DECEMBER 9, 2012

Author Marc Levy Shares his Work with Floridians

By French Culture

French author Marc Levy recently traveled to Florida to participate in the Miami International Book Fair and French Week Miami 2012. At the Book Fair, Levy participated in a panel conversation with Rosecrans Baldwin...

NOVEMBER 14, 2012

Dorémus’ Bear Despair Among New York Times’ Best Illustrated Children’s Books

By French Culture

A frustrated bear goes in search of his teddy bear in Gaétan Dorémus’ irreverent children’s tale Bear Despair, which the New York Times has just named one of its ten Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2012.

NOVEMBER 1, 2012

Fantastic Stories from New York's Past at the Brooklyn Book Festival

By French Culture

On the occasion of the Brooklyn Book Festival, French author and illustrator François Roca visited New York City to share his books with young fans...

JUNE 26, 2012

French Publishing Negotiates Between Screen and Printed Page

By French Culture

“There are two things you don’t throw out in France- bread and books,” Bernard Fixot, a French publisher, told the New York Times last week...

MAY 31, 2012

International Platform for Books

By French Culture

BookFrance (FranceLivre), an international platform for French books created by l’Institut Français and the Centre National du Livre (CNL) in association with the Bureau International de l’Edition Française (BIEF), is now online.

MAY 5, 2012

Assises du Roman: International Forum on the Novel

By French Culture

The 6th International Forum on the Novel (Les Assises Internationales du Roman 2012) opened last Monday night in Lyon with a conversation between writers Catherine Millet, Camille Laurens and Lydia Flem on “the question of truth.”

APRIL 24, 2012

Guy Delisle’s First North American Tour!

By French Culture

We are pleased to announce Guy Delisle’s first ever North American tour! At each stop from New York to Los Angeles, Guy will present his work with talks and book signing at bookstores and festivals.

APRIL 5, 2012

The Believer Lands in France!

By French Culture

The literary magazine, The Believer, was created in San Francisco by Dave Eggers of McSweeny’s Publishing along with several of his friends. Now, for first time, a quarterly edition of The Believer will be available in French from the French publishing house Editions Inculte.

MARCH 16, 2012

The Publishing World Gathers in Paris for the 2012 Salon du Livre

By French Culture

For five days in March, Paris will move to the rhythm of the international publishing industry...

JANUARY 24, 2012

Art Spiegelman Heads the 39th International Angoulême Comics Festival

By French Culture

The President of the 39th Angoulême International Comics Festival from 26 to 29 January 2012 will be the great American artist Art Spiegelman. Author of Maus (and designer of the official festival poster) Spiegleman will be honored with a retrospective of over 200 works (he provided exclusive drawings for the event.)

NOVEMBER 14, 2011

Franzen’s Freedom and other Highlights from the 'Rentrée Litteraire'

By French Culture

The French publishing season, known in France as the 'Rentrée litteraire', is condensed into a short three month run from August to early November. During this period, all French and foreign titles are published, a total of 654 in 2011.