Discover our new arrivals and some recommendations from our librarians.
New Acquisitions for Adults
L'inconnu de la poste Florence Aubenas
Renowned journalist Florence Aubenas spent 7 years investigating the murder of a postman, in a way reminiscent of Truman Capote.
Dix pour Cent (In English: Call my agent!)
Seasons 3 & 4
The last two seasons of the show featuring a talent agency, with famous actors playing comedic versions of themselves.
Cartoonist Luz recounts memories of his career at the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, and pays a moving homage to his late
21 Penseurs pour 2021
Some of the most pressing issues of our time are at the center of this book, featuring the contributions of famous contemporary
New Acquisitions for Kids & Teens
Lucky Luke : Un Cow-boy dans le coton Jul & Achdé
The classical Western series Lucky Luke is back! In the new adventure, the famous gunslinger who “shoots faster than his own
shadow” goes to Louisiana.
La météo d'Elmer David McKee
What is the weather like? Elmer the Patchwork Elephant (Elmer l’éléphant bariolé) will help you make a guess
in another of his many adventures.
Le Ballon Rouge
Albert Lamorisse (dir.)
A classic by Albert Lamorisse. Taking place in the 1950s Ménilmontant area of Paris, this movie will delight kids and
Les Coups de coeur
A lonely little girl feels estranged from her parents, both busy with work. One day, she meets a boy who is very shy too. Together, they
decide to leave the city, in order to spot the stars at night... This is the latest work by renowned Taiwanese illustrator Jimmy Liao.
Its beautiful artwork (with references to Magritte and Van Gogh), poetic storyline, and subtle feelings make it suitable for all publics
La lettre du Père Noël
This is Christmas Eve, and the forest is covered with a thick layer of snow. Postman mouse has many letters to deliver to the other
animals. But because he is in such a hurry, he slips and drops all the letters in the snow… One of them is so smudged that he cannot tell
whom it is for. Fortunately, the other animals help postman mouse decipher who Santa Claus is writing to! A beautiful and delicate Christmas
tale by Japanese authors Yukiko Tanno and Mako Taruishi, which has been a classic in France.
Chroniques d'une station-service
In Alexandre Labruffe's first novel, he imagines the everyday life and thoughts of the sole employee of a gas station in the East
side of Paris. Waiting for customers, the character contemplates his own position and (ir)relevance within globalization’s networks and
flows. Meaningless events, absurd yet realistic situations, and fragments of overheard conversations follow one another in a series of
Xavier (Romain Duris) is a French student who has dreams about becoming a writer. When he goes to Barcelona as an Erasmus student,
he shares a flat with roommates from different European countries. Together, they cope with cultural differences and
misunderstandings, love, and life-changing choices. Directed by Cédric Klapisch, L’Auberge espagnole is a
joyful coming-of-age movie about student life, as well as a reflection on the European identity(-ies).