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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 Deep Sea Diver's Syndrome

by Serge Brussolo

An undisputed French master of the fantastic—as prolific as Stephen King; as original as Philip K. Dick—now in English for the first time

 

In The Deep Sea Diver’s Syndrome, lucid dreamers called mediums...


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...


Life, Only Better

by Anna Gavalda & Tina Kover

Mathilde is twenty-four. She has abandoned her studies in art history in lieu of a menial job and lives in a house she shares with twin sisters.  One day she forgets her bag in a café and a week later an unknown...


Pétronille

by Amelie Nothomb & Alison Anderson

With wry humor and a deceptively simple style, Amélie Nothomb, the author of over twenty-three best-selling novels tells an unusual story about twin abiding passions: one for champagne, and the other for a...


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,...


Tomorrow Berlin

by Oscar Coop-Phane & George Miller

Berlin. A city where nightclubs stay open from Friday night til Monday morning. A city with an underbelly as dark and addictive as the 24-hour drugs, drinking, dancing and sex in filthy toilets that it serves...


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...


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...


The Meursault Investigation

by Kamel Daoud & John Cullen

A New York Times Notable Book of 2015

“A tour-de-force reimagining of Camus’s The Stranger, from the point of view of the mute Arab victims.” —The New Yorker

 

He was the brother of “the Arab” killed...


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...


In the Gold of Time

by Claudie Gallay

Set between Normandy and Arizona, In the Gold of Time is a seductive tale of silences and dark, half-revealed secrets, and a haunting elegy for innocence lost in a lost world.

A young father holidays by the sea...