Get Well Soon

Written by Marie-Sabine Roger | Translated by Frank Wynne
Saved from drowning in Paris's River Seine, a sixty-something misanthrope finds himself stuck in a hospital bed for six weeks while he recovers, but if he was hoping for a peaceful convalescence he's out of luck. READ MORE

Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge: A Nestor Burma Mystery

Written by Jacques Tardi

Paris, 1950s. Nestor Burma’s past comes knocking when a young gypsy woman leads him to a hospital where he discovers a recently deceased old buddy from his anarchist days. While Burma has chosen to move onto the (more or less) straight and narrow as a private eye, his friend had stayed on the other side of the law as a counterfeiter and worse. So now it’s up to Burma to avenge his friend, keep the girl safe, and hopefully unravel a mystery whose roots run far and deep back into the past...

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Autopsy of a Father

Written by Pascale Kramer and translated by Robert Bononno

When a young woman returns to her childhood home after her estranged father’s death, she begins to piece together the final years of his life. What changed him from a prominent left-wing journalist to a bitter racist who defended the murder of a defenseless African immigrant? Pascale Kramer, recipient of the 2017 Swiss Grand Prize for Literature, exposes a country gripped by intolerance and violence to unearth the source of a family’s fall from grace.

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Blob: The Ugliest Creature in the World

Written by Joy Sorman
Blob the fish is excited. He feels it's finally his year to win the big competition after which he will finally become the ugliest animal in the world. But the popularity and fame that accompany Blob's win soon go to his head. And the loneliness of his new title goes to his heart. And of course fame never lasts forever. READ MORE

Fictitious Capital: How Finance Is Appropriating Our Future

Written by Cédric Durand | Translated by David Broder

The 2007–08 credit crisis and the long recession that followed brutally exposed the economic and social costs of financialization. Understanding what lay behind these events, the rise of “fictitious capital” and its opaque logic, is crucial to grasping the social and political conditions under which we live. Yet, for most people, the operations of the financial system remain shrouded in mystery.

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Calamity Jane: The Calamitous Life of Martha Jane Cannary, 1852–1903

Written by Christian Perrissin and Matthieu Blanchin
Martha Jane Cannary was one of the figure the most well-known in United States, better known as Calamity Jane. But who was the mysterious girl? READ MORE

The General's Niece: The Little-Known de Gaulle Who Fought to Free Occupied France

Written by Paige Bowers
Based on interviews with family members, former associates, prominent historians, and never-before-seen papers written by Geneviève de Gaulle. The General’s Niece is the first English-language biography of Charles de Gaulle’s niece, confidante, and daughter figure, Geneviève, to whom the legendary French general and president dedicated his war memoirs. READ MORE

Welcome to My House

Written by Gaia Stella
First words are everywhere you look, especially in a house! This visually striking picture book catalogs an impressive array of household items, naming the delightful miscellany that comprises a life. READ MORE

The Cross-Eyed Mutt

Written by Etienne Davodeau
A raucous satirical comedy that asks: Who decides what makes a work of art worthy of being in a major museum? READ MORE

Animals Hide and Sneak

Written by Bastien Contraire
One of these things is almost like the others... READ MORE

Glenn Gloud

Written by Sandrine Revel
Who is the mysterious Glenn Gould? Why did he abruptly end his career as a performing musician? Why did he become one of the very first of his peers to disappear from the public eye like J.D. Salinger? READ MORE

Crazy for Vincent

Written by Hervé Guibert | Translated by Bruce Hainley
In the middle of the night between the 25th and 26th of November, Vincent fell from the third floor playing parachute with a bathrobe. He drank a liter of tequila, smoked Congolese grass, snorted cocaine... —from Crazy for Vincent READ MORE

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