Eugénie Arfi | January 15, 2020
An official selection for this year's Angoulême International Comics Festival, Dédales will definitely linger with you after you turn its last few pages
An official selection for this year's Angoulême International Comics Festival, Dédales will definitely linger with you after you turn its last few pages
An official selection for this year's Angoulême International Comics Festival, Dédales will definitely linger with you after you turn its…
Adam Hocker | January 8, 2020
Marcelline Delbecq is one of the most compelling contemporary artists working in France, her interdisciplinary exploration of the links between image, text, and live performance creating haunting but beautiful experiences that allows one's imagination to move into highly unusual terrain.
Marcelline Delbecq is one of the most compelling contemporary artists working in France, her interdisciplinary exploration of the links between image, text, and live performance creating haunting but beautiful experiences that allows one's imagination to move into highly unusual terrain.
Marcelline Delbecq is one of the most compelling contemporary artists working in France, her interdisciplinary exploration of the links between…
Adam Hocker | January 8, 2020
For many people, perceptions of Surrealism are generally confined to looking at the Dali paintings at MoMA, exclaiming "well isn't that funny!", and then moving on to the more serious abstract art in the next gallery.
For many people, perceptions of Surrealism are generally confined to looking at the Dali paintings at MoMA, exclaiming "well isn't that funny!", and then moving on to the more serious abstract art in the next gallery.
For many people, perceptions of Surrealism are generally confined to looking at the Dali paintings at MoMA, exclaiming "well isn't…
Miriam Bridenne | January 8, 2020
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like a romantic whodunit.
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like a romantic whodunit.
The ghosts of love's labour's lost return to center stage in Les Inconsolés, Minh Tran Huy's sophisticated new novel that reads like…
Miriam Bridenne | January 8, 2020
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the one that took away the author's mother.
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the one that took away the author's mother.
It is rare for a book's title to match its contents so well. From the first pages, fire abounds--particularly the…
Miriam Bridenne | December 3, 2019
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of the 2010s. With remarkable energy, and razor sharp wit, Virginie Despentes paints a vivid portrait of all the different layers of French society.
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of the 2010s. With remarkable energy, and razor sharp wit, Virginie Despentes paints a vivid portrait of all the different layers of French society.
Vernon Subutex reads like a Down and Out in today's Paris and might well be the great French novel of…
Adam Hocker | November 18, 2019
In this panoramic portrait of Paris in the late-nineteenth century, the wildly gifted debut author Victoria Mas provides us with an entirely unique perspective on the city by portraying it through the lens of the women incarcerated in the notorious asylum l'Hospice de la Salpetriere. My top choice from this years rentree litteraire!
In this panoramic portrait of Paris in the late-nineteenth century, the wildly gifted debut author Victoria Mas provides us with an entirely unique perspective on the city by portraying it through the lens of the women incarcerated in the notorious asylum l'Hospice de la Salpetriere. My top choice from this…
In this panoramic portrait of Paris in the late-nineteenth century, the wildly gifted debut author Victoria Mas provides us with…
Miriam Bridenne | October 29, 2019
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose one’s inheritance? These are the fascinating challenges that confront Huma de Benedetti, the heroine of Laure Limongi’s tenth book, On ne peut pas tenir la mer entre ses mains.
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose one’s inheritance? These are the fascinating challenges that confront Huma de Benedetti, the heroine of Laure Limongi’s tenth book, On ne peut pas tenir la mer entre ses mains.
Can one break free from familial destiny? Can one reconcile moral/ethical imperatives and loyalty to one’s clan? Can one choose…
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