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Oct 13
TOUR
Hubert Haddad Northwestern University Crowe 2-130, Crowe Hall 633 Clark Street Evanston, IL 60208
Oct 17
Film
School of Life by Nicolas Vanier The Avalon Theatre 5612 Connecticut Avenue NW Washington, DC 20015
Oct 15
TOUR
Gérôme Truc Harvard University, Room 110, Barker Center, Boston, MA

Authors on Tour

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  • Jérémie Royer
    PROGRAM FULL | SEPT 12-28, 2018
    Jérémie Royer is an illustrator, designer and the co-author, along with Fabien Grolleau, of Audubon, On the Wings of the World (Nobrow Press, April 2017).
  • Hubert Haddad
    OCT 1-19, 2018
    Hubert Haddad is an essayist, novelist, and author of Desirable Body,  published in August from Yale University Press.
  • Gérôme Truc
    OCT 11-28, 2018
    Gérôme Truc is the author of the essay Shell-shocked: The Social Response to Terrorist Attacks (Polity Books, december 2017).
  • Emmanuelle Loyer
    OCT 8-20, 2018
    Emmanuelle Loyer is a historian and author of the masterful biography of anthropologist Claude Lévi-Strauss, whose work was key in the development of the theory of structuralism an
  • Gaël Faye
    PROGRAM FULL | OCT 21-28, 2018
    Gaël Faye is a songwriter and the author of the Prix Goncourt des Lycéens-winning Small Country, published in June from Hogarth and translated from the French by Sarah Ardizzone. 
  • Éric Vuillard
    PROGRAM FULL | OCT 24-NOV 9, 2018
    Éric Vuillard is a filmmaker and the author of The Order of the Day for which he won the Prix Goncourt in 2017, translated by Mark Polizzotti and forthcoming by Other Press in Sept
  • Gerty Dambury
    PROGRAM FULL | NOV 7-19, 2018
    Gerty Dambury is a theater director, novelist, and poet; her novel The Restless was published by Feminist Press in January 2018. 
  • Fabien Truong
    JAN-FEB 2019
    Fabien Truong is a sociologist and author of Radicalized Loyalties: Becoming Muslim in the West, translated by Seth Ackerman and published by Polity in May 2018.
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