Love and Louis XIV: The Women in the Life of the Sun King

By Antonia Fraser

Louis XIV, the highly-feted “Sun King”, was once popular for his political and cultural impact and for elevating France to a brand new point of prominence in seventeenth-century Europe. And but, as Antonia Fraser keenly describes, he was once both mythical in the family sphere. certainly, a panoply of women—his mom, Anne; mistresses such as Louise de l. a. Vallière, Athénaïs de Montespan, and the puritanical Madame de Maintenon; and an array of courtesans—moved out and in of the courtroom. The hugely noticeable presence of those girls increases many questions about their place in either Louis XIV’s existence and in France at huge. With cautious examine and shiny, attractive prose, Fraser makes the multifaceted lifetime of essentially the most well-known ecu monarchs obtainable and vibrantly current.

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We'll Always Have Paris: A Mother/Daughter Memoir

By Jennifer Coburn

How her daughter and her passport taught Jennifer to reside like there is not any tomorrow

Jennifer Coburn has continuously been frightened of death younger. So she comes to a decision to save lots of up and drop every little thing to go back and forth together with her daughter, Katie, on a whirlwind eu experience ahead of it is too past due. although her husband cannot subscribe to them, although she's fearful concerning the trip, or even even though she's completely fit, Jennifer is set to jam her daughter's psychological photograph album with memories―just in case.

From the cafés of Paris to the head of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, Jennifer and Katie tackle Europe one urban at a time, united by way of their wish to see the realm and spend valuable time jointly. during this heartwarming generational love tale, Jennifer finds how their adventures helped vanquish her worry of dying...for the sake of living.

"Brimming with joie de vivre!"―Jamie Cat Callan, writer of Ooh l. a. los angeles! French Women's secrets and techniques to Feeling attractive each Day

"Coburn proves as adept at describing the terrain of the human center as she is the gardens of Alcázar or the streets of Paris."―Claire and Mia Fontaine, authors of the bestselling Come Back and Have mom, Will Travel

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Travelers' Tales Paris: True Stories (Travelers' Tales Guides)

By Sean O'Reilly, Larry Habegger

Paris is one urban so you might undertaking to grasp over the process a life-time, and never simply in a single or visits. it's the middle of the civilized universe, and it belongs to everyone—even to people who see it basically of their desires. town of sunshine has bestowed on hundreds of thousands the reward of the incandescent current, a picture or adventure into which all lifestyles is condensed and mirrored upon for future years. tourists’ stories Paris captures the romance of the world’s favourite urban via tales that entertain, tell, and contact the center. John Gregory Dunne finds the manic pleasures of riding within the city’s chaotic site visitors. Joseph Diedrich and Katya Macklovich discover romantic encounters which may in basic terms occur right here. Herbert Gold and David Applefield take target on the nostalgia surrounding The Left financial institution, one reveling in its literary previous, the opposite urging the customer to arrive out to a brand new, glossy Paris within the outlying zone of Montreuil. Tim O’Reilly and Coleman Lollar evoke the allure of unforeseen vacationer websites, and Marcel Laventurier recounts his harrowing break out from the Nazis on a teach sure for occupied Paris in a story you are going to by no means forget.

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Les Japonais et la guerre

By Michael Lucken

Dans l. a. Seconde Guerre mondiale, le Japon a choisi le camp des puissances de l’axe ; il en partageait le projet impérialiste et une belief du dépeçage de los angeles planète en fonction de sa sphère de domination. A lui devait bénéficier l’Asie, en particulier los angeles Chine et les îles du Pacifique. l. a. inhabitants japonaise a donc été mobilisée pour ce projet dès 1937, quand le can pay commença ses premiers actes de conquête vers l. a. Mandchourie. Pour les généraux et le gouvernement militariste, tout le monde devait marcher du même pas et garder une sorte de culte patriotique incarné dans los angeles dévotion à l’empereur.
Le livre de Michael Lucken revient sur ce mythe d’une unanimité dans l. a. guerre. Il montre remark los angeles société a été travaillée par des sentiments contradictoires. Véritable histoire culturelle et matérielle d’un can pay plongé dans le gouffre d’un conflit meurtrier, il décrit les principales étapes de l. a. guerre et les manifestations qu’elle suscite sur le territoire. Cette size tragique du will pay du soleil levant proceed de travailler los angeles mémoire nationale nippone : les conquêtes, les massacres à Nankin et ailleurs, le rationnement, les kamikazes et aussi les bombardements, y compris les premiers usages de l’arme atomique à Hiroshima et Nagasaki…
Ce retour sur le passé japonais permet de mieux comprendre les fantômes et les cauchemars qui hantent les héritiers de Hiro Hito.

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Inferno (Robert Langdon)

By Dan Brown

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Harvard professor of symbology Robert Langdon awakens in an Italian sanatorium, disoriented and without recollection of the previous thirty-six hours, together with the beginning of the macabre item hidden in his property. With a continuing lady murderer trailing them via Florence, he and his creative medical professional, Sienna Brooks, are pressured to escape. Embarking on a harrowing trip, they need to get to the bottom of a sequence of codes, that are the paintings of an excellent scientist whose obsession with the top of the area is matched merely by way of his ardour for probably the most influential masterpieces ever written, Dante Alighieri's The Inferno
 
Dan Brown has raised the bar over again, combining classical Italian paintings, historical past, and literature with state of the art technology during this sumptuously unique mystery.

