Odyssey of girls from the east by Elitza Gueorguieva: the Bulgarian new wave

CRITICAL – The student of Olivia Rosenthal delivers a fractured, heterogeneous, cubist novel, with strong, often grating burlesque. In his first novel, The cosmonauts are just ping through (2016), Elitza…

Discover All-Terrain Writers, the unpublished short story by Clara Dupont-Monod

EXCLUSIVE – Every week, Le Figaro Magazine publishes an unpublished short story by a writer. This week, it’s Mathieu Falcone’s turn. This article comes from “Figaro Magazine” Contrary to popular…

Nicolas Richard: “The translator who jubilant”

INTERVIEW – Meet the man who published his fourth novel and translations by Leonard Cohen and Allen Ginsberg. Translator of the great pens of Anglo-Saxon literature (Chandler, Richard Brautigan, Thomas…

Who will live after us, by Hervé Le Corre: last days before the apocalypse

CRITICISM – The thriller author imagines humanity in a century. Absolute nightmare! In 1954, Richard Matheson published I’m a legend, which gave an unforgettable film with Charlton Heston in the…

The Barrons of Gaullism, by Pierre Manenti: in the shadow of the General

CRITICAL – De Gaulle governed with a handful of loyalists nicknamed his “barons”. Baron: title of nobility entered into political language to designate the restricted circle of those who, by…

Eurotrash, by Christian Kracht: young, rich and neurotic

THE CHRONICLE OF ÉRIC NEUHOFF – The story vibrates with dull anger and self-destruction, in a strange tail that mixes Thomas Bernhard and Bret Easton Ellis, with sudden moments of…

Eve Melville, Canticle of Justine Bo, a house on the edge of the world

CRITICAL –Through a man and his descendants, the author resurrects the old demons of the United States. Gorgeous. First there is this title: Eve Melville, Canticle. A name from the…

At the beginning of the world, by Drago Jancar: Danijel’s book

THE CHRONICLE OF ÉTIENNE DE MONTETY – Over the course of the story, the perspective of Danijel, a young Slovenian in the 1960s, broadens to the dimensions of a city…

Some ideas to replace Sylvain Tesson at the Spring of Poets

Juan Branco. Michel Christophe/ABACA CHRONICLE – Here are several suggestions for finding a new sponsor for the event. This article comes from “Figaro Magazine” As has been mentioned several times…

eight authors in search of the future

THE FIGARO SELECTION – At the start of the year, the editorial team shares with you its favorite first-time novelists. Sophie Berger: presence of the dead In 2010, Alice, along…

From the West to Russia, the collapse of Leninism

THE CHRONICLE OF JACQUES DE SAINT-VICTOR – The father of the October Revolution died a century ago. Two historians explain why its popularity today is at its lowest among those…

“The book is the best social medicine”

“For lack of words, we sink into violence and we cannot access our full humanity, because man is a being of language.”explains Alexandre Jardin. SERGE PICARD/Le Figaro Magazine INTERVIEW –…

Bruno Le Maire and Rachida Dati support Sylvain Tesson

The writer Sylvain Tesson (here, in September 2023) is accused of being “a reactionary icon” by the petitioners François BOUCHON/Le Figaro DECRYPTION – Designated godfather of the Spring of Poets…

these new publishing stars who get your teenagers reading

INVESTIGATION – Their name doesn’t mean anything to you? It’s probably because you’re over 25. Stars of social networks, ambadors of “new romance”… They are at the top of sales…

the new Eldorado of publishers

By Alice Develey Published yesterday at 12:31, Update yesterday at 7:10 p.m. Virginie Grimaldi, Maud Ankaoua and Mélissa Da Costa. ©Celine NIESZAWER/Leextra via o / ©DI CROLLALLANZA/opale.photo.ph Many best-selling authors…