Wed 23 May - Mon 23 Jul
Dalkey Archive Press
Beginning as a road novel reuniting Donovan and Tom Lee, old friends from their college days, Christine Montalbetti’s novel quickly becomes a playfully unpredictable exploration of American culture. Translated by Jane Kuntz.
Wed 30 May - Mon 30 Jul
In this startling and immersive new biography, bestselling French novelist Tatiana de Rosnay pays homage to Daphne du Maurier, the writer who influenced her deeply. Discover a vividly compelling portrait of a writer by another!
Wed 6 Jun - Mon 6 Aug
Gabriel is a 10-years old child living in a comfortable expat neighbourhood in Burundi in 1992. But his peaceful idyll shatters when his 'small country' is brutally hit by war and genocide. A luminous novel about the end of innocence translated by S. Ardizzone.
Wed 13 Jun - Mon 13 Aug
Follow Vernon Subutex for a new episode across Paris, translated by Frank Wynne and published by MacLehose Press! Vernon Subutex 1 was shorlisted for the Man Booker International Prize 2018.
Wed 20 Jun - Mon 20 Aug
Considered by many to be the iconic French memoirist’s defining work, The Years is a narrative of the period 1941 to 2006 told through the lens of memory, past and present impressions, cultural habits, language, photos, etc. - Translated by Alison L.Strayer.
Thu 21 Jun - Tue 21 Aug
How far would you go to enjoy a cigarette? In this witty black comedy, Laurain’s anti-hero can only make smoking pleasurable by committing the ultimate crime… - Translated by Louise Lalaurie Rogers.
Wed 4 Jul - Tue 4 Sept
Blaise is out of work and down on his luck when a chance encounter with a beautiful blonde has him hooked. He’ll do anything to stay by her side, even if it means working for her husband, a funeral director. But as everyone knows, three’s a crowd.
Wed 18 Jul - Tue 18 Sept
Beautiful newcomer, Elle, has turned the head of every man in the village. But it’s Fiorimond, the local mechanic, who wants her more. After just one date she moves in with him and his family. But they have no idea that she is looking for revenge...