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The Class
Written by Francois Begaudeau, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Trade Paperback | April 2009
$17.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-1-58322-885-2 (1-58322-885-3)

Winner of the Prix France Culture/Télérama prize, The Class explores timely issues of race, class, identity, colonial history, immigration, and education, "suspend[ing] judgment and liberat[ing] the raw words of kids in a deconsecrated classroom" (Le Monde). The novel's eponymous film version, directed by Laurent Cantet, starring author Bégaudeau as himself, won... Read more






Evolution
Written by Jean-Baptiste De Panafieu, Photographed by Patrick Gries, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Hardcover | November 2011
$45.00/51.00(Canada) | 978-1-60980-368-1 (1-60980-368-X)

Now updated and presented in a smaller format with fifteen new gorgeous photographs, Evolution steps beyond the debate and presents the undeniable truth of Darwin's theory, showing through skeletons both obscure and commonplace, but always intriguing, the process by which life has transformed itself, again and again.

Here is a powerful pairing... Read more






Memoirs of a Breton Peasant
Written by Jean-Marie Deguignet, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$19.95/22.95(Canada) | 978-1-60980-346-9 (1-60980-346-9)

A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society. Brittany during the nineteenth century was a place seemingly frozen in the Middle Ages, backwards... Read more






Memoirs of a Breton Peasant
Written by Jean-Marie Deguignet, Edited by Bernez Rouz, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Hardcover | February 2004
$27.95/41.95(Canada) | 978-1-58322-616-2 (1-58322-616-8)

A fascinating document of an extraordinary life, Memoirs of A Breton Peasant reads with the liveliness of a novel and bristles with the vigor of an opinionated autodidact from the very lowest level of peasant society. Brittany during the nineteenth century was a place seemingly frozen in the Middle Ages, backwards... Read more






The Case of Dr. Sachs
Written by Martin Winckler, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Trade Paperback | September 2001
$16.95/23.95(Canada) | 978-1-58322-261-4 (1-58322-261-8)

Bruno Sachs is a country doctor who makes house calls and feels deeply for his patients. There are broken bones, unwanted pregnancies, people without the will to live, a friend dying of cancer. His pity for his fellow creatures is both his motivating force and his own untreatable condition. Among the... Read more






The Case of Dr. Sachs
Written by Martin Winckler, Translated by Linda Asher
Seven Stories Press | Hardcover | November 2000
$27.95/39.95(Canada) | 978-1-58322-056-6 (1-58322-056-9)

Bruno Sachs is a country doctor who makes house calls and feels deeply for his patients. There are broken bones, unwanted pregnancies, people without the will to live, a friend dying of cancer. His pity for his fellow creatures is both his motivating force and his own untreatable condition. Among the... Read more





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