Whitney Humanities Center Finzi-Contini Lecture

Event time: 
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 - 5:00pm
Witney Humanities Center, Auditorium See map
53 wall street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 
Philippe Lançon, journalist and writer, “Did I write a feel good book ?”
Philippe Lançon is a French journalist who writes for Libération and a critic on Latin American writings. He is also an educator on culture and Latin American literature, having been a guest speaker at Princeton University on occasion. He is also a contributor to the French satirical weekly newspaper Charlie Hebdo and was seriously wounded in the terrorist attack perpetrated against that publication on January 7, 2015. His memoir, Disturbance, won the 2018 Prix Femina, Prix du Roman News, and Prix Renaudot Jury’s Special Prize, and was also named Best Book of the Year by the magazines Lire and Les Inrockuptibles. He is the author of the novels L’Élan (2013) and Les îles (2011).

More information at http://frenchculture.org/books-and-ideas/authors-on-tour/10407-philippe-lancon