Miriam Bridenne

Deputy Director
Favorite Genres
children books, literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, Poetry, theater
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.
Miriam Bridenne | February 11, 2020
These stories that overlap and intertwine through a tangle of delightfully imagined scenes whisper in our ear how love is eternal, never ceasing to reincarnate itself in new bodies, in new skin, in new environments--both the same and somewhat different, unique and always ungraspable.
These stories that overlap and intertwine through a tangle of delightfully imagined scenes whisper in our ear how love is eternal, never ceasing to reincarnate itself in new bodies, in new skin, in new environments--both the same and somewhat different, unique and always ungraspable.
These stories that overlap and intertwine through a tangle of delightfully imagined scenes whisper in our ear how love is…
Miriam Bridenne | February 5, 2020
Each new literary season comes with its share of hot titles--those that seem to get all the praise and all the attention--, of exciting discovery, of disappointment as well. But there are also those that we all cherish: the new book of a beloved writer.
Each new literary season comes with its share of hot titles--those that seem to get all the praise and all the attention--, of exciting discovery, of disappointment as well. But there are also those that we all cherish: the new book of a beloved writer.
Each new literary season comes with its share of hot titles--those that seem to get all the praise and all…
Miriam Bridenne | January 28, 2020
At 53, Gustave Flaubert finds himself more isolated than ever. His friends are dying one after the other, leaving him with no one to discuss Shakespeare, Homer, Rabelais, and Goethe.  And on top of everything else, Flaubert is suffering from severe writer's block: his mind is empty, his hands are useless.
At 53, Gustave Flaubert finds himself more isolated than ever. His friends are dying one after the other, leaving him with no one to discuss Shakespeare, Homer, Rabelais, and Goethe.  And on top of everything else, Flaubert is suffering from severe writer's block: his mind is empty, his hands are…
At 53, Gustave Flaubert finds himself more isolated than ever. His friends are dying one after the other, leaving him…
Miriam Bridenne | January 15, 2020
While we are waiting, just like you, for le livre événement of the season––Le Consentement by Vanessa Springora––to land in New York, we are relishing these excellent novels by both debut novelists (Samira Sédira, Paula Vézac) and more established writers (Jean Echenoz, Minh Tran Huy). Here's why we like them: à vos livres!
While we are waiting, just like you, for le livre événement of the season––Le Consentement by Vanessa Springora––to land in New York, we are relishing these excellent novels by both debut novelists (Samira Sédira, Paula Vézac) and more established writers (Jean Echenoz, Minh Tran Huy). Here's why we like them: à…
While we are waiting, just like you, for le livre événement of the season––Le Consentement by Vanessa Springora––to land in New…
Miriam Bridenne | January 8, 2020
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like a romantic whodunit.
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like a romantic whodunit.
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like…
Miriam Bridenne | January 8, 2020
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the one that took away the author's mother.
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the one that took away the author's mother.
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the…