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!
Miriam Bridenne | July 24, 2019
Groff's prose is mesmerizing; and her ability to share these hellish visions, to draw you in to the fates of characters in a few lines, to immerse you in this cycle of highly realistic end-of-the world dystopic micro-fictions, is simply astonishing.
Groff's prose is mesmerizing; and her ability to share these hellish visions, to draw you in to the fates of characters in a few lines, to immerse you in this cycle of highly realistic end-of-the world dystopic micro-fictions, is simply astonishing.
Groff's prose is mesmerizing; and her ability to share these hellish visions, to draw you in to the fates of…
Miriam Bridenne | July 24, 2019
Here’s a selection of fiction that will fully engross you, make you step outside of time, and propel you into reading nirvana.
Here’s a selection of fiction that will fully engross you, make you step outside of time, and propel you into reading nirvana.
Here’s a selection of fiction that will fully engross you, make you step outside of time, and propel you into…
Miriam Bridenne | July 24, 2019
Family secrets, smashed ambitions, racial tensions: welcome to Celeste Ng's world! In this riveting page-turner, the international bestselling author pursues her investigation of mother & daughter relationships and American suburban life.
Family secrets, smashed ambitions, racial tensions: welcome to Celeste Ng's world! In this riveting page-turner, the international bestselling author pursues her investigation of mother & daughter relationships and American suburban life.
Family secrets, smashed ambitions, racial tensions: welcome to Celeste Ng's world! In this riveting page-turner, the international bestselling author pursues…
Miriam Bridenne | July 23, 2019
If you don't want to read about white, privileged, post-war America--not that there is anything wrong with that--I'd recommend you skip this note altogether. Through tracing the arc of a man's life, All That Is (et rien d'autre) chronicles the end of an era in book publishing, when the business was mostly a gentleman’s pursuit—amateur, clubbish, waspy, and above all,…
If you don't want to read about white, privileged, post-war America--not that there is anything wrong with that--I'd recommend you skip this note altogether. Through tracing the arc of a man's life, All That Is (et rien d'autre) chronicles the end of an era in book publishing, when the business…
If you don't want to read about white, privileged, post-war America--not that there is anything wrong with that--I'd recommend you…
Marie Lola Sendra | July 18, 2019
“Passerby, I beg you, spread roses on my tomb” Maybe you will end up with a bleeding heart… In 1959, Aragon wrote a book about his muse, Elsa, in the tormented context of the Russian revolution. Elsa Triolet and Louis Aragon met in 1929 when she arrived from Russia to join the surrealist movement in Paris. During the revolution, they…
“Passerby, I beg you, spread roses on my tomb” Maybe you will end up with a bleeding heart… In 1959, Aragon wrote a book about his muse, Elsa, in the tormented context of the Russian revolution. Elsa Triolet and Louis Aragon met in 1929 when she arrived from Russia to…
“Passerby, I beg you, spread roses on my tomb” Maybe you will end up with a bleeding heart… In 1959,…
Albertine Team | July 15, 2019
One of the reasons we booksellers cherish summer is that the media uproar surrounding new publications is suddenly turned down, prompting us to go back to the great literary masters. Here's a selection of literary classics that we find ourselves going back to over and over.
One of the reasons we booksellers cherish summer is that the media uproar surrounding new publications is suddenly turned down, prompting us to go back to the great literary masters. Here's a selection of literary classics that we find ourselves going back to over and over.
One of the reasons we booksellers cherish summer is that the media uproar surrounding new publications is suddenly turned down,…
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…
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