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 | December 3, 2019
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of the 2010s. With remarkable energy, and razor sharp wit, Virginie Despentes paints a vivid portrait of all the different layers of French society.
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of the 2010s. With remarkable energy, and razor sharp wit, Virginie Despentes paints a vivid portrait of all the different layers of French society.
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of…
Miriam Bridenne | October 29, 2019
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose one’s inheritance? These are the fascinating challenges that confront Huma de Benedetti, the heroine of Laure Limongi’s tenth book, On ne peut pas tenir la mer entre ses mains.
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose one’s inheritance? These are the fascinating challenges that confront Huma de Benedetti, the heroine of Laure Limongi’s tenth book, On ne peut pas tenir la mer entre ses mains.
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose…
Miriam Bridenne | October 6, 2019
Rose, a psychologist in her forties, is spending her Christmas vacation on a Mediterranean cruise with her two children. As Rose ponders whether she should leave her husband or move with him out of Paris, her ship rescues a boat with African refugees. Among them is Younes...
Rose, a psychologist in her forties, is spending her Christmas vacation on a Mediterranean cruise with her two children. As Rose ponders whether she should leave her husband or move with him out of Paris, her ship rescues a boat with African refugees. Among them is Younes...
Rose, a psychologist in her forties, is spending her Christmas vacation on a Mediterranean cruise with her two children. As…
Miriam Bridenne | September 18, 2019
At first glance, Rose désert, Violaine Huisman's second novel might seem like a piece of travel writing—a long trek that leads her from Morocco to Senegal after the end of a relationship. If Violaine knows what her destination is, she still has no idea where her life is headed.
At first glance, Rose désert, Violaine Huisman's second novel might seem like a piece of travel writing—a long trek that leads her from Morocco to Senegal after the end of a relationship. If Violaine knows what her destination is, she still has no idea where her life is headed.
At first glance, Rose désert, Violaine Huisman's second novel might seem like a piece of travel writing—a long trek that…
Miriam Bridenne | September 12, 2019
"L'Eternel Printemps" is a lover's discourse in various settings: Parisian cafes, the streets of the 6th arrondissement, walks in the Luxembourg garden. He can't resist her charms, but she can't take the risk of falling in love. Their relationship is doomed to remain platonic, but its story is universal.
"L'Eternel Printemps" is a lover's discourse in various settings: Parisian cafes, the streets of the 6th arrondissement, walks in the Luxembourg garden. He can't resist her charms, but she can't take the risk of falling in love. Their relationship is doomed to remain platonic, but its story is universal.
"L'Eternel Printemps" is a lover's discourse in various settings: Parisian cafes, the streets of the 6th arrondissement, walks in the…
Miriam Bridenne | July 25, 2019
Reading any of these 5 novels is the next best things to a Paris getaway!
Reading any of these 5 novels is the next best things to a Paris getaway!
Reading any of these 5 novels is the next best things to a Paris getaway!