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François Maspero: Publisher, (P)artisan

François Maspero: Publisher, (P)artisan

This article first appeared as “François Maspero, éditeur (p)artisan,” in Contretemps, n°13 (Paris: Éditions Syllepse, 2005), 100-108. The life of François Maspero unfolded through writing: by turns, reader, bookseller, publisher, then translator, and today writer. 1 Grandson of Egyptologist Gaston Maspero and son of the sinologist Henri Maspero, who died at Buchenwald, he is a man who illustrates in his… Read more →