the last books of the concentration camp survivors

the last books of the concentration camp survivors

There are fewer and fewer survivors of the concentration camps of World War II. Each new testimonial published could be the last. That of Léon Placek, 89, I was 10 years old in Bergen-Belsen was released on May 5. Any book by concentration camp survivors today could become the last published and extinguish a strong … Read more

Two migrants flee after a robbery gone wrong

Two migrants flee after a robbery gone wrong

Franck “LeLectorSuricate”, blogger and new member of the reading group 20 minutes Books I recommend still alive by Nicolas Leclerc, published on April 1, 2022 by Éditions du Seuil. Your favorite quote: “Aïssatou discovers that her life can be tinged with hope and pleasure, that darkness and terror are not fatalities, that she is not … Read more

Book Publications, Comics: Bernard Werber Recounts His Life as an Ant and Other Microcosmic Books

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– Bernard Werber recounts his life as an ant and other microcosmic books For every writer in his world, from encyclopaedist Werber to Taiwanese poet Kao to British rocker Nick Hornby, there’s something to devour this week depending on the mood. Posted today at 09:28 Bernard Weber spends his life under the microscope Bernard Werber, … Read more

These green books are toxic and more prevalent than you think

These green books are toxic and more prevalent than you think

The fabric of traditional clothing does not withstand the book binding process and is not strong enough to serve as a cover. In the 1820s, publisher William Pickering and bookbinder Archibald Leighton developed the first commercially viable process of coating cloth with starch, filling in gaps in the weave to produce a strong material: the … Read more

“War”, an unpublished novel by Céline and the new masterpiece of the writer

"War", an unpublished novel by Céline and the new masterpiece of the writer

Louis Destouches, known as Louis-Ferdinand Céline, wearing his military decorations (1915). FRANÇOIS GIBAULT COLLECTION It is a miracle. The word is not too strong. To make it simpler, Warunpublished novel by Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894-1961) appearing on May 5 (edited by Pascal Fouché, foreword by François Gibault, Gallimard, 192 p., €19, digital €14) at the end … Read more