HHhH: A Novel

By Laurent Binet

"HHhH blew me away... it really is the most effective old novels i have ever come across."―Bret Easton Ellis, writer of American Psycho and Less Than Zero

A Finalist for the nationwide e-book Critics Circle Award for Fiction
A Financial Times top publication of the Year
A New York occasions booklet overview Editors' Choice

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich," or "Himmler's mind is termed Heydrich." the main deadly guy in Hitler's cupboard, Reinhard Heydrich appeared indestructible―until exiled operatives, a Slovak and a Czech, killed him and altered the process history.

In Laurent Binet's enchanting debut, we stick to Jozef Gabcík and Jan Kubiš from their dramatic break out from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia to their deadly assault on Heydrich and their very own brutal deaths within the basement of a Prague church. a continuing mixture of reminiscence, reality, and Binet's personal striking mind's eye, HHhH is instantaneously exciting and intellectually engrossing―a fast moving novel of the second one global conflict that also is a profound meditation at the debt we owe to history.

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Seven Ages of Paris

By Alistair Horne

During this luminous portrait of Paris, celebrated historian Alistair Horne provides us the background, tradition, failures, and triumphs of 1 of the world’s really nice towns. Horne makes simple that whereas Paris should be many stuff, it really is by no means boring.

From the increase of Philippe Auguste in the course of the reigns of Henry IV and Louis XIV (who deserted Paris for Versailles); Napoleon’s upward push and fall; Baron Haussmann’s rebuilding of Paris (at the price of a lot of the medieval city); the Belle Epoque and the nice conflict that introduced it to an finish; the Nazi career, the Liberation, and the postwar interval ruled by means of de Gaulle--Horne brings the city’s highs and lows, savagery and class, and heroes and villains wonderfully to lifestyles. With a willing eye for the telling anecdote and pivotal second, he portrays an array of bright incidents to teach us how Paris endures via every one age, is altered yet continually emerges extra impressive and gorgeous than ever. The Seven a while of Paris is a brilliant historian’s tribute to a urban he loves and has spent an entire life studying to understand.

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As We Forgive: Stories of Reconciliation from Rwanda

By Catherine Claire Larson

Encouraged through the award-winning movie of an analogous identify. if you happen to have been instructed assassin used to be to be published into your local, how could you're feeling? yet what if it weren’t just one, yet hundreds of thousands? might there be a typical roadmap to reconciliation? may there be a shared destiny after unthinkable evil? If forgiveness is feasible after the slaughter of approximately 1000000 in 100 days in Rwanda, then at the present time, greater than ever, we owe it to humanity to discover how one nation is addressing perceptual, social-psychological, and religious dimensions to accomplish a extra lasting peace. If forgiveness is feasible after genocide, then probably there's desire for the comparably smaller rifts that plague our relations, our groups, and our kingdom. in line with own interviews and thorough examine, As We Forgive returns to the boundary strains of genocide’s wounds and lines the direction of reconciliation within the lives of Rwandans―victims, widows, orphans, and perpetrators―whose earlier and destiny intersect. we discover in those tales how soreness, reminiscence, and identification organize roadblocks to forgiveness, whereas mediation, truth-telling, restitution, and interdependence create bridges to therapeutic. As We Forgive explores the ache, the secret, and the desire via seven compelling tales of these who've made this trip towards reconciliation. the result's a story that breathes with humanity and is as haunting because it is hopeful.

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Exile and the Kingdom

By Albert Camus

From quite a few masterfully rendered views, those six tales depict humans at painful odds with the realm round them. A spouse can merely give up to a barren region evening by means of betraying her husband. An artist struggles to honor his personal aspirations in addition to society's expectancies of him. A missionary brutally switched over to the worship of a tribal fetish is left with yet an echo of his id. no matter if set in North Africa, Paris, or Brazil, the tales in Exile and the Kingdom are probing images of religious exile, and man’s perpetual look for an internal country within which to be reborn. They exhibit Camus on the peak of his powers.

Now, at the fiftieth anniversary of the book’s booklet, Carol Cosman’s new translation recovers a literary treasure for our time.

Albert Camus received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1957.

