Albertine’s Holiday Books Selection
Albertine Director, Nathalie Lacroix, has made a selection of books to enjoy some dreamy holidays with your family and friends.
Continuer by Laurent Mauvignier (Éditions de Minuit). $22.96 For the sake of her teenage son, a mother decides to leave their life in Paris to ride horses and explore the mountains of Kirghizista, in Central Asia, for several months. The story tells a tale of love between a mother and her son.
L’autre qu’on adorait by Catherine Cusset (Gallimard). $30 The author depicts the life of friend and former lover Thomas Bulot, who killed himself at in 2008 at the age of 39. He is portrayed as a sensitive, funny and unique man. The book is a moving oration which restores dignity to the beloved and dearly missed friend.
Laëtitia by Ivan Jablonka (Éditions du Seuil). $28.37. The author recounts the 2011 news story of a young woman named Laëtitia Perrais, who was kidnapped, stabbed, and strangled near her home in France. The event became a government matter. The book offers a detailed analysis of the redemptive story.
Moi, c’est Blop ! by Hervé Tullet (Phaidon) $20.56. This is an excellent book for young children to learn about colors and shapes … while having fun! An original and beautiful book.
Les cinq malfoutus by Béatrice Alemagna (Helium) $20.12. Five ‘imperfect’ characters discover their weaknesses might become qualities if handled differently. A wonderful book that highlights the remarkable talents of illustrator Béatrice Alemagna.
Les Théories de Suzie by Eric Chevillard (Helium) $18.77. A prefect book for children ages 7 to 10, it will be quickly devoured. Suzie seas the world in a very unique way and intends to share this vision with the world.
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Happy Holidays !