Tout est dit, et l'on vient trop tard.

—La Bruyère

Resources in French

  • Seventeenth Century

  • Publishers/Booksellers

  • Albin-Michel
  • Alibris
    Great source for new and used books. A good alternative to Amazon. You can find rare and out of print books here.
  • Armand Colin
  • BIEF (Bureau International de l’Edition Française)
    This is a list of French publishers around the world
  • Jean Touzot
    Comprehensive selection of mongraphs and serials.
  • European Books
    Their selection is very limited, but they are located in San Francisco, so you can get books quickly.
  • Gallimard
    Includes the following imprints: Éditions Denoël; Les Éditions du Mercure de France; Nouveaux Loisirs (tourist guides); Futuropolis; Gallimard Jeunesse; P.O.L. (88 %); Les Éditions de la Table Ronde.
  • Les Editions de Minuit
  • Presses Universitaires de France or PUF
  • Powell’s Books
    Not a good selection of books in French, but an excellent selection (rivals Amazon) for any new or used crtical theory books.
  • 10/18
  • Theory

  • Spoon Collective
    Archives of lists on Avant-Garde, Bataille, Baudrillard, Blanchot, Deleuze-Guattari, Foucault, Frankfurt-School, French-Feminism, Habermas, Heidegger, Lyotard, Marxism, Nietzsche, Ontology, Postcolonial, Resist-to-Theory.