Press - The Maeght Saga among the bestsellers of summer 2014

TREND: Among the summer bestsellers, there are the usual cobblestones but also the very good books that marked the year and a few surprises.

No vacation for novels

Behind the gondola heads


Among the nice surprises of this summer, we will remember the books by Gerald Durrel, Yoyo Maeght, Gisèle Casadesus, Romain Gary and Edgar Keret. […]

It's a completely different family that Françoise (known as Yoyo) Maeght introduces us to in her fascinating book of memories, The Maeght Saga (Robert Laffont). The granddaughter of Aimé Maeght (1906-1981), gallery owner, art collector, publisher and patron, friend of Braque, Chagall, Miro, Giacometti, but also of Malraux, Prévert, Aragon, Genet, evokes these great figures that she encountered. But beyond the artistic or filial relationships with the one who “instilled in him the passion for art” appears a family which has continued to violently tear itself apart over the patriarch's legacy. […]