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Albertine Prize Book Battle
Tue, April 18, 2017, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM EDT
Join us for Albertine’s first-ever Battle of the Books where three prominent members of New York’s literary community will go head-to-head to defend their favorite work of contemporary French literature from the Albertine Prize selection!
Our guest “Literary Champions” will be determined by popular vote when the three Albertine Prize finalists are announced on April 14.
The ten Albertine Prize nominees and their corresponding literary champions are as follows:
- Kaiama Glover on Eve out of her Ruins, by Ananda Devi
- Adam Hocker on Naked, by Jean-Philippe Toussaint
- Patrick McGrath on Ladivine, by Marie NDiaye
- Tom Roberge on Bardo or not Bardo By Antoine Volodine
- Nicole Rudick on Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger
- Sam Sacks on The Heart, by Maylis de Kerangal
- Sam Sacks on Infidels, by Abdellah Taia
- David Samuels on Constellation, by Adrien Bosc
- Alexandra Schwartz on The Little Communist Who Never Smiled, by Lola Lafon
- Liesl Schillinger on Couple Mechanics, by Nelly Alard
Audience members are invited to join in the conversation!
In English. Free with RSVP.