Check out our 2015 picks for young readers and parents alike.
As the year comes to a close, take a few moments to peruse our selections of notable books from the second half of 2015.
The Book Department picks its favorite poetry collections from the second half of 2015.
New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2015; Madagascar's literary awakening; Alain Mabanckou to lecture at Collège de France; Delphine de Vigan wins the Goncourt des lycéens
Hemingway in Paris; L’École des Loisirs celebrates 50 years; Delillo and Houellebecq unexpectedly trend on Twitter; Prix de la BD Fnac; Rochester Knockings gets a homecoming
Barthes turns 100; French literary award recap; Michel Foucault, the intern; Remembering André Glucksmann
Short Édition unveils a story vending machine; Publishers Weekly's top books of 2015; Remembering René Girard; Lydia Davis honored; Sophie Calle follows a lead to Venice
Guy de Maupassant's cinematic legacy; Mapping literary settings; French award roundup; Luc Sante's Paris
Houellebecq's misunderstanding; Hermès unveils the Ronald Barthes scarf; New York, je t'aime; French novels in Publishers Weekly review
Amazon's translation pledge; Sattouf reviews in NY Times and New Yorker; Molière at auction; French and American literary award roundup; Festival Albertine coming soon
Nobel Prize motivations; Debord in translation; Goncourt nominations narrowed; Lemaitre review in NYT; Sylvie Tissot tackles gentrification