authors on tour

Marie-Hélène/Sam Bourcier

November 5-17, 2016
US Tour
authors on tour

Vinciane Despret

October 29-November 8, 2016
US Tour

Born in 1959 near Brussels, Vinciane Despret lives in Liège. She studied philosophy and, later, psychology, coming back to philosophy with her PhD in 1996.

authors on tour

Antoine Volodine

October 11-18, 2016
West Coast

Antoine Volodine is the principal pseudonym of a French novelist, born in 1950 in Chalon-sur-Saône and raised in Lyon, who has published twenty books under this name, several of which are available in English translati

authors on tour

Cyril Pedrosa

September 12-18, 2016
New York, Washington DC

Born in 1972, Cyril Pedrosa was interested in comics and drawing from childhood.

news

Introducing Blind Spot: French Science Fiction in Translation

By Julien Wacquez, editor of Angle Mort and Blind Spot« Science Fiction stands as a bridge between science and art, between the engineers of technology and the poets of humanity »
news

French Books USA: Week in Review

The Passing of Maurice Pons
news

Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault Visits the Cultural Services & Albertine Books

On June 9, 2016, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Jean-Marc Ayrault visited the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York on the occasion of the Franco-American Children’s Book Publishers Conference, presented by the International Bureau of French Publishing (Bureau International des Editeurs Français).
new titles

Too Close to the Edge

A widow’s quiet retirement in the foothills of the Alps is turned upside down by the arrival of a mysterious stranger.
new titles

Nostalgia: When Are We Ever at Home?

Moving from Homer’s and Virgil’s foundational accounts of nostalgia to the exilic writings of Hannah Arendt, Barbara Cassin revisits the dangerous implications of nostalgia for land and homeland, thinking them anew through questions of exile and language.
news

French Voices Grantees Seeking American Publishers

The French Voices Award honors both translators and American publishers for their work with the goal of creating a series of U.S.-published books representing the very best of contemporary French writing in every field. We believe that all 10 award winners currently looking for a home have the potential to touch American readers.
news

Translated Titles 2015

Thanks to the invaluable help of 1100 of our contacts in publishing, we have built a near-complete list of 2015’s titles in translation from the French, of which, as far as we're aware, there is no equivalent. The fact that this list is not exhaustive serves to show the sheer volume of titles published.
authors on tour

Pap Ndiaye

November 4-13, 2016
East Coast

Pap Ndiaye is a historian, specializing in the social history of the United States with a focus on its minorities.