MOSHI is a witty mustache which sticks on children’s face to teach them how to philosophize and express their ideas in artistic ways.

Join Author Katherine Zoepf and Cultural Counselor Bénédicte de Montlaur as they discuss ‘Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of Young Women Who Are Transforming the Arab World’ Zoepf’s masterful investigation that gives voice to the remarkable women who have changed Arab societies—from 9/11 to Tahrir Square to the rise of ...

Join Ruth Zylberman and Heidi Julavits as they discuss Zylberman’s debut The Department of Missing Persons.

On the occasion of the publication of Serendipity, join Prune Nourry for a discussion on her ten years of artistic creation and on her many influences.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Join New York Comic Con guest illustrators from France for a collective Draw Jam and book signing at Albertine Books!

Join Anne-Cécile Robert, Romuald Sciora, Michael J. Williams, Tomas Anker Christensen and Pamela Falk for an evening discussion on the General Assembly of the United Nations.

Workshop & Story Time
Saturday, October 7, 2017

Join us for a morning of reading and fun with children’s book author and artist Hervé Tullet !

Join Mark Helprin, author of  #1 New York Times Bestseller Winter’s Tale, for a conversation on his new novel Paris in The Present Tense (The Overlook Press).

MOSHI is a witty mustache which sticks on children’s face to teach them how to philosophize and express their ideas in artistic ways.

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 on love, desire and identity with Cédric Duroux, author of the debut novel Les Animaux sentimentaux (Sentimental Animals). 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 writer Frédéric Boyer in honor of their book: 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.

In Paris’s exclusive Saint-Germain neighborhood is a mansion. In that mansion lives a family. Deep in that mansion. The ...

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).

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.

Featuring Mary Davis, Anne Fontaine, Laure Heriard Dubreuil, Florence Müller, and Valerie Steele. Moderated by Melissa Ceria.

Join Joan Dupont and Ellen Shire for a morning of reading and fun based on the story ‘Philippe The Black Sheep’ (Filsinger & Co Lt).

Join us as we welcome Haitian author Yanick Lahens and Executive Director of the National Book Foundation Lisa Lucas for a conversation on Lahens’s latest novel in English ‘Moonbath’ (Deep Vellum) winner of the 2014 Prix Fémina and 2016 French Voices Award.

Join us for an afternoon tasting of Proustian madeleines and a cider in honor of Albertine’s third anniversary.

Join Charles A. Riley as he offers a fresh examination of both canonic and overlooked writers and artists of the expatriate community in France during the Jazz Age. RSVP for Art Deco members are available here. Albertine members are welcome to RSVP at

David Haziza’s new translation and polyphonic essay offers for the first time in French a complete interpretation of The Song of Solomon.

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