Albertine Team | April 9, 2021
Alice de Reviers | April 1, 2021
Yasmina Reza achieves something rather unique here in translating traumas, complicated family relationships and mid-life crises into one of the most delightful and fun pieces I have ever read.
Yasmina Reza achieves something rather unique here in translating traumas, complicated family relationships and mid-life crises into one of the most delightful and fun pieces I have ever read.
Yasmina Reza achieves something rather unique here in translating traumas, complicated family relationships and mid-life crises into one of the…
Adam Hocker | March 26, 2021
There has been a recent flurry of outstanding contemporary Algeria-focused novels translated into English: Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi (New Directions) and The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter (FSG) immediately come to mind; and now we have the ferocious Tomorrow They Won't Dare to Kill Us by Joseph Andras, which has just been released by Verso.
There has been a recent flurry of outstanding contemporary Algeria-focused novels translated into English: Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi (New Directions) and The Art of Losing by Alice Zeniter (FSG) immediately come to mind; and now we have the ferocious Tomorrow They Won't Dare to Kill Us by Joseph Andras,…
There has been a recent flurry of outstanding contemporary Algeria-focused novels translated into English: Our Riches by Kaouther Adimi (New…
Albertine Team | March 24, 2021
Wondering what's new and newsworthy in graphic novels? Adam fell for the second volume of Cyril Pedrosa's magnificent medieval epic L'Age d'or, and Miriam devoured Iris deux fois, the first collaboration between the sisters Anne-Laure and Noémie Reboul. Take your pick!
Wondering what's new and newsworthy in graphic novels? Adam fell for the second volume of Cyril Pedrosa's magnificent medieval epic L'Age d'or, and Miriam devoured Iris deux fois, the first collaboration between the sisters Anne-Laure and Noémie Reboul. Take your pick!
Wondering what's new and newsworthy in graphic novels? Adam fell for the second volume of Cyril Pedrosa's magnificent medieval epic…
Albertine Team | March 24, 2021
This week's children's picks offer creative ways to appreciate learning and the natural world. From Bruno Munari's acclaimed alphabet book to the little monster taken by a spring cleaning fever to a splendid odyssey through the kingdom of trees, there is so much to explore!
This week's children's picks offer creative ways to appreciate learning and the natural world. From Bruno Munari's acclaimed alphabet book to the little monster taken by a spring cleaning fever to a splendid odyssey through the kingdom of trees, there is so much to explore!
This week's children's picks offer creative ways to appreciate learning and the natural world. From Bruno Munari's acclaimed alphabet book…
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…
Adam Hocker | March 16, 2021
Malroux is an unusual poet in France in that her work as a translator from English to French bears a heavy influence over what she writes. Having almost single-handedly introduced the greatest English-language poet of all time to French readers (of course I am talking about Emily Dickinson), she incorporates the oblique beauty of Dickinson into her own works.
Malroux is an unusual poet in France in that her work as a translator from English to French bears a heavy influence over what she writes. Having almost single-handedly introduced the greatest English-language poet of all time to French readers (of course I am talking about Emily Dickinson), she incorporates…
Malroux is an unusual poet in France in that her work as a translator from English to French bears a…
Alice de Reviers | March 16, 2021
Despite appearances, Antoine des Gommiers is not the main character of the eponymous new novel by Lyonel Trouillot.  Antoine des Gommiers is a Haitian myth whose story shapes that of the narrator’s by tying it to his family, his neighborhood and his island. Antoine des Gommiers may or may not have existed ; Trouillot asks us instead to experience the…
Despite appearances, Antoine des Gommiers is not the main character of the eponymous new novel by Lyonel Trouillot.  Antoine des Gommiers is a Haitian myth whose story shapes that of the narrator’s by tying it to his family, his neighborhood and his island. Antoine des Gommiers may or may not…
Despite appearances, Antoine des Gommiers is not the main character of the eponymous new novel by Lyonel Trouillot.  Antoine des…
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,…
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