Laurain's new novella, The Red Notebook, again uses a found object as the axis on which to turn a tale of happenstance. His world-weary. The Red Notebook and millions of other books are available for instant access. The Red Notebook Paperback – April 7, Antoine Laurain (Author), Jane Aitken (Translator), Emily Boyce (Translator) & 1 more. Editorial Reviews. Review. "This is in equal parts an offbeat romance, detective story and a Reading The Red Notebook is a little like finding a gem among the bric-a-brac in a local brocante." ―The Telegraph "Definitely a heartwarming tale.
The Red Notebook: Parisian bookseller Laurent Letellier, on his way to enjoy a double espresso and study his notes for an upcoming book. A review, and links to other information about and reviews of The Red Notebook by Antoine Laurain. The only clue to the owner is her red notebook. Though it doesn't contain her name, Laurent builds a picture of the notebook owner through her.
Especially a red notebook with her jottings, which really makes him want to meet her. Without even a name to go on, and only a few of her. Meet Laure. She's a widow in her 40s, who is entering her Parisian apartment building one night when she's mugged, and her handbag stolen. The arresting stories in this slim collection by Auster (The New York Trilogy, etc.) go a long way toward answering the perennial question "Why write?" Th.