Upcoming Events

Join us for a conversation with American graphic novelist Gabrielle Bell and  French graphic novelist Cyril Pedrosa on his masterful graphic novel Equinoxes just published in the United States with NBM publishing, moderated by Bill Kartapopoulos.

Join Brooklyn Rail Co-Founder and Artistic DirectoPhong Bui, Brooklyn Rail Guest Critic Dr. Donatien Grau (University of Oxford), Professors Emily Apter (New York University), Bachir Diagne (Columbia University), alongside New York Review of Books Classics Editor Edwin Frank for a panel discussion on the occasion of the launch of the ...

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Join us for an evening of live readings by photographer Erica Baum, artist-writer Marcelline Delbecq, and poet Kenneth Goldsmith. Guest curated by Béatrice Gross.

Art professor Maureen G. Shanahan will introduce us to the psychiatric and photographic work of Gaëtan Gatian deClérambault (1872-1934), a veteran of the war and chief psychiatrist for the Parisian police during the interwar years.

Join us for a conversation on the work of photojournalist David Burnett and editor Robert Pledge. David Burnett has covered every Summer Olympic Games since 1984 – from Los Angeles, to Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London.

We are pleased to invite you to celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Editions Christian Bourgois, fifty years of translating and publishing the very best of American literature in France.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Join us for a conversation with French novelist Christophe Boltanski and B.A.M. Director of Humanities, Violaine Huisman on Boltanski’s Femina Prize winning debut novel, La Cache.

Join American author Siri Hustvedt for a conversation with French novelist Florence Noiville on her novel ‘A Cage in Search of a Bird’, the gripping story of two women caught in the vise of a terrible delusion.

French author Lola Lafon will join Alexandra Schwartz for a conversation on Lafon’s The Little Communist Who Never Smiled, which won ten prizes when it was released in France. This fictionalized account of the life of Nadia Comaneci, a child of communist Romania and an Olympic gymnast who inspired young ...