Get Well Soon

Written by Marie-Sabine Roger | Translated by Frank Wynne
Saved from drowning in Paris's River Seine, a sixty-something misanthrope finds himself stuck in a hospital bed for six weeks while he recovers, but if he was hoping for a peaceful convalescence he's out of luck. READ MORE

Fictitious Capital: How Finance Is Appropriating Our Future

Written by Cédric Durand | Translated by David Broder

The 2007–08 credit crisis and the long recession that followed brutally exposed the economic and social costs of financialization. Understanding what lay behind these events, the rise of “fictitious capital” and its opaque logic, is crucial to grasping the social and political conditions under which we live. Yet, for most people, the operations of the financial system remain shrouded in mystery.

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Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary, 1852–1903

Written by Christian Perrissin and Matthieu Blanchin
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? READ MORE

The General's Niece: The Little-Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France

Written by Paige Bowers
Based on interviews with family members, former associates, prominent historians, and never-before-seen papers written by Geneviève de Gaulle. The General’s Niece is the first English-language biography of Charles de Gaulle’s niece, confidante, and daughter figure, Geneviève, to whom the legendary French general and president dedicated his war memoirs. READ MORE

Welcome to My House

Written by Gaia Stella
First words are everywhere you look, especially in a house! This visually striking picture book catalogs an impressive array of household items, naming the delightful miscellany that comprises a life. READ MORE

The Cross-Eyed Mutt

Written by Etienne Davodeau
A raucous satirical comedy that asks: Who decides what makes a work of art worthy of being in a major museum? READ MORE

Animals Hide and Sneak

Written by Bastien Contraire
One of these things is almost like the others... READ MORE

Glenn Gloud

Written by Sandrine Revel
Who is the mysterious Glenn Gould? Why did he abruptly end his career as a performing musician? Why did he become one of the very first of his peers to disappear from the public eye like J.D. Salinger? READ MORE

Crazy for Vincent

Written by Hervé Guibert | Translated by Bruce Hainley
In the middle of the night between the 25th and 26th of November, Vincent fell from the third floor playing parachute with a bathrobe. He drank a liter of tequila, smoked Congolese grass, snorted cocaine... —from Crazy for Vincent READ MORE

The End of Eddy

Written by Edouard Louis | Translated by Michael Lucey
“Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again . . . Today I’m really gonna be a tough guy.” Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different—“girlish,” intellectually precocious, and attracted to other men. READ MORE

Checkpoint

Written by Jean-Christophe Rufin | Translated by Alison Anderson
Suspense and tense interpersonal dynamics characterize this taut bestselling novel set in the world of international humanitarian aid by Jean-Christophe Rufin, a co-founder of Doctors Without Borders. READ MORE

Not One Day

Written by Anne Garréta | Translated by Emma Ramadan
An intimate, sensuous exploration of memory and desire, delving into loves and lusts past, by award-winning Oulipo member Anne Garréta. READ MORE

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