Laurence Benaim will present her definitive portrait of Yves Saint Laurent, the first major English-language biography of the artist since his death in 2008, featuring exclusive interviews of those who knew him best.

The Brooklyn Rail and Albertine Books team up and explore the underworld in an evening celebrating the newly released Vice, Crime, and Poverty by Dominique Kalifa and Eugene Sue’s Les Mystères de Paris new serialized translation.

Join us for a panel discussion to celebrate the release of France in the World, the English-Language translation of the bestselling Histoire mondiale de la France, a volume conceived and mastered by leading French academic and Collège de France professor, Patrick Boucheron.

Join author author Rick Moody and Albertine bookseller Adam Hocker for a conversation on Barthes’ A Lover’s Discourse.

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest campgrounds of California to Amazon’s CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older Americans. Join artist Pamela Talese and author Jessica Bruder as they discuss Bruder’s compelling, eye-opening tale ...

What moral, social and political ideals can guide us through these troubled times and into the future? Join Adam Gopnik, Bernard-Henri Levy and Andrew McAfee as they discuss ways to protect the “vivre ensemble”.

As part of the Alliance Series at Albertine, Joan Donovan, Célia Zolynski, and Judith Rochfeld will dissect the topic of democracy in the age of social media.

Join us for a lively conversation with Caroline Weber, author and professor, and Ondine Cotto, Program Officer at the Book Department of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and Miriam Bridenne, Deputy Director of Albertine, on Disoriental by Négar Djavadi, translated from the French by Tina Kover (Europa Editions). 

Children’s book author Natalie Tual will read and sing her whimsical springtime story, Bulle et Bob au jardin.

There’s lots to discover when Bulle and Bob garden together…an earthworm: yikes! Oh, a ladybug! Let’s play a game with the vegetables! After hearing this tale, you will never garden again without singing ...

Join French journalist and author Delphine Minoui as she presents I’m Writing You from Tehran, an unforgettable, moving view into an often obscured part of our world.

Join award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Isabelle Simler for a workshop on birds and feathers on the occasion of the publication in the US of her latest book, Sweet Dreamers (Eerdmans).

As part of the Alliance Series at Albertine, Hod Lipson and Michalis Vazirgiannis will dissect the topic of artificial intelligence and freedom in the digital age.

Join us for an evening of literary discovery! Embark on a journey through the Payne Whitney Mansion and hear excerpts from the five nominated titles of the Albertine Prize 2019.

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