Alliance Française Library
Books in English
texte imprimé"I expect to burn myself out by the time I'm forty," vowed Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), whose alcoholism, sexual debauchery with prostitutes and probable syphilis led to his death in 1901 at age 36. In the fullest portrait of the great[...]
texte impriméThe French are so admired, the splendors of their country make it the most frequently visited in Europe -- and yet the French provoke such angry reactions! Why is it so hard to get information in France? Why does it take so long to get business [...]
texte impriméPart autobiography, part memoir, part polemic, this admirably translated and presented book makes fascinating reading.
texte impriméIt's a charming and humorous account of an American couples move to France and their encounters with the people of the French countryside.
texte imprimé"Why we love France but not the French".
texte impriméFor many years Erasmus and Suzanne Kloman have been renting houses in Gascony, France, sketching local landscapes and enjoying magnificent cuisine. Inside you'll find many of Sue's favorite recipes, plus the history, geography and culture of Gascony.
texte impriméMore than 300 recipes and essential lessons from White House pastry chef Roland Mesnier.
texte impriméA mystery novel by Mary-Jane Deeb in English. "Having recently inherited ten million dollars from her French Grand-mère, Marie-Christine "Chrissy" Medici is enjoying the sun-drenched beaches and culinary delights of the French Riviera. Prompted [...]
texte impriméIt began in 1895, when Leon Gaumont, a young engineer with a passion for photographic technology, was inspired by the Lumieres' Cinematographe to enter the new world of film. A century later, Gaumont's compagny produces, distributes, and exports[...]