Les filles du roy

By Colette Piat

Marie Arnault, blonde, belle, intelligente et femme à l. a. volonté hors du commun, est courtisée par son beau-père, un puissant juge. Elle n'a alors que quinze ans et aime passionnément le fils du seigneur voisin, Jacob de Préclair.

Le magistrat air of mystery raison des amoureux: Jacob est envoyé aux galères, Marie s'enfuit à Paris. Elle est invitée à l. a. cour, refuse d'accorder ses charmes au roi et échoue à los angeles legal de l. a. Salpêtrière. Et son destin bascule: Colbert vient de créer l'institution des «Filles du Roy», destinée à trouver des épouses aux colons de los angeles Nouvelle-France.

C'est ainsi que Marie half vers l. a. colonie, où l'attendent l. a. vie impolite, l. a. lutte contre le froid, les Amérindiens, les animaux sauvages, mais aussi des étés magnifiques, des amours qui ne le seront pas moins et un will pay ensorcelant.

Les débuts de l'immigration au Québec, los angeles vie dans l. a. France du siècle de Louis XIV, les amours passionnés d'une femme à l. a. volonté hors du commun: Colette Piat brosse avec Les Filles du Roy une fresque colorée. Docteure en droit privé et public depuis l'âge de 19 ans, elle a été avocate à los angeles Cour d'appel de Paris. Se consacrant exclusivement à l'écriture depuis de nombreuses années, elle a écrit plusieurs romans, dont Marion De Lorme (Grasset), Le père Joseph: le maître de Richelieu (Grasset), Julien et Marguerite (Albin Michel) et Mémoires de Clotilde (Flammarion).

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Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard

By Richard Brody

A "serious-minded and meticulously designated . . . account of the lifelong inventive trip" of 1 of the main influential filmmakers of our age (The long island Times)

When Jean-Luc Godard wed the beliefs of filmmaking to the realities of autobiography and present occasions, he replaced the character of cinema. in contrast to any prior movies, Godard's paintings shifts fluidly from fiction to documentary, from feedback to artwork. the guy himself additionally initiatives moving images―cultural hero, fierce loner, intelligent businessman. Hailed by means of filmmakers as a―if now not the―key impression on cinema, Godard has entered the fashionable canon, a determine as mysterious as he's fundamental.

In Everything Is Cinema, critic Richard Brody has accrued 1000s of interviews to demystify the elusive director and his paintings. Paying as a lot realization to Godard's technical innovations as to the political forces of the postwar international, Brody lines an arc from the director's early serious writing, via his renowned luck with Breathless, to the grand imaginative and prescient of his later years. He vividly depicts Godard's prosperous conservative family members, his fluid politics, and his tumultuous dealings with ladies and fellow New Wave filmmakers.

Everything Is Cinema confirms Godard's greatness and indicates decisively that his motion pictures have left their mark on monitors everywhere.

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Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles

By Bernard Cornwell

#1 Bestseller within the U.K.

From the New York Times bestselling writer and grasp of martial fiction comes the definitive, illustrated heritage of 1 of the best battles ever fought—a riveting nonfiction chronicle released to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of Napoleon’s final stand.

On June 18, 1815 the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of Brussels. within the earlier 3 days, the French military had overwhelmed the Prussians at Ligny and fought the British to a standstill at Quatre-Bras. The Allies have been in retreat. The little village north of the place they became to struggle the French military used to be known as Waterloo. The blood-soaked conflict to which it gave its identify may turn into a landmark in ecu history.

In his first paintings of nonfiction, Bernard Cornwell combines his storytelling talents with a meticulously researched historical past to provide a riveting chronicle of each dramatic second, from Napoleon’s bold break out from Elba to the smoke and gore of the 3 battlefields and their aftermath. via charges from the letters and diaries of Emperor Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, and the normal officials and squaddies, he brings to lifestyles the way it truly felt to struggle these recognized battles—as good because the moments of fantastic bravery on either side that left the particular final result putting within the stability until eventually the sour end.

Published to coincide with the battle’s bicentennial in 2015, Waterloo is a stressful and gripping tale of heroism and tragedy—and of the ultimate conflict that made up our minds the destiny of nineteenth-century Europe.

