Upcoming Events
Thursday, March 22, 2018
to Wednesday, March 21, 2018
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

***WE ARE SORRY TO INFORM YOU THAT THIS EVENT IS CANCELLED DUE TO IMPENDING WEATHER CONDITIONS.*** Please join award-winning author Margaret Leslie Davis as she discusses her newly released edition of ‘Mona Lisa in Camelot’, the fascinating story of the celebrated masterpiece’s journey from Paris to New York and Washington, D.C. ...

Monday, March 26, 2018
7:00 PM

America is a land of opportunity or is it? Join writer Kirstin Valdez Quade, poet Lawrence Joseph and author and publisher John Freeman as they discuss Tales of two Americas: Stories of Inequalities in A Divided Nation.

Cécile David-Weill and Caroline Weber will moderate our group discussion on Christine Angot’s Incest, translated from the French by Tess Lewis (Archipelago Books).

Anne Dufourmantelle was a leading French philosopher and a psychoanalyst. She wrote several essays on the importance of risk-taking and she passed away following her bold philosophy. Join Avital Ronell, to celebrate the release of Anne Dufourmantelle’s Power of Gentleness in English.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

LitHub Editor in Chief Jonny Diamond moderates a lively Book Battle, where five prominent members of New York’s literary community will go head-to-head to defend their favorite work of contemporary French literature from the Albertine Prize shortlist.

Cécile David-Weill and Caroline Weber will moderate our group discussion on Mathias Enard’s internationally acclaimed novel ‘Compass’, winner of the Prix Goncourt in 2016, and translated from the French by Charlotte Mandell (New Directions).

In The Holocaust by Bullets, Father Patrick Desbois documented for the first time the murder of 1.5 million Jews in Ukraine during World War II, based on wartime documents, interviews with locals, and the application of modern forensic practices on long-hidden gravesites. Nearly a decade of further work later, Father ...

On April 19, join Lola Lafon and Christopher Sorrentino as they discuss Identity, Transformation, and Freedom based on their respective novels : Lafon’s The Little Communist Who Never Smiled (2016) and Mercy Mary Patty (2017), and Sorrentino’s Trance (2005), and The Fugitives (2017).

Join Leila Slimani and Mona Eltahawy as they discuss their work, the importance of feminism today, and their choice to talk openly about sexuality in conservative cultures.