A Nature Book Each Month: Let’s Give Back Nature Its Song

Last year the French Museum of Natural History and the National Scientific Research Centre conducted a series of studies demonstrating how, year on year, the French countryside is becoming ever more silent. They write of a phenomenon of “mass disappearance,”…

The Feminist Bookclub Paris at Shakespeare and Company

The Feminist Bookclub (FBC) Paris gets together once a month to discuss literary projects, written by diverse female authors, that elevate the status of women. It aims to shed a light on feminism that is representative and inclusive by reading, listening…

Hortari: Hidden Things

Hortari is composed of fifteen illustrated short stories of imaginary explorers and seekers. It is the second book by Marie-Alice Harel, a French author and illustrator based in Edinburgh, Scotland. To learn more about her work, visit maharel.com. What do…

Photobook Week at Shakespeare and Company

From November 7-12, 2017, Shakespeare and Company is proud to welcome 11 independent English presses, transforming our central display area into a photobook shop during Paris Photo Week. The aim is to give an insight into the contemporary English photobook…

Meet Sanet Stegmann, author of The Adventures of a Honeybee in Paris

Since my arrival in Paris (Autumn 2015), I have been exploring daily to familiarize myself with the culturally rich capital of France. Inspired by the city’s art and culture, architecture, music and people, ideas for a children’s book started brewing…