Street View

Written by Pascal Rabaté
A visually incomparable treat and a brilliant homage to Hitchcock’s "Rear Window", this unusual accordion book presents a view onto the life of a street with its multitude of on-going stories developing before your eyes. READ MORE

Letter to Jimmy

Written by Alain Mabanckou; Sara Meli Ansari (Translator)
Published on the 20th anniversary of James Baldwin’s death, the book is African writer Alain Mabanckou’s ode to his literary hero and an effort to place Baldwin’s life in context within the greater African diaspora. A beautiful homage to a writer who remains a major African American voice almost 27 years after his death. READ MORE

The Lady in White

Written by Christian Bobin; Alison Anderson (Translator)
Christian Bobin's book gives a poetic imagined account of Emily Dickinson's life and the work that the beloved and enigmatic poet gave the world. A lyrical rendering of the white recluse. READ MORE

Night and Fog - A Film in History

Written by Sylvie Lindeperg; Tom Mes (Translator)
An engrossing account of Alain Resnais’s incomparable film, this book documents how a film that began as a cinematic spin-off of an educational exhibition became a significant step in the building of a collective consciousness of the tragedy of World War II. A unique interpretation of the interworking of biography, history, politics, and film in one cultural moment. READ MORE

The Bloody Hand

Written by Blaise Cendrars; Graham macLachlan (Translator)
A masterpiece of French war literature, complete and unabridged for the first time in English. READ MORE

The Age of the Poets: And Other Writings on Twentieth-Century Poetry and Prose

Written by Alain Badiou; Bruno Bosteels (Translator)
A new and illuminating set of analyses of literature from one of France’s most important living philosophers. READ MORE

The Strange Death of Sullivan Chance

Written by Thierry Maugenest; David Beardsmore (Translator)
Part mystery, part adventure, part satire, this audacious novel unravels the tale of Sullivan Chance, a hick picked by a scheming TV producer to be the star of a new reality show (Roaring Forties Press, November 2014). READ MORE

Full Speed Ahead! How Fast Things Go

Written by Cruschiform
Did you know a tornado travels faster than a racecar? The vintage-style illustrations by Cruschiform directly compare the speeds of animals, modes of transport and forces of nature in a clear and visually-striking album format for children (Abrams & Chronicle Books, November 2014). READ MORE

Babar on Paradise Island

Written by Laurent de Brunhoff
Shipwrecked on a desert island, Babar and his familymeet fabulous creatures as they explore their temporary home.This newest book in the beloved series is sure to delight longtime fans as well as new readers! READ MORE

Birth of a Bridge

Written by Maylis de Kerangal; Jessica Moore (Translator)
From one of the most exciting novelists writing in France today, comes Birth of a Bridge, the story of a handful of men and women of various backgrounds and classes, who assemble around the construction of a giant suspension bridge in Coca, a fictional city somewhere in a mythical and fantastic California. READ MORE

Promises to Keep - A Novel

Written by Patricia Sands
The second book of "Love In Provence" series has just come out! Falling in love with the south of France was no surprise to Katherine. Choosing to walk away from her past and start over was completely unexpected. A new country, a new lover, and the promise of a bright future beginning in mid-life … who knew? It was all so perfect, until it wasn’t. READ MORE


Written by Emmanuel Carrère; John Lambert (Translator)
Limonov is a thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia’s most controversial figures. READ MORE


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