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Reading room, bookshop and venue devoted to French literature and culture. 14,000 titles offered in French and English. A project of .
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Albertine Books Sep 17
This Saturday marks the beginning of the European Heritage days! 🇪🇺 Celebrate by visiting Albertine and picking up one of our newest French releases 🇫🇷📚. As always, we are open from 10am to 6pm. .
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French Embassy U.S. Sep 14
Looking for youth books in French?🤔 The Prix Jeunesse is a reader's choice award, in which children 3-14yo vote for their favorite francophone book.📚 In the 🇺🇸 or 🌍, start their early 🇫🇷.
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Albertine Books Sep 14
According to our bookseller Miriam, “The words of Lola Lafon have perhaps never been so shattering as they are in Chavirer.” Lafon is masterful in her ability to embody the resilience and vulnerability of a young woman in her writing. Read more here:
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Albertine Books Sep 11
Join us at 10:30am this Saturday for story hour to discover the fantastic journeys of two daring travelers: Lino and Lola 🤠🗺 Adam & Sandrine will be reading: La Ballade de Lino (🇫🇷) 🦎🐠 Lola sur le Rivage (🇫🇷) 🌊🛶 For kids ages 4 and up 🧒
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Albertine Books Sep 11
In the past, La Rentrée Littéraire has served as an opportunity to connect writers, readers, & publishers. Will things be different this year? Read more in La Semaine about how the city of Nancy 🇫🇷 is preparing for the first big festival of the season.
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Albertine Books Sep 11
American author Colson Whitehead is only the fourth writer to earn two Pulitzer Prizes for fiction! 🤯 Read more in about why his newest release The Nickel Boys was one of the most anticipated of the 🇫🇷 Rentrée Littéraire season. 🤗📖
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Albertine Books Sep 10
What are your plans this weekend? Saturdays are the perfect time to explore the 14,000+ books on our shelves, plus pick up some unique French stationary and, of course, custom tote bags so you can take your new reads with you everywhere you go! 📚 .
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Albertine Books Sep 9
Pop quiz! 🤔 How many authors can say they have earned, not one, but two Pulitzer Prizes for fiction? 📕📗
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Albertine Books Sep 8
Happy ! 🤓 Good reading habits are built at a young age. Invite the 🧒 in your life to Albertine’s weekly story hour 📕🕓 and make sure to check out our list of books perfect for 🇫🇷 learners, new or experienced 📚
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Albertine Books Sep 7
Don’t forget, we are meeting tomorrow night to discuss Kaouther Adimi’s Our Riches. 👩‍💻 The story of Edmond Charlot, founder of a famous 🇩🇿 bookstore, Our Riches is the perfect read for any book lover—join us tomorrow night at 6pm EST to discover why 😉
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Albertine Books Sep 6
Happy ! 😃📖 Whether fiction or non-fiction, 🇫🇷 or 🇺🇸, we hope you spend some time with a book today. If you’re in need of some inspiration, check out our book lists, designed for you by our booksellers. 📚 Comment down below what book(s) you are reading today! ⬇️
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Albertine Books Sep 4
You might remember Ananda Devi from Women in Translation month… 👩📚 In our latest Staff Pick, our bookseller Adam Hocker describes Devi’s book, The Living Days as simultaneously shocking and lyrical, harrowing but also, deeply humane. Read more:
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Albertine Books Sep 3
We will be closed this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for Labor Day weekend, 🇺🇸 so make sure you stock up on books for your relaxing weekend beforehand. We are open 10am through 6pm, today and tomorrow. And if you forget, our online store is always open 24/7 😉📚
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Albertine Books Sep 3
September marks “Be Kind to Editors and Writers” month. 🤗✍💓 Readers: who are the authors who have changed how you read, think, and go about life? Writers: who are the editors who have been there to support you along the way? Give them a shoutout in the comments below!
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Albertine Books Sep 2
What is the life of a book lover? You probably have a good idea 😉 Join us next Tuesday, Sept. 8 for our monthly book club meeting! We will be discussing Kaouther Adimi’s Our Riches, a book which celebrates quixotic devotion and the love of books 📚😍
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Albertine Books Sep 2
There’s only so many times you and 👶 can read the same book over again. Check out our list of newly released 🇫🇷 & 🇺🇸 children’s books! Read about Adèle’s journey to fix her bad reputation 😈, or a 🤴 and a 👸 who are friends with funny monsters 🧟‍♂️🧟‍♀️
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Albertine Books Aug 28
Can someone evil 👿 become… nice 😇? Can being bored 🙄 become… incredibly fun 🤪? Join us this Saturday at 10:30am for story hour to find out! Adam will be reading J'aime m'ennuyer 🙄🤪 (🇫🇷) & Les trois brigands 😈 (🇫🇷). for kids ages 4 and up 🧒
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Albertine Books Aug 27
The weather report forecasts a rainy weekend, aka perfect reading weather! ⛈📖😌 Visit our store on Saturday, from 10am to 6pm, to find the perfect book to snuggle up with. 🛋 Learn more about our opening hours and safety precautions:😷 .
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Albertine Books Aug 24
Don’t forget about book club tomorrow evening! 🤓📖 Join us to discuss Guy de Maupassant’s Like Death—a poetic masterpiece that explores the emotional and destructive power of love. 💔 More info here:
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Albertine Books Aug 24
Happy Virgo season! ♍️✨ Guillaume Apollinaire was a Virgo, born on 26 August 1880. A masterful poet, playwright, short story writer, novelist, journalist, and art critic, Apollinaire was an important member of the Parisian art community of the early 20th century. 👨‍🎨🇫🇷
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