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  • Literary awards in Paris and beyond

    Literary awards in Paris and beyond

    What do the above books have in common? They have all won Literary Awards. And the Winner is… Announced just a few days ago… Black Spartacus,  the biography by Sudhir Hazareesingh about the underrecognized Toussaint Louverture, is the winner of the 2021 American Library in Paris Book Award. The American Library’s $5,000 literary prize, now […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Funny poems about learning English

    Funny poems about learning English

    Learning a language is fun and funny, but difficulties lurk when not done with honey. English is notoriously difficult because it is very irregular in pronunciation and spelling. Thousand years of external influences amongst which the imposition of French in the middle ages and a huge importation of foreign words resulting from exploration and colonialism […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • The Encyclopedia of Thriller writers

    The Encyclopedia of Thriller writers

    At the Book Room, we know the importance of a good thriller and especially, the right thriller at the right time, so to help you choose we wrote a short encyclopedia of thriller writers, some background about each one, their writing style and their best-known characters and series. All you have to do is decide […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Giving Up U.S. Citizenship: Why and How

    Giving Up U.S. Citizenship: Why and How

    Giving Up U.S. Citizenship: Why and How There are many reasons why someone may want to give up their US citizenship. One of them is taxation. 1040 Abroad is here to explain the reasons people give up U.S. citizenship and how to do it. According to the Department of State, 6,705 Americans gave up their […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Au Gui l’An Neuf ou Bonne et heureuse année à vous

    Au Gui l’An Neuf ou Bonne et heureuse année à vous

    Au Gui l’An Neuf  is another way, a bit old fashioned, to say Bonne et heureuse année à vous. La saison voulant que le gui abonde, on en cueillit dès le Moyen Âge pour l’offrir avec ce souhait : « Au gui l’an neuf », formule qui fut remplacée plus tard par « Bon an, mal an, Dieu soit […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Book Room Events

    Book Room Events

    Events in the Book Room 16 February – 19:30: The Book Room will participate in the Evening with an Author Program at the American Library of Paris (7th arr). Jonathan Bloom will discuss the book Genesis and Revision in Modern British and Irish Writers. The book is collection of essays presenting aspects of the creative process, from […]Read More - Lire la suite