Join photographer Dominique Nabokov as she discusses her latest book, Berlin Living Rooms, with text by Darryl Pinckney and Christoph Amend (Appartamento). A wine reception and a book signing will follow.
Cécile David-Weill and Caroline Weber will moderate our group discussion on Alain Mabanckou’s ‘Black Moses’ translated from the French by Helen Stevenson (The New Press).
Graphic novelist Pénélope Bagieu and award-winning writer Mona Eltahawy discuss Bagieu’s latest book Brazen (Culottées) just out in the US with First Second.
Discover unique and beautiful tales by women from the Arab world! Award-winning actress Yasmine Al Massri (Miral and ABC’s hit TV show Quantico) brings to life traditional Syrian and Lebanese folktales, passed down through generations of women, and collected by Najla Khoury in ‘Pearls on a Branch: Oral Tales.’
Experience a spellbinding musical afternoon with your little one! World-renowned educator, composer, and virtuoso oud and nay player Bassam Saba teams up with April Centrone and members of the New York Arabic Orchestra to transform the Cultural Services of the French Embassy’s ballroom into a musical haven.
Join Janet Groth as she discusses her acclaimed memoir ‘The Receptionist: An Education at The New Yorker’ (la Receptioniste du New Yorker) just published in France by Editions du Sous Sol.
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).
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).