The new iteration of the francophone book fair in Beirut was designed ‘to have the author meet the public’ in beleaguered Lebanon.
Planning to publish up to 20 books per year, Marie-Pierre Gracedieu leaves Paris to establish a new press called Le Bruit du Monde.
The Foire du Livre de Bruxelles hosted its ‘Talented Indies’ program that brought together francophone independent publishers from many countries.
A campaign exists to retire the term Francophone. But if we replace “Francophone” with “world literature in French,” does that suffice?
Amin Maalouf is only the 4th naturalized French citizen to join the Académie Française, an honor which comes with a uniform and a personalized sword.
E-book publisher Walrus and literary journal Actualitté have teamed up to produce France’s first website promoting e-books.