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Evenings with An Author: Emilio Manuel Williams, The 7ème: A Surprising Cabinet of Curiosities
17 October 2018 @ 19 h 30 min
Author Emilio Manuel Williams will talk about The 7ème: A Surprising Cabinet of Curiosities. Every Parisian arrondissement carries its own setof clichés and stereotypes. In this talk, Williams will share his research on the rich and forgotten history of the 7th arrondissement and the colorful characters whose stories, hidden in plain sight, will shatter your assumptions about this district. Williams will offer recommendations for unexpected walks around the area, as well a further reading suggestions from the Library’s collection.
About the Author
Emilio Williams splits his time between Paris and Chicago, where he is a Writing Fellow and Instructor at the School of the Art Institute. He is currently working on a non-fiction book about the forgotten history of the 7tharrondissement. His award-winning theater plays have been produced and published internationally to much critical acclaim. In his previous life. as a journalist, he worked for CNN in Atlanta and Washington DC.