The Last of the Stanfields by Marc Levy
Set between 1944 France, 1980s freewheeling Baltimore, and the London
and Montreal of today, Marc Levy's latest novel unravels an enigma that
has haunted three generations. To be published in France this April. Levy's books have been translated into 49 languages and sold over 40 million copies worldwide.
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness is Arundhati Roy's first novel since The God of Small Things. Sold in 22 languages to date. (On behalf of DGA).
Immigrant, Montana by Amitava Kumar
Knopf has won the auction for North American rights, Faber the UK, and there's lots of international interest for Immigrant, Montana by Amitava Kumar. "Immigrant, Montana is easily the best new novel I have read in recent years." - Teju Cole, author of Open City. (On behalf of DGA).
A Sudden Unexpected Moment of Hope by Audrey Diwan & Caroline de Maigret
From two of the co-authors of international bestseller How to Be Parisian, published in 34 languages. Fashion icon Caroline de Maigret and film writer Audrey Diwan team up to divulge their everyday neuroses, how they deal with 21st century madness and still find moments of hope...
The (French) Art of Not Giving a Shit by Fabrice Midal
This immediate bestseller has stayed at the top of the French lists since its January publication with Flammarion and rights have sold in Germany (dtv), Spain (Paidos), Brazil (Planeta), and Italy (Newton Compton). "Fabrice Midal: the philosopher who tells us to stop feeling guilty... and break free from our self-imposed obligations." - Le Point.
Evil by Julia Shaw
Abrams has acquired US rights to this investigation into the science behind humanity's dark side. Previously sold to Hanser, Doubleday Canada and Canongate. (On behalf of DGA).
The Gentle Way of Swedish Death Cleaning by Margareta Magnusson
Rights sold in 19 languages and full manuscript in for this charming approach for how to put your life in order so that you don't leave a mess behind for your loved ones... There's a word for this in Swedish: Döstädning, literally, "death cleaning".
The Last of our Kind by Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre
Winner of the Grand Prix de l'Académie Française and top of Livres Hebdo's bestseller list, The Last of our Kind (Grasset) is an impossible love story - at a time when everything seemed possible - set between 1970s Manhattan and Nazi Germany.
Say Bonjour to the Lady by Florence Mars & Pauline Lévêque
Parenting from Paris to New York. A humorous,
illustrated look at French and American parenting styles that is also equal
parts love letter to two of the greatest cities in the world, created by the
president of high-end French children's fashion line Bonpoint and a French
journalist turned illustrator, both based in New York. Clarkson Potter will
publish this March.