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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.

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French Books USA: Week in Review

Angoulême awards winners announced; Alain Finkielkraut is now Immortal; Maylis de Kerangal grafts poetic prose in The Heart; Ta-Nehisi Coates translated into French; Winter book season opens in France.
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French Books USA: Week in Review

Thomas Piketty's new collection about the financial meltdown; Emmanuel Todd asks Who is Charlie?; Michel Tournier dies at 91; the French Ministry of Culture calls for a standard keyboard.
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Couple Mechanics

At once sexy and feminist, this is a story of a woman who decides to fight for her marriage after her husband confesses to an affair with a notable politician. Juliette, a computer engineer, and Olivier, a journalist, have two young children and the busy lives of a modern Parisian couple. When Olivier confesses to having an affair, Juliette’s world is shattered.
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Cruising through the Louvre

Author David Prudhomme meanders through the Louvre, feeling as if in the panels of a giant comic while he himself is creating his own. In this institution, all manner of people from all over the world rub elbows quietly. So he decides to cruise through the Louvre at a quick pace, not to look at the art but to observe the people and their interaction with it.
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Holiday Reading List 2015 |NONFICTION|

Our nonfiction selections for the second half of 2015.
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Holiday Reading List 2015 |FICTION|

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

April 2016
Lewis Trondheim is a French cartoonist, graphic novelist, and co-founder of the independent publishing group l'Association.Since "retiring" from the comic strip in 2004, Trondheim joined the editorial team at Delcourt, where he directs Shampooing, a comic collection aimed at younger readers. In total, he has written or been involved as a collaborator with nearly 150 graphic storytelling projects. In 2005, he was named Chevalier in the Order of Arts and Letters, and in 2006, Trondheim was awarded the prestigious Grand Prix de la ville d'Angoulême at the Angoulême International Comics Festival.
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Green Capital A New Perspective on Growth

Many believe economic growth is incompatible with ecological preservation. Green Capital challenges this argument by shifting our focus away from the scarcity of raw materials and toward the deterioration of the great natural regulatory functions (such as the climate system, the water cycle, and biodiversity).
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Karim Miské

April-May 2016
USA tour
Arab Jazz is film director Karim Miské's first novel. He demonstrates a masterful control of setting, as he moves seamlessly between the sensual streets of Paris and the synagogues of New York to reveal the truth behind a horrifying crime.
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Colin Giraud

February 28 - March 15, 2016
USA tour
Colin Giraud is a sociology professor at the University of Nanterre. His research focuses on urban and gender sociology, with special interest in the sociopolitical effects of the reorganized Western metropolis. Quartiers gays, published in 2014, compiles his research on these subjects in France and North America.
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Elisabeth Lebovici

February 23, March 6, 2016
USA tour
Elisabeth Lebovici is a French art historian, critic, journalist, and lecturer at Sciences-Po in Paris. Her work grapples with gender and sexuality, as well as the relationships between feminism, queer theory, art history, and contemporary art. She is also the author of several monographs on contemporary artists and teaches at EHESS and Sciences-Po, Paris.