French Corners

Albertine French Corners


Fostering our mission to make French literature available to American audiences from coast to coast, Albertine partners with select bookstores across the country to create “French Corners”, curated selections of French and Francophone titles.

With titles hand-picked by Albertine staff and the French Embassy Book Department, the “French Corners” selections encompass a wide variety of fiction, ranging from classic authors like Honoré de Balzac and Simone de Beauvoir to modern writers such as novelist Michel Houellebecq and playwright Yasmina Reza.

Participating bookstores include  Politics and Prose (Washington DC), Elliott Bay Book Company (Seattle, WA), Brookline Booksmith (Boston), The Book Cellar(Chicago), Green Apple Books on the Park (San Francisco), Book Soup (Los Angeles), Seminary Co-op (Chicago), Alliance Francaise (Los Angeles), Alliance Francaise (Minneapolis), and Community Bookstore (Brooklyn, New York).


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New York, NY 10075

Albertine is accessible by subway (4, 5, 6 trains at 86th Street and 6 train at 77th Street) and by bus (M79, M1, M2, M3, M4).


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