We are thrilled to announce the revival of the Albertine Book Club, curated by Cécile David Weill and Caroline Weber. On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, we will discuss Anne Garréta’s novel Not One Day, translated from the French by Emma Ramadam, and published by Deep Vellum publishing.

Van Cleef & Arpels is pleased to invite Albertine members to an evening conversation Precious Animals: The Bejeweled Bestiary with Art Historian Beatrice Del Favero, and Art Historian L’École Professor Inezita Gay-Eckel.

Join Dr. Edward G. Lengel, Chief Historian of the White House Historical Association, as he discusses France in the White House: A Conversation on Historical Perspectives.

Join Violaine Huisman as she discusses her debut novel ‘Fugitive parce que Reine’ (Gallimard) with Director of Public Events at the New York Public Library Paul Holdengräber.

Join bestselling author of The Lost Daniel Mendelsohn as he discusses his new memoir, An Odyssey, A Father and Son Epic (Knopf) with Anka Mulhstein.

Cécile David Weill and Caroline Weber will moderate our group discussion on Edouard Louis’s international bestseller The End of Eddy, translated from the French by Michael Lucey (FSG).

Meet French illustrator Aurélie Neyret for a short reading and talk about Cici’s Journal (First Second Books), the graphic novel interwoven with journal notes, scrapbook pieces, and doodles, she signed along with writer Joris Chamblain.

Join author and professor Alice Kaplan, translator Laura Marris, and literary critic Sam Sacks as they discuss Louis Guilloux’s masterpiece, The Dark Blood (Le Sang Noir), on the occasion of its publication in the US with The New York Review of Books.

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

Join Judith G. Miller for a conversation on Gerty Dambury’s debut novel, The Restless, translated from the French by Judith G. Miller and published for the first time in the US with the Feminist Press.

Join French author Olivier Nourry as he will be signing his latest novel, Du destin des Parques Indochine 1932-1955, (Editions Glyphe), on Saturday, December 9, from 4pm til 7pm.

Join internationally acclaimed Professor Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak as she discusses ‘Harnessing the Humanities’ with Rosalind C. Morris.

Albertine Prize
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
7:00pm

Join us for an evening of literary discovery! Embark on a journey through the Payne Whitney Mansion where actors, stationed throughout the first three floors of the Gilded Age Townhouse, will read excerpts from the five nominated titles of the Albertine Prize 2018.

Workshop
Sunday, December 3, 2017
11:30am - 12:30pm

Children will explore the following philosophical question: what is liberty? Children will debate through games and express their ideas by creating the artwork of their choice!

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