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Five Favorite Titles from 2012

December 10, 2012 | By Marie-Camille Alban

Cultural Attaché Laurence Marie and the Book Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy have compiled a list of five favorite titles translated from French in 2012:

Three Strong Women (fiction), by Marie N'Diaye - Gallimard / Knopf, translated by John Fletcher

HHhH, A Novel (fiction) by Laurent Binet - Grasset et Fasquelle / Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, translated by Sam Taylor

The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women (non fiction) by Elisabeth Badinter- Flammarion / Metropolitan Books, translated by Adriana Hunter

The Patagonian Hare: A Memoir (non fiction) - Claude Lanzmann - Gallimard / Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, translated by John Gaffney

Guy Delisle, Shenzhen: A Travelogue from China (comic book) - L'Association / Drawn and Quarterly, translated by Helge Dascher

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