Letter to Jimmy

Written by Alain Mabanckou; Sara Meli Ansari (Translator)
A celebration of James Baldwin published on the Twentieth Anniversary of his death (published by Soft Skull Press, December 9th, 2014) 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 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

Limonov

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

I Remember Beirut

Written by Zeina Abirached (Author and Illustrator)
The author of the award-winning graphic novel A Game for Swallows, returns with a powerful collection of wartime memories: a striking black-and-white artwork, which recalls the details of ordinary life inside a war zone (published by Graphic Universe, October 2014). READ MORE

Breathless: An American Girl in Paris

Written by Nancy K. Miller
The stunning coming-of-age tale of a young American woman in the Paris of the 60's (Seal Press, November 2013). READ MORE

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