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…

“Bitch”, a book that rehabilitates the feminine in animals

In his diary, Charles Darwin weighed, in 1838, the disadvantages and advantages of marriage. An argument in favor of living with a woman? “A faithful companion and friend in old…

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…

at the BnF Richelieu, the great book hunt during the Renaissance era

Portrait of PlatoJust of Ghent and Pedro Berruguete, around 1472-1478. Mathieu Rabeau / RMN-GP/RMN-GP photo agency/Paris, Louvre museum CRITICISM – The institution delves into the origins of humanist culture, in…

Fifteen shows to book for March

THE MORNING LIST This month, journalists from World have made their choices among the spring resurgence of shows: room for the La Maestra competition, memories of a vampire woman, the…

Valérie Benaïm responds to criticism of the weekend version of “Touche pas à mon poste!”

INTERVIEW – The journalist and columnist in “Touche pas à mon poste!” » was the guest on “Buzz TV”. The opportunity to discuss the release of his book, He’s not…

Manouchian at the Pantheon: a comic book returns to Mont Valérien, in the footsteps of the resistance fighters who were shot

In the clearing, under an improbable mid-February sun, the carpet of gr, impeccably cut, is a sparkling green. Not a trace of blood. However, there, between these two mounds planted…

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 !…