• Après l'immense succès de Faut-il manger les animaux ?, Jonathan Safran Foer revient à la charge : l'élevage intensif des animaux est responsable du dérèglement climatique. L'extinction de la planète aura lieu parce que nous mangeons trop de viande. Avec empathie, avec humour, l'auteur analyse les défis auxquels nous devons faire face. Parce qu'il n'est pas trop tard pour inverser la tendance. Et que l'avenir de la planète commence maintenant, dans notre assiette.

  • Oskar, 9 ans, est surdoué, ultrasensible, fou d'astrophysique, fan des Beatles et collectionneur de cactées miniatures. Son père est mort dans les attentats du World Trade Center en lui laissant une clé. Persuadé qu'elle expliquera cette disparition injuste, le jeune garçon recherche la serrure qui lui correspond. Sa quête désespérée l'entraîne aux quatre coins de la ville où règne le climat délétère de l'après 11 septembre.

  • Comment traitons-nous les animaux que nous mangeons ? Convoquant souvenirs d'enfance et arguments philosophiques, Jonathan Safran Foer se lance dans une vaste enquête. Entre une expédition dans un abattoir et une recherche sur les dangers du lisier de porc, l'auteur explore tous les degrés de l'abomination contemporaine. Un livre choquant, drôle et inattendu qui a déjà suscité passions et polémiques.

    Traduit de l'anglais (États-Unis) par Gilles Berton et Raymond Clarinard.

  • Me voici

    Jonathan Safran Foer

    Julia dessine des maisons pour elle seule ; Jacob échange des sextos avec une collègue. Pour ce couple de juifs américains, le naufrage s'annonce. Entre eux, leurs enfants éprouvent leurs premières difficultés à vivre. Autour d'eux, le monde se disloque : la bar-mitsva de l'aîné tombe à l'eau, l'aïeul Isaac décède et Israël est ravagé par un séisme. Comment sauver l'amour et l'humour dans cette confusion ?

  • Ils sont inséparables : lui, le jeune écrivain au langage déroutant, et son grand-père aux cheveux longs qui prétend être aveugle. En quête de leurs origines, partis à la recherche d'un improbable village sur les routes d'Ukraine, ils vont traverser la mer, la terre et l'Histoire : celle, de 1791 à 1942, du shtetl Trachimbrod, peuplé d'enfants trouvés, de kabbalistes et d'érotomanes... Un puzzle génial, d'une stupéfiante modernité.

    Traduit de l'anglais (États-Unis) par Jacqueline Huet et Jean-Pierre Carasso.

  • A young man arrives in the Ukraine with a tattered photograph, a bad translator, a man haunted by memories and an undersexed guide dog - he is looking for the woman who saved his grandfather from the Nazis. What they find turns all their worlds upside down.

  • From the bestselling author of Eating Animals and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close - a brilliant, fresh take on climate change and what we can do about it 'Your burger isn't something you bought and paid for. It is a symbol of a debt that, one day, must be repaid.' (Chelsea Harvey) Climate change is the single biggest threat to human survival - a nd we are dealing with it all wrong. We take shorter showers to save water - because we don't know that producing one pound of meat requires the equivalent of six months' showers in water waste. We buy hybrid cars - because we don't know that just one day a week without meat consumption is equivalent to taking every car in America off the road. The link between meat-eating and the climate crisis isn't talked about - because our leaders think we're not ready to make small personal sacrifices to save our way of life. But these sacrifices need to be made - and they're so much easier than you think. You don't have to go cold turkey. Cutting out meat for just part of the day is enough to change the world. With his distinctive wit, insight and humanity, Jonathan Safran Foer presents this essential debate as no one else could, bringing it to vivid and urgent life, and offering us all a much-needed way out.

  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is Jonathan Safran Foer's heartrending New York novel In a vase in a closet, a couple of years after his father died in 9/11, nine-year-old Oskar discovers a key . . . The key belonged to his father, he's sure of that. But which of New York's 162 million locks does it open? So begins a quest that takes Oskar - inventor, letter-writer and amateur detective - across New York's five boroughs and into the jumbled lives of friends, relatives and complete strangers. He gets heavy boots, he gives himself little bruises and he inches ever nearer to the heart of a family mystery that stretches back fifty years. But will it take him any closer to, or even further from, his lost father? Moving, literary and innovative, perfect for fans of Lorrie Moore and Nicole Krauss, Jonathan Safran Foer's Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close was made into a major film starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock, released in 2012. Jonathan Safran Foer was born in 1977. He is the author of Everything is Illuminated , which won the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book award, and Eating Animals , and the editor of A Convergence of Birds.

