An extraordinary book that should be in the hands of every lover of the French capital. And don’t we all love Paris?
This invigorating book formulates a caveat: beware of music..
In “Les Diaboliques” readers must expect quite a lot of crime and some misogyny as well.
Whenever there is a choice to be made between meaning and melody, the translator tends to opt for the latter.
In contrast to similar extermination-camp memoirs, But You Did Not Come Back focuses on the affliction of women.
Tram 83 mirrors the most sordid and chaotic features of contemporary African cities, in which non-Africans also remain intimately and often deviously involved.
Antoine Volodine is a master of the prolonged, very prolonged, tongue-in-cheek spoof. But he is also dead serious.
The Bloody Hand stands alongside other autobiographical classics devoted to the First World War.
Garréta pulls off a stylistic feat: it is impossible to determine the gender of the two main characters.
Poet Klaus Merz wields his deceptively simple diction in order to pry open hidden secrets: what we leave unsaid, what we neglect, avoid.