French book site will review whole Rentrée Littéraire

French book site will review whole Rentrée Littéraire

The French books and reading website Babelio, which claims to be the leader in its field by a long shot, aims to post at least one review of all the hundreds of new novels being published during this year’s Rentrée Littéraire between August and mid-October.

The 480,000 people who are signed up to Babelio are asked to name the book they wish to review and have until 6th November when the winner of the leading Goncourt prize is announced, to help reach the target. Last year, the site posted more than 8,000 reviews of the 2016 rentrée novels, which it says is equivalent to two and half year...

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