biggest forces impacting your mental health and well-being are actually the smallest. Invisible to the human eye, far from your head, these billions of bacteria in your gut are present and powerfu…


Glucose Revolution

Jessie Inchauspe

Our bodies speak to us all the time. We just don’t know how to listen. How we feel in the morning largely depends on what we ate the night before… And our glucose levels are key. In this ground breaki…


A VERY SPECIAL FAMILY

Patrick and Francine Violas

A heartwarming story about a zoo-refuge in the outskirts of Paris. It all began when Francine and Patrick purchased a small farm not far outside of Paris, and started taking in chickens, pigs, and cow…


The Folly and the Glory

Tim Weiner

From the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning author of Legacy of Ashes Tim Weiner, a gripping narrative account of how the Soviet Union (and now Russia) has waged political warfare – confli…


Our Bodies, Their Battlefields

Christina Lamb

At a critical time for women worldwide, acclaimed journalist Christina Lamb travels to war-zones to chronicle the harrowing and largely untold stories of women in war.  Christina Lamb is the co-author…


HOW TO STAY SANE WHEN EVERYTHING IS FALLING APART

Fabrice Midal

You’re not stumbling, there’s an earthquake afoot. Crisis is an opportunity to rebuild… Casting blame will not fix the problem… But rest assured, you’d be a robot if you weren’t afraid… The path…


America

François Busnel, editor-in-chief

From Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America to the moveable feasts of the Lost Generation, France and the United States have long shared a special relationship, defined as much by romantic fasci…


Life Is Not Useful

Ailton Krenak

For many centuries, Brazil’s Indigenous peoples have bravely faced threats of total annihilation and, in extremely adverse conditions, have reinvented their lives and communities. At a time when the C…


Ideas to Postpone the End of the World

Ailton Krenak

Humanity is facing the greatest environmental disaster of its existence. Global pandemics, extreme weather events, and massive wildfires all define the era many now call the Anthropocene. In three lec…