Rabat is a hotbed of literary activity, with the Etonnants Voyageurs literary festival opening today, and the International Comics Festival coming next month.
Browsing by topic: France
Colombine Depaire and Alicen Hubert offer concrete examples of the growing popularity of French BD and comics in the United States.
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.
A campaign exists to retire the term Francophone. But if we replace “Francophone” with “world literature in French,” does that suffice?
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.’
Following Bernard Pivot’s revelation that he only uses his bed for making love, Roger Tagholm proposes a new book campaign: Read (Make) Love Sleep.
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.