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  • Audiobook

    The Heart

    Narrated by Steven Jay Cohen ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 50 min

    Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. While driving home exhausted, the boys are involved in a fatal car accident on a deserted road. Two of the boys are wearing seat belts; one goes through the windshield. The doctors declare him brain-dead shortly after arriving at the hospital, but his heart is still beating.The Heart takes place over the twenty-four hours ... Read more

    $19.95 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • The Heart

    A Novel

    Translated by Sam Taylor ...
    One of Bill Gates' "Five Best Summer Reads"The basis for the critically-acclaimed film, Heal the Living, directed by Katell Quillévéré and starring Tahar Rahim and Emmanuelle SeignerAlbertine Prize FinalistWinner of the Wellcome Book Prize and the French-American Foundation Translation PrizeJust before dawn on a Sun... ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Cook

    A Novel

    Translated by Sam Taylor ...
    "A slim, bountiful, beautifully written (and gorgeously translated) 'Portrait of the Chef as a Young Man.'" --Nancy Klinke, The New York Times Book ReviewOne of BBC Culture's Ten Books to Read this March and The Rumpus Book Club Pick for MarchMaylis de Kerangal follows up her acclaimed novel The Heart with a dissection of the world of a young Parisian chefMore like a poetic biographical es... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Off the Beaten Track

    Illustrated by Tom Haugomat ...
    Independence: A powerful adventure tale that encourages self-reliance and self-esteem, and to be resilient and resourceful.Mentorship: A unique story of mentorship and friendship between a boy and a safe adult.Coming-of-age story: Sparse text and beautiful illustrations make Off the Beaten Track an ideal coming-of-age story for kids learning to find their self-confidence and ability to express ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • Mend the Living by Maylis de Kerangal (Book Analysis)

    Detailed Summary, Analysis and Reading Guide

    series BrightSummaries.com
    Unlock the more straightforward side of Mend the Living with this concise and insightful summary and analysis!This engaging summary presents an analysis of Mend the Living by Maylis de Kerangal, a thought-provoking examination of the aftermath of a tragic car accident as a committed medical team races against time to carry out a life-saving heart transplant. The novel explores the ethical and ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Cook, The

    A Novel

    Narrated by Carly Robins ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 7 min

    One of BBC Culture's Ten Books to Read this March and The Rumpus Book Club Pick for MarchMaylis de Kerangal follows up her acclaimed novel The Heart with a dissection of the world of a young Parisian chefMore like a poetic biographical essay on a fictional person than a novel, The Cook is a coming-of-age journey centered on Mauro, a young self-taught cook. The story is told by an unnamed female ... Read more

    $9.99 USD or free with audiobook trial

  • Birth of a Bridge

    Translated by Jessica Moore ...
    Naissance d’un pont, unanimous winner of le prix Médicis and le prix Franz Hessel in 2010 and finalist for the prix Goncourt and the grand prix de l’Académie Française, has been widely praised for its originality and scope.Her 2012 novel, Tangente vers l’est won le Prix Landerneau Roman.One of the most exciting aspects of de Kerangal’s work is her use of language. Her writing style is rich and ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • Painting Time

    A Novel

    Translated by Jessica Moore ...
    Named a most anticipated book of 2021 by The Guardian | The MillionsAn aesthetic and existential coming-of-age novel exploring the apprenticeship of a young female painterIn Maylis de Kerangal’s Painting Time, we are introduced to the burgeoning young artist Paula Karst, who is enrolled at the famous Institut de Peinture in Brussels. Unlike the friends she makes at school, Paula strives to ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $10.99 USD

  • Land Delivery Systems in West African Cities

    The Example of Bamako, Mali

    Urban and peri-urban land markets in rapidly expanding West African cities operate within and across different coexisting tenure regimes and involve complex procedures to obtain or make land available for housing. Because a structured framework lacks for the analysis of such systems, this book proposes a systemic approach and applies it to Bamako and its surrounding areas. The framework revolves ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • Invisible Population

    The Place of the Dead in East-Asian Megacities

    The issue of population ageing in East-Asia has been extensively studied but we remain in the dark as to the fate of the region’s growing dead population, particularly in the largest metropolitan areas where there is bitter competition for space among the various human activities. From private cemetery developers to undertakers, not to mention a vast array of sub-contractors, death is discreetly ... Read more

    $41.89 USD

  • Artificialized land and land take

    Drivers, impacts and potential responses

    series Matière à débattre et décider
    This work identifies the decisive economic and social factors in land take and its impact on the environment and agriculture. It carries out a summary of the state of knowledge – as complete as possible – of the determinants and impacts related to land take in France and attempts to identify policy tools through a multidisciplinary approach combining life sciences and economic sciences. It ... Read more

    Free

  • Undoubtedly Yours

    Nathan is a brilliant American entrepreneur in Manhattan with a PhD in Computer Science from MIT. His goal is to grow his company and develop groundbreaking digital technologies. Eléonore is a French student, also in New York, who is ready to take on the corporate world. Intuitive and playful, she is a hopeless daydreamer. When Eléonore meets Nathan at a club’s event in his fancy penthouse, she is ... Read more

    $4.75 USD