MAY 16, 2016

Translated Titles 2015

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Thanks to the invaluable help of 1100 of our contacts in publishing, we have built a near-complete list of 2015’s titles in translation from the French, of which, as far as we're aware, there is no equivalent. The fact that this list is not exhaustive serves to show the sheer volume of titles published.

FEBRUARY 4, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Édouard Louis's new book attracts attention; more Angoulême awards; Eisner Award nominees announced; Colette film courts Keira Knightley; a play on Proust.

JANUARY 28, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Angoulême awards winners announced; Alain Finkielkraut is now Immortal; Maylis de Kerangal grafts poetic prose in The Heart; Ta-Nehisi Coates translated into French; Winter book season opens in France.

JANUARY 25, 2016

Video: Festival Albertine 2015 Marks Albertine's First Anniversary

By French Culture

Albertine was founded just over one year ago on September 26, 2014. In this video, on the occasion of the opening reception for the second annual Festival Albertine on November 5th, 2015 in New York, Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur, Albertine Director François-Xavier Schmit, Algerian writer Kamel Daoud, Ethiopian-American novelist Dinaw Mengestu, and American writer Francine Prose discuss Albertine's philosophy and its place in the New York cultural landscape.

JANUARY 21, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

Thomas Piketty's new collection about the financial meltdown; Emmanuel Todd asks Who is Charlie?; Michel Tournier dies at 91; the French Ministry of Culture calls for a standard keyboard.

JANUARY 12, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

The first Nuit des Idées in Paris; a translation of Voltaire and other enlightenment thinkers called Tolerance is released to commemorate the attack on Charlie Hebdo; reports are good for independant booksellers and "real" books in 2015; #WomenDoBD and win awards, thanks to the Prix Artemisia.

JANUARY 12, 2016

Inaugural Nuit des Idées in Paris

By Amy Martin

The Institut Français and Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, are hosting the inaugural Nuit des Idées—“Night of Ideas”—welcoming not only scientists, academics, and journalists of all types, but also the general public to the Quai d’Orsay on January 27th from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m.

JANUARY 12, 2016

2015 French Voices Awards

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

2015 French Voices Award winners, all upcoming works in translation.

JANUARY 4, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

2016 book previews from The Millions and Brooklyn Magazine; Luc Sante talks about freedom in New York and The Other Paris; the Académie Goncourt selects two new members.

DECEMBER 29, 2015

2015 Hemingway Grant Winners

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are proud to announce the 2015 Hemingway Grant recipients!

DECEMBER 29, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

Faïza Guène & Tahar Ben Jelloun in Trafika Europe; Roger Caillois examines the 15th arrondissement; Are major publishers leeching independent books?; Guy de Maupassant's "The First Snowfall" on LitHub

DECEMBER 17, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

New Yorker's top books of 2015; Reading Foucault in prison; Translators take literary approaches to television subtitles; Christophe Boltanski wins 2015 Prix des Prix

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