New Acquisitions

Enjoy an extensive collection of items suitable for every age and language!

New Acquisitions for Adults


Dictionnaire des cinémas chinois : Chine, Hong Kong, Taiwan

Dictionnaire des cinémas chinois : Chine, Hong Kong, Taiwan

From "The Assassin" to Wang Bing, and from Fruit Chan to "Touch of Zen," this illustrated dictionary covers over a century of Chinese cinema(s) and embraces its diversity of genres, themes, and styles. A must-read for movie-lovers!

Culottées - Book 2

Culottées - Book 2

Afghan rapper, astronaut or bandit... The Eisner Award winning comic book artist Pénélope Bagieu is back with 15 more portrayals of bold women who subverted gender stereotypes!

Art Deco - The France-China Connection

Art Deco - The France-China Connection

Readers interested in architecture and decorative arts of the 1920s, and exchanges between France and China will enjoy this lavishly illustrated exhibition catalogue. Bilingual (English and Chinese)

Bien-dire initial

Bien-dire initial

The 1st choice magazine for our students, designed specifically for French language learners!


New Acquisitions for Children


At the beach! A la plage!

At the beach! A la plage!

A cute bilingual book for children and parents learning French alike.

Histoires du soir pour filles rebelles

Histoires du soir pour filles rebelles

This wonderful book features short and accessible biographies of women who made history all over the world. A must-read for all kids and their parents, as early as A2.

J'aime Lire

J'aime Lire

Pour les petits de 6 à 8 ans


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Sorcières : la puissance invaincue des femmes

Sorcières : la puissance invaincue des femmes

An important essay on the historical notion of "the Witch" - the independent women, the knowledgeable women, the women who frighten people - and the lasting influence it has even on our modern societies.

La Peste

La Peste

Albert Camus tells the story about a plague sweeping an Algerian city in the 40s. One will be amazed how much the story, though fictitious and set in a different epoch, still resonates with our current struggle with the epidemic.

Envoyée spéciale en Mandchourie

Envoyée spéciale en Mandchourie

Swiss journalist and explorer Ella Maillart travelled in 1934 to Manchukuo, the Japanese puppet-state in Northern China. Living among the diverse locals, she not only told a great travel story but also produced a valuble historical document. 

Les Frustrés

Les Frustrés

Recently deceased French female comic book artist Claire Bretécher created this legendary series of one-page stories, each filled with a biting satire of post-68 France, dealing with themes such as feminism, sexual liberation, psychoanalysis, leftism, etc.





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