This month, news from Anca Metiu, D.T. Max, Marjorie Williams, Anne Korkeakivi, Adam Biles, Anne Marsella, Stephen Dau, Gerald Fleming, Kate Noakes, Laurel Zuckerman, Bloom Where You Are Planted, Claude Moisy, Paula Deitz, Syvia Whitman, Timothy Jay Smith, Krista Halverson, Jema Brinel, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky, Kate Kemp-Griffin, Anne Marsella and Stephen Dau, and poet Gerald Fleming, Liza Klaussmann Lisa Samuels, Rémi Bouthonnier and Sunjeev Sahota. In honor of the upcoming presidential elections in the USA, we are also including political events. Every vote counts!!
New Books:The Power of Writing in Organizations: from Letters to Online Interactions. (In her secret life, the charmingly witty and modest Anca is also a professor of Management at ESSEC Business School in France.) See Janet Skeslien Charles' interview with Anca, here. Congats, Anca!
Shakespeare and Company : A Brief History of a Parisian Bookstore - Syvia Whitman, Edited by Krista Halverson with Jema Brinel. Designer: SFaustina. This lovely booklet is a sneak preview ( "a little of what we found") of the extensive history of this iconic shop to be published soon!
Eden's Trial by Barry Kirwan. The second novel in the acclaimed sci-fi Eden Paradox series will released in paperback this October.
Literary Events, Talks and Workshops in Paris
MONDAYS! Don't miss: SPOKEN WORD Open mic/scène ouverte every Monday Au Chat Noir, 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 75011. Métro Parmentier/Couronnes. Sign up from 8pm in the bar. Poetics start from 9pm underground. More info.
Monday 1st October 7:00pm RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY ON TRANSLATION At Shakespeare and Company
Mon 1 October, 2012 7:00 pm – PARIS - WHSmith - D. T. Max, author of EVERY LOVE STORY IS A GHOST STORY, A LIFE OF DAVID FOSTER WALLACE PARIS
Tue 2 October, 2012 – PARIS - AmCham - Women's Power at the Ballot Box: Policy Issues of Concern to Women 6:30 pm, Am Cham Paris
Tue 2 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Paris Markets with Marjorie Williams and Susan Loomi 7:30 pm, American Library in Paris
Wed 3 October, 2012 – PARIS - Marjorie R. Williams, co-author and photographer of Markets of Paris 4:00 pm, PARIS at Shakespeare and Company
Wed 3 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Barack Obama: Back to Chicago 7:30 pm, American Library in Paris
Sat 6 October, 2012 – PARIS - The Bloom program - An Orientation Program for English-speaking Newcomers to Paris 9:00 am, American Church Paris
Sat 6 October, 2012 – PARIS - Union of Overseas Voters 2:00 pm, WeVote
Saturday 6th October 1 pm - 7 pm Danièle Bertein will present her English learning method Anglais Sympa. AT WH Smith
Sun 7 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Monthly Used Book Sale Weekend 10:00 am, American Library in Paris
Sun. 7th.October 7:30 pm : Play reading Gwyneth Hughes : "Long Distances" and "Indelibles" (2 stage plays in English) At Carr's (Spoken Word)
Monday 8th October 6:00pm International chocolate expert Chloé Doutre-Roussel, author, The Chocolate Connoisseur, will give an overview of the history of chocolate from the Mayans to 2012, and reveal the up-and-coming trends that will shape the world