These are the songs, movies and literary works that will be 50 and 100 years old in 2022

1642399874 These are the songs movies and literary works that will

The cultural anniversaries of each year are the opportunity to rememberliterary, musical and cinematographic works, among other artistic events, that marked the history and life of generations around the world, also, for the younger and less nostalgic, are an opportunity to rediscover masterpieces that never lose their validity. In this sense, during 2022 the centenaries … Read more

Literary return | Translations to discover

1642265560 Literary return Translations to discover

Among all the foreign novels that will soon arrive in French, here are 10 translations to escape to distant lands and explore other universes this winter. Posted at 11:00 a.m. Laila Maalouf The Press Paradise Abdulrazak Gurnah IMAGE PROVIDED BY DENOËL Paradise, by Abdulrazak Gurnah The work of this writer from Zanzibar was little known … Read more

January literary season: fourteen books not to be missed

1642003862 January literary season fourteen books not to be missed

If the last Houellebecq occupies the ground of this January harvest, other writers are distinguished by an obstinate and exemplary singularity, such as Philippe Forest and his constantly reinvented path of mourning, or Vincent Message and his disturbing “Years without sun” … Overview of our first favorites of 2022. Is the publishing world upside down, … Read more

“The Spine Collector”, feared pirate of literary manuscripts, arrested in New York by the FBI

The Spine Collector feared pirate of literary manuscripts arrested in

Filippo Bernardini, a 29-year-old Italian employed by a London publisher, has reportedly stolen the originals of several hundred books since 2016. The operation took place Wednesday afternoon at New York – John F. Kennedy International Airport. On the lookout, several FBI agents rushed on a 29-year-old Italian. Disembarking from his plane, the man was put … Read more

2021 in Africa: 6 coups, 3 literary awards and a variant of Covid-19

2021 in Africa 6 coups 3 literary awards and a

At a political level, in Africa during 2021 a resurgence of the phenomenon of military riots was observed; since of the seven coups d’état recorded in the world, six occurred in the Sahel region. At the cultural level, three African writers received prestigious international awards and on the health level, the continent was the theater … Read more

Mbougar Sarr, Diop, Gurna… The end of the literary price glass ceiling? – Young Africa

1641219437 Mbougar Sarr Diop Gurna… The end of the literary price

From the Nobel to the Goncourt via the Booker Prize, African writers have taken an important step forward in 2021. The foundations must now be laid for a genuine continental cultural policy. We all know it: our literature, like our economy, is extroverted. This is why we should rejoice at this unexpected literary harvest, which … Read more

Great classics, expected returns and new authors: the literary journey of 2022

1641120560 Great classics expected returns and new authors the literary journey

From left to right: Marcel Proust, Zadie Smith, Abdulrazak Gurnah, Agustín Fernández Mallo, Maryse Condé and Siri Hustvedt.Fine Art Images / Heritage Images / Getty Images; Miquel Llop / NurPhoto via Getty Images; REUTERS / Henry Nicholls; Cristobal Manuel; Albert Garcia; Ione Saizar Marcel Proust and the Overwhelming Ulises by James Joyce will be celebrating … Read more

Houellebecq, Beigbeder, Foenkinos … Our selection of the winter literary start

1641052741 Houellebecq Beigbeder Foenkinos Our selection of the winter literary start

Unless you live in a particularly isolated cave, you cannot escape it! Edition of 300,000 copies, title kept jealously secret for months, journalists feverishly waiting to receive – or not – the precious proofs, booksellers on the teeth, tidal wave of articles even though the content of the book is still placed under embargo and … Read more

Booker, Pulitzer, Goncourt: what are the most popular literary prizes?

Booker Pulitzer Goncourt what are the most popular literary prizes

In the summer of 2020, Nielsen Book was mandated with an International Book Prize to undertake an industry-wide survey of the book industry. The objective: to explore the perception of various literary prices in the publishing, book sales, writing, media and university sectors. The same survey was carried out this summer, to assess potential developments. … Read more