Tagged: Michel Houllebecq

Late Christmas rush, and Houllebecq, boost 'fragile' French book sector

A last-minute Christmas rush helped save the French book trade from what might otherwise have been a disastrous end of year because of protests and... Read more

Houellebecq's Soumission is France's number one

Michel Houllebecq’s latest novel Soumission (Submission) has gone straight to number one in France's bestseller lists, selling 120,000 copies in the week of 5th to... Read more

Controversy over Houllebecq's vision of France's future

The ever-controversial French author Michel Houellebecq has denied that his new novel, about a future in which a Muslim party beats the far-right Front National... Read more

Latest Houllebecq novel pirated pre-publication

Pirated versions of the latest novel of French author Michel Houllebecq, who is never far from controversy, have been available on several internet sites some... Read more

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