Sailor Twain; or The Mermaid in the Hudson

Written by Mark Siegel
One hundred years ago. On the foggy Hudson River, a riverboat captain rescues an injured mermaid from the waters of the busiest port in the United States. READ MORE

A Very Profitable War

Written by Didier Daeninckx | Translated by Sarah Martin | January, 2013
A rollicking noir set in Paris, during the anarchic days following World War One In January 1920, in the aftermath of “the war to end all wars,” private detective René Griffon is hired to investigate the marital infidelities of the wife of a war hero. READ MORE

An Enchantment

Written by Christian Durieux | January 2013
Beautifully constructed in a semi-classical style, this graphic novel features a light-spirited romantic story. This latest installment in the Louvre collection tells the tale of a museum director in a waking dream after his retirement dinner where he wanders the vast halls of the museum before eloping with a muse. The magic of the vast museum melds with the ethereal storytelling to create a unique graphic novel that stands as an unforgettable experience. READ MORE

Barrel of Monkeys

Written by Florent Ruppert & Jérôme Mulot | January 2013
Winner of the Prix Révélation at the Festival International de la Bande Dessinée d'Angoulême. The first book of comics in English by Florent Ruppert and Jérôme Mulot, easily among the most important cartoonists to emerge in a generation. READ MORE

Comics in French: The European Bande Dessinnée in Context

Written by Laurence Grove | January 2013
Whereas in English-speaking countries comics are for children or adults ‘who should know better’, in France and Belgium the form is recognized as the ‘Ninth Art’ and follows in the path of poetry, architecture, painting and cinema. The bande dessinée [comic strip] has its own national institutions, regularly obtains front-page coverage and has received the accolades of statesmen from De Gaulle onwards. READ MORE

The Voyeurs

Written by Gabrielle Bell
The Voyeurs is a real-time memoir of a turbulent five years in the life of renowned cartoonist, diarist and filmmaker Gabrielle Bell. READ MORE

Last Days of an Immortal

Written by Fabien Vehlmann & Gwen de Bonneval
A smart science fiction comic. In the distant future, Elijah, a member of the "Philosophical Police," must solve conflicts that arise out of ignorance of the Other... READ MORE

The Grand Duke

Written by Yann and Romain Hugault
The Eastern Front during WWII: Oberleutnant Wulf, a young Luftwaffe pilot, is horrified by Nazi barbarism and at odds with his fellow pilots, even as he finds himself taking to the skies to fight the infamous... READ MORE

American Lady: The Life of Susan Mary Alsop

Written by Caroline de Margerie
The fascinating story of one of the grand dames of Georgetown society and a true Washington insider. READ MORE

Back to the Zone: Sport and Inner Experiences

Written by Damien Lafont
Back to the Zone” opens doors to mental skills, mind, body and spirit to help you make your journey a little lighter. READ MORE

The Thursday Night Men

Written by Tonino Benacquista
A novel about insecure, fragile, confused men, who love women but are not loved back and have nothing in common except their heartache. READ MORE

Murder in Memoriam

Written by Didier Daeninckx
Winner of France's prestigious Detective Fiction Prize, Murder in Memoriam is an impressive debut by the leading light of the new wave of French thriller writers. READ MORE

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