Paris has done its utmost to maintain and sustain its 20th-century book culture. But is it hurting readers?
At yesterday’s annual meeting of the French Publisher’s Association, one got the distinct impression many were seeing e-books for the very first time.
Walrus, a one-year-old enhanced e-book publisher in France, has used Apple’s iBooks platform but is looking to EPUB 3 in the future.
Biology teacher Alexis Jenni, won the renowned Goncourt Prize for his first novel, L’art français de la guerre (The French Art of War) published by Gallimard.
Olivia Snaije looks at what makes French children’s publishing unique, particularly the illustration and attention to detail.
Amazon announced the launch of its French Kindle Store, along with a 99-euro French-language Kindle device
French publishing service provider Jouve is launching an Innovation Department which is expected to deliver more than 20% of the turnover of the company 3 years.
Paris literary agent Pierre Astier looked beyond an exclusively French clientele and discovered award-winning talent in places such as Macedonia and Iceland.
E-book publisher Walrus and literary journal Actualitté have teamed up to produce France’s first website promoting e-books.
During the fall, the French publish more than six hundred novels simultaneously, hopefully inciting a frenzy of book buying. Should others imitate the practice?