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…
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…
Miriam Bridenne | November 3, 2020
This fall, a handful of French novelists tackle head-on the changes affecting the workplace in France.
This fall, a handful of French novelists tackle head-on the changes affecting the workplace in France.
This fall, a handful of French novelists tackle head-on the changes affecting the workplace in France.
Albertine Team | October 9, 2020
We said it before, and we'll say it again: this literary fall is nothing short of exceptional regarding all the excellent new releases that have been coming our way. Here are some of our favorites.
We said it before, and we'll say it again: this literary fall is nothing short of exceptional regarding all the excellent new releases that have been coming our way. Here are some of our favorites.
We said it before, and we'll say it again: this literary fall is nothing short of exceptional regarding all the…
Miriam Bridenne | September 24, 2020
First novels are the type of books that remain just as exciting for us booksellers to discover year after year. Discovering the first texts of future great authors, to be won over by a tone, a voice, a sense of humor; and to feel that we are at the edge of a great story...
First novels are the type of books that remain just as exciting for us booksellers to discover year after year. Discovering the first texts of future great authors, to be won over by a tone, a voice, a sense of humor; and to feel that we are at the edge…
First novels are the type of books that remain just as exciting for us booksellers to discover year after year.…
Albertine Team | September 11, 2020
The French press has only praise for Emmanuel Carrère, Lola Lafon, and Chloé Delaume's new novels. Make sure you've read them all to shine at your next literary outing, In the meantime, here's our take on them.
The French press has only praise for Emmanuel Carrère, Lola Lafon, and Chloé Delaume's new novels. Make sure you've read them all to shine at your next literary outing, In the meantime, here's our take on them.
The French press has only praise for Emmanuel Carrère, Lola Lafon, and Chloé Delaume's new novels. Make sure you've read…
Albertine Team | August 11, 2020
This year, we invite you to celebrate Women in Translation Month with the English debuts of Julia Kerninon (My Devotion, Europa), Hannelore Cayre (The Godmother, ), Kaouther Adimi (Our Riches, New Directions), or with Ananda Devi's latest novel, The Living Days (Femisnist Press).
This year, we invite you to celebrate Women in Translation Month with the English debuts of Julia Kerninon (My Devotion, Europa), Hannelore Cayre (The Godmother, ), Kaouther Adimi (Our Riches, New Directions), or with Ananda Devi's latest novel, The Living Days (Femisnist Press).
This year, we invite you to celebrate Women in Translation Month with the English debuts of Julia Kerninon (My Devotion,…
Albertine Team | August 7, 2020
If you have been following the French literary news, you may already know that a new translation of Gone with the Wind has been released this spring. In case you were planning on reading it, we encourage you to also consider reading any of the masterpieces on this list.
If you have been following the French literary news, you may already know that a new translation of Gone with the Wind has been released this spring. In case you were planning on reading it, we encourage you to also consider reading any of the masterpieces on this list.
If you have been following the French literary news, you may already know that a new translation of Gone with…
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