Author Interview

Susan Suleiman on The Némirovsky Question

Tuesday, 06 June 2017 12:23 Written by
An Interview with Susan Suleiman Author Susan Suleiman will speak about her new book The Némirovsky Question at the Library on Wednesday 7 June at 19h30.  When did you first take interest in Irène Némirovsky's writing?  I actually learned about her through the writing of her daugther, Elisabeth Gille. I was working…

Chris Dickon on his interest in Alan Seeger

Friday, 02 June 2017 10:13 Written by
An Interview with Chris Dickon Author Chris Dickon will speak about his new biography A Rendezvous With Death: Alan Seeger in Poetry, at War at a special tribute program at the Library on Monday 5 June at 19h30.  When did you first become aware of Seeger and take interest in…
An Interview with Cara Connelly What’s your favorite writing trick to get the ideas flowing? I used to panic when I reached a point in a manuscript where I didn’t know what was supposed to happen next. I wondered if I’d taken a wrong turn somewhere, if I’d ever be…

James Kirchick on reading and writing

Monday, 22 May 2017 21:28 Written by
An Interview with James Kirchick Journalist James Kirchick wil be speaking at the Library on Tuesday 30 May about his book The End of Europe: Dictators, Demagogues, and the Coming Dark Age. Programs manager Grant Rosenberg interviewed James on how he came to write about populism in Europe, his first…
 Alexander Lobrano and Clothilde Dusoulier talk about French food and more... Food writers and bloggers Alexander Lobrano and Clothilde Dusoulier met with Library staff at Hotel Amour restaurant to talk about their recently published books, Hungry for France: Adventures for the Cook & Food Lover and Edible French: Tasty Expressions and Cultural…

American Lady

Monday, 20 June 2011 17:55 Written by
The Library is pleased to interview Caroline de Margerie, Conseiller d’Etat and author of the new biography, ‘American Lady: Une reporter en gants blancs,’ which has been nominated for the Prix France-Amériques. We are looking forward to her talk on the extraordinary Susan Mary Alsop, who cut a swath through…

Dinaw Mengestu at the Library

Monday, 06 June 2011 20:37 Written by
We look forward to welcoming Dinaw Mengestu back to the Library on Wednesday 8 June at 19h30. We hope that you will enjoy this interview in the Paris Review. How to Read the Air is the second novel by Dinaw Mengestu. It’s narrated by a young American Ethiopian named Jonas…