JANUARY 12, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

The first Nuit des Idées in Paris; a translation of Voltaire and other enlightenment thinkers called Tolerance is released to commemorate the attack on Charlie Hebdo; reports are good for independant booksellers and "real" books in 2015; #WomenDoBD and win awards, thanks to the Prix Artemisia.

JANUARY 12, 2016

Inaugural Nuit des Idées in Paris

By Amy Martin

The Institut Français and Laurent Fabius, French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, are hosting the inaugural Nuit des Idées—“Night of Ideas”—welcoming not only scientists, academics, and journalists of all types, but also the general public to the Quai d’Orsay on January 27th from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m.

JANUARY 12, 2016

2015 French Voices Awards

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

2015 French Voices Award winners, all upcoming works in translation.

JANUARY 4, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Amy Martin

2016 book previews from The Millions and Brooklyn Magazine; Luc Sante talks about freedom in New York and The Other Paris; the Académie Goncourt selects two new members.

DECEMBER 29, 2015

2015 Hemingway Grant Winners

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are proud to announce the 2015 Hemingway Grant recipients!

DECEMBER 29, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

Faïza Guène & Tahar Ben Jelloun in Trafika Europe; Roger Caillois examines the 15th arrondissement; Are major publishers leeching independent books?; Guy de Maupassant's "The First Snowfall" on LitHub

DECEMBER 17, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

New Yorker's top books of 2015; Reading Foucault in prison; Translators take literary approaches to television subtitles; Christophe Boltanski wins 2015 Prix des Prix

DECEMBER 15, 2015

Holiday Reading List 2015 |NONFICTION|

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Our nonfiction selections for the second half of 2015.

DECEMBER 10, 2015

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Arian Murati

AmazonCrossing publishing the bulk of translated fiction in English; Looking back at Romain Gary; L'École des Loisirs 50th anniversary celebration continues; French reading habits in 2015

DECEMBER 10, 2015

Holiday Reading List 2015 |CHILDREN'S BOOKS|

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

Check out our 2015 picks for young readers and parents alike.

DECEMBER 10, 2015

Holiday Reading List 2015 |GRAPHIC BOOKS|

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

As the year comes to a close, take a few moments to peruse our selections of notable books from the second half of 2015.

DECEMBER 10, 2015

Holiday Reading List 2015 |POETRY|

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

The Book Department picks its favorite poetry collections from the second half of 2015.

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