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Who You Think I Am

In a vertiginous play between fantasy and virtual reality, Camille Laurens relates the dangerous liaisons of a woman who refuses to give up on desire.
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The Table

Written over a series of early mornings from 1967 to 1973 in his seclusion at his country home, Mas des Vergers, The Table was Francis Ponge’s final text a
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French Books USA: Week in Review

Daewoo receives the 2016 French Voices Award Grand Prize, Pen World Voices featuring French Writers, Pascal Kramer Rewarded for a Storied Career, Emma Ramadan on the Compelling and Challenging Aspects of Translation, A footage revealed of a man who might be Proust
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Deep in the Forest

Deep in the forest, early in the morning, the animals
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The Kingdom

A sweeping fictional account of the early Christians, whose unlikely beliefs conquered the world
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A Night of Philosophy and Ideas Draws Thousands

A Night of Philosophy and Ideas took place in New York on January 28th. This festive event organized by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the Brooklyn Public Library gathered more than 7,000 people, from 7pm to 7am!
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French Books USA: Week in Review

Édouard Louis’s ‘The End of Eddy Bellegueule’ featured in The Guardian, Joyce Zonana receives a PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant, The passing of Tzvetan Todorov, A walk around Paris, with Shakespeare and Company’s owner
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Édouard Louis

Octobre/November 2017
US TOUR
Born Eddy Bellegueule in Hallencourt, France, in 1992, Édouard Louis is the author of two novels and the editor of a scholarly work on the social scientist Pierre Bourdieu. He is the coauthor, with the philosopher Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, of Manifesto for an Intellectual and Political Counteroffensive, published in English by the Los Angeles Review of Books.
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Yanick Lahens

September 2017
US TOUR

Born in Port-au-Prince in 1953, Yanick Lahens is a major figure of Haitian literature today.  After attending school and university in France, she returned to Haiti, where she taught literature at the university in Port-au-Prince

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French Voices Award | 2016 Grantees

We are delighted to announce the new grantees for the Fall 2016 session of our French Voices Award.
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French Books in the US - the 2017 edition

The Book Department of the French Embassy is pleased to publish the first version of the 2017 list of French books translated