*+-The new “Talented Indies” program at Paris’ Salon du Livre offers professional attendees the chance to network with twenty Francophone independent publishers.
*+-As Paris reels from the murders at Charlie Hebdo magazine, the controversial novel by Michel Houellebecq, star of the magazine’s new issue, is published.
*+-At Labo de l’edition, a co-working, networking and training center in Paris, professionals working in ebooks and digital media collaborate on new projects.
*+-Parisian publishers are getting priced out of their traditional digs in Paris’s Chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement.
*+-Shakespeare & Co.’s Paris Literary Prize honors novellas written in English by an unpublished author. Judge Rebecca Carter reports on this year’s festivities.
*+-Now in its 10th year, Festival America showcases many of the top writers from both North and South America, drawing 30,000 visitors to the outskirts of Paris.
*+-Authors exiled from Iran, Cuba, Afghanistan, Egypt, Algeria and the Congo discuss oppression, inspiration, and the cost of freedom.
*+-By Olivia Snaije Gourmand’s 16th Awards took place last night at Paris’ famed music hall, Les Folies Bergeres, following the opening yesterday of the second Paris Cookbook Fair (from which we’ll have our report on Monday). For over two hours Edouard Cointreau’s ever-growing cookbook awards ceremony paid homage to chefs, publishers, photographers and designers, this year with a penchant for …
*+-By Olivia Snaije PARIS: “It’s all about de-materialization,” says Clément Apap, co-founder of Sens Critique (Critical Sense), a new virtual library for books, films, TV series, graphic novels and music –- which launched in December and has already attracted 85,000 users. Users can join Sens Critique for free or simply adopt the site as something akin to a cultural magazine. …
*+-By Olivia Snaije How lucky that in this digital age some people still find books seductive — seductive enough to build a chic new hotel in Paris with a literary theme. The plush Le Pavillon des Lettres opened late last fall right around the corner from the Elysée Palace in the 8th arrondissement. The 26 rooms in muted tones correspond …
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