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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