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,...

The legacy of Serge Gainsbourg

Gainsbourg was a controversial figure who left a permanent mark on French society. Some of his media outbursts and provocations have not...

Reading Nights

The French Reading Nights, taking place from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 January 2021, were created by the Ministry of Culture to celebrate...

2020 | Best children's books (6+)

Discover our favourite picks for older kids and teenagers, from stories empowering women in our nowaday world or in the prehistory, to...

2020 | Best music albums

Here is a selection of 2020 releases that helped us get through the year, which you might have missed while you were busy trying to make sen

2020 | Best children's books (0-6)

Here are our librarians' picks for the best picture books of 2020 and there is one for every taste! Younger ones can discover classic or...