Despite one’s aspirations to another kind of reality, for Pierre Reverdy one is forced to return to one’s fetters.
It would be a mistake to call the absorbing Eve out of her Ruins a mystery novel.
A perspicacious, multifarious, and compelling fictional field report on how we get hitched or unhitched, coupled or uncoupled.
Scholastique Mukasonga’s autobiography, Cockroaches, examines the three decades leading up to the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda.
France: Story of a Childhood is half personal essay, half autobiographical novel.
An absorbing and disturbing novel that explores the dangerous turns that erotomania can take.
Did Marguerite Duras, who had worked in the French résistance during the war, feel guilty about not having been sufficiently concerned about the Shoah?
The author makes fully human an illness marked by absence and estrangement from humanity.
One reads this strangely engaging book, like Volodine’s others, with a sort of knitted-brow amusement.
Audin scrutinizes political commitment when it is undertaken by representatives of an intellectual discipline detached from the real world.