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My Paris Market Cookbook: A Culinary Tour of French Flavors and Seasonal Recipes

By Emily Dilling

Based on Emily Dilling’s renowned weblog, parispaysanne.com, My Paris industry Cookbook: A Culinary journey of French Flavors and Seasonal Recipes takes readers on a journey of Paris’s starting to be artisanal and craft foodstuff scene. Visits to markets with neighborhood farmers, espresso roasters, and craft brewers within the urban supply perception into the fascinating improvement of neighborhood nutrients hobbies within the urban of lighting and its surrounding zone. entire with seasonal recipes encouraged via neighborhood items, farmers, cooks, eating places, and cafés, My Paris marketplace Cookbook brings the event of buying, and cooking with, clean in the neighborhood grown items into readers’ houses and kitchens.

A consultant for a brand new new release of culinary tourists, My Paris marketplace Cookbook presents curious chefs and avid Francophiles with an exact itinerary for rediscovering the town, together with how one can locate the simplest off-the-beaten course typical wine bars, craft breweries, city gardens, and farm-to-table cafés and eating places. It’s the appropriate instruction manual for tourists, foodstuff fans, or somebody traveling or dwelling in France—and these folks who simply are looking to prepare dinner and devour like we do!

Skyhorse Publishing, besides our stable Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to submit a large diversity 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 record contains French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, in addition to books on jerky, canning and maintaining, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and extra. whereas no longer each name we submit 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 another way discover a home.

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Replacing France: The Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam

By Kathryn C. Statler

Utilizing lately published archival fabrics from the us and Europe, changing France: The Origins of yankee Intervention in Vietnam explains how and why the U.S. got here to imagine keep an eye on because the dominant western energy in Vietnam through the Fifties. performing on their conviction that American equipment had a greater likelihood of creating a strong, noncommunist South Vietnamese kingdom, Eisenhower management officers systematically ejected French army, financial, political, bureaucratic, and cultural associations from Vietnam. Kathryn C. Statler examines diplomatic maneuvers in Paris, Washington, London, and Saigon to aspect how Western alliance contributors sought to rework South Vietnam right into a glossy, westernized, and democratic best friend yet eventually did not counter the Communist risk. Abetted through South Vietnamese leading minister Ngo Dinh Diem, americans in Washington, D.C., and Saigon undermined their French opposite numbers at each flip, leading to the disappearance of a French presence by the point Kennedy assumed place of work. even though the USA eventually changed France in South Vietnam, efforts to construct South Vietnam right into a kingdom failed. in its place, it grew to become a established buyer country that used to be not able to resist expanding Communist aggression from the North. changing France is a basic reassessment of the origins of U.S. involvement in Vietnam that explains how Franco-American clash led the us to pursue a unilateral and finally imperialist coverage in Vietnam.

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Guy Debord and the Situationist International: Texts and Documents (October Books)

By Tom McDonough

This quantity is a revised and elevated model of a distinct factor of the magazine October (Winter 1997) that was once dedicated to the paintings of the Situationist foreign (SI). the 1st component to the problem contained formerly unpublished serious texts, and the second one part contained translations of basic texts that had formerly been unavailable in English. The emphasis was once at the SI's profound engagement with the paintings and cultural politics in their time (1957-1972), with a robust argument for his or her basically political and activist stance by way of former contributors of the gang, T. J. Clark and Donald Nicholson-Smith.

Guy Debord and the Situationist overseas supplementations either sections. It reprints very important, challenging to discover essays through Giorgio Agamben, Libero Andreotti, Jonathan Crary, Thomas Y. Levin, Greil Marcus, and Tom McDonough and doubles the variety of translations of basic texts, which now surround a broader and extra consultant diversity of the SI's writings on tradition and language. In a box nonetheless ruled via hagiography, the serious texts have been chosen for his or her willingness to confront severely the historical past and legacy of the SI. They research the gang in the broader framework of the old and neo-avant-gardes and, past that, the postwar international generally. The translations hint the SI's reflections at the legacy of the avant-garde in artwork and structure, really at the linguistic and spatial importance of montage aesthetics. a few of the translated works are through man Debord (1932-1994), the impresario of the SI, particularly recognized for his ebook The Society of the Spectacle.

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Paris Letters

A manhattan instances bestseller

Finding love and freedom in a pen, a paintbrush...and Paris

How a lot cash does it take to hand over your job?

Exhausted and at the verge of burnout, Janice poses this inquiries to herself as she doodles on a notepad at her table. strangely, the reply is not as daunting as she anticipated. With a bit math and many selection, Janice cuts again, saves up, and buys herself years of freedom in Europe.

