Les Enfants de Cadillac: François Noudelmann and Emily Hamilton
On April 13, at 6pm, join French philosopher and novelist François Noudelmann and Emily Hamilton as they discuss Noudelman’s latest novel, Les Enfants de Cadillac (Gallimard, 2021).
Hailed by the French newspaper Le Figaro as “a family history of silence and fury,” Les Enfants de Cadillac was longlisted for the Prix Goncourt, France’s most prestigious literary award, and was met with critical and public acclaim upon its release. The novel tells the journeys of François Noudelmann’s grandfather, Chaim, and his father, Albert, as they face two European wars and raging antisemitism, and reflects on the author’s identity.
François Noudelmann is a French philosopher, he taught at Université Paris VIII, before coming to New York to chair the Maison Française of New York University. He has published over a dozen books, which have been translated in multiple languages. His debut novel, Les Enfants de Cadillac, was published by Gallimard in 2021.
Emily Hamilton is the producer of French philosopher Bernard-Henri Lévy and most recently, produced his last film, The Will to See, which opens in cinemas in the US on April 29. She is also Executive Director of Justice for Kurds, a non-profit organization which raises awareness for the Kurdish cause in the United States, in France and abroad. Emily is a contributor to La Règle du Jeu review in France and on the boards of the Albertine Books Foundation and Octavian Report. Emily was previously the Director of Development and Communications at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.