Burgess Grant results for 2022

After the Burgess committee met for stimulating and fruitful discussions, we are happy to announce the 17 recipients of this translation...

2021 | Comics & Graphic Novels

This is our eclectic list of graphic novel ranging from autobiographical tales to sci-fi dystopia. There will be familiar names here,...

2021 | Best Music Albums

2020 saw a prolonged period of isolation for all of us, which some artists used as an opportunity to write and compose music. As a...

2021 | Best Films

For this annual round-up of our favourite DVDs-releases, we have broadened our scope slightly, trying to find the latest films that...

2021 | Best Fiction

From Mohamed Mbougar Sarr's hymn to literature (winner of the Prix Goncourt) to Christine Angot's autobiographical story breaking some...

2021 | Best Non-Fiction Writing

From Mona Chollet's much awaited essay about love to a beautiful book about migrants, frontiers and borders by Jean-Michel André &...

2021 | Best Fiction in Translation

From Alice Zeniter's marvelous family story spanning three generations to David Diop's moving portrait about a Senegalese tirailleur...

5 essays about the human-animal bond

In the face of climate change, should you wonder how humans and animals have been living side by side for centuries and how this might...

Remembering Proust's legacy

The year 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the birth of Marcel Proust (1871-1922). Nonetheless celebrated and much admired, specialists...

5 French Video Games about memories

As we celebrate Marcel Proust’s 150th birthday in July, let’s look back at one of his most well-known literary tricks: eating a madeleine...

Diversity in Graphic Novels

Ahead of a panel reuniting thriving comic book artists to discuss the lack of diversity in the artform, we have selected a few comics...

Stories to celebrate Earth Day

Every year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. Fast forward to 2021,...