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In the Gold of Time

by Claudie Gallay MacLehose Press (December 09, 2014)

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...


Irene: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy

by Pierre Lemaitre & Frank Wynne MacLehose Press (December 09, 2014)

Camille Verhoeven, whose diminutive stature belies his fierce intensity, has reached an unusually content (for him) place in life. he is respected by his colleagues and he and his lovely wife, Irene, are expecting...


Limonov: The Outrageous Adventures of the Radical Soviet Poet Who Became a Bum in New York, a Sensation in France, and a Political Antihero in Russia

by Emmanuel Carrere & John Lambert Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 21, 2014)

A thrilling page-turner that also happens to be the biography of one of Russia's most controversial figures

This is how Emmanuel Carrère, the magnetic journalist, novelist, filmmaker, and chameleon, describes...


The Frozen Dead

Commandant Martin Servaz #1

by Bernard Minier & Alison Anderson St. Martin's Press (August 12, 2014)

Now available as a Netflix Original Series!

Saint-Martin-de-Comminges is a small town nestled in the French Pyrenees. The kind of place where winters are harsh and unforgiving and where nothing ever happens....


Zone

by Mathias Énard, Charlotte Mandell & Brian Evenson Open Letter (September 01, 2013)

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


One Evening in Paris

by Nicolas Barreau St. Martin's Press (July 01, 2014)

Alain Bonnard, the owner of a small art cinema in Paris, is a dyed-in-the-wool nostalgic. In his Cinéma Paradis there are no buckets of popcorn, no XXL coca-colas, no Hollywood blockbusters. Not a good business...


Mood Indigo

by Boris Vian & Stanley Chapman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 24, 2014)

The basis of the new major movie from Michel Gondry, starring Audrey Tautou, the beloved French modern classic hailed as "the most poignant love story of our time" by Raymond Queneau

The story is simple: Boy...


The First Person

by Pierre Turgeon Groupe Cogito Média (April 15, 2014)

In The First Person, an embittered computer programmer working for the police has decided to erase his identity. We do not know why. Leaving his old life behind, the man becomes a private detective in Los Angeles...


The Other Story

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (April 15, 2014)

A New York Times best seller!

From the New York Times and international best-selling author Tatiana de Rosnay comes The Other Story, "[a] brilliant pager-turner"(BookPage), layered and beautifully written, that...


The Blue Wolf

by Frederic Dion & Will Hobson St. Martin's Press (January 14, 2014)

The winner of one of France's most prestigious literary prizes, The Blue Wolf is the epic historical novel of Genghis Khan

At the height of his power, Genghis Khan unified four hundred tribes and was feared...


The Interrogation: A Novel

by J. M. G. Le Clezio Simon & Schuster (March 09, 2010)

From the original Atheneum edition jacket, 1964.

"J.M.G. Le Clézio, revelation of the literary year" ran the headline of the Paris Express after last year's prizes had been awarded. The Goncourt jury was locked...


The Cairo Diary

by Maxim Chattam St. Martin's Press (December 31, 2013)

British-occupied Cairo, 1928: Several young children have disappeared and were then found, horribly mutilated, in the tombs just outside the city. Panic is spreading among the locals after a cloaked giant is...


Breathe

by Anne-Sophie Brasme St. Martin's Press (December 03, 2013)

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE

Breathe is the haunting confession of nineteen-year-old Charlene Boher. From her prison cell, Charlene recounts her lonely adolescence. Growing up shy and unpopular, Charlene never...


The Stone Boy

by Sophie Loubiere Grand Central Publishing (October 01, 2013)

The bestselling French phenomenon, winner of the Prix Lion Noir, now available in English for the first time...

When Madame Préau returns to her own house outside Paris after several years spent in a convalescent...


Autoportrait

by Edouard Levé & Lorin Stein Dalkey Archive Press (March 15, 2012)

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


Blue White Red: A Novel

by Alain Mabanckou & Alison Dundy Indiana University Press (February 21, 2013)

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,...


Twilight: A Novel

by Elie Wiesel Simon & Schuster (February 12, 2013)

Raphael Lipkin is a man obsessed. He hears voices. He talks to ghosts. He is spending the summer at the Mountain Clinic, a psychiatric hospital in upstate New York—not as a patient, but as a visiting professional...


