MARCH 21, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Matthew Kent

Nominees revealed for the Albertine Prize, Nina Leger receives the 2017 Prix Anaïs Nin, Celebration of International Women's Day, Alain Mabanckou and Mathias Énard long-listed for the Man Booker International Prize, and Gaël Faye's translation of Petit Pays and release of Irruption

MARCH 13, 2017

Discover the Best of New French Fiction!

By French Culture

We are thrilled to announce the first Albertine Prize, a reader's choice award for contemporary French fiction in English translation.

MARCH 1, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

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

FEBRUARY 24, 2017

French Voices Grand Prize Honors Daewoo by François Bon

By French Culture

On February 23, 2017, the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation announced the recipient for the 2016 French Voices Grand Prize: Daewoo by François Bon. Originally published in French by Fayard in 2004, the English translation by Youna Kwak will be released by Diálogos Books in 2019.

FEBRUARY 17, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

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

JANUARY 26, 2017

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

Night of Philosphy and Ideas returns in the US! International Comics Festival in Angoulême is taking place this week; An excerpt from Abdourahman A. Waberi' 'Harvest of Skulls' published in Asymptote; The passing of Harry Mathews

JANUARY 4, 2017

French Voices Award | 2016 Grantees

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are delighted to announce the new grantees for the Fall 2016 session of our French Voices Award.

DECEMBER 29, 2016

French Books in the US - the 2017 edition

By Alix de Cazotte, Anne-Sophie Hermil, Thibault Lacarrière

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

DECEMBER 28, 2016

The Holidays through French Literature!

By Jeremy Albet

As the holiday season approaches, the book Department offers a subjective, partial and incomplete selection of the best in holiday celebrations through French literature. From major French classic authors to contemporary and children books’ writers, Christmas is celebrated by many fiction characters!

DECEMBER 7, 2016

2016 Hemingway Grant Winners

By FRENCH CULTURE BOOKS

We are pleased to announce the 2016 Hemingway Grants recipients!HEMINGWAY GRANTS

DECEMBER 2, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

Innovation featured in this year's Children books festival in France, City/Cité A Franco-American exchange in Paris on and about urban democracy, La Maison Victor Hugo pays tribute to the poet by dedicating an exhibition to one of his earlier poems ‘La Pente de la Rêverie’.

NOVEMBER 17, 2016

French Books USA: Week in Review

By Jeremy Albet

The most acclaimed french literary prizes revealed their winners, Riad Sattouf continues to make a name for himself, Festival ‘Paris en Toutes Lettres’ is in full swing until November 21st, Startup Short Edition has nothing to envy to other publishing houses.

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