Wed 19 Sept - Wed 19 Dec
Progressing by image and word associations, Frémon evokes Bourgeois's history and inner life, bringing a sense of fascinating and moving proximity to the internationally renowned artist... This is a phosphorescent account of Bourgeois’s life.
Wed 17 Oct - Mon 17 Dec
Marie, a nurse on the island of Mayotte, adopts a baby abandoned by refugees and names him Moïse. But when she dies, Moïse is left alone, plunged into uncertainty and turmoil, set on a collision course with the gangs of the largest slum on Mayotte: Gaza.
Wed 24 Oct - Mon 24 Dec
Edinburgh University Press
Our lives today are oppressed by the demand that we feel and experience with ever greater intensity. Garcia argues that such intensity rarely lives up to its promise. It always comes at a price: one that defines the ethical predicament of contemporary life.
Wed 31 Oct - Mon 31 Dec
In 1506, Michelangelo is invited by the sultan of Constantinople to design a bridge over the Golden Horn. The sultan has offered the promise of immortality, since Leonardo da Vinci’s design was rejected. Then begins his epic project in the Ottoman Empire...
Wed 7 Nov - Mon 7 Jan
Seven Stories Press
In her first book, Emma reflects on social and feminist issues by means of simple line drawings, dissecting the mental load, i.e. all that invisible and unpaid organizing, list-making and planning women do to manage their lives, and the lives of their family.
Wed 14 Nov - Mon 14 Jan
Are we still United in Diversity? Forty-five illustrators exhibit their powerful illustrations of the European Union's shared past and our unsure future. From Brexit bees to wall-jumping bulls, it is a unique collection portraying the European community...
Wed 21 Nov - Fri 21 Dec
Bonnier Zaffre - Hot Key Books
Six girls, six boys in the two separate bays of a single spaceship. They have six minutes each week to seduce and to make their choices, under the eye of cameras. They are the contenders in the Genesis programme, the world's craziest speed-dating show ever.
Wed 28 Nov - Mon 28 Jan
Sam Coombes offers an analysis of Glissant's thought, setting out the reasons why his vision for a world of intercultural interaction reflects and seeks to provide a correction to some of the leading tendencies associated with contemporary theory today.
Wed 5 Dec - Tue 5 Feb
Hodder & Stoughton
After having followed her husband to Libya and then to Syria, Riad's mother can't take any more of village life in Ter Maaleh: she wants to go back to France. Young Riad sees his father torn between his wife's aspirations and the weight of family traditions...
Wed 12 Dec - Tue 12 Feb
In this award-winning biography, historian Emmanuelle Loyer recounts Lévi-Strauss’s childhood in an assimilated Jewish household, his promising student years as well as his first forays into political and intellectual movements.