Book List in Order:10 titles

  • By the international bestselling author of Billie: These seven short stories exploring modern French life are “a raw and tender ode to the human spirit” (Booklist).Critically acclaimed and beloved across Europe, Anna Gavalda’s bestselling novel...


  • Two lost young Parisians discover new paths for their lives in this charming pair of novellas by the international-bestselling author of Billie.Twenty-four-year-old Mathilde has abandoned her studies in art history for a job leaving anonymous negativ...


  • A number 1 bestseller in France and translated into over twenty-five languages, Billie is one of the most beloved French novels to be published in recent years. A brilliant evocation of contemporary Paris and a moving tale of friendship, Anna Gavalda...


  • On a car journey to a family wedding, Garance reflects on how adult life, with its disappointments and responsibilities, has not always gone to plan for herself or her three siblings. But just around the corner lies the chance for them to revisit the...


  • A bestselling novel in Europe with over half a million copies sold, published in over twenty-six languages, Anna Gavalda's French Leave is a charming adventure that tells the story of four siblings in search of the happiness they knew as children and...


  • From his first day, school had been torture for Gregory, and it got progressively worse, until he was expelled in sixth grade, but through all his diffficulties, Gregory could count on support from his grandfather, until his grandfather became ill an...


  • Prize-winning author Anna Gavalda has galvanized the literary world with an exquisite genius for storytelling. Here, in her epic new novel of intimate lives-and filled with the "humanity and wit" (Marie Claire) that has made it a bestselling sensatio...


  • Abandoned by her husband, a young woman forms a profound and life-changing relationship with her father-in-law, in a new novel--featuring both the English translation and original French text--by the author of I Wish Someone Were Waiting for Me Somew...


  • Hailed by Voici as "a distant descendant of Dorothy Parker," prize-winning Anna Gavalda has caused an international sensation with this dazzling collection of short stories selling over 700,000 copies in her native France. With arresting naturalism, ...






  • Constantly getting in trouble at school, Gregory, who has been held back twice and expelled once, seeks solace in his grandfather's shed with his inventions until he realizes, with the help of his grandfather, that it is time for him to get his act t...