Miriam Bridenne | August 1, 2020
A flamboyant novel of love and a literary masterpiece praised by Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, Zadie Smith, Mais leurs yeux dardaient sur Dieu (And Their Eyes Were Watching God) is a landmark novel, a cornerstone in African-American and Women's fiction. In other words, if you haven't read it yet, find yourself a copy now!
A flamboyant novel of love and a literary masterpiece praised by Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, Zadie Smith, Mais leurs yeux dardaient sur Dieu (And Their Eyes Were Watching God) is a landmark novel, a cornerstone in African-American and Women's fiction. In other words, if you haven't read it yet, find…
A flamboyant novel of love and a literary masterpiece praised by Toni Morrison, Maya Angelou, Zadie Smith, Mais leurs yeux…
Miriam Bridenne | June 15, 2020
Right on time for the long, lazy summer days, And Their Children After Them, Nicolas Mathieu's Prix Goncourt winning novel has just landed in the country's best bookstores in a translation by William Rodarmor.
Right on time for the long, lazy summer days, And Their Children After Them, Nicolas Mathieu's Prix Goncourt winning novel has just landed in the country's best bookstores in a translation by William Rodarmor.
Right on time for the long, lazy summer days, And Their Children After Them, Nicolas Mathieu's Prix Goncourt winning novel…
Adam Hocker | June 10, 2020
Kaouther Adimi--a young Algerian woman now living in Paris--synthesizes the private minutiae of Charlot with the history of the times in a suprisingly light almost breezy fashion, making this a fast, interesting, and engaging read.
Kaouther Adimi--a young Algerian woman now living in Paris--synthesizes the private minutiae of Charlot with the history of the times in a suprisingly light almost breezy fashion, making this a fast, interesting, and engaging read.
Kaouther Adimi--a young Algerian woman now living in Paris--synthesizes the private minutiae of Charlot with the history of the times…
Miriam Bridenne | April 7, 2020
Imagine for just a moment that, in the blink of an eye, you could be transported to NYC in the '50s -- and more precisely, into the life of Mrs Helen Scott, press attachée of the French Film Office, who played a major role in the American success of the filmmakers of La Nouvelle Vague. Who would turn down such…
Imagine for just a moment that, in the blink of an eye, you could be transported to NYC in the '50s -- and more precisely, into the life of Mrs Helen Scott, press attachée of the French Film Office, who played a major role in the American success of the…
Imagine for just a moment that, in the blink of an eye, you could be transported to NYC in the…
Adam Hocker | March 4, 2020
Ten years in the making, The Volunteer exudes that rare quality in a work where one feels that the life of the author is on the line, that each sentence has cost him or her countless revisions, that the bar has been set at an impossible height purely for the challenge of rising to the task. This dazzling ambition--and more important,…
Ten years in the making, The Volunteer exudes that rare quality in a work where one feels that the life of the author is on the line, that each sentence has cost him or her countless revisions, that the bar has been set at an impossible height purely for the challenge…
Ten years in the making, The Volunteer exudes that rare quality in a work where one feels that the life of…
Miriam Bridenne | March 4, 2020
After having focused on the life of her father, Robert Linhart--one that could not be dissociated from his political engagements, and which was already explored in two remarkable books (Volontaires pour l'usine, and Le jour où mon père s'est tu)--Virginie Linhart, who has now herself become a mother, looks back on her own story: as the daughter of militant Maoists,…
After having focused on the life of her father, Robert Linhart--one that could not be dissociated from his political engagements, and which was already explored in two remarkable books (Volontaires pour l'usine, and Le jour où mon père s'est tu)--Virginie Linhart, who has now herself become a mother, looks back…
After having focused on the life of her father, Robert Linhart--one that could not be dissociated from his political engagements,…
Miriam Bridenne | March 2, 2020
Citizen is many things at once: a collection of anecdotes, a poetry book, an extended piece of criticism, and a multi-media presentation—all remarkably designed by Rankine's husband, the photographer John Lucas. All of these vignettes expose her experience as a black woman, a poet, and an esteemed professor.
Citizen is many things at once: a collection of anecdotes, a poetry book, an extended piece of criticism, and a multi-media presentation—all remarkably designed by Rankine's husband, the photographer John Lucas. All of these vignettes expose her experience as a black woman, a poet, and an esteemed professor.
Citizen is many things at once: a collection of anecdotes, a poetry book, an extended piece of criticism, and a…
Clara Briceno | February 12, 2020
The lover conquers or fails in his speech. His quest resides not in the other, but in the existence with the other. As we read, we cherish the empathy of the Lovers experience, because we, as the voice we read, are also hoping, waiting, and embracing the abyss.
The lover conquers or fails in his speech. His quest resides not in the other, but in the existence with the other. As we read, we cherish the empathy of the Lovers experience, because we, as the voice we read, are also hoping, waiting, and embracing the abyss.
The lover conquers or fails in his speech. His quest resides not in the other, but in the existence with…
Eugénie Arfi | February 11, 2020
One may say, without risking to sound bombastic, that Chéri is the ultimate love story--as well as the ultimate love story for its main character, Léa de Lonval, a 49 year old courtesan involved with a 25 years old lover whom she calls "Chéri".
One may say, without risking to sound bombastic, that Chéri is the ultimate love story--as well as the ultimate love story for its main character, Léa de Lonval, a 49 year old courtesan involved with a 25 years old lover whom she calls "Chéri".
One may say, without risking to sound bombastic, that Chéri is the ultimate love story--as well as the ultimate love story for…
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