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Gallic acquires two from French author Muriel Barbery

Gallic Books has acquired A Single Rose plus a gift book by Muriel Barbery, author of the The Elegance of the Hedgehog (Gallic, 2009). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-04 08:21:12 UTC ]
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Screen legend Sophia Loren is back in an adaptation of a Goncourt Prize-winning novel.

The late French author Romain Gary is the only writer to have won France’s most prestigious literary award under two names: he received the Prix Goncourt for The Roots of Heaven (Les Racines du ciel; 1956) under his birth name and, more than 20 years later, “Émile Ajar” won the prize for The... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-29 17:36:47 UTC ]
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J.M.G. Le Clézio Talks the Common Good (and Other People’s Books)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio, French author and laureate of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Literature, is commonly known as J.M.G. Le Clézio, an abbreviation he rather fancies. His numerous works complement his life’s many journeys, reflecting the injustice and beauty of near and far-away lands. He has... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-13 08:48:38 UTC ]
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A Victim’s Account Fuels a Reckoning Over Sex With Children in France

A French author wrote for years about his sexual relations with children and continued to win acclaim. Now one of them has spoken out. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-07 11:39:15 UTC ]
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A new book suggests Albert Camus was assassinated, but is speculation a good idea?

For almost a decade now, Italian author and academic Giovanni Catelli has been researching and writing about the untimely death of Albert Camus, the French author who died in 1960, at age 46, when a car driven by his publisher swerved off-road and crashed into a tree. Camus’ death was certainly... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-05 17:20:17 UTC ]
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Gallic to publish graphic novel edition of Proust and Joncour's English debut

Gallic Books has announced two new projects, with a graphic novel adaptation of Proust and a new book from French author Serge Joncour. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-08 17:51:03 UTC ]
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The Absolute Originality of Georges Perec

Paul Grimstad on the French author George Perec, whose formally and thematically inventive works included “Life: A User’s Manual,” “Things: A Story of the Sixties,” and “A Void.” Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-07-16 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Poirier pens Notre-Dame book for Oneworld

French author and journalist Agnès Poirier will write a book about the Notre-Dame fire for Oneworld. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 16:54:54 UTC ]
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David Barclay loses libel case against obscure French playwright

Billionaire sued over play about two wealthy Britons who live in a castle in the Channel IslandsThe reclusive billionaire owner of the Daily Telegraph and the Ritz hotel has been ordered to pay damages to an obscure French playwright who wrote a play that satirised the lives of him and his twin... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-03 13:42:44 UTC ]
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Environmental activists arrested after protests in Cannes

A group of roughly 20 protesters from the environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion were arrested Thursday after they jumped from a raft off the shore of the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity and tried to swim to the beach. This comes one day after 14 of their members... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-20 13:15:19 UTC ]
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