Adam Hocker | January 13, 2021
Besides a recommendation from a close friend, the best way to discover a new favorite book for me comes neither from a review nor a share nor a tweet--but rather from discovering a small publishing house with a great list and simply diving in.
Besides a recommendation from a close friend, the best way to discover a new favorite book for me comes neither from a review nor a share nor a tweet--but rather from discovering a small publishing house with a great list and simply diving in.
Besides a recommendation from a close friend, the best way to discover a new favorite book for me comes neither…
Adam Hocker | January 5, 2021
Of the many excellent books that have emerged in this recent literary season, none are as unusual or visually striking as the new work by Nobel Prize-winner J.M.G. Le Clézio, Le flot de la poésie continuera de couler.
Of the many excellent books that have emerged in this recent literary season, none are as unusual or visually striking as the new work by Nobel Prize-winner J.M.G. Le Clézio, Le flot de la poésie continuera de couler.
Of the many excellent books that have emerged in this recent literary season, none are as unusual or visually striking…
Albertine Team | December 2, 2020
French literary awards have certainly been in the spotlight these past weeks. We do not have much to add besides the fact that the choices this year are outstanding examples of what literature does at its best: telling excellent stories in stellar prose. We can't wait to hear your opinions on these!
French literary awards have certainly been in the spotlight these past weeks. We do not have much to add besides the fact that the choices this year are outstanding examples of what literature does at its best: telling excellent stories in stellar prose. We can't wait to hear your opinions…
French literary awards have certainly been in the spotlight these past weeks. We do not have much to add besides…
Adam Hocker | December 1, 2020
At a time when information overwhelms and a toxic level of cognitive dissonance prevails all around us, it is a relief and a pleasure to sit down with Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate—the latest book by the always wonderful Daniel Mendelsohn.
At a time when information overwhelms and a toxic level of cognitive dissonance prevails all around us, it is a relief and a pleasure to sit down with Three Rings: A Tale of Exile, Narrative, and Fate—the latest book by the always wonderful Daniel Mendelsohn.
At a time when information overwhelms and a toxic level of cognitive dissonance prevails all around us, it is a…
Albertine Team | November 18, 2020
From magical jewelry to games of hide-and-seek; from a travelling orangutan to classics of Scandinavian literature—these new picture books have everything to keep your kids entertained (and learning!)
From magical jewelry to games of hide-and-seek; from a travelling orangutan to classics of Scandinavian literature—these new picture books have everything to keep your kids entertained (and learning!)
From magical jewelry to games of hide-and-seek; from a travelling orangutan to classics of Scandinavian literature—these new picture books have…
Miriam Bridenne | November 18, 2020
What happens to children when parents divorce? When a new baby arrives? Nicolas Mathieu and Pauline Delabroy Allard explore with subtlety, imagination, and much humor these moments of and transition when life goes on, but not exactly like before, moments which mark however softly a before and an after.
What happens to children when parents divorce? When a new baby arrives? Nicolas Mathieu and Pauline Delabroy Allard explore with subtlety, imagination, and much humor these moments of and transition when life goes on, but not exactly like before, moments which mark however softly a before and an after.
What happens to children when parents divorce? When a new baby arrives? Nicolas Mathieu and Pauline Delabroy Allard explore with…
Adam Hocker | November 17, 2020
This short and blistering novel is richly poetic, its language overflowing with the despair and futility that only the injustice of history can bring.
This short and blistering novel is richly poetic, its language overflowing with the despair and futility that only the injustice of history can bring.
This short and blistering novel is richly poetic, its language overflowing with the despair and futility that only the injustice…
Adam Hocker | November 13, 2020
Kannjawou is a lesson in human resilience, showing us how we can persevere even in the most difficult circumstances; as well as a warning of how we cannot escape the past.
Kannjawou is a lesson in human resilience, showing us how we can persevere even in the most difficult circumstances; as well as a warning of how we cannot escape the past.
Kannjawou is a lesson in human resilience, showing us how we can persevere even in the most difficult circumstances; as…
Adam Hocker | November 13, 2020
This book is essential reading for anyone who is curious about how our current economy and society is structured — as well as how we got here. Like Foucault's best work, "Il faut s'adapter" is a remarkable map of our history as well as a guide for changing the present. A staggering achievement!
This book is essential reading for anyone who is curious about how our current economy and society is structured — as well as how we got here. Like Foucault's best work, "Il faut s'adapter" is a remarkable map of our history as well as a guide for changing the present.…
This book is essential reading for anyone who is curious about how our current economy and society is structured —…
Load moreLoad more