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The Little French Bakery Cookbook: Sweet & Savory Recipes and Tales from a Pastry Chef and Her Cooking School

By Susan Holding

What in the event that your pastime changed into attending pastry institution in Paris—and a stunning occupation change?

For Susan retaining, that’s precisely what happened.

Susan was once a nurse became highway warrior instructing doctors to take advantage of software program. yet at the weekends, her pastime was once baking—usually whereas dreaming approximately getting to know French pastry. whereas looking for a brand new England baking path, she mistakenly obtained information regarding Le Cordon Bleu’s pastry software in Paris. After cautious attention of this system and finishing the appliance strategy, she used to be accredited, and stale to Paris she went. inside of a 12 months she graduated with honors, left her nursing profession, and opened her personal bakery and cooking institution, the Little French Bakery, in Wisconsin.

The Little French Bakery Cookbook takes us via Susan’s tales of luck and mishap in the course of her days at pastry tuition in France. those captivating tales are interwoven among 100 recipes that she has mastered because her days in class. Readers will locate recipes either savory and candy, with scrumptious flavors that would take them all alone journey to town of Light.

Enjoy such recipes as:

• Kitchen sink cookies
• Tarte aux Pommes
• Onion soup
• Boeuf Bourguignon
• Oven roasted brussels sprouts and cauliflower

While French delicacies can look intimidating, Susan presents apparatus lists, and her personal tricks and tips on how to relief readers in turning into the grasp in their kitchen. locate step by step pictures to create doubtless tough pastries at domestic. no matter if new to baking or cozy within the kitchen, every body will locate anything new in The Little French Bakery Cookbook. Embark by yourself culinary event and flavor the delights of Paris!

Skyhorse Publishing, in addition to our strong Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to post a vast variety of cookbooks, together with books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, domestic brewing and winemaking, sluggish cookers, and forged iron cooking. We’ve been profitable with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, uncooked meals, and extra. Our checklist contains French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, in addition to books on jerky, canning and protecting, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and extra. whereas now not each identify we post turns into a New York Times bestseller or a countrywide bestseller, we're devoted to books on matters which are occasionally ignored and to authors whose paintings would possibly not in a different way discover a home.

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Logic and Existence

By Jean Hyppolite

This first English translation illuminates Hegelianism's so much imprecise dialectical synthesis: the relation among the phenomenology and the good judgment. This e-book is vital for knowing the advance of French inspiration during this century.

Logic and lifestyles, which initially seemed in 1952, completes the undertaking Hyppolite begun with Genesis and constitution of Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit. Taking up successively the position of language, mirrored image, and different types in Hegel's Science of good judgment, Hyppolite illuminates Hegelianism's such a lot vague dialectical synthesis: the relation among the phenomenology and the good judgment.

His interpretation of the relation among the phenomenology and the common sense has the results of marking a rupture in French inspiration. not just does Logic and lifestyles effectively finish the humanistic analyzing of Hegel popularized via Koje`ve in France earlier than international battle II, but additionally it initiates the nice anti-Hegelianism of French philosophy within the sixties. Hyppolite's paintings screens the originality of Hegel's idea in a brand new approach, and units up the potential wherein to flee from it. If the word "the philosophy of distinction" defines French anti-Hegelianism, then we need to say that there will be no philosophy of distinction with no Logic and Existence. Derrida's thought of differance, Deleuze's good judgment of experience, and Foucault's reconception of heritage all stem from this booklet. this primary English translation of the just about unknown Logic and lifestyles is crucial for the certainty of the advance of French suggestion during this century.

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Timeline

By Michael Crichton

In an Arizona desolate tract a guy wanders in a daze, talking phrases that make no feel. inside twenty-four hours he's useless, his physique rapidly cremated through his basically recognized affiliates. midway around the globe archaeologists make a surprising discovery at a medieval web site. unexpectedly they're swept off to the headquarters of a secretive multinational company that has built an mind-blowing expertise. Now this team is set to get an opportunity to not examine the previous yet to go into it. And with historical past opened to the current, the useless woke up to the residing, those women and men will quickly locate themselves scuffling with for his or her very survival–six hundred years in the past. . . .

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Godard : La nouvelle vague + À bout de souffle

By Michel Marie

Une étude exhaustive de l. a. Nouvelle imprecise, à los angeles fois artistique, strategy, économique et politique permettant de pénétrer l'univers de ces réalisateurs et, plus particulièrement, de Jean-Luc Godard. En s'appuyant sur les témoignages, en offrant une lecture du scénario et de sa genèse, des séquences et des personnages, l'ouvrage offre des clés pour comprendre Godard et son univers.

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Paris to the Past: Traveling through French History by Train

By Ina Caro

“I’d really visit France with Ina Caro than with ?Henry Adams or Henry James.”―Newsweek

in a single of the main artistic shuttle books in years, Ina Caro invitations readers on twenty-five one-day teach journeys that leave from Paris and shipping us again via 700 years of French heritage. no matter if taking us to Orléans to awaken the visions of Joan of Arc or to where de los angeles Concorde to witness the beheading of Marie Antoinette, Caro animates historical past together with her lush descriptions of architectural splendors and stories of court docket intrigue. “[An] mesmerizing travelogue” (Publishers Weekly), Paris to the Past has develop into one of many vintage guidebooks of our time. 6 maps

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