Régis and Isabelle Debray, an unusual and secret couple

Isabelle and Régis Debray in their house, in Houdan (Yvelines), last February. SEBASTIEN SORIANO/Le Figaro PORTRAIT – The writer’s wife publishes a short portrait of him, allusive and enlightening. And…

Sylvain Tesson thinks that the book, which rejects him to the far right, is “riddled with errors”

The French writer, Renaudot 2019 for The Snow Pantherreacted to the book by journalist François Krug French reactions: investigation into the literary extreme right. As the Spring of Poets approaches,…

the Englishwoman who would have been pope

THE CHRONICLE OF JACQUES-DE-SAINT-VICTOR – In the middle of the 13th centurye century appears a legend according to which a woman of great culture was elected pope before being unmasked.…

Gainsbourg, novel, by Éric Paradisi: the artist in his metamorphoses

By Alice Ferney Published 3 hours ago, Update 1 hour ago In October 1975, Serge Gainsbourg walked a dog in Uzes during the filming of the film “Je t’aime moi…

the boring watchmaking of a styleless maniac

THE CHRONICLE OF ÉTIENNE DE MONTETY – The author lacks letting his pen run over the paper to compose a book that has a personality. Instead, we navigate a story…

Judith Godrèche’s book, written in 1995, will be republished online by Flammarion

According to information from the newspaper Ouest-France, the publishing house is preparing to publish, “in the coming days”a digital version of the book Side stitchalmost 30 years after its initial…

his eighth novel, A Wild Animal, comes out in bookstores on Tuesday

By Le Figaro with AFP Published 18 minutes ago, Update just now Joël er became known with the publication of The Truth about the Harry Québert affairGoncourt Prize for high…

The misfortunes of André Malraux, a life of family and intimate drama

NARRATIVE – Accidental deaths of loved ones, separations… the novelist admitted to having known a “bloody and vain life”. On the one hand, tragedy – always in the plural –…

The slow erasure of writers on television

The Enchanter, Barjavel’s work adapted for the screen brought together 2 million people on February 12. The same evening, there were almost twice as many for The Bodin’s investigate in…

These 16-year-old resistance fighters who fought the Nazis

Two books highlight teenagers who fought the Nazis. A lesson in courage and humility. “My darling little mom, my adored little brother, my beloved little dad. I will die !…

Reissue of the great novels of the father of British spy literature, Eric Ambler, Agent 007’s favorite novelist

Eric Ambler in Montreux in 1969. Horst Tappe Foundation / Keystone Switzerland / Roger-Viollet PORTRAIT – The father of the English spy novel was admired by John le Carré and…

herrings and men

REVIEW – Against the backdrop of a training novel, a colorful evocation of Iceland. Bad idea! Eilifur left her home before Christmas to collect flour, but on her way back…

Experience, by Martin Amis: the perfect sentences

THE CHRONICLE OF ÉRIC NEUHOFF – The British novelist’s memoirs have something energetic, invigorating. An intelligence unfolds throughout the pages. This is the question of the moment. Is the film…

Frédéric Beigbeder: “A Lyon nightmare”

CHRONICLE – For Farida Khelfa, Algerian immigration in the 1960s was not a path paved with roses. His father drank 10 bottles of wine a day. When he returned to…

The philosopher Christian Jambet elected to the French Academy

The specialist in Shiite thought, elected to seat no. 6, the one occupied by Marc Fumaroli, obtained 13 votes in the third round of voting. The immortals proceeded on Thursday…