Evil in the Pyrenees – Culture / Next

The valley, Bernard Minier’s latest novel, comes out in bookstores this week. After a getaway to Hong Kong two years ago with M, the edge of the abyss, a futuristic thriller featuring a young computer scientist, a Chinese digital giant and a malicious AI, the author reconnects with his native Pyrenees and his familiar heroes: […]

The funny merry-go-round of Kate Atkinson

Sometimes we laugh when reading the new thriller by Kate Atkinson, a novelist who is best known for her novels mainstream, the most famous being the first, Behind the scenes of the museum. We are with the English, by the sea, with an honest detective, Jackson Brodie (recurring hero), and a representative of the typical […]

White cabbage with black rural

Breaking news : Marie-Bernadette Dupuy changes register with the new saga of 4,658 pages and 23 volumes (well, we understand each other). Lara, the round of suspicion swings us like that all at once and without warning in a thrilling thriller, when we got used to the delicious series (its trademark) rural during the Second […]

Thursday thriller: three women and a killer

They are called Orna, Emilia and Ella: one, two, three women who will cross in Tel Aviv the way to Guil, a man with an ordinary appearance, hands a little soft, more connected to the zero Coke than to the alcohol, a libido not really unleashed, two high school girls and a profession of lawyer […]

Tagore, Kassák, Connelly … the Books selection of “Libé”

Wanderings, of Lajos Kassák. Translated from Hungarian and prefaced by Roger Richard. Séguier, 248 pp., € 19. Hungarian avant-garde writer, painter and poet Lajos Kassák tells the picaresque story of his walking tour from Budapest to Paris, which he undertook in 1909 at the age of 22. His traveling companions include the wood sculptor Gödrös […]

DOA: “I admit my taste for Murat”

President of the Prix Landerneau Polar 2020 which rewarded Five Burnt Cards by Sophie Loubière (Black River), Hervé Albertazzi aka DOA is one of the most original black novel authors of the last decade: Pukhtu Primo and Pukhtu Secundo have really rocked the genre. What was the first teen record you bought with your own […]

Mary Higgins Clark, final chapter

“Queen of suspense,” as she was dubbed, American crime novelist Mary Higgins Clarke died Thursday, January 30, at the age of 92. Prolifique – publishing a book a year, multiplying the bestsellers since The lookout house, released in 1975, her first blockbuster novel about a mother accused of the murder of two of her children, […]