Georges Simenon (1903-1989) was a prolific Belgian writer, best known for his 75 novels featuring Jules Maigret, a commissaire in the Paris police force. Since 2013, Penguin has been publishing new translations of all of them.
Books by Georges Simenon
Interviews where books by Georges Simenon were recommended
As filmmakers continue to turn to books to inspire new movies, we’ve put together a list of books that have been recommended on Five Books that have appeared on the screen this year or are currently in production. Notable are the number of nonfiction books being turned into movies, an indication of how many books are currently being published that tell compelling stories that happen, also, to be true.