Upcoming Events

Join us for a musical and literary evening with French singer Margot Varret who will perform a selection of songs and poems of Boris Vian and Jacques Prévert.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Join justin Spring and Amanda Vaill as they discuss The Gourmands’ Way, Spring’s biography of six writers on food and wine whose lives and careers intersected in mid-twentieth-century France.

Join Marianne Yayane Verbuyt for a presentation of her book: “The indicative mood: 105 French verbs”. You will be introduced to Marianne’s method using flashcards to practice French conjugation. All levels are welcome.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Join us for a conversation with Cédric Duroux, author of Les Animaux sentimentaux (Sentimental Animals) and Patrick Ryan, author of The Dream Life of Astronauts. The evening will start with a performance by singer, songwritter, and muscian, Scott Matthew.

Join us for a conversation and a live drawing with illustrator Serge Bloch and Steven Guarnaccia to celebrate the publication in the US of ‘In the Beginning, Illustrated Stories from the Old Testament’.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Join Christophe Boltanski and A.M. Homes as they discuss Boltanski’s award-winning debut novel, The Safe House: A Novel (2015 Femina Prize), just published in the US with the University of Chicago Press.

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Join Catherine Cusset, Lydia Davis, John Keene, Anka Muhlstein, and Rachel Syme for an evening of readings and talks on the occasion of the publication of Letters to His Neighbors by Marcel Proust with New Directions.

Alain Badiou, one of the most significant philosophers of our time, will reflect in his presentation on the question of humanity and the other and what it entails for liberty, equality and fraternity.

Join internationally acclaimed French novelist Mathias Enard as he discusses his novel, Compass (New Directions), winner of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, with New York Times Magazine contributor Adam Shatz.

Providing a rich account of how economics can benefit everyone, Nobel Prize Laureate Jean Tirole will discuss a new agenda for the role of economics in society based on his latest book Economics for the Common Good (Princeton University Press).

Albertine Festival
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
to Sunday, November 5, 2017

Curated by pioneering feminist writers and activists Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan, the fourth annual Festival Albertine will take place from November 1st through 5th, 2017 and offers an opportunity to realize a vital exchange of ideas between leading francophone and U.S.-based thinkers and artists.

Monday, November 13, 2017
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Nadia Marzouki will discuss her last book  Islam: An American Religion (Columbia University Press, 2017) with Rosemary R. Corbett.

Join ‘New Yorker’ staff critic, Adam Gopnik as he discusses A.J. Liebling’s landmark memoir and recounts its influence on his own work, on the occasion of its first publication in French with La Table Ronde publisher.

Join Gregory Forstner and Alun Williams as they discuss Forstner’s first ever monograph (Editions Dilecta) which includes texts by Gilles Fuchs, Henry-Claude Cousseau, and Caroline Hancock.