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Pocket Paris - 4ed - Anglais

By Lonely Planet, Catherine Le Nevez

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Lonely Planet Pocket Paris is your passport to the main suitable and up to date suggestion on what to determine and pass, and what hidden discoveries wait for you. mix in with the Parisians one of the chestnut groves of Jardin du Luxembourg, trip the funicular as much as the white-domed majesty of the Basilique du Sacre-Coeur, or have a romantic rendezvous with French paintings on the Musee Rodin; all along with your depended on commute spouse. Get to the center of the simplest of Paris and start your trip now!

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Logique et existence

By Jean Hyppolite

Avec los angeles traduction de l. a. Phénoménologie de l’Esprit (parue en 1939 et 1941), puis son commentaire (Genèse et constitution de l. a. phénoménologie de Hegel en 1947), Logique et life achevait, en 1961, le triptyque où Jean Hyppolite a concentré l’essentiel de ses études hégéliennes. Ainsi s’accomplissait un travail philosophiquement et historiquement déterminant. Philosophiquement déterminant : los angeles rationalité peut se concilier avec l’histoire sur un mode absolument nouveau, propre à Hegel, mais qu’Hyppolite relit, à l. a. lumière aussi de Heidegger et de Husserl, comme un rapport de l. a. logique et de l’existence, réunies en l’homme : « Par cette liberté [...], l’homme ne se conquiert pas lui-même comme homme, mais devient l. a. demeure de l’universel, du trademarks de l’Être, et devient able de l. a. Vérité. Dans cette ouverture qui permet aux existants de l. a. Nature, et à l’Histoire elle-même, de s’éclairer, de se concevoir, l’Être se comprend comme cet engendrement éternel de soi-même ; c’est los angeles Logique au sens de Hegel, le savoir absolu. L’homme alors existe comme l’être-là naturel en qui apparaît l. a. sense of right and wrong de soi universelle de l’être. Il est los angeles hint de cette sense of right and wrong de soi, mais une hint vital sans laquelle elle ne serait pas. Logique et lifestyles se joignent ici, si l’Existence est cette liberté de l’homme qui est l’universel, l. a. lumière du sens. Historiquement aussi, Jean Hyppolite exerça un rôle déterminant : jusqu’à sa mort, en 1968, il fut en effet, pour plusieurs générations d’étudiants, l’introducteur par excellence à Hegel ; il fut, comme professeur de khâgne, puis d’Université, comme directeur de l’École normale et, enfin, au Collège de France, l’incitateur, le soutien et le responsable d’innombrables thèses et travaux, parmi lesquels on compte certains des livres les plus significatifs de l. a. philosophie française d’aujourd’hui (que l’on songe aux auteurs de L’hommage à Jean Hyppolite, paru en 1971). Il fut enfin le fondateur de l. a. assortment « Épiméthée », qu’il dirigea jusqu’à los angeles fin.

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Malphas Tome 1 - Le Cas des casiers carnassiers

By Patrick Sénécal

«Je m'appelle Julien Sarkozy. Oui, oui, je me prénomme bien Julien! Professeur de littérature, je suis fin prêt pour ma première consultation au cégep de Malphas. Je vais d'abord rencontrer le directeur pédagogique, puis mes nouveaux collègues, et enfin mes étudiants… mes étudiants dont certains ne verront pas l. a. fin de los angeles session!»

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Les Survivants du Groenland

By Paul-Émile Victor

En 1882 et 1883, les eskimos du Groenland, découverts les danois en 1894, ont ecu deux hivers de famine et n'étaient plus que four hundred. Sur les 50 de Nougaguitsek, seule Ayatok est sauvée de justesse après avoir mangé des peaux mais pas de morts comme d'autres, morts de coliques. D'autres s'étaient jetés dans l'eau. Certains remangent de l'homme après l. a. famine. Les éclopés sont tués avant les migrations.

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Feudal Society in Medieval France: Documents from the County of Champagne (The Middle Ages Series)

Theodore Evergates has assembled, translated, and annotated a few 2 hundred files from the rustic of Champagne right into a sourcebook that makes a speciality of the political, fiscal, and criminal workings of a feudal society, uncovering the main points of personal existence and social background which are embedded within the legitimate records.

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