The Ingredients of Love

by Nicolas Barreau St. Martin's Press (December 24, 2012)

A charming restaurant

A book and its mysterious author

A little secret

A romantic meeting

Paris and all its magic . . .

Cyrano de Bergerac meets Chocolat and Amélie in this intelligent, charming, and entertaining...


Out of Time in Wan Chai

by Fan Tong Boucher and Luo Infodoc Ltd (November 12, 2012)

From 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 Life of an Unknown Man

by Andreï Makine & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (June 05, 2012)

A deeply moving meditation on memory, history, love, and art by the author of Dreams of My Russian Summers

In The Life of an Unknown Man, Andreï Makine explores what truly matters in life through the prism of...


HHhH

by Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 24, 2012)

HHhH: "Himmlers Hirn heisst Heydrich", or "Himmler's brain is called Heydrich". The most dangerous man in Hitler's cabinet, Reinhard Heydrich was known as the "Butcher of Prague." He was feared by all and loathed...


The Last Brother

by Nathacha Appanah & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (October 25, 2011)

In The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah, 1944 is coming to a close and nine-year-old Raj is unaware of the war devastating the rest of the world. He lives in Mauritius, a remote island in the Indian Ocean, where...


The House I Loved

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2012)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sarah's Key and A Secret Kept comes an absorbing new novel about one woman's resistance during an époque that shook Paris to its very core.

Paris, France: 1860's....


Lives Other Than My Own

by Emmanuel Carrere & Linda Coverdale Henry Holt and Co. (September 13, 2011)

From the acclaimed award-winning author Emmanuel Carrère, Lives Other Than My Own: A Memoir is an act of generous imagination that unflinchingly records devastating loss and, equally vividly, the wealth of...


Murder on the Eiffel Tower

by Claude Izner St. Martin's Press (September 15, 2009)

The brand-new, shiny Eiffel Tower is the pride and glory of the 1889 World Exposition. But one sunny afternoon, as visitors are crowding the viewing platforms, a woman collapses and dies on this great Paris...


Hate: A Romance

by Tristan Garcia, Marion Duvert & Lorin Stein Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 26, 2010)

In a controversial first novel that took the French literary world by storm and won the Prix de Flore, Tristan Garcia uses sex, friendships, and love affairs to show what happens to people when political ideals—Marxism,...


My Life as a Russian Novel

by Emmanuel Carrere & Linda Coverdale Henry Holt and Co. (August 03, 2010)

An unsparingly truthful account of love, betrayal, and the traps we set for ourselves, by France's master of psychological suspense

In work after work, the critically acclaimed author Emmanuel Carrère has trained...


The Disappearance at Pere-Lachaise

by Claude Izner St. Martin's Press (September 14, 2010)

Fin de siècle Paris: the world of Verlaine and Zola, Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec; a time of anarchists, scientists, and occultists, when can-can skirts were raised at the Moulin Rouge and fortunes were lost...


03

by Jean-Christophe Valtat Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 22, 2010)

"From the bus stop across the street, it was hard to tell, but suddenly I understood, seeing the passengers in the van that picked her up every morning, that she was slightly retarded."

A precocious teenager...


Sarah's Key

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (June 12, 2007)

Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten year-old girl, is brutally arrested with her family by the French police in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, but not before she locks her younger brother in a cupboard in the family's...


A Secret Kept

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (September 14, 2010)

This stunning new novel from Tatiana de Rosnay, author of the acclaimed New York Times bestseller Sarah's Key, plumbs the depths of complex family relationships and the power of a past secret to change everything...


The Mystery Guest

by Grégoire Bouillier & Lorin Stein Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 22, 2006)

When the phone rang on a gloomy fall afternoon in 1990, Grégoire Bouillier had no way of knowing that it was the woman who'd left him, without warning, ten years before. And he couldn't have guessed why she...


The Shadow of Memory

by Bernard Comment & Betsy Wing Dalkey Archive Press (November 12, 2012)

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 Sheed & Ward (March 11, 2005)

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 Dragon's Eye

by Joël Champetier Tom Doherty Associates (May 04, 2000)

A couple of hundred years in the future, there is a struggling Chinese colony on the planet of a double star not too far from Earth. One of their suns is the blinding and carcinogenic Dragon's Eye, which requires...


