SEPTEMBER 15, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jasmine Bissete

Remembering poet John Ashbery, Alex Christofi draws inspiration from Les Trentes Glorieuses, Jill Schoolman awarded at WBB Gala and Globe Trot, nominations for the Prix Goncourt, Prix Renaudot, and Kirkus Prize announced, Siglio Press titles get rave reviews!

AUGUST 8, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Remembering the late philosopher and psychoanalyst, Anne Dufourmantelle, Mœbieus receives recognition at San Diego's Comi-Con while Lewis Tondheim and Brigitte Findakly sign their collaborative work 'Poppies of Iraq,' Albert Camus' final love letter, Christophe Chabouté's 'Alone' reveals itself as both stunning and thought provoking, Word's Without Border's features French literary work written by immigrants!

JULY 20, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew Kent

Brooklyn Book Festival to include several Francophone authors, American Library Association held its annual conference in Chicago with French authors featured by the French Comics Association, Étienne Davodeau's 'The Cross-Eyed Mutt' adds another title to the Louvre Collection, Donald Breckenridge draws influence from French authors in his new book!

JUNE 22, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew R. Kent

Maylis de Kerangal’s 'The Heart' praised as poetry in disguise by business magnate and philanthropist Bill Gates, winners announced for the French American Foundation Translation Prize, the provocative book, Elle, reviewed by Book Forum and Publishers Weekly, summer reading selected by the juries of le Prix Goncourt et le Prix Renaudot, Laurent Binet’s new thriller, The Seventh Function of Language is featured!

JUNE 3, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew R. Kent

CEO if Actes Sud, Françoise Nyssen nominated as France's new Cultural Minister, Guy Delisle's comic Hostage receives rave reviews, an article about filmmaker Robert Bresson and his literary & film success, Christophe Bataille and Charlotte Rampling work together to create Rampling's memoir 'Who I Am," and graphic novel publisher NBM turns 40!

MAY 26, 2017

La Fabrique des Humanités: A Translation Program in Humanities and Social Sciences, 2017-2018 Workshops

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

The association ATLAS, which aims to promote literary translation, is launching a new program of one-week workshops, designed to enable young scholars to develop their skills in translation and to facilitate the flow of translations between English and French in philosophy, the humanities and social sciences.

MAY 11, 2017

Albertine Prize Winner Announced!

By French Culture

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the inaugural Albertine Prize: Bardo or Not Bardo, written by Antoine Volodine, and translated from the French by J. T. Mahany.

MAY 9, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Poet Abdellatif Laâbi shortlisted for the Griffin Trust Poetry Prize, Publishers Weekly announces their ten essential African novels, Édouard Louis discusses his book 'the End of Eddy' with the New Yorker and participates in the PEN World Voices Festival, discussing Charif Majdalani's recently translated 'Moving the Palace,' Sandrine Revel's graphic novel 'Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo' nominated for the Eisner Award, Remembering the late Ruwen Ogien.

APRIL 25, 2017

French Books USA: Week In Review

By Matthew Kent

Mathias Énard's "Compass" receives rave reviews and is shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, Proust's complaints about his neighbor's love affair sold amongst a collection of French literary treasures, Literary world morns the passing of Miguel Abensour, and New accounts of French history published casting a different point of view on France's history

APRIL 21, 2017

Publication of the book STUDIO: REMEMBERING CHRIS MARKER

By FRENCH CULTURE FILM

Launch of the book STUDIO: REMEMBERING CHRIS MARKER written by Adam Bartos and Colin MacCabe on the 25th of April, 2017.

APRIL 14, 2017

Announcing the Albertine Prize Finalists

By French Culture

We are thrilled to announce the three Albertine Prize finalists: Bardo or Not Bardo, Eve Out of Her Ruins and The Heart.

APRIL 13, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By by Matthew Kent

Adonis Receives Pen Nabokov Award for Achievement, Centre National Du Livre releases their study “Les Français et la Lecture,” Paris hosts the 37th annual Salon du Livre, Literary world remembers Robert Silvers, Serge Doubrovsky, and George Braziller, while Mathias Énard’s Compass continues to receive raving reviews, and the homes of Arthur Rimbaud Federal Atlanta Boston Chicago Houston Los Angelesand James Baldwin are being saved by a rock-star and novelists

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