About Samuel Corvair

Samuel Corvair is a writer, musician and diplomat.
Fan of the Clash, Pink Floyd, the Who and Alain Bashung, this lover of words hates taking himself too seriously, which is why he loves to write fiction. His style combines the finesse of words and the power of feelings, lightness and depth, somewhere between fiction and reality.
Originally from the southwest of France, Samuel lives alternately in Paris, in the French suburbs, and abroad. He works in an office, eats organic food, rides a bike, runs on weekends, and writes songs.

He is the author of:
La promesse américaine (2022, Plon),
50 histoires très concentrées à dégoupiller dans les soirées (2019, Bruxelles, Lamiroy),
L’homme qui voulait comprendre (2000, Nantes, Petit véhicule).

About La promesse américaine

The American Promise is a novel based on the author's discovery of California during his student years. It is also a journey of initiation during which Samuel Corvair revisits his past to find places and people that have marked him forever. His writing is inspired by American literature, particularly the novels of David Goodis, Francis Scott Fitzgerald and Bernard Malamud. With a compassionate eye, he offers his fantasized vision of the United States of yesterday and today, through a very particular story that unfolds over some thirty years.


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

The French Library is excited to welcome Alexandre Mars, successful French CEO and philanthrope, for a presentation of his book, “Mission Possible : How to build a business for our times’’.

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Health & Fitness

Barre en français: March Sessions

Exercise your body and your vocabulary online!

Monday, March 27, 2023 9:00 AM To 10:00 AM

Improve your health and your vocabulary during our online barre classes in French!

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Tuesday, March 28, 2023 6:30 PM To 8:00 PM

March is the month of la Francophonie, but not only. It is also Women History month. The French Library is honoring both celebrations by offering an event with women speakers only, highlighting Lebanese culture and Francophonie.

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