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Meet Independent Publishers at Paris’ Salon du Livre

Talented Indies

The new “Talented Indies” program at Paris’ Salon du Livre offers professional attendees the chance to network with twenty Francophone independent publishers.

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Michel Houellebecq and the Charlie Hebdo Attack

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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.

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Labo de l’edition Brings Paris’ Book Digerati Together

Nicolas Rodelet runs Labo

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.

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Publishers Slowly Abandon Paris’ Chic 6th

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Parisian publishers are getting priced out of their traditional digs in Paris’s Chic Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th arrondissement.

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Paris Literary Prize Celebrates Unique Art of the Novella

C.E. Smith reading at the 2013 prize ceremony last week.

Shakespeare & Co.’s Paris Literary Prize honors novellas written in English by an unpublished author. Judge Rebecca Carter reports on this year’s festivities.

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Is the Best American Book Festival…in Paris?

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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.

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Exile, Literature and the High Price of Freedom

Authors exiled from Iran, Cuba, Afghanistan, Egypt, Algeria and the Congo discuss oppression, inspiration, and the cost of freedom.

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Bhutanese Cuisine, Charity Books Among Winners of 2011 Gourmand Cookbook Awards

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 […]

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Sens Critique: Social Book and Culture Reviews, the French Way

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 […]

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Paris Opens Chic New Hotel for Book Lovers

By Olivia Snaije How lucky that in this digital age some people still find books seductive — seductive enough to build a chic new hotel […]

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