Orient/Occident, mode d'emploi (East Meets West), phénomène mondial sur Internet, est le premier volume de la célèbre série infographique de l'artiste Yang Liu. Conçus et dessinés avec beaucoup de soin, d'esprit et d'humour, les pictogrammes de Yang Liu illustrent les différences évidentes - ou, parfois, plus subtiles - entre la culture chinoise, par exemple, et celle de l'Occident. Grâce à ses pictogrammes limpides, qui montrent avec une efficacité étonnante à quel point Occidentaux et Asiatiques pensent différemment, l'oeuvre de Yang Liu est non seulement devenue un des chouchous des réseaux sociaux et des magazines, mais a également été utilisée pour des formations en entreprise dans le monde entier: ou comment faire prospérer son activité en apprenant à mieux connaître la culture de l'autre !
Dans la même série, Yang Liu a également publié Homme/femme, mode d'emploi (Man Meets Woman) .
Twenty-three illustrated gothic tales from the dark corridors of the imagination of the creative genius behind Batman, Edward Scissorhands and Big Fish. Burton's lovingly lurid illustrations evoke both the sweetness and tragedy of a cast of gruesomely sympathetic children - hopeful, yet hapless beings.
Asterix, the Gaul is back for more funny, fast-paced adventure in this cheeky and energetic comic, the New York Times bestselling thirty-sixth Asterix album. Julius Caesar has finished writing the history of his campaigns in Gaul. His publisher, Libellus Blockbustus, foresees a huge success ... but there's a snag. The chapter about Caesar's defeats by the indomitable Gauls of Armorica. Cut it, Blockbustus advises, and everyone will believe that Caesar conquered all Gaul! Or will they? Newsmonger and activist Confoundtheirpolitix takes the chapter to Asterix's village. Can the Gauls make sure the truth is revealed? Multi-million selling Asterix is much loved across the world, perfect for children age 7-11 and hilarious for kids and parents alike. Following in the footsteps of Goscinny and Uderzo, the thirty-sixth Asterix album by Ferri and Conrad is a number 3 New York Times bestselling title.
It's a good time to be a woman: we have the vote and the Pill, and we haven't been burnt as witches since 1727. However, a few nagging questions do remain... Why are we supposed to get Brazilians? Should we use Botox? Do men secretly hate us? And why does everyone ask when you're going to have a baby? This title provides answers to such questions.
Volume 25 of The Complete Peanuts presents the very final year of the defining comic strip of the 20th century, which ran for nearly 18,000 strips and for 50 years after its debut in 1950. This masterpiece includes all of 1999 through to the final strip on 13 February 2000. In this volume, Rerun takes centre stage and cements himself as the last great Peanuts character - when he embarks on a career as an underground comic book artist! This volume also features a huge surprise: the complete Li'l Folks , the weekly one-panel comic that Charles Schulz produced for his hometown paper. Li'l Folks was a clear precursor to Peanuts , and its inclusion here will bring The Complete Peanuts full circle.
This is a collection of essential trivia, uncommon knowledge and vital irrelevance. The book includes an exhaustive dictionary of smiley faces and other emoticons, details of the structure of military hierarchy and an analysis of poker hands, amongst much other minutiae.
Covering subjects from God to dogs, this collection is a gathering of British wit, featuring: Jane Austen, Pam Ayres, Alan Bennett, Jeffrey Bernard, John Betjeman, Jo Brand, Craig Brown, Winston Churchill, Alan Clark, Jeremy Clarkson, Billy Connolly, Peter Cook, Tommy Cooper, Noel Coward, Quentin Crisp, Les Dawson, Stephen Fry, and others.
Including advice, this title offers French recipes for each season, anecdotes, and tips. It talks us through food and dining, from the author's childhood in Alsace-Lorraine, renowned for its cuisine, where she learned to cook with her mother and grandmother, to Provence with its richly unusual but healthy dishes.
Academy Award-winning screenwriter and director Nora Ephron turns her sharp wit on to her own life. This work includes her insights such as: never marry a man you wouldn't want to be divorced from; if the shoe doesn't fit in the shoe store, it's never going to fit; and if only one third of your clothes are mistakes, you're ahead of the game.
A compendium of decadence, depravity and horse-sense. From Private Thompson in trouble with the air force, to the devastating portrait of the ageing Muhammad Ali, it considers the Kentucky Derby, Freak Power in the Rockies, Nixon in '68, McGovern in '72, Fear and Loathing at the Watergate, Jimmy Carter and the Great Leap of Faith and more.
From Woodstock falling in love with a worm to Charlie Brown's obsession with the Little Red-Headed Girl, from Snoopy's yearning for that girl beagle to Lucy's unwavering (and unrequited) affection for Schroeder, the beguiling Peanuts gang know a thing or two about love.
For the beguiling Peanuts gang, happiness is many things - a warm blanket, a snowy day, a full supper dish, but most of all happiness is being one of the gang.
In a parody book for children and adults alike, Darth Vader tries to put those rambunctious twins, Luke and Leia, to bed, but first they want to hear a story and soon we see all the other popular Star Wars characters tucking in for the night and getting ready for bed.
La légende de Kaelig Morvan - La prophétie de Viviane (t.1 : isbn 9782737365485) Un druide apprend au seigneur Kaelig Morvan que sa fille est la descendante de la fée Viviane et qu'une mystérieuse secte cherche à tuer l'enfant. Aidés du barde Caerwyn et du chevalier Madur, Kaelig et sa fille Aela vont partir en quête d'une arme légendaire, seule capable de terrasser le chef de la société secrète.
Un voyage extraordinaire au coeur de l'imaginaire celte débute alors pour la jeune fille en compagnie des trois plus redoutables hommes du monde breton. La légende de Kaelig Morvan - Le sang de la pierre philosophale (t. 2 : isbn 9782737365478) Devant son impuissance à contrôler l'esprit torturé de sa fille, Kaelig Morvan décide de rejoindre la caste alchimique de la croix d'émeraude pour se lancer dans la quête de la pierre philosophale.
En compagnie de Tanguy, le jeune ami d'Aela, et de la sylphe Naloe, le seigneur et sa fille vont marcher dans les pas de leurs aïeux et découvrir en Bretagne l'essence même de leur nature. Mais une ombre plane au-dessus des compagnons et la soif de pouvoir de la fée d'Huelgoat met en péril leurs vies.
B>From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, this is a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame./b>'It's about the terror, isn't it?'br>'The terror of what?' I said.br>'The terror of being found out.'For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high-profile public shamings. The shamed are people like us - people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work. Once their transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane and the next thing they know they're being torn apart by an angry mob, jeered at, demonized, sometimes even fired from their job.A great renaissance of public shaming is sweeping our land. Justice has been democratized. The silent majority are getting a voice. But what are we doing with our voice? We are mercilessly finding people's faults. We are defining the boundaries of normality by ruining the lives of those outside it. We are using shame as a form of social control.b>Simultaneously powerful and hilarious in the way only Jon Ronson can be, So You've Been Publicly Shamed is a deeply honest book about modern life, full of eye-opening truths about the escalating war on human flaws - and the very scary part we all play in it./b>