Discover Ten years lost, the unpublished short story by Philippe Lacoche

EXCLUSIVE – Every week, Le Figaro Magazine publishes an unpublished short story by a writer. It’s Philippe Lacoche’s turn. Sébastien wondered how he had managed to be still alive at…

Frédéric Beigbeder: “Saint-Tropez is over”

CHRONICLE – The itinerary of a spoiled child who moves from Saint-Tropez, by a journalist from “La Foire aux Vanités France”. The title of Lisa Vignoli’s first novel is already…

Anne-James Chaton, Jean-Luc Coatalem, Colette Fellous, Alexander Werth… Brief reviews of the “World of Books”

Novels, stories, poetry, philosophy, essays, documents, history… 2022, eighteenth week. Source link

Julia Deck wins the Jean Freustié prize for her novel Monument national

The jurors of the 35th Jean Freustié prize crowned Julia Deck for her fifth novel. She succeeds Sébastien Lapaque. Arnaud Cathrine, Julia Deck and Fabrice Gaignault. They were only three…

Why we must reread John l’Enfer, by Didier Decoin

THE BEST OF THE GONCOURT PRIZE – This visionary novel delivers to us before the hour the prophecy of a city attacked by the air which sees the bow of…

Gardens and books (2)

“Guide to remarkable gardens in Normandy”, Editions du Patrimoine, Center des Monuments Nationaux, 136 p., €9. After a “Guide to remarkable gardens in Ile-de-France”, the editions of the Center des…

An armful of manuscripts by Maurice Genevoix enters the BNF

First drafts, corrected proofs, war diaries, drafts of speeches and even drawings make up this collection acquired thanks to patronage. The manuscripts and archives of the novelist Maurice Genevoix, entered…

The International Book Fair in the Dominican Republic accused of censorship against minorities

At the literary event, which was held in Santo Domingo from April 23 to May 2, Andrea Gomez’s poem, which deals with “the Afro and trans revolution”, embarred the organizers.…

with rugby, he drove away his loneliness and dispelled his gloom

If he really liked the rugby players, the writer also appreciated the game, more especially the ups and downs of the backs. Blondin and rugby, it was not a love…

Antoine Blondin, the eternal youth of a literary hussar

PORTRAIT – His public image and his posterity have sometimes overshadowed the writer. Back to the source as we celebrate the hundredth anniversary of his birth. Antoine Blondin is one…

Anne Berest’s postcard wins the Goncourt American version

The family story on the transmission of the memory of the Holocaust of the French novelist, at the heart of a controversy in the Parisian literary community, was crowned this…

Olivier Boura, Geneviève Fraisse, Imbolo Mbue, Eric Reinhardt, Françoise Waquet… A selection of pocket-sized books

Trial. “Marseille or the bad reputation”, by Olivier Boura As in any great love, only a fine connoisseur of Marseille knows its true faults and miseries. Because the second city…

Discover A May 1 like no other, the new novel by Amélie de Bourbon-Parme

EXCLUSIVE – Every week, Le Figaro Magazine publishes an unpublished short story by a writer. It’s the turn of Amélie de Bourbon-Parme. We were the 1er May 2059. The lily…

“I caught the war in my head”

DECRYPTION – The first of Louis-Ferdinand Céline’s unpublished manuscripts, War, will be released by Gallimard editions next week. What is it about, what is it worth, should it be published?…

“The Evil Spirit of Fran Lebowitz”

CHRONICLE – It was about time! The French translation of Metropolitan Life (1974) is only fifty years late. For a long time, she was a great writer without a book.…