Search Results: "Grégoire Bouillier"


BOOK REVIEW

REPORT ON MYSELF by Grégoire Bouillier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 6, 2009

"An author who vaunts his 'likable kookiness' finds fresh invention in the sum lessons of his life."
Tender, witty memoir about the contortions of childhood and first love. Read full book review >

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THE MYSTERY GUEST by Grégoire Bouillier
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"The deceptively effortless translation by Stein renders this a treasure at once absurd and heartbreaking."
A skillful blurring of art and reality is achieved in French author Bouillier's beguilingly spare "account" of recovery from a romantic heartbreak. Read full book review >

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MY WISH LIST by Grégoire Delacourt
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 25, 2014

"A best-seller in its original language, this dastardly little novel focuses on love, desire and what we stand to lose when we win."
Money can't buy happiness for an introspective housewife who wins the lottery. Read full book review >

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A THEORY OF THE DRONE by Grégoire Chamayou
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 6, 2015

"Chamayou does land some good points in this rather arid exercise, but one would rather have a Camus than a Derrida on this point."
If you are what you eat, then you are also what you kill with. Q.E.D. Read full book review >