The following list of resources has been complied by the Book Department of the French Embassy. It contains a number of useful links for both industry professionals and people with a general interest in books.

The University of Nebraska Press

The University of Nebraska Press publishes books and journals especially in American history, the American West, and Native American studies has published French authors including Lutz Bassman, Paule Constant, Isabelle Heberhardt, Annie Ernaux, Edouard Glissant, Luc Lang and Le Clezio.

Bison Books

Bison Books publishes mainly translations from French books.

Open Letter Books

Open Letter Books is a publisher of literature in translation at the University of Rochester. Open Letter Books has published French authors including Marguerite Duras.

Archipelago Books

Archipelago Books is a not-for-profit press devoted to publishing excellent translations of classic and contemporary world literature. Archipekago Books has published French authors including René Crevel, Dominique Fabre, Abdellatif Aabi, Henri Michaux, and Pierre Michon.


Publishing works of theory, fiction, madness, economics, satire, sexuality, science fiction, activism and confession, Semiotext(e)'s highly curated list has famously melded high and low forms of cultural expression into a nuanced and polemical vision of the present. Semiotext(e) has published French authors including Pierre Guyotat, Jean-Luc Hennig and Tiqqun.

Verso Books

Verso Books is the largest independent, radical publishing house in the English-speaking world. Verso Books has published French authors including Jean Baudrillard and Daniel Bensaïd.

Seven Stories Press

Seven Stories Press publishes books of top authors, non-fiction (social justice, human rights and radical activism) and alternative health, women's health, and popular culture. Seven Stories Press has published French authors including Celine Curiol, Jean-Baptiste de Panafieu and Jean-Marie Déguignet.

City Lights

City Lights is a landmark independent bookstore and publisher that specializes in world literature, the arts, and progressive politics. City Lights has published French authors including Tahar Ben Jelloun and George Bataille.

Melville House

Melville House is an independent publisher which has developed a world-wide reputation for its rediscovery of forgotten international writers. Melville House has published French authors such as Georges Simenon.


Publisher of comic books and braphic Novels by the world's greatest cartoonists. In English. Fantastagraphics has publish French authors such as Jacques Tardi, Lewis Trondheim, Stephane Blanquet.