Margaux Nguyen Tang | May 15, 2024
An easy read that takes us on a journey through an aesthetic Korean interlude. A must-read if you want to experience the complexity of a simple story!
An easy read that takes us on a journey through an aesthetic Korean interlude. A must-read if you want to experience the complexity of a simple story!
An easy read that takes us on a journey through an aesthetic Korean interlude. A must-read if you want to…
Albertine Team | May 9, 2024
This spring, French novelists Sylvie Gracia and Cécile Reyboz have each released a novel in which they explore middle age with a deep and riveting honesty. Their narrative whose tone, voice and atmosphere couldn't be more different, look back at all that needs to be let go, forgotten, in order to become free, at last. In Quand Cécile, Philippe Marczewski…
This spring, French novelists Sylvie Gracia and Cécile Reyboz have each released a novel in which they explore middle age with a deep and riveting honesty. Their narrative whose tone, voice and atmosphere couldn't be more different, look back at all that needs to be let go, forgotten, in order…
This spring, French novelists Sylvie Gracia and Cécile Reyboz have each released a novel in which they explore middle age…
Miriam Bridenne | May 8, 2024
“This is how one forgets things, how one forgets people, and how he forgets Cécile, and he'd like to prevent this gap that's gradually opening up in his memory from devouring his face, because forgetting is unfair and brutal, it swallows up the color of eyes, the shape of hands, perfumes and words, and leaves only the memory of death…
“This is how one forgets things, how one forgets people, and how he forgets Cécile, and he'd like to prevent this gap that's gradually opening up in his memory from devouring his face, because forgetting is unfair and brutal, it swallows up the color of eyes, the shape of hands,…
“This is how one forgets things, how one forgets people, and how he forgets Cécile, and he'd like to prevent…
Miriam Bridenne | May 8, 2024
The road to freedom is perhaps the question that runs through all Cécile Reyboz's novels, and Face à la pente is a wildly joyful and tender variation. Cécile Reyboz's energetic, whimsical adaptation of the classic tale of leaving the city for the country is full of unusual detail, and offers us a wild fable that has the good taste of…
The road to freedom is perhaps the question that runs through all Cécile Reyboz's novels, and Face à la pente is a wildly joyful and tender variation. Cécile Reyboz's energetic, whimsical adaptation of the classic tale of leaving the city for the country is full of unusual detail, and offers…
The road to freedom is perhaps the question that runs through all Cécile Reyboz's novels, and Face à la pente…
Albertine Team | April 30, 2024
Spring is on its way! It's time to discover our new favorite releases for kids.  From funny ghosts stories to books with beautiful illustrations, this selection is specially made for our little readers.
Spring is on its way! It's time to discover our new favorite releases for kids.  From funny ghosts stories to books with beautiful illustrations, this selection is specially made for our little readers.
Spring is on its way! It's time to discover our new favorite releases for kids.  From funny ghosts stories to…
Albertine Team | April 30, 2024
To celebrate Spring, you may want to read books with flowers on the cover, or try one of our April picks!
To celebrate Spring, you may want to read books with flowers on the cover, or try one of our April picks!
To celebrate Spring, you may want to read books with flowers on the cover, or try one of our April…
Noémie Jornet | April 29, 2024
David Diop's magnificent writing keeps us on our toes from start to finish.
David Diop's magnificent writing keeps us on our toes from start to finish.
David Diop's magnificent writing keeps us on our toes from start to finish.
Margaux Nguyen Tang | April 28, 2024
You thought you didn't sleep well? Wait until you read what Marie Darrieussecq experiences on a daily basis!
You thought you didn't sleep well? Wait until you read what Marie Darrieussecq experiences on a daily basis!
You thought you didn't sleep well? Wait until you read what Marie Darrieussecq experiences on a daily basis!
Miriam Bridenne | April 25, 2024
Some books manage to capture turning points in life, periods of transition that we dread, that we try to put off until later, as long as possible, until they inevitably come crashing down on us, with lightning-fast violence. "Nous n'étions pas des tendres" is such a book.
Some books manage to capture turning points in life, periods of transition that we dread, that we try to put off until later, as long as possible, until they inevitably come crashing down on us, with lightning-fast violence. "Nous n'étions pas des tendres" is such a book.
Some books manage to capture turning points in life, periods of transition that we dread, that we try to put…
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