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 | March 16, 2021
L'inconnu de la poste is the account of a news story that shocked Montréal-la-Cluse---a small city in the Ain region of France--as well as the rest of the country in 2008. Florence Aubenas does not play at being a detective, completely removing herself from the narrative. What interests her above all is the place and its history--a small spa town…
L'inconnu de la poste is the account of a news story that shocked Montréal-la-Cluse---a small city in the Ain region of France--as well as the rest of the country in 2008. Florence Aubenas does not play at being a detective, completely removing herself from the narrative. What interests her above…
L'inconnu de la poste is the account of a news story that shocked Montréal-la-Cluse---a small city in the Ain region…
Miriam Bridenne | March 16, 2021
Four years before the publication of Sartre's Mains Sales, Jean Meckert addresses the troubled immediate post-war period. Without being manichean, he depicts the disgust of the resistants for whom the Liberation had left a bitter taste.
Four years before the publication of Sartre's Mains Sales, Jean Meckert addresses the troubled immediate post-war period. Without being manichean, he depicts the disgust of the resistants for whom the Liberation had left a bitter taste.
Four years before the publication of Sartre's Mains Sales, Jean Meckert addresses the troubled immediate post-war period. Without being manichean,…
Miriam Bridenne | March 5, 2021
As we get ready to celebrate Women’s History this month, we invite you to discover some of the female French authors (Annie Ernaux, Vanessa Springora...) whose books have contributed to changing French society by pushing it to open up to those debates that are currently shaking up the planet, as well as to modernize itself.
As we get ready to celebrate Women’s History this month, we invite you to discover some of the female French authors (Annie Ernaux, Vanessa Springora...) whose books have contributed to changing French society by pushing it to open up to those debates that are currently shaking up the planet, as…
As we get ready to celebrate Women’s History this month, we invite you to discover some of the female French…
Miriam Bridenne | February 25, 2021
Discussing the world's current situation with children is by no means easy right now, so we have put together a list of titles to help. Ranging from political activism to Covid-19, this selection will help you navigate difficult conversations while keeping things simple and colorful!
Discussing the world's current situation with children is by no means easy right now, so we have put together a list of titles to help. Ranging from political activism to Covid-19, this selection will help you navigate difficult conversations while keeping things simple and colorful!
Discussing the world's current situation with children is by no means easy right now, so we have put together a…
Miriam Bridenne | February 17, 2021
If like me, you like nothing else more than an unputdownable story lead by memorable characters, which speaks to its time with power, emotion and insight, then these two masterful novels -- Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke (trans. by Anne Rabinovitch, ed. Liana Levi) and Traverser la nuit by Hervé Le Corre (Rivages) -- are for you.
If like me, you like nothing else more than an unputdownable story lead by memorable characters, which speaks to its time with power, emotion and insight, then these two masterful novels -- Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke (trans. by Anne Rabinovitch, ed. Liana Levi) and Traverser la nuit by Hervé…
If like me, you like nothing else more than an unputdownable story lead by memorable characters, which speaks to its…
Miriam Bridenne | February 2, 2021
Just in time to chear up your littles ones in this arduous winter, here come the new books by Olivier Tallec, Marc Boutavant and Karen Jameson, as well as a classic by Instrid Lindgrend with splendid illustration by Beatrice Alemagna. Cuddles and laughs guarantee!
Just in time to chear up your littles ones in this arduous winter, here come the new books by Olivier Tallec, Marc Boutavant and Karen Jameson, as well as a classic by Instrid Lindgrend with splendid illustration by Beatrice Alemagna. Cuddles and laughs guarantee!
Just in time to chear up your littles ones in this arduous winter, here come the new books by Olivier…