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Author Archives: Olivia Snaije
Olivia Snaije is a journalist and editor based in Paris. She works in English, French and Italian and is books editor for Harper’s Bazaar Art. She is currently working on two book projects.
Korean author Yi Mun-yol and writer Marina Warner discuss the use of allegory and the state of North Korean literary production at the London Book Fair.
Amid violent political protests and the threat of occupation by Russian troops, Ukrainians are moving to protect their most precious literary treasures.
Rabat is a hotbed of literary activity, with the Etonnants Voyageurs literary festival opening today, and the International Comics Festival coming next month.
Book rights directors Rebecca Byers of Plon-Perrin and Benita Edzard of Robert Laffont discuss the unique challenges and opportunities of working the Arab World.
Haitian-Canadian writer Dany Laferrière — who supports the end of the use of the term Francophone — has been admitted to Académie Française, prompting debate.
A growing right wing movement France has begun attacking children’s books depicting content (nudity, homosexuality) they call ‘immoral.’
Bernard Pivot is the new president of the Académie Goncourt, a perfect role for ‘the best informed man on what is happening today in the world of books in France and even abroad.’
Coinciding with the Angoulême International Comics Festival tomorrow, French comics guru Guy Delcourt has announced the opening of a new comic book academy in Paris.
France’s Allary Éditions and Sweden’s Haute Culture Books promise a return to the ‘essence’ of publishing, producing books with greater care and exuberance.