“A virus that feasts” – Release

While watching the videos from Florida, where religious maniacs denounce the health authorities by explaining that wearing a mask is an attack on their divine capacity to breathe, some of us laughed nervously. Others nodded: “This country is completely barred.” It will not have taken a month to understand that we have nothing to envy […]

Camilleri, preview of the cover of the posthumous Riccardino – Ultima Ora

(ANSA) – ROME, JULY 01 – A year after the death of Andrea Camilleri, which took place on July 17, 2019, and fifteen days after the arrival of the awaited ‘Riccardino’ in the bookstore, the final novel of the beloved series of Commissioner Montalbano, that by the will of Andrea Camilleri comes posthumously on July […]

Nancy puts the audio book in the spotlight

This year, in Nancy, Le Livre sur la Place, one of the biggest events which opens the start of the literary season, will be held under a new formula, in two weekends from September 11 to 20, 2020. The 42nd edition is sponsored by Leïla Slimani, Goncourt 2016, who will present her new novel, The […]

Woody Allen’s version of events

The filmmaker’s autobiography will be published in France by Stock on June 3. Woody Allen and his wife Soon-Yi, to whom the book is dedicated, in 2019 in Barcelona. Splash News / Splash News / ABACA Woody Allen is a thriller. In the United States, his Memoirs were announced and then canceled. A second publisher […]

Manchette, Buchert, Baratte, Minier, Napoléon … the Libé Books selection

Five recommendations from the Books service and the favorites of booksellers on the Onlalu site to deconfinate. Letters from bad weather, Correspondence 1977-1995, by Jean-Patrick Manchette. Preface by Richard Morgiève, La Table Ronde, 528 pp, 25 €. (To be released May 28). An unpublished side of the work of Jean-Patrick Manchette (1942-1995) appears which brings […]

“Self-portrait in still life”, canvas dust

Still travel, it’s seasonal, “Around silent things”, Self-portrait in still life will have made us wander (future future, the grammatical time of ghosts, according to Jean-Paul Iommi-Amunatégui) in front of deserted tables, mummies in the frock of the Capuchin crypt in Palermo or the empty rooms in a row of the Danish painter Hammershøi. The […]

an ode to the dreamed woman

In 1987, the American novelist gives life to a magnificent heroine who encamps in the desert, chases storms behind the wheel of his car, rides his mare, dives into the waters of the Niobrara and howls in the night hoping for the response of a coyote . Jim Harrison. TERA Witi / © TERA Witi […]

“At Furet du Nord, we never let go of the link with our customers”

LIBRARY WORDS – Franck Brunet, director of the book, insists on health security, “reassuring”, set up in the large Lille bookstore. “What we will miss are the meetings with the authors”. Le Furet du Nord, an institution on the main square Charles-de-Gaulle in Lille which reopened to the public on May 11. PHILIPPE HUGUEN / […]

Writer Luis Sepúlveda dies at age 70 due to coronavirus

Chilean writer, screenwriter and film director Luis Sepúlveda died this Thursday at the age of 70 in a hospital in Oviedo in which he had been admitted in serious condition since February 29 due to pneumonia associated with coronavirus, Efe has informed a spokesman for the family. Sepúlveda (Ovalle, Chile, 1949), was the first patient […]