Albertine Prize Launch Party
Discover the 10 nominated titles of the first ever Albertine Prize, a reader’s choice award for contemporary French fiction in English translation, over a glass (or two) of wine.
Guests are invited to wander through the Payne Whitney Mansion while actors read short excerpts from the selected works. You don’t have to read them all to support your favorite book. Vote before April 30th at Albertine.com!
Discover the 10 best French novels translated in the past year, selected by the Albertine booksellers!
Join us for the launch of the Albertine Prize, a reader’s choice award. Guests will be invited to wander through the Payne Whitney Mansion while actors read short excerpts in English from the books. This is the occasion to become acquainted with these novels over a glass of wine with friends.
Voting will start March 14th. You don’t have to read them all to support one book you loved!
In English. Free and open to the public with RSVP here.
The Albertine Prize is presented by Van Cleef & Arpels and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy. The program is made possible with support from Air France, Bookwitty, and The Mark Hotel. Additional support is provided by Pommery, Ladurée, diptyque Paris, and La Rêveuse.