authors on tour

Christophe Boltanski

Fall 2017, exact dates TBC
US TOUR

Christophe Boltanski is the director of the French review XXI. Previously, he has worked for the daily le Progrès Egyptien, and the weekly L’Obs.

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French Books USA: Week in Review

Poet Abdellatif Laâbi shortlisted for the Griffin Trust Poetry Prize, Publishers Weekly announces their ten essential African novels, Édouard Louis discusses his book 'the End of Eddy' with the New Yorker and participates in the PEN World Voices Festival, discussing Charif Majdalani's recently translated 'Moving the Palace,' Sandrine Revel's graphic novel 'Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo' nominated for the Eisner Award, Remembering the late Ruwen Ogien.
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French Books USA: Week In Review

Mathias Énard's "Compass" receives rave reviews and is shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, Proust's complaints about his neighbor's love affair sold amongst a collection of French literary treasures, Literary world morns the passing of Miguel Abensour, and New accounts of French history published casting a different point of view on France's history
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Camille Laurens

September 2017, Exact Dates TBD
Camille Laurens is a French author who received the Prix Femina, Prix Renaudot des Lycéens, and Le Prix Bourgogne de Littérature and recently came out with her novel "Who You Think I Am" (Other Press).
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Crazy for Vincent

In the middle of the night between the 25th and 26th of November, Vincent fell from the third floor playing parachute with a bathrobe. He drank a liter of tequila, smoked Congolese grass, snorted cocaine... —from Crazy for Vincent
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The End of Eddy

“Every morning in the bathroom I would repeat the same phrase to myself over and over again . . . Today I’m really gonna be a tough guy.” Growing up in a poor village in northern France, all Eddy Bellegueule wanted was to be a man in the eyes of his family and neighbors. But from childhood, he was different—“girlish,” intellectually precocious, and attracted to other men.
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Checkpoint

Suspense and tense interpersonal dynamics characterize this taut bestselling novel set in the world of international humanitarian aid by Jean-Christophe Rufin, a co-founder of Doctors Without Borders.
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French Voices Grantees Seeking American Publishers

The French Voices Award honors both translators and American publishers for their work with the goal of creating a series of U.S.-published books representing the very best of contemporary French writing in every field. We believe that all 10 award winners currently looking for a home have the potential to touch American readers.
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Farhad Khosrokhavar

Early November 2017
EAST COAST
Farhad Khosrokhavar is a Professor at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences at the EHESS in Paris. An expert on contemporary Iran and Islam in France and the author of "Radicalization" (The New Press).
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Édouard Louis

Octobre/November 2017
US TOUR
Born Eddy Bellegueule in Hallencourt, France, in 1992, Édouard Louis is the author of two novels and the editor of a scholarly work on the social scientist Pierre Bourdieu. He is the coauthor, with the philosopher Geoffroy de Lagasnerie, of Manifesto for an Intellectual and Political Counteroffensive, published in English by the Los Angeles Review of Books.
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French Voices Award | 2016 Grantees

We are delighted to announce the new grantees for the Fall 2016 session of our French Voices Award.