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We have more stuff than we could ever need. Every year, TV reports about Black Friday suggest how far society has gone mad with accumulation. The planet is drowning in unnecessary objects and their attendant waste. This bookshelf explores the roots of…

A Nature Book Each Month: Let’s Give Back Nature Its Song

A Nature Book Each Month: Let’s Give Back Nature Its Song

Last year the French Museum of Natural History and the National Scientific Research Centre conducted a series of studies demonstrating how, year on year, the French countryside is becoming ever more silent. They write of a phenomenon of “mass disappearance,”…

The Feminist Bookclub Paris at Shakespeare and Company

The Feminist Bookclub Paris at Shakespeare and Company

The Feminist Bookclub (FBC) Paris gets together once a month to discuss literary projects, written by diverse female authors, that elevate the status of women. It aims to shed a light on feminism that is representative and inclusive by reading, listening…

Hortari: Hidden Things

Hortari: Hidden Things

Hortari is composed of fifteen illustrated short stories of imaginary explorers and seekers. It is the second book by Marie-Alice Harel, a French author and illustrator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. To learn more about her work, visit maharel.com. What do…