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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....


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 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 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...


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...


In the Shadows of Paris

by Claude Izner St. Martin's Press (September 04, 2012)

In In the Shadows of Paris, the fifth installment in this c'est magnifique Victor Legris series by Claude Izner, a murderer is at large in belle-epoque Paris.

In the turbulent Parisian summer of 1893,Victor Legris...


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...


The Assassin in the Marais

by Claude Izner St. Martin's Press (September 27, 2011)

The fourth title in Claude Izner's bestselling Victor Legris mystery series, set in belle-epoque Paris

The clock of the Église Trinité had just struck eight o'clock in the morning when, without warning, an...


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...


The Montmartre Investigation

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

The fast-paced and gripping third title in the bestselling Victor Legris mystery series

Paris, November 1891: The body of a barefoot young woman dressed in red is discovered on Boulevard Montmartre. She has been...


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 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...


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...


Interior

by Thomas Clerc & Jeffrey Zuckerman Farrar, Straus and Giroux (July 10, 2018)

"Haunting, a book of ghosts and a book of this moment." —Parul Sehgal, The New York Times

A comic experiment in sociology and self-absorption, the award-winning author Thomas Clerc’s autobiographical Interior...


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....


Waiting for Tomorrow

by Nathacha Appanah & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (April 03, 2018)

A powerful examination of the artistic impulse, cultural identity, and family bonds

Anita is waiting for Adam to be released from prison. They met twenty years ago at a New Year’s Eve party in Paris, a city...


The Seventh Function of Language

by Laurent Binet & Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 01, 2017)

From the prizewinning author of HHhH, “the most insolent novel of the year” (L’Express)

Paris, 1980. The literary critic Roland Barthes dies—struck by a laundry van—after lunch with the presidential...


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...


Max

by Sarah Cohen-Scali & Penny Hueston Roaring Brook Press (March 07, 2017)

Nazi Germany 1936. The Lebensborn program is going strong as German women are carefully selected by the Nazis and recruited to give birth to new representatives of the Aryan race. Inside one of these women is...


The Kingdom

by Emmanuel Carrere & John Lambert Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 07, 2017)

A sweeping fictional account of the early Christians, whose unlikely beliefs conquered the world

Gripped by the tale of a Messiah whose blood we drink and body we eat, the genre-defying author Emmanuel Carrère...


A Woman Loved

by Andreï Makine & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (August 04, 2015)

The fascinating story of a young Russian filmmaker's attempts to portray Catherine the Great, before and after the collapse of the Soviet Union

Catherine the Great's life seems to have been made for the cinema—her...


Paris Is Always a Good Idea

by Nicolas Barreau St. Martin's Press (March 29, 2016)

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...


The Heart

by Maylis de Kerangal & Sam Taylor Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 09, 2016)

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 Circle

Commandant Martin Servaz #2

by Bernard Minier St. Martin's Press (October 27, 2015)

They find the boy by the swimming pool, dolls floating on its surface.

Inside the house, his teacher lies dead.

But he claims to remember nothing...

June 2010. In the middle of a World Cup match, Martin Servaz...


Submission

by Michel Houellebecq & Lorin Stein Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 20, 2015)

A controversial, intelligent, and mordantly funny new novel from France's most famous literary figure

Paris, 2022. François is bored. He's a middle-aged lecturer at the Sorbonne and an expert on J. K. Huysmans,...


The Path of Anger

by Antoine Rouaud St. Martin's Press (August 25, 2015)

There will be blood. There will be death. This is the path of anger...

Year 10 of the new Republic, in the remote port city of Masalia. Dun-Cadal, once the greatest general of the Empire, has been drinking his...


Brief Loves That Live Forever

by Andreï Makine & Geoffrey Strachan Graywolf Press (August 04, 2015)

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...