That means there are books from over 30 countries represented, including translations to and from English. So you can find the latest French bestsellers, classics and gift books in French and translated from French, but you can also find French translations of English-language books like Stoner (translated by bestselling French author Anna Gavalda) and Philipp Meyers' The Son, as well as childrens' books, coffee-table books and more.
The store occupies two floors in a gorgeous building and is itself remarkably beautiful and attractively designed. There are leather armchairs for browsing or taking a break, and a lovely atmosphere throughout.
On Leave. Click on the title for my full review but it was one of my favorites this year and I'm delighted to be able to offer you an ARC copy that they let me have. The giveaway is open to the United States only. Just leave your email address in the comments and I'll pick a winner on November 8.
The Consulate General of France is just down the street at 934 Park Ave. The French Embassy has its own site and events calendar as well.
You should visit Albertine if you're in the area, or visit their website if you're not. It's a gem!