Someone Else

by Tonino Benacquista & Adriana Hunter Bitter Lemon Press (August 31, 2012)

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


In Every Wave

by Quimper Charles & Guil Lefebvre Qc Fiction (October 29, 2018)

A man loses his daughter while swimming one summer. This little gem of a novella–sad and beautiful and spellbinding all at once–is the tale of how he strives to be reunited with her again, whether back home...


The Rain Watcher

by Tatiana de Rosnay St. Martin's Press (October 30, 2018)

The first new novel in four years from the beloved superstar author of Sarah's Key, a heartbreaking and uplifting story of family secrets and devastating disaster, set against a Paris backdrop, fraught with...


Lie With Me

by Philippe Besson & Molly Ringwald Scribner (April 30, 2019)

The Advocate’s Best Gay Novel of 2019

O, The Oprah Magazine’s Best LGBTQ Books That'll Change the Literary Landscape in 2019

The Wall Street Journal’s Ten Books You’ll Want to Read this Spring

Out Magazine...


Seven Days

by Patrick Senécal, Howard Scott & Phyllis Aronoff Simon & Schuster (January 01, 2019)

For fans of Stephen King’s Misery and Jo Nesbø’s The Snowman comes an engrossing thriller about a monster who becomes a victim and a victim who becomes a monster. From Patrick Senécal, the Quebec author...


Waiting for Bojangles

by Olivier Bourdeaut & Regan Kramer Simon & Schuster (March 19, 2019)

An “oddball fairy tale” (The New York Times)—shortlisted for one of France’s highest literary prizes—a dark, funny, and wholly charming novel about a young boy and his eccentric family, who grapple...


Do You Hear in the Mountains... and Other Stories

by Maïssa Bey, Erin Lamm & Alison Rice University of Virginia Press (September 13, 2018)

New translation of multiple-award-winning Algerian writer Maissa Bey's autofiction about the plight of North African immigrant women in Paris.


History of Violence

by Edouard Louis & Lorin Stein Farrar, Straus and Giroux (June 19, 2018)

History of Violence is international bestselling French author Edouard Louis’s autobiographical novel about surviving a shocking sexual assault and coping with the post-traumatic stress disorder of its aftermath....


The Tyrant

by Jacques Chessex & Martin Sokolinsky Bitter Lemon Press (April 10, 2012)

Semi-autobiographical, and Chessex’s bestselling novel to date, The Tyrant describes a tyrannical father’s destruction of a young teacher’s life.


The Cabin at the End of the World

by Paul Tremblay William Morrow (June 26, 2018)

NATIONAL BESTSELLER!

BEST BOOK OF 2018 (Library Journal, NPR, Buzzfeed)

JULY 2018 INDIE NEXT PICK!

SUMMER 2018 PUBLISHERS WEEKLY PICK!

“A tremendous book―thought-provoking and terrifying, with tension that winds...


The Restless

by Gerty Dambury & Judith G. Miller The Feminist Press at CUNY (January 22, 2018)

This lyrical novel, structured like a Creole quadrille, is a rich ethnography bearing witness to police violence in French Guadeloupe. Narrators both living and dead recount the racial and class stratification...


The Messenger: A Novel

by Yannick Haenel & Ian Monk Counterpoint (April 01, 2012)

Jan Karski, a young Polish diplomat turned cavalry officer, joined the Polish underground movement after escaping from a Soviet detention camp in 1939. He served as a courier for the underground, ferrying messages...


The End of Eddy

by Edouard Louis & Michael Lucey Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 02, 2017)

An autobiographical novel about growing up gay in a working-class town in Picardy.

“Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again . . . Today I’m really gonna...


Radiant Terminus

by Antoine Volodine & Jeffrey Zuckerman Open Letter (February 14, 2017)

Part post-apocalyptic adventure story and part scathing critique of humanity, Volodine’s award-winning novel takes place after the fall of the Second Soviet Union against a bleak, almost Tarkovskian landscape....


Not One Day

by Anne Garreta & Emma Ramadan Deep Vellum Publishing (March 20, 2017)

Not One Day, winner of the prestigious Prix Médicis, begins with the maxim: “Not one day without a woman.” What follows is renowned Oulipo member Anne Garréta's intimate, erotic, and sometimes bitter collection...