DECEMBER 22, 2014

French Acts at Holy Ship 2015

By Francerocks

In early 2015, HOLY SHIP returns with another huge lineup of electro acts performing at sea, among whom many are French.

DECEMBER 19, 2014

Quatuor Hermès on Tour in February and March

By Francerocks

The celebrated French ensemble, "Quatuor Hermès" will perform a US tour in February.

DECEMBER 19, 2014

Top 10 French Books of the Year—Book Department Picks

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

It probably won't come as a huge surprise that here at the Book Department, one of our favorite things about the holiday season is having more time to read. If you're still wondering what books to check out this winter, look no further. We've compiled our picks for the year's top 10 titles, from psychological thrillers to beaux livres, from the more buzzed about titles to those critics may have overlooked.

DECEMBER 19, 2014

Results for the Hemingway Grant Fall Session of 2014

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are proud to announce the 2014 recipients of the Hemingway Grant for this fall. Check out our new nine grantees!

DECEMBER 19, 2014

Xavier Le Roy in Conversation with Will Rawls

By Louise Lassarre

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy are glad to share Xavier Le Roy’s interview by Will Rawls part of Movement Research, co-editor of Critical Correspondance about the recent museum exhibition of the French artist and choreographer Xavier Le Roy: Retrospective that took place at MoMA PS1 from October 2nd to December 1st, 2014.

DECEMBER 18, 2014

Our Christmas Film Wish List !

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

We tell you what we want, what we really really want for Christmas.

DECEMBER 16, 2014

French Voices Award | 2014 Fall Session Grantees

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are delighted to announce the new grantees for the Fall 2014 session of our French Voices Award. Once again, it has been a fruitful year for translation. After reading through many outstanding texts, the French Voices Award's 15-member committee chose 9 titles (5 fiction and 4 nonfiction).

DECEMBER 16, 2014

The Myth of Simenon

By Charlotte Groult

Penguin Books has decided to publish the entire Georges Simenon's Maigret series unabridged in English for the first time. An ambitious and extensive launch for a highly prolific writer whose life may be as lengendary as his most famous character, the inspector Jules Maigret.

DECEMBER 15, 2014

France Honors Lorin Stein

By French Culture

On Friday, December 12th, 2014, Lorin Stein, the Editor of The Paris Review, was honored with the insignia of the Order of Arts and Letters by Antonin Baudry, Cultural Counselor of the French Embassy.

DECEMBER 15, 2014

10 French Books on US "Best of 2014" Lists

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Quite a few French books are making "Best Books of the Year" lists here in the US. Wondering where to start? Read on for our (far from exhaustive) list of 10 titles in translation that won critics over this year.

DECEMBER 12, 2014

French Books USA: Week In Review

By Maggie Love

Kindle Unlimited is launched in France, French journalist Pascale Hugues wins the 8th European Prix du Livre, Lydia Davis interviews Dan Gunn, and more in the latest Week In Review.

DECEMBER 9, 2014

The seventh Meurice Prize has been awarded to Mark Geffriaud

By Louise Lassarre

The seventh Meurice Prize for contemporary art has been awarded to Mark Geffriaud.The artist, represented by the gallery gb agency, has been chosen for his project “Sketches” conceived as a diptych comprising a film and a sculpture, both in Bolivia and in Chile.

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