You could win a pad of G. Lalo vergé de France stationery plus a two-pack of Clairefontaine mini notebooks! Offer ends August 31, 2011.
Exaclair, Inc. is well known as the distributor of Clairefontaine paper products in the U.S. For over 100 years Clairefontaine has been renowned for making the best writing paper in the world. Other French brands distributed by Exaclair include Rhodia, Quo Vadis, Exacompta, J. Herbin, G. Lalo, Brause, and Decopatch.
Exaclair’s extensive product lines include notebooks, notepads, journals, weekly and daily planners, social stationery and invitations, note cards, and fine art papers. They also import sealing wax and fountain pen inks made by J. Herbin, the oldest name in pen inks in the world.
Go to the Community home page to see how to win. If you don’t win, it’s OK! You’ll find gorgeous Exaclair products at our Amazon Store!
A compelling, intimate portrait of the Bonapartes, delving into the conflicted relationship between Napoleon and his beloved brother Lucien, the most talented of the Bonaparte brothers, who not only can be credited for helping Napoleon seize power, but who had a promising political career of his own. He was a romantic, an idealist, and an anti-monarchist whose love for Alexandrine, the woman he married in spite of Napoleon’s objections, caused him to fall out of favor with his powerful brother.
We have three hardback copies of this novel to give away this month. Go to the Community home page to see how to win! Offer ends July 31, 2011.
Didn’t win? Buy the book at the Francophilia Amazon store.
Hosted by Francophilia and 52martinis. Details and RSVP here!
Set in the breathtaking Brazilian shores of Búzios in the early 1980s, ADRIFT tells the story of teenager Filipa (Laura Neiva), in a defining summer that sees her transition from child to adult, uncovering the fact that life is far more complex when the surface is severely scratched and uneasy truths are divulged. Her father is played by acclaimed French actor Vincent Cassel.
We have five copies of this DVD to give away this month. It is zoned for Europe only, so this month, the contest is just for European members! Go to the Community home page to see how to win. Offer ends February 28, 2011.
Vincent Cassel fan? Buy an ADRIFT movie poster at the Francophilia Amazon Store.
We have one poster of the beautiful painting Au Salon de la rue des Moulins by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec to give away this month, courtesy of Art.com, whose French Museum Collection we featured not long ago.
If you don’t win the poster, you can still go to Art.com and use the discount code FRANCOPHILIA for 15% off your purchases through January 14th, 2011.*
Details on how to win and *conditions for the discount code here.
This important exchange between Morrison and Compagnon will be of great interest to anyone concerned with French culture and its legacy in the world today.
We have four copies of this controversial book to give away to Francophilia members. Go to the Community home page to see how to win! Offer ends December 31st, 2010.
Didn’t win? Buy The Death of French Culture at the Francophilia Amazon Store.
In 1906, suspected terrorist, art-world tastemaker, and literary instigator Félix Fénéon wrote more than a thousand faits-divers for the Paris newspaper Le Matin. Fénéon’s news items are populated with opium addicts, prostitutes, drunks, those flattened by trains and carriages, inept and angry thieves, protestors, and simpletons. in Illustrated Three-Line Novels: Félix Fénéon, artist Joanna Neborsky’s artwork, a mixture of collage and drawing, brings Fénéon’s economic and electric prose to life in colorfully deranged glory.
We have five copies to give away to Francophilia members! Go to the Francophilia Community to see how to win. Offer ends October 31st, 2010.
You can also buy the book at the Francophilia Amazon Store!
Author Catherine Delors has donated 5 copies of her new novel For the King for our September member giveaway. The novel takes readers through the dark alleys and glittering salons of post-revolutionary Paris. It is a romantic thriller, a tale of love, betrayal and redemption. Go to the Francophilia Community for details on how to win. Offer ends September 30th.
Check out the author’s site and personal blog. Buy For the King and her first novel, Mistress of the Revolution at the Francophilia Amazon Store!
Chloe Pink™ takes Francophilia with her everywhere she goes:
…..with Pierre (her VW Bug)
…..on her sketchbook
…..to her favorite cafe and all around town
Buy the new Chloe Pink Doodle & Dream Coloring Book on Amazon. And get some Francophilia stuff of your own!
Did you know that Louis XIV so balked at using a fork that visiting dignitaries were not allowed to use them in his presence? Do you know what food prompted Renoir to say he had “rediscovered the Ambrosia of the gods”?
Authors (and brothers) Matthew and Mark Jacob have kindly donated 3 copies of their delicious book What the Great Ate for our August member giveaway. Go to the Francophilia Community for details on how to win! Offer ends August 31st, 2010.
Buy the book at the Francophilia Amazon Store!
The American Library in Paris hosts regular literary and public-affairs programs and book groups, as well as children’s and teen events and activities. Open to all, with annual and short-term memberships for individuals, families, students, and seniors, the Library serves nearly 2,300 members hailing from more than 60 countries.
The ALP has generously donated three tote bags for our July member giveaway! Go to the Francophilia Community home page to see how to win. Offer ends July 31st.
We have one hardback copy of The Murdered House by prolific mystery writer Pierre Magnan to give away to a Francophilia community member. Go to the Community home page to learn more! Offer ends June 30th.
Buy it on Amazon.
24 Hours Paris showcases the city’s amazing variety of activities in a user-friendly format. Arranged hour by hour, from 5 am to midnight and back again, this unique guidebook gives you the best of Paris, beyond the Eiffel Tower. Feel like weaving a tapestry? How about sketching burlesque models? 24 Hours Paris peeks into corners of Paris traditional guidebooks ignore.
We have 5 copies of the book to give away to members this month. Go to the Francophilia Community to see how to win. Offer ends May 31st.
Sell and shop at the NEW Francophilia Marketplace.
Shop at the Francophilia Amazon Store.
Socialize at the Francophilia Community.
Frenchify your life!