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

Liberty or Death: The French Revolution

Written by Peter McPhee | Yale University Press | May 24, 2016
In this provocative new history, Peter McPhee draws on a lifetime's study of eighteenth-century France and Europe to create an entirely fresh account of the world's first great modern revolution-its origins, drama, complexity, and significance. Was the Revolution a major turning point in French-even world-history, or was it instead a protracted period of violent upheaval and warfare that wrecked millions of lives? McPhee evaluates the Revolution within a genuinely global context: Europe, the Atlantic region, and even farther. READ MORE

Marseille Noir

Written by a collective of French authors | Edited by Cedric Fabre | Translated by David and Nicola Ball | November 2015
Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book. The Akashic Noir Series first ventured into France with Paris Noir, and now moves one step deeper... READ MORE

The Burdens of Brotherhood Jews and Muslims from North Africa to France

Written by Ethan B. Katz | Harvard University Press | November 2015
Headlines from France suggest that Muslims have renewed an age-old struggle against Jews and that the two groups are once more inevitably at odds. But the past tells a different story. The Burdens of Brotherhood is a sweeping history of Jews and Muslims in France from World War I to the present. Here Ethan Katz introduces a richer and more complex world that offers fresh perspective for understanding the opportunities and challenges in France today. READ MORE

Irreversible

Written by Tim Palmer
This first book-length study of Gaspar Noé's movie "Irreversible" situates the film maker's work in the ecosystem of contemporary French media, exploring how "Irreversible" and a larger-scale cinéma du corps actually inspired France's film resurgence in the early twenty-first century. A comprehensive and multi-modal study by the Professor of Film Studies Tim Palmer. 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

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

Edible French: Tasty Expressions And Cultural Bites

Written by Clotilde Dusoulier, Mélina Josserand
French culinary author Clotile Dusoulier's new book, Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural Bites, will be released on October 7th. Bon appétit! READ MORE

Lights of Madness: In Search of Joan of Arc

Written by Preston Russel
Lights of Madness: In Search of Joan of Arc, by Preston Russel READ MORE

How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are: Love, Style, and Bad Habits

Written by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas
From four stunning and accomplished French women, discover a fresh and spirited take on what it really means to be a Parisienne: how they dress, entertain, have fun and attempt to behave themselves. READ MORE

Saving Mona Lisa

Written by Gerri Chanel
In late August 1939, as war loomed over Europe, curators at the Louvre nestled the world's most famous painting into a special red velvet-lined case and spirited her away to the Loire Valley. Thus began the biggest evacuation of art and antiques in history. READ MORE

Host with Confidence: French Secrets for Successful Dinner Parties

Written by Anne & Bahia de Montarlot
This book is the ultimate and easy French secret checklist on how to create an atmosphere using décor, flowers, food and drink suggestions - all the while - being organized, sexy and psychologically confident. Welcome to our special world of connecting with others "à la maison". READ MORE

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