Literature

All publisher requests for translation of French literature will be considered. Primary interests include the social sciences, mystery and thriller genres, and just plain good writing.

 

Good Reads in French

Thriller Authors:

  • Karine Giebel - any book by Ms. Giebel will keep you up late at night 

  • Fred Vargas - any book by Ms Vargus is wonderful, but my favorite is L'Armee furieuse, translated by Siân Reynolds under the title The Ghost Riders of Ordebec

Recent Favorites:

  • Caravanserail, by Charif Majdalani, translated into English by Edward Gauvin under the title Moving the Palace

  • Un aller simple, by Didier van Cauwelaert, translated into English by Mark Polizzotti under the title One-Way 

  • Les Croisades vues par les Arabes, by Amin Maalouf, translated into English by Jon Rothschild, under the title The Crusades through Arab Eyes

Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Paris, France

Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève, Paris, France