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Zone

by Mathias Enard, Charlotte Mandell & Brian Evenson

A 517-page single sentence novel about the violence of the twentieth century and an intelligence agent quitting the business.


Viviane: A Novel

by Julia Deck & Linda Coverdale

Les Éditions de Minuit, publisher of Marguerite Duras and Alain Robbe-Grillet, rarely publishes a debut novel. Jean Echenoz, current star of this revered French literary house and enthusiastic fan of Julia...


The Child

by Pascale Kramer & Tamsin Black

An emotionally implosive novel about confronting the death of a loved one and the possibility of hope a child brings.


Autoportrait

by Edouard Levé & Lorin Stein

A brilliant and sobering self-portrait made up entirely of facts, and a companion to the harrowing book Suicide.


The Man Who Lost Himself: A Symbolist Novel

by André Beaunier & Brian Stableford

THE MAN WHO LOST HIMSELF tells the story of Michel Bedée, a brilliant scientist whose work on the new element that he's discovered--sirium--has alienated him from his mother, his sister, and his wife. He cannot...


Blue White Red: A Novel

by Alain Mabanckou & Alison Dundy

This tale of wild adventure reveals the dashed hopes of Africans living between worlds. When Moki returns to his village from France wearing designer clothes and affecting all the manners of a Frenchman, Massala-Massala,...


Out of Time in Wan Chai

by Fan Tong

pFrom a not too distant past in Wan Chai district, Hong Kong, take: 1° An idealistic revolutionary: a dreamer but nevertheless a bright young lady; 2° A heavy set French man: a quiet, aging arms dealer; 3°...


The Electric Baths

by Jean-Michel Fortier & Katherine Hastings

A surprise return home triggers a chain of events, their strands weaving together a sinister web of dreams and reality, truth and lies, secrets and spells. Following in the tradition of Fortier's absurdist first...


And the Birds Rained Down

by Jocelyne Saucier & Rhonda Mullins

An award-winning and haunting meditation on aging and self-determination.


Climb to the Sky

by Suzanne Dracius, Jamie Davis & Edwin C. Hill, Jr.

Climb to the Sky collects a novella and eight stories by one of the most celebrated and versatile French Caribbean writers, Suzanne Dracius. Set in the author's native Martinique and spanning the twentieth...


The Shadow of Memory

by Bernard Comment & Betsy Wing

The debut novel of Bernard Comment, acclaimed author and editor, now available in English for the first time, The Shadow of Memory brings a fairy-tale premise into the modern world, where information—and its...


Therese Desqueyroux

by François Mauriac & Raymond N. MacKenzie

François Mauriac's masterpiece and one of the greatest Catholic novels, Thérèse Desqueyroux is the haunting story of an unhappily married young woman whose desperation drives her to thoughts of murder.


The Most Precious of Cargoes

by Jean-Claude Grumberg

Set during the height of World War II, a powerful and unsettling tale about a woodcutter and his wife, who finds a mysterious parcel thrown from a passing train.

Once upon a time in an enormous forest lived a...


The American Fiancee

by Eric Dupont

In this extraordinary breakout novel—a rich, devastatingly humorous epic of one unforgettable family—award-winning author Eric Dupont illuminates the magic of stories, the bonds of family, and the twists...


Vestiges

by Laurence Suhner & Sheryl Curtis

p strongTime: 2310/strong /p pstrongPlace:/strong Gemma, a "snowball" planet, i.e. a terrestrial extrasolar planet with overall glaciation, orbiting around the binary star, Altamira (an Alpha Centauri type),...


The Isaac Directive

by Pierre Bordage & Dan Golembeski

p strongA novel with a real mix of genres, covering science fiction and thriller./strong /p pstrongPierre Bordage/strong is currently one of France's best storytellers and his work has been the source of inspiration...


Wang

by Pierre Bordage & Sheryl Curtis

pIt is the 23rd century. An impassable screen protects Occident from its neighbouring empires. Wang, a young seventeen-year-old Chinese boy, lives with his grandmother in a poor district of Grand-Wroclaw in...


Someone Else

by Tonino Benacquista & Adriana Hunter

Two men decide to change their lives. An innocent bet becomes a risky proposition.


Upstaged (French Literature Series)

by Jacques Jouet & Leland de la Durantaye

A stranger takes over a role in a play, leaving the rest of the cast to ponder his motives.


Mama's Boy Behind Bars

by David Goudreault & Jc Sutcliffe

Now I've killed another person. I'm a serial killer. Sure, two people is hardly serial, but it's a good start. I'm still young. Who knows where opportunities might lead me? Opportunity makes the thief, or the...