All Blog Posts Tagged 'books' (18)

3 Unbelievably Great Books for French Learners

Once you start reading in French, it’s best to start easy. But what’s next? 

It’s likely that many intermediate to advanced French learners neglect to become fluent simply because of the insufficient materials. They may look at a website of Proust and think, “No, I’m not good enough, maybe later…” but see no clear way to fill in their time between now…


Added by Edward Murray on November 30, 2017 at 11:00am — No Comments

French Story Hour at Albertine!

Come explore the beauty, power and spiritual resonance of Plains Indian Art with Inès Jourde. This workshop is based on the exhibition currently on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Arts,…


Added by Albertine Books on April 30, 2015 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

French Story Hour at Albertine!

Storytellers Inès Jourde and Marie Barguirdjian - author, and manager at Gallimard Jeunesse/ Ecole des loisirs in Quebec (Canada) - explore the work of Tomi Ungerer and his beautiful and timeless children’s…


Added by Albertine Books on March 18, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

French (and Chinese) Book Fair and Winter Festival!

Added by Science, Language and Arts on December 4, 2014 at 10:25am — No Comments

Fête et vente de livres en français à Science, Language & Arts International School (SLA)

Bonjour à tous,
Je voulais vous informer que Science, Language…

Added by Vanessa H on December 3, 2014 at 11:32am — No Comments

Did French booksellers really call for boycott of Trierweiler memoir on #bannedbooksweek?

Banned Book Week celebrates the "Freedom to Read" from Sept 21 to Sept 27.

Bookish people and defenders of freedom of expression all over the globe support it. It has its own hashtag on Twitter #bannedbookweek or…


Added by Laurel Zuckerman on September 28, 2014 at 12:30am — No Comments

Giveaway: Win Beep Beep A la Campagne!

Have you heard of Beep Beep? He's a wonderful little red car who gets into all sorts of adventures.

Written by Pauline Leveque, Beep Beep's adventure will be taking him all over the globe.

Enter to win a copy of Beep Beep A la campagne, a book in French/English perfect for your little ones who love cars!  Giveaway ends 9/27... only shipping to USA.

Enter here:…


Added by Diana Limongi on September 24, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments

French and Chinese book sale and Winter Holiday Fair

Added by Science, Language and Arts on November 29, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Best Paris Stories

Original stories about Paris from the winners of the  2011 Paris Short Story Contest.    For some, Paris is home, for others, merely a dream.…


Added by Laurel Zuckerman on May 12, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Nouvelle Librairie Française en Ligne - Brooklyn, NY

Moustache Books est une librairie française en ligne basée à Brooklyn, NY et qui propose à l’ensemble des Etats-Unis des livres français en français. Ce site est né du désir d’ouvrir une librairie française à New York qui proposerait un choix de qualité, dans un environnement…


Added by Moustache Books - French Books on February 23, 2012 at 10:30am — 1 Comment

Paris Writers News February 2012: literary events, readings and workshops in Paris

This month, news from the Geneva Writers Conference, Upstairs at Duroc, The Young Authors Fiction Festival, Fred…


Added by Laurel Zuckerman on February 6, 2012 at 7:35am — No Comments



BOOKS TODAY is a 93 minute discussion conducted by Laurence Fayard on for Susan Mills online…


Added by Laurence Fayard on June 25, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Grey Like a Wolf! Gris comme un Loup!


Grey Like a Wolf!  Gris Comme un Loup!

by Jana and Milena Synek

Bramhall Publishing, 2010


It may interest New York in French members to know about bilingual books available from ‘the…


Added by Jana Synek on February 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

News from the French literary scene : Céline, PPDA, Michel Houellebecq, Michel Levi, Mediator, and Zoe Shepard !

Frederic mitterand 1) Great writer and truly vicious anti-Semite Céline was dropped from French national celebrations after Serge Klarsfeld protested according the Nazi collaborator state honors.


2) Céline scholar…


Added by Laurel Zuckerman on January 29, 2011 at 6:30am — 4 Comments

L'heure du Conte

Dear All,

Brooklyn Beanstalk -French and Spanish immersion program for kids- monthly Event : L'heure du conte.

Come meet us at Hexagramm Bookstore for an hour of book discovery in French


Free and open to all.

Hexagramm is located in Gowanus, Brooklyn.

RSVP: ( Please, specify the age of your child)

Happy Fall,



Added by Brooklyn Beanstalk-Sophie Amieva on October 11, 2010 at 10:16pm — No Comments

I've combined my two loves-- food and books!

I am going to try this again! I just tried and I think I failed to post...

My September column for the Durham Herald-Sun is about my love of eating and reading! I hope you enjoy it and I welcome any comments or additions to my reading list. I just bought David Lebovitz' Living The Sweet Life In Paris and I can't wait to dig into it very soon.

Bon… Continue

Added by Teresa Engebretsen on October 5, 2010 at 4:44pm — 5 Comments

Do school libraries need books? How the NYT's debate got me thinking about France

Libraries without books? A school in the USA called the Cushing Academy just gave away 20,000 books for lack of space and, it claims, demand, setting off an astonishing debate in the NTY.… Continue

Added by Laurel Zuckerman on February 12, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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