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The Glory of the Empire: A Novel, a History

by Jean D'ormesson, Barbara Bray & Daniel Mendelsohn

The Glory of the Empire is the rich and absorbing history of an extraordinary empire, at one point a rival to Rome. Rulers such as Basil the Great of Onessa, who founded the Empire but whose treacherous ways...


Paris Is Always a Good Idea

by Nicolas Barreau

Rosalie Laurent is the proud owner of Luna Luna, a little post-card shop in St. Germain, and if it were up to her, far more people would write cards. Her specialty is producing "wishing cards," but where her...


Young Once

by Patrick Modiano & Damion Searls

AN NYRB CLASSICS ORIGINAL

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

 

Young Once is a crucial book in the career of Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano. It was his breakthrough novel, in which he stripped away the...


In the Café of Lost Youth

by Patrick Modiano & Chris Clarke

NYRB Classics Original

Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature

In the Café of Lost Youth is vintage Patrick Modiano, an absorbing evocation of a particular Paris of the 1950s, shadowy and shady, a secret world...


The Heart

by Maylis de Kerangal & Sam Taylor

Just before dawn on a Sunday morning, three teenage boys go surfing. Returning home, exhausted, the driver lets the car drift off the road into a tree. Two of the boys are wearing seat belts; one is sent through...


The Life of Elves

by Muriel Barbery & Alison Anderson

An inspiring literary fantasy about two gifted girls from the bestselling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog, The Life of Elves sings of the human spirit and conveys a message of hope and faith. 

Muriel...


The Blue Line: A Novel

by Ingrid Betancourt

From the extraordinary Colombian French politician and activist Ingrid Betancourt, a stunning debut novel about freedom and fate

Set against the backdrop of Argentina’s Dirty War and infused with magical realism,...


The Leopard Boy

by Daniel Picouly & Jeanne Garane

October 15, 1793: the eve of Marie-Antoinette's execution. The Reign of Terror has descended upon revolutionary France, and thousands are beheaded daily under the guillotine. Edmond Coffin and Jonathan Gravedigger,...


The Age of Reinvention

by Karine Tuil

An international bestseller and finalist for the Prix Goncourt, France’s most prestigious literary award, The Age of Reinvention is a suspenseful Gatsbian tale of a famous New York lawyer whose charmed and...


So You Don't Get Lost in the Neighborhood

by Patrick Modiano & Euan Cameron

From the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize in Literature, a haunting novel of suspense in which a single, unexpected phone call to a man living quietly in Paris launches a chain of menacing encounters and events,...


Paris Nocturne

by Patrick Modiano & Phoebe Weston-Evans

This uneasy, compelling novel begins with a nighttime accident on the streets of Paris. The unnamed narrator, a teenage boy, is hit by a car whose driver he vaguely recalls having met before. The mysterious...


Brief Loves That Live Forever

by Andreï Makine & Geoffrey Strachan

A beautifully observed and moving account of love and the human spirit in the Soviet era

In Soviet Russia the desire for freedom is also a desire for the freedom to love. Lovers live as outlaws, traitors to the...


Reader for Hire

by Raymond Jean & Adriana Hunter

A beautiful homage to the art of reading - light and funny. A celebration of the union of sensuality and language.

Marie-Constance loves reading and possesses an attractive voice. So, one day she decides to put...


And Then Came Paulette

by Barbara Constantine

Barbara Constantine's And Then Came Paulette has climbed the European bestseller charts providing many smiles and laughs as along the way. When his son's family move away, widower Ferdinand is left with only...


Sphinx

by Anne Garreta, Emma Ramadan & Daniel Levin Becker

A landmark literary event: the first novel by a female member of Oulipo in English, a sexy genderless love story.


The Horseman on the Roof

by Jean Giono & Jonathan Griffin

Perhaps no other of his novels better reveals Giono's perfect balance between lyricism and narrative, description and characterization, the epic and the particular, than The Horseman on the Roof. This novel,...


The Wine of Solitude

by Irene Nemirovsky & Sandra Smith

Introspective and poignant, The Wine of Solitude is the most autobiographical of all of the novels from the celebrated author of Suite Française.

 

Beginning in a fictionalized Kiev, The Wine of Solitude follows...


The Immoralist

by André Gide

First published in 1902 and immediately assailed for its themes of omnisexual abandon and perverse aestheticism, The Immoralist is the novel that launced André Gide's reputation as one of France's most audacious...


All Our Wordly Goods

by Irene Nemirovsky

In haunting ways, this gorgeous novel prefigures Irène Némirovsky’s masterpieceSuite Française. Set in France between 1910 and 1940 and first published in France in 1947, five years after the author’s...


Jezebel

by Irene Nemirovsky

A stunning novel about mothers and daughters, about vengeance, and an aging, still beautiful woman on trial for shooting her lover.

 

In a French courtroom, the trial of a woman is taking place. Gladys Eysenach...