Non Fiction

From Catalogue: 2014

Publisher/Rights Holder: Gallimard

Rights available for: All Indian languages

L’Amazone et la cuisinière / The Amazon and the Cook

Author: Alain Testart

Conscious of the imminence of his death, Alain Testart, who died on September 2, 2013, collected a series of studies on the division of labour according to sex. The little book that is the result constitutes his intellectual testament. Throughout ages and cultures, the division of labour according to sex presents some remarkable constants. Even today, des...
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From Catalogue: 2014

Publisher/Rights Holder: Gallimard

Rights available for: All Indian languages

Gouverner au nom d’Allah. Islamisation et soif de pouvoir dans le monde arabe. / Governing in The Name of Allah. Islamization and a Thirst of Power in the Arab World

Author: Boualem Sansal

Boualem Sansal offers a synthetic panorama of contemporary Islam and its relation to political power. Beginning with an overview of the ensemble of Muslim tendencies, Sansal wonders about the actors involved in the propagation of Islamism: the proselytizing States, the opportunist elites, the silent intellectuals, the universities, the media, the Arab street...
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From Catalogue: 2014

Publisher/Rights Holder: Flammarion

Rights available for: All Indian languages including English

Seule Fille de mon village / The Only Girl in my Village

Author: Sugan Kanwar

Sugan Kanwar with Célia Mercier A deeply-moving testimony which unveils the drama of infanticide in India. The story of a battle to have the rights of women in Rajasthan recognized.  As a young girl, Sugan loved spending her holidays in her native village, in the heart of the desert surrounding the fortified city of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. Over the years,...
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From Catalogue: 2014

Publisher/Rights Holder: Presses Universitaires de France (P.U.F.)

Rights available for: All Indian languages. World English rights licensed to Bloomsbury

Initiation à la philosophie pour les non-philosophes / Initiation to Philosophy for Non-Philosophers

Author: Louis Althusser

Texts edited by Michael Goshgarian and introduced by Guillaume Sibertin-Blanc. In 1980, at the close of the most intensely political period in his work and in his life, Louis Althusser decided to write a philosophy textbook that would be accessible to all readers, even those without any previous preparation. Initiation à la philosophie pour les non-philoso...
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From Catalogue: 2014

Publisher/Rights Holder: Presses Universitaires de France (P.U.F.)

Rights available for: All Indian languages including English

La Mondialisation culturelle / Cultural Globalization

Author: François Chaubet

Watching CNN, studying in Spain, travelling to far-off places on a regular basis, enjoying the talents of great international artists near one’s home: these are just a few frequent cultural practices today. They are an expression of the cultural globalization which has been on-going since the 19th century, a globalization just as clearly visible in world -...
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From Catalogue: 2013

Publisher/Rights Holder: Editions Verticales (Gallimard Group)

Rights available for: All Indian languages

Petite Poucette / Thumbelina

Author: Michel Serres

In a world that is changing at record speed, the younger generation have to find new ways of doing things. Western society has already survived two revolutions: the first was when knowledge previously transmitted orally was set down in writing. The second was the coming of the printed word to replace handwriting. We are now in the middle of a third revolut...
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From Catalogue: 2013

Publisher/Rights Holder: Albin Michel

Rights available for: All Indian languages including English

Changer l’Islam / Reinventing Islam

Author: Malek Chebel

There is endless talk about ‘reforming Islam’, as though Islam had until now always set in its ways. This way of  seeing  things suits both those who would destroy a ‘retrograde ’ Islam and the fundamentalist defenders of an ‘eternal’ Islam. The truth is that Islam has never ceased to reinvent and question itself through the voices of thinker...
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From Catalogue: 2013

Publisher/Rights Holder: Gallimard

Rights available for: All Indian languages

Histoire d'une femme libre / The Story of a Free Woman

Author: Françoise Giroud

Following an attempted suicide after a disastrous love affair, Françoise Giroud found solitude at their friends’ home in the country, where she wrote this autobiography. She tells, first of all, the story of her childhood with an adored and capricious mother who was generous, brilliant, and a catastrophe when it came to managing what was left of the...
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From Catalogue: 2013

Publisher/Rights Holder: Gallimard

Rights available for: All Indian languages

L’Islam devant la démocratie. Une possible rencontre? / Islam facing Democracy. A Possible Encounter?

Author: Philippe d’Iribarne

Why is it that our hopes to see democracy bloom in a Muslim country are continually dashed? The desire for  a power  that respects justice, for the people’s right to freedo m of expression and the rule of law—none of these are  lacking. No,  the problem lies in pluralism of opinion, respect for minorities, and open criticism, all of them elements  e...
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From Catalogue: 2013

Publisher/Rights Holder: Grasset

Rights available for: All Indian languages including English

La Condition numérique / The Digital Condition

Author: Bruno Patino and Jean-François Fogel

In this engaging and illuminating book, two specialists take on the digital turn and explain how the age of permanent connectedness has transformed the human condition. The internet has changed. Two decades after its creation, the world wide web is no longer a component of the  media, but a determining social space for the private, professional, and public...
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