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Miriam Bridenne

Deputy Director
Bio
After almost two decades of working in publishing, and a few round trips between Paris and New York, Miriam has decided to settle down at Albertine to do what she enjoys most: recommending books she loves. Somehow this also includes taking bizarre pictures for Albertine's social media outlets.
Favorite Genres
children books, literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, Poetry, theater
Miriam Bridenne | July 15, 2019
Antoine Compagnon invites us to a delightful and erudite stroll through Michel de Montaigne’s work and the –much needed – reminder that as long as there are people willing to consider carefully, observe passionately, and speak measuredly, there is hope.
Antoine Compagnon invites us to a delightful and erudite stroll through Michel de Montaigne’s work and the –much needed – reminder that as long as there are people willing to consider carefully, observe passionately, and speak measuredly, there is hope.
Antoine Compagnon invites us to a delightful and erudite stroll through Michel de Montaigne’s work and the –much needed –…
Miriam Bridenne | July 15, 2019
With great humor and a remarkable sense of details, Bove describes the mundane daily life of Victor Baton and his harrowing quest for friendship. Hilariously funny at times, compelling at others, My friends brilliantly captures the fragility of mankind and the fragrance of 1924's Paris.
With great humor and a remarkable sense of details, Bove describes the mundane daily life of Victor Baton and his harrowing quest for friendship. Hilariously funny at times, compelling at others, My friends brilliantly captures the fragility of mankind and the fragrance of 1924's Paris.
With great humor and a remarkable sense of details, Bove describes the mundane daily life of Victor Baton and his…
Miriam Bridenne | July 13, 2019
Whether you are in the mood to celebrate or mourn the day when the French citizenry stormed the Bastille (fun fact, just after the Marquis de Sade had been transferred to a different prison) and changed French society forever, you should find exactly what you are looking for below.
Whether you are in the mood to celebrate or mourn the day when the French citizenry stormed the Bastille (fun fact, just after the Marquis de Sade had been transferred to a different prison) and changed French society forever, you should find exactly what you are looking for below.
Whether you are in the mood to celebrate or mourn the day when the French citizenry stormed the Bastille (fun…
Miriam Bridenne | June 30, 2019
If you are studying a foreign language you quickly become aware of how important reading is in the learning process. But how do you pick the right book to read? How do you find a text that sparks your curiosity and keeps you engaged and determined to reach the end--despite the back and forth between your book and the dictionary?…
If you are studying a foreign language you quickly become aware of how important reading is in the learning process. But how do you pick the right book to read? How do you find a text that sparks your curiosity and keeps you engaged and determined to reach the end--despite…
If you are studying a foreign language you quickly become aware of how important reading is in the learning process.…
Miriam Bridenne | June 12, 2019
French literature provides an impressive line-up of masterpieces on artists and the creative act. Unarguably, Hold Fast Your Crown is a brilliant addition to this rich lineage. So pack your suitcase with Melville's books, Apocalypse Now, and Cimino's movies; and brace yourself for a wild ride with Jean Deichel at the wheel!
French literature provides an impressive line-up of masterpieces on artists and the creative act. Unarguably, Hold Fast Your Crown is a brilliant addition to this rich lineage. So pack your suitcase with Melville's books, Apocalypse Now, and Cimino's movies; and brace yourself for a wild ride with Jean Deichel at the wheel!
French literature provides an impressive line-up of masterpieces on artists and the creative act. Unarguably, Hold Fast Your Crown is a brilliant…
Miriam Bridenne | May 15, 2019
Anyone who has lived in the US long enough may have noticed the prominent role played by sports —and baseball among all sports— as an integrational force. If you are curious to understand why, and how baseball has become a cementing factor of American identity, then reading Jerome Charyn's Joe DiMaggio, The Long Vigil just published in France under the…
Anyone who has lived in the US long enough may have noticed the prominent role played by sports —and baseball among all sports— as an integrational force. If you are curious to understand why, and how baseball has become a cementing factor of American identity, then reading Jerome Charyn's Joe…
Anyone who has lived in the US long enough may have noticed the prominent role played by sports —and baseball…