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Fête New-Yorkaise: Your Fill of French Writing, This Friday in New York!

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Jonathan Taylor writes:

The Festival of New French Writing, February 26-28 at NYU, is like a miniature, Gallic (and free) New Yorker Festival, with folks like fiction editor Deborah Triesman, art director Françoise Mouly, Mark Danner, and Adam Gopnik among the Americans in discussions with an assiette of French writers. Infos pratiques below the fold:

All events will be held in:

Vanderbilt Hall
40 Washington Square South at the corner of Macdougal Street
Simultaneous interpretation available -- all events are free

Schedule Thursday
7:00 Opening
7:30 Olivier Rolin, E.L. Doctorow. Moderated by Sam Tanenhaus.
8:45 Marie NDiaye, Francine Duplessix Gray. Moderated by Lila Azam Zanganeh.

Schedule Friday
2:00 Marie Darrieussecq, Adam Gopnik. Moderated by Deborah Treisman.
3:15 Abdourahman Waberi, Philip Gourevitch. Moderated by Lila Azam Zanganeh.
4:30 Bernard-Henri Lévy, Mark Danner. Moderated by Caroline Weber.

7:00 Jean-Philippe Toussaint, Siri Hustvedt. Moderated by Olivier Barrot.
8:15 Marjane Satrapi, Chris Ware. Moderated by Françoise Mouly.

Schedule Saturday
2:00 Emmanuel Carrère, Francine Prose. Moderated by Caroline Weber.
3:15 David Foenkinos, Stefan Merrill Block. Moderated by Violaine Huisman.
4:30 Frédéric Beigbeder, Paul Berman. Moderated by Tom Bishop.
5:45 Chantal Thomas, Edmund White.


That lineup is damn impressive. I wish I were in New York for it!

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