  • Oskar Schell a neuf ans. Il est : inventeur, entomologiste amateur, épistolier, francophile, pacifiste, consultant en informatique, végétalien, origamiste, percussionniste, astronome amateur, collectionneur de pierres semi-précieuses, de papillons morts de mort naturelle, de cactées miniatures et de souvenirs des Beatles. Un an après la mort de son père dans les attentats du 11 septembre, Oskar trouve une clé. Persuadé qu'elle résoudra le mystère de la disparition de son père, il part à la recherche de la serrure qui lui correspond. Sa quête le mènera aux quatre coins de New York où il pénétrera les vies d'inconnus et découvrira l'histoire de sa famille. Dans le sillon de ce gamin surdoué, ultra sensible et d'une inventivité presque maladive, se dévoile
    une ville qui, un an après les attentats des Twin Towers, panse ses plaies et recèle bien des trésors. Tandis qu'en filigrane se dessine le récit de la famille d'Oskar, érigeant l'Histoire en écho à nos tragédies contemporaines.

  • Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of Everything Is Illuminated , Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close , Eating Animals and Here I Am . He has also edited a new modern edition of the sacred Jewish Haggadah . Everything Is Illuminated won several literary prizes, including the National Jewish Book Award and the Guardian First Book Award. He edited the anthology A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by the Work of Joseph Cornell , and his stories have been published in the Paris Review , Conjunctions and the New Yorker . Jonathan Safran Foer teaches Creative Writing at New York University.

  • Eating Animals is a riveting exposé which presents the gut-wrenching truth about the price paid by the environment, the government, the Third World and the animals themselves in order to put meat on our tables more quickly and conveniently than ever before.

    Interweaving a variety of monologues and balancing humour and suspense with informed rationalism, Eating Animals is as much a novelistic account of an intellectual journey as it is a fresh and open look at the ethical debate around meat-eating. Unlike most other books on the subject, Eating Animals also explores the possibilites for those who do eat meat to do so more responsibly, making this an important book not just for vegetarians, but for anyone who is concerned about the ramifications and significance of their chosen lifestyle.

  • Instant New York Times Bestseller A New York Times Notable Book of 2016 A Time Magazine Top 10 Novel of 2016 A Times Literary Supplement Best Book of 2016 ' Dazzling . . . A profound novel about the claims of identity, history, family, and the burdens of a broken world.' -Maureen Corrigan, NPR' s ' Fresh Air' In the book of Genesis, when God calls out, 'Abraham!' before ordering him to sacrifice his son, Isaac, Abraham responds, 'Here I am.' Later, when Isaac calls out, 'My father!' before asking him why there is no animal to slaughter, Abraham responds, 'Here I am.' How do we fulfill our conflicting duties as father, husband, and son; wife and mother; child and adult? Jew and American? How can we claim our own identities when our lives are linked so closely to others'? These are the questions at the heart of Jonathan Safran Foer's first novel in eleven years-a work of extraordinary scope and heartbreaking intimacy. Unfolding over four tumultuous weeks in present-day Washington, D.C., Here I Am is the story of a fracturing family in a moment of crisis. As Jacob and Julia Bloch and their three sons are forced to confront the distances between the lives they think they want and the lives they are living, a catastrophic earthquake sets in motion a quickly escalating conflict in the Middle East. At stake is the meaning of home-and the fundamental question of how much aliveness one can bear. Showcasing the same high-energy inventiveness, hilarious irreverence, and emotional urgency that readers loved in his earlier work, Here I Am is Foer's most searching, hard-hitting, and grandly entertaining novel yet. It not only confirms Foer's stature as a dazzling literary talent but reveals a novelist who has fully come into his own as one of our most important writers.

  • Read each year around the Seder table, the Haggadah recounts through prayer and song the extraordinary story of Exodus, when Moses led the ancient Israelites out of slavery in Egypt to wander through the desert for forty years before reaching the Promised Land. In this new version of the traditional Haggadah text, Jonathan Safran Foer brings together some of the most preeminent voices of our time. Nathan Englander's new translation, beautifully designed and illustrated by the Israeli artist and typographer Ozed Ezer, is accompanied by thought-provoking essays by major Jewish writers and thinkers, including Howard Jacobsen, Daniel Handler and Rebecca Goldstein.

  • Jonathan Safran Foer has long had a passion for the work of the twentieth-century American assemblage artist Joseph Cornell. Inspired by Cornell's avian-themed boxes, and suspecting that they would be similarly inspiring to others, Foer began to write letters.

    The responses he received from luminaries of American writing were nothing short of astounding. Twenty writers generously contributed pieces of prose and poetry that are as eclectic as they are imaginative, and the result is a unique collaborative project and one of the most significant engagements of literature with art for many years.