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Great Journeys from Your Couch

Summertime FOMO (fear of missing out) spreads as the travel bug continues to take bites out of the weary and the over-worked. These summer reads will have you trotting the globe with wild tales of adventure through time and space—all from the comfort of your couch.
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French Books USA: Week in Review

From Colette's work to fixed pricing and book therapy, enjoy our selection of articles of the week.
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Family Feuds and Affairs

Family feuds are as old as time. Bloodbaths, in the figurative sense, are explored by French authors as families hash out their angst and troubles for this summer reads selection.
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Bone-Chilling Books

Delve into these bone-chilling summer reads as the line between fact and fictionn horror and wonder, becomes more and more blurred.
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René Manzor's "Les âmes rivales" and "Celui dont le nom n'est plus"

René Manzor's stories begin like an itch or a craving, then become viral and feverish, hooking you into a juggernaut of action, emotion and suspense that does not relent until its cathartic yet shattering conclusion.
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French Books USA: Week in Review

From the “Toubon law” to Lauryn Hill, here's your week in review from French Books USA.
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Mothers: A Love-Hate Relationship

Mothers, we love them, but sometimes we cannot stand them. Today, we celebrate motherhood, not for the number of children, but for the complexity and richness behind our love-hate relationships with mothers and the influences of maternal bonds upon literature.
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Family Road Trips Are Better with Books

The alphabet and license plate games only go so far in abating boredom on the road… This year indulge in a more exciting road trip of the mind with these imaginative stories for you and your children.
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Louis Rigaud

October 2014
US tour
Louis Rigaud graduated at the school of Arts Décoratifs in Strasbourg in 2009. Since then, he has been working as a graphic and multimedia designer. In addition to websites, he creates and develops interactive games. Together with Anouck Boisrobert, they design pop-up books for children. Central to Louis Rigaud’s work is his will to create playful objects with surprising and interactive elements for all audiences.
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A New Era of French Novels: The Inculte Collective

Thanks to Inculte’s work for the last decade, hybrid forms of literature, such as “documentary” novels have breathed new life into French novels.
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Why Karl Ove Knausgaard, the Norwegian Proust, is (not yet) such a big deal in France

Karl Ove Knausgaard is touring New York this week, and his visit marks the culmination of tremendous buzz over the newly released translation of the third volume of his epic work My Struggle. The fascinating novel has been purchased by a whopping one out of 10 Norwegians, and it was met with similar enthusiasm in the U.S. But in France, My Struggle was met with relative indifference. Why such a transatlantic contrast?