AUGUST 13, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

From Colette's work to fixed pricing and book therapy, enjoy our selection of articles of the week.

AUGUST 6, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

From the “Toubon law” to Lauryn Hill, here's your week in review from French Books USA.

JULY 31, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

From Comic Con, to French Sci-Fi, to literary scandals and skin-quoting, read our review of this week's news on French culture.

JULY 23, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

French publishing house Short Editions, has begun testing its algorithm made to determine the literary quality. Meanwhile, digital learning management systems are gaining more and more ground in education....

JULY 22, 2014

A New Era of French Novels: The Inculte Collective

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Thanks to Inculte’s work for the last decade, hybrid forms of literature, such as “documentary” novels have breathed new life into French novels.

JULY 17, 2014

French Book USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Week after week, Amazon keeps on stealing the headlines: In response to the adoption of a law by the French Parliament that forbids free shipping on book orders (in addition to setting a 5% discount limit), Amazon has announced its plan to now charge clients a token sum of one cent (in euros) for deliveries.

JULY 10, 2014

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Amazon continues to be the subject of much debate across Europe. Recently, the European Commission began investigating the fiscal advantages given to Amazon for book sales in Luxembourg. Meanwhile...

JULY 8, 2014

Parisian Bookshop Boycotts Amazon

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Just a few weeks after France passed the notorious "anti-Amazon" law, the Parisian-based Abbey Bookshop is pushing forward with its plans for an official boycott against the online retail giant with "The Pledge of Independents".

JUNE 26, 2014

French Parliament Passes “Anti-Amazon Law” for Online Book Sales

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

On June 26th, French parliament members passed a law forbidding a combined 5% discount and free shipping on books.

JUNE 24, 2014

Award-Winning French Novels

By Juliette Coirier & Sophie Thunberg

With only 1% of fiction in translation in the U.S., quite a few books (not only French) remain unknown to the American audience. We decided to compile an extensive list of the latest award-winning French fiction and non-fiction books to be one day (hopefully soon) translated by American publishers.

JUNE 17, 2014

French Voices and Hemingway Grant Spring Sessions

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are proud to announce the 2014 recipients of the French Voices Award and Hemingway Grants for the spring!

JUNE 10, 2014

First Hackathon for Digital Graphic Novels

By Marine Baudoin

Over 70 authors, developers, and editors from all backgrounds came forward to the first digital graphic novels hackathon organized by the Labo de l’édition (an incubator for innovative digital publishing companies) and Sequencity (a readers’ and purchase platform for digital comic books) in partnership with Livre Hebdo (a weekly news source on the publishing world).

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