authors on tour

Alex Alice

SEPT 2017
US TOUR

Alex Alice is a French graphic novel writer and artist, working in France and sometimes the U.S.

authors on tour

Anaïs Depommier

SEPT 2017
US TOUR
Anaïs Depommier was born in the late 1980s in a small village in the Southeast of France. After graduating from the Émile-Cohl school in Lyon, she created a drawing workshopwhere regular life drawing classes and other exhibitions are held. She now lives in Rome and works in comics, graphics and animation design.
authors on tour

Camille Laurens

SEPT 2017, Exact Dates TBD
US TOUR
Camille Laurens is a French author who received the Prix Femina, Prix Renaudot des Lycéens, and Le Prix Bourgogne de Littérature and recently came out with her novel "Who You Think I Am" (Other Press).
authors on tour

Marguerite Abouet

ATLANTA OCT 25 - 29 | US TOUR OCT 30- NOV 5

Marguerite Abouet

authors on tour

Jean-Yves Camus

NOV 6-19
US TOUR
Jean-Yves Camus is Director of the Observatoire des Radicalités Politiques (ORAP) at Fondation Jean Jaurès and Associate Fellow at Institut de Relations Internationales et Stratégiques (IRIS), . His research interests include the contemporary Extreme-Right movements in Europe and the history of the relations between Russia and Radical Nationalist movements in Western Europe. He has contributed to Eurasianism and the European Far Right: Reshaping the Europe-Russia Relationship (edited by Marlène Laruelle, 2015) and has just published Far-Right Politics in Europe (with Nicolas Lebourg) at Harvard University Press (March 2017).
new titles

Fictitious Capital: How Finance Is Appropriating Our Future

The 2007–08 credit crisis and the long recession that followed brutally exposed the economic and social costs of financialization.
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French Books USA: Week in Review

CEO if Actes Sud, Françoise Nyssen nominated as France's new Cultural Minister, Guy Delisle's comic Hostage receives rave reviews, an article about filmmaker Robert Bresson and his literary & film success, Christophe Bataille and Charlotte Rampling work together to create Rampling's memoir 'Who I Am," and graphic novel publisher NBM turns 40!
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Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary, 1852–1903

Martha Jane Cannary was one of the figure the most well-known in United States, better known as Calamity Jane. But who was the mysterious girl?
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The Cross-Eyed Mutt

A raucous satirical comedy that asks: Who decides what makes a work of art worthy of being in a major museum?
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La Fabrique des Humanités: A Translation Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017-2018 Workshops

The association ATLAS, which aims to promote literary translation, is launching a new program of one-week workshops, designed to enable young scholars to develop their skills in translation and to facilitate the flow of translations between English and French in philosophy, the humanities and social sciences.
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Albertine Prize Winner Announced!

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the inaugural Albertine Prize: Bardo or Not Bardo, written by Antoine Volodine, and translated from the French by J. T. Mahany.
— Simone de Beauvoir