NOVEMBER 29, 2016

An interview of Kettly Mars by her translator Jeanine Herman


An interview between Kettly Mars, author of Savage Seasons (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), and her translator, Jeanine Herman.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

Interview with Gisèle Pineau in Miami


AUGUST 16, 2016

An Interview with Ananda Devi by Her Translator Jeffrey Zuckerman


An interview between Ananda Devi, author of Eve Out of Her Ruins (Deep Vellum; Sept 13, 2016), and her translator, Jeffrey Zuckerman.

JUNE 10, 2016

Philosophy for Kids

By Suzanne Buracas

On March 19, 2016, as part the Tilt Kids Festival, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York initiated a one-of-a-kind event for children, inspired by the French books "Les Goûters Philo". Under the starry ceiling of Albertine Books, 80 children gathered in small groups to deep dive into philosophy and express their thoughts on subjects such as friendship and the infinite. The workshops were led by Critchley’s PhD students, who shared their experiences with us following this first-time event.

APRIL 25, 2016

Interview: Karim Miské, by his translator Sam Gordon


An interview between writer Karim Miské author of Arab Jazz, and his translator Sam Gordon

MAY 29, 2015

An Interview with Andrew Lipstein, founder of 0s&1s Reads


"Built from the belief that independent, ambitious literature deserves its own store", Andrew Lipstein's 0s&1s Reads might as well represent the future of independent digital publishing.

APRIL 6, 2015

Interview with Night of Philosophy Creator Meriam Korichi

By Dorothée Charles

An interview with Meriam Korichi, curator and stage director of A Night of Philosophy, an event she created in 2010, premiering in New York, April 24th, 2015.

FEBRUARY 11, 2015

Interview with Sam Arthur, Nobrow’s Managing Director


Nobrow - a British independent publisher for comic books and graphic novels - has just launched an application for Ipad, where you can access the publisher's titles and make your own Nobrow library. Read here our interview with Nobrow Managing Director Sam Arthur.

OCTOBER 28, 2014

Interview: David R. Godine and Nebraska Press, US Publishers of Modiano


US Publishers David R. Godine and Nebraska Press acquired the rights for books written by both Patrick Modiano and Jean-Marie Le Clézio long before they became the Nobel prize-winning authors they are today. Both David R. Godine and Nebraska Press kindly agreed to answer to a few questions for the Book Department about their discoveries of Modiano and Le Clézio.

MAY 22, 2014

Albert Camus, Moralist Writer

By French Culture

Robert Zaretsky, author of A life worth living: Albert Camus and the Quest for Meaning, discusses Camus’ legacy as a superb writer and “one of our age’s great moralists.”

MAY 22, 2014

The Universe of the Little Prince at the Morgan Library

By French Culture

Unbelievably, The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry spent only one week on bestseller lists when it was first published in 1943 in New York. Now available in 250 languages, it is the most translated work of fiction worldwide.

APRIL 25, 2014

Interview with Eric Reynolds

By Juliette Coirier

Eric Reynolds is Assistant Publisher for Fantagraphics, a comic books publishing house in Seattle. Fantagraphics Books has been a leading proponent of comics as a legitimate form of art and literature since it began publishing the critical trade magazine The Comics Journal in 1976. It now has an international reputation, both for its publications in print and digital format. As one of the major publisher of comic books in the USA, Fantagraphics is partly distributed by ComiXology, which has just been acquired by Amazon.