BOOKS

L’Allemagne: un modèle, mais pour qui?

L’Allemagne: un modèle, mais pour qui?

(Germany: a model, but for whom?)

An attempt to sort stereotypes and reality in the midst of a heated debate about the necessity for France to go down the road of reforms in order to catch up with the terms set by globalisation, with a foreword by Louis Gallois. Presses des Mines, Paris, 2012


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Une certaine idée de la France

Une certaine idée de la France

(A certain idea of France)

​A look behind the facade and how France would like to be seen, both amused and critical, and magnificently illustrated by Martial Leiter. Schriftenreihe Vontobel Stiftung, Zurich, 2012


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What Does Germany Think About Europe?

What Does Germany Think About Europe?

English, slightly shorter version of "Was denkt Deutschland"; essay collection that mirrors the very complex German debate on Europe after 2009, with an afterword by Jürgen Habermas. ECFR, June 2011


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Was denkt Deutschland? Zehn Ansichten zu Europa

Was denkt Deutschland? Zehn Ansichten zu Europa

(What Does Germany Think?)

​Essay collection that mirrors the very complex German debate on Europe after 2009, with a foreword by Jürgen Habermas. KSV Verlag, Wiesbaden, May 2011


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Berlin-Ouest. Histoire d’une île allemande.

Berlin-Ouest. Histoire d’une île allemande.

(West-Berlin. The History of an Island)

A documented look back at life in one of the most extravagant cities in the world, caught between its grandiose mission - a symbol of freedom and the splendours of the Western world - and, for most, a rather mediocre everyday-existence, harassment and little perspective for change. Editions Perrin, Paris, 2009


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Geschiche vor Gericht. Die Ratlosigkeit der Justiz

Geschiche vor Gericht. Die Ratlosigkeit der Justiz

(History at court. The helplessness of judges)

​Short essay on the German tendancy to avoid political debates on certain key issues by letting judges set the terms and decide. Reihe Corso bei Siedler, Siedler Verlag, Berlin, 1993


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