He was a singular man in the publishing world. The former boss of Editions du Seuil, Michel Chodkiewicz, a specialist in Sufism to which he had converted, died Thursday, April 2 at the age of 90, said the publishing house. He was its director between 1979 and 1989. The man had climbed all levels of […]
The Wasp Eater from Anita Nair Translated from English (India) by Patricia Barbe-Girault Albin Michel, 346 p., € 20.90 “The Wasp Eater”, by Anita Nair, translated from English (India) by Patricia Barbe-Girault / Albin Michel Zoological researcher and young writer whose writings evoking the female desire “Ruthless scientist the branch of conventions”, Sreelakshmi committed suicide […]
When i hit you by Meena Kandasamy, translated from English (India) by Myriam Bellehigue Actes Sud, 256 p., 22 € “When I hit you” by Meena Kandasamy, translated from English (India) by Myriam Bellehigue / South Acts Taming misfortune by writing, diverting it to make it the raw material of a story: that is the […]
The audacity of the Gospel, a bishop in the heart of rural France by Mgr Jean-Philippe Nault Artège, 144 p., 14 € What are the questions, the stakes or the pitfalls of a bishop of rural France? In a very personal tone, Mgr Jean-Philippe Nault, 54, bishop of Digne since January 2015, responds with a […]
Frank Lloyd Wright, five approaches by Daniel Treiber Brackets, 320 p., 34 € “A temple of the spirit”. This is how Hilla Rebey, curator of the Guggenheim Foundation, imagines the famous New York museum built by Frank Lloyd Wright: a vertical place, between heaven and earth, whose gentle ramps create an organic and contemplative whole. […]
From Miley Cyrus in the washing machine to Britney Spears who does … Britney Spears, we select some of the best celebrity TikToks It was only a matter of time before Hollywood joined the TikTok ad campaign. The video platform, which skyrocketed for mainstream recognition last year, hosts fun dance challenges, strange trends, fake videos […]
His death was announced by its publisher, Flammarion. Jean-Luc Seigle, born in 1955 in Puy-de-Dôme, was struck down at 64 by a heart attack while working on a very ambitious autobiographical project that everyone was impatiently waiting for. Also screenwriter, notably in 1998, of the film The conveyors are waiting, by Benoît Mariage, and a […]
Alain Rouquié, President of the House of Latin America, former French Ambassador to Brazil, specialist in the political regimes of the continent, author of “L’appel des Amériques” at Le Seuil. .
General’s Love Dictionary by Denis Tillinac Plon, 460 p., 25 € They followed de Gaulle by Sébastien Albertelli Perrin-Ministère des Armées, 536 p., 25 € De Gaulle. Portrait of a soldier in politics by Jean-Paul Cointet Perrin, 378 p., 23 € At the time of 50e death anniversary and at 130e of Charles de Gaulle’s […]
Populism. With Pierre Rosanvallon, professor at the Collège de France, for his new book: “The century of populism, history, theory, criticism”, published at Seuil. .