Story Time
Saturday, September 24, 2016

Join French author Pauline Lévêque for a morning of reading and fun around her new bilingual children’s book: Beep-Beep in New York.

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.

As the political season gears up, we invite you to join us for a conversation on former French President François Mitterrand with French author Laure Adler and Harpers publisher John Rick MacArthur

The French literary fall is now in full swing. Over the course of this evening, the Albertine team will present her favorite books!

How can one measure the extent of the changes that have occurred in the United States over the course of the last half-century? How can one sort through all of the political trends and key moments? Is it possible to locate the foretelling signs as well as identify the repercussions ...

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.

Join internationally acclaimed author Salman Rushdie, and novelist Maaza Mengiste as they discuss Rushdie’s last novel Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights, just out in France with Actes Sud.

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 ...

Join us for a conversation on the work of photojournalist David Burnett between the artist and two-time Olympian Scott Donie on the occasion of his current exhibition in New York, Man Without Gravity.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Thibault Damour, Permanent Professor at the prestigious Institut des Hautes Études Scientifiques, delves on the experience of Time through the work of Marcel Proust and Albert Einstein.

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