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French Book Club

The Book Cellar is proud to present our newest book club, inspired by our alliance with New York's Albertine bookstore's French Corners project. We plan to read books by French authors, both in translation and perhaps in their native French. All are welcome--à bientôt! 

2017 Selections:

Wednesday, February 22nd at 7pm (Alternate Location): In The Shadow of Young Girls in Flower (First Half) by Marcel Proust 

Wednesday, January 25th at 7pm: Swann's Way by Marcel Proust

2016 Selections:

Wednesday, October 26th at 7pm: The Wicked Go To Hell by Frederic Dard

Wednesday, September 28th at 7pm: Anchor Anthology of French Poetry: From Nerval to Valéry in English Translation (The Valéry Section)

Wednesday, August 31st at 7pm: A Man's Place by Annie Ernaux

Wednesday, July 27th at 7pm: The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris, by Edmund White

Wednesday, June 29th at 7pm: The Plague, by Albert Camus

Wednesday, May 25th at 7pm: Dangerous Liaisons, by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos

Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm: The Mystery Guest, by Gregoire Bouillier

Wednesday, February 24th at 7pm:  The Burma Chronicles by Guy Delisle

Wednesday, January 27th at 7pm:  A Novel Bookstore  by Laurence Cosse 

2015 selections

Thursday, December 3 at 7pm:  The Anchor Anthology of French Poetry: From Nerval to Valery in English Translation (THE BAUDELAIRE SECTION)

Wednesday, October 28 at 7pm:  Cruel Tales from the Thirteenth Floor by Luc Lang

Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm: The Vagabond By Colette

Thursday, August 27 at 7pm: The Lover By Marguerite Duras

Wednesday, June 25 at 7pm: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Wednesday, April 29 at 7pm: The Bridge of Beyond by Simone Schwarz-Bart

 

In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower Cover Image
By Marcel Proust, James Grieve (Introduction by), James Grieve (Notes by)
$22.00
ISBN: 9780143039075
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - January 25th, 2005

A Man's Place Cover Image
By Annie Ernaux, Tanya Leslie (Translator), Francine Prose (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781609804039
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Seven Stories Press - June 5th, 2012

The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781632863775
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury USA - October 13th, 2015

The Plague Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780679720218
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Vintage Books USA - May 7th, 1991

Dangerous Liaisons Cover Image
By Pierre Choderlos De Laclos, Helen Constantine (Introduction by), Helen Constantine (Translator)
$12.00
ISBN: 9780140449570
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Penguin Books - November 2007

The Mystery Guest Cover Image
By Gregoire Bouillier, Lorin Stein (Translator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780618959709
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Mariner Books - September 2007

The Anchor Anthology of French Poetry: From Nerval to Valery in English Translation Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780385498883
Availability: Special Order
Published: Anchor Books - April 18th, 2000

The Wicked Go to Hell Cover Image
By Frederic Dard, David Coward (Translator)
$13.95
ISBN: 9781782271963
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Pushkin Vertigo - September 20th, 2016

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