Books by Delphine de Vigan

NOTHING HOLDS BACK THE NIGHT by Delphine de Vigan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2014

"Sympathy and sadness infuse this compelling investigation in which the author herself plays a difficult role."
Prompted by her mother's suicide, a French author delicately combines memoir, biography and fiction to explore her family's increasingly dark psychology. The book has sold an estimated half a million copies in France. Read full book review >
UNDERGROUND TIME by Delphine de Vigan
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2011

"This is ultimately a corporate horror story—often claustrophobic to the point of oppressive, but undeniably disturbing."
A prizewinner and bestseller in France, de Vigan (No and Me, 2010, etc.) is a master of the spare (and of despair) in this brief novel about two unhappy Parisians who may or may not be destined to meet. Read full book review >
NO AND ME by Delphine de Vigan
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Aug. 1, 2010

"Winner of France's Prix des Libraires, this quiet yet gripping translation proves its merit. (Fiction. YA)"
Although deemed "intellectually precocious" and placed ahead two grades, 13-year-old Parisian Lou Bertignac lacks the words and confidence to fit in with her older and more physically mature classmates, to cope with her depressed mother, who had a breakdown after losing Lou's infant sister, and to connect with Lucas, a fellow loner who was held back two grades but isn't afraid of life or authority. Read full book review >