Alain Giroud, a gastronomic critic of the Tribune de Genève since 1978, presented his new book 40 ans dans les cuisines des grands chefs, on Thursday, October 18, at Café Slatkine. The public came in large numbers to meet Alain Giroud. GLP Club was present!
Swiss illustrator Noémie Weber is dedicating her first album « Junk food book », a parody of Rudyard Kipling’s Jungle Food Book at Cumulus and Payot.
Zep is Genevan artist Philippe Chappuis’ name. It is a tribute to his favourite rock band, Led Zeppelin. Famous for his 8-year old character « Titeuf », Zep also likes to draw grown-up topics. Recently, he published « The End » (éditions Rue de Sèvres), a story about some kind of ecological apocalypse !
An Italian trio in the men’s race and a Franco-Swiss trio in the women’s race won the mythical La Patrouille des glaciers race from April 17 to 21, 2018. The Swiss illustrator Derib has published a comic strip on this subject, which he will present at the Geneva Book Fair until 29 April at Palexpo.
The Geneva Book Fair opens its doors on 25 April 2018, twenty years after the death of the writer Alice Rivaz, or Alice Golay from Canton de Vaud. Her committed literary style, a forerunner of feminism, has left its mark in Switzerland and throughout the French-speaking world.
Genevans know Gérald Herrmann as « Herrmann » the daily-newspaper Tribune de Genève cartoonist. After three years, together with Vincent, his colleague, he has released a daring comic book about Swiss-icon Roger Federer’s youth.
Genevan author Joël Dicker was in town to sign his new book : The disappearing of Stephanie Mailer. His previous novel The truth about the Harry Quebert affair was a massive bookshop success. 2018 numbers show it could be the same this year with Stephanie Mailer.