A few days into her cease in Paris, Janice meets Christophe, the lovable butcher down the street-who does not converse English. via a mixture of signal language and franglais, they embark on a whirlwind Paris romance. She quickly realizes that she will be able to by no means go back to the area of twelve-hour workdays and greasy company lingo. yet her dwindling discounts strength her to discover the way to fund her goals back. So Janice turns to her 3 loves-words, paintings, and Christophe-to determine the way to make her happily-ever-after in Paris final forever.

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Paris: An Inspiring Tour of the City's Creative Heart

By Janelle McCulloch

Take a walk throughout the actual Paris with this fantastically photographd and gorgeously packaged e-book. prepared by way of arrondissement, Paris takes readers during the city's such a lot captivating streets, revealing best-kept secrets and techniques and little gemstones at each flip: ateliers overflowing with notions, cafés with their neat rows of macarons, markets plentiful with clean flora, shaded parks, and inventive hotspots. jam-packed with shiny colour pictures that seize the spirit of Paris and packaged as a hefty flexi-bound paperback with a ribbon web page marker, the e-book is a gorgeous item in its personal correct. The available writing invitations readers to dip out and in and gives heritage and context for every spot at the trip. Visually wealthy and completely inspiring, Paris is a treasure for fans of paintings, type, layout, nutrition, and, after all, Paris!

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Politiques de la Révolution française

By Bronislaw Baczko

Historiquement, bouleversement révolutionnaire et invention démocratique sont conjointement au principe d'une prodigieuse mutation politique et sociale. Cependant, les crises et les convulsions révolutionnaires, notamment les 'journées' où le peuple se lève en masse, mettent à impolite épreuve les associations représentatives. C'est que los angeles Révolution se situe dans un temps courtroom et vise des objectifs immenses et absolus – instaurer l. a. liberté et l'égalité – alors que les associations démocratiques opèrent dans l. a. durée et poursuivent des objectifs limités : instaurer l'État de droit et l'égalité devant l. a. loi.

Dans son imaginaire, los angeles Révolution s'assure los angeles maîtrise de l'histoire ; dans les réalités, elle s'inscrit dans un temps qui l. a. dépasse et qui lui échappe. Installée dans un éternel présent, elle mène le procès sans appel des principes, symboles et valeurs d'un régime qu'elle fait définitivement sombrer dans le passé. Elle brise surtout l. a. vie collective et les destins individuels.

Car l'histoire met à impolite épreuve le projet révolutionnaire de s'émanciper de l'emprise du temps. Le passé dont il a décrété l'abolition ne veut guère passer et los angeles Révolution est condamnée à négocier avec lui maints compromis : symbole de l. a. rupture, elle renoue le fil du temps ; determine et matrice de l'universel, elle reste, au plus profond d'elle-même, singulièrement française ; portée vers l'avenir,elle ne cesse de solliciter le passé national.

Bronislaw Baczko go well with le déploiement des passions et des espoirs révolutionnaires de 1789 jusqu'à l'avènement de Bonaparte, 'un Washington manqué'.

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Origine

By Diana Abu-Jaber

Syracuse, Etat de long island. L'hiver est poor, l. a. ville est sous los angeles neige, battue par des vents glacés. Lena, experte en empreintes digitales, travaille à l'unité scientifique de l. a. police. C'est une jeune femme renfermée, à l'équilibre fragile, qui, en dépit de compétences exceptionnelles, préfère rester dans l'ombre et se consacrer aux cas de violences faites aux enfants, conséquence peut-être d'un passé tourmenté. Orpheline trouvée dans d'étranges circonstances à l'âge de 2 ans, Lena forget about en effet tout de ses origines. Son parcours croise un jour celui Erin Cogan, dont le bébé vient de décéder. Les médecins ont diagnostiqué une mort subite du nourrisson, l. a. mère ne les croit pas. On a tué son fils, elle en est sûre. Bien vite, le doute s'insinue aussi dans l'esprit de Lena, qui découvre un nombre anormal de cas similaires dans los angeles région. Y aurait-il vraiment un serial killer qui s'attaque aux bébés ? Plus étrange encore, Lena despatched confusément que l'énigme de ses origines est liée à Erin et aux meurtres des enfants. Parviendra-t-elle à reconstituer son histoire et à percer le sombre mystery de ses origines ? Malgré l. a. pression de los angeles presse qui s'empare de l'affaire, malgré les menaces qui pèsent sur sa vie, Lena ira jusqu'au bout d'une enquête passionnante.

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