|Venue:||French Institute Alliance Française|
|Address:||22 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022
At what point does a taste for the erotic go from acceptable to perverse? Learn about the impact of the notorious Marquis de Sade on contemporary culture and literature, as well as the current fascination with erotica and kinky sex.
With Toni Bentley, author of The Surrender: An Erotic Memoir; Daniel Bergner, author of What Do Women Want?; Caroline Weber, writer and professor at Barnard College; and moderated by Sadie Stein, contributing editor and daily correspondent at The Paris Review.
Talk will be followed by a book signing. More event information can be found here.
|Venue:||Texas State Capitol|
|Address:||1100 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
One of the premier literary events in the country, the Texas Book Festival celebrates authors and their contributions to the culture of literacy, ideas, and imagination.
Digital director Justin Alvarez will moderate a panel on the holiness of ordinary life with writers Kathleen Winter, J.R. Helton, and Erika T. Wurth.
|Address:||163 Court Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Join us to celebrate the release of David Gordon’s new story collection, White Tiger on Snow Mountain, including his Paris Review story, “Man-Boob Summer.”
More event information can be found here.
|Venue:||Culture Services of the French Embassy|
|Address:||972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075
What motivates a group to launch a new publication? How might a journal form its editorial stance and identity? How can it ensure its content evolves over the years, along with its editorial committee? At what point does a journal decide to end production, or to begin publishing in another format?
With Jean Bourgault (Les Temps modernes), Laurent Dubreuil (Diacritics, Labyrinthe), Heidi Julavits (The Believer), Oliver Rohe (Inculte, Le Believer) and Nicole Rudick (The Paris Review). Moderated by Uzoamaka Maduka (The American Reader).
More information on the event and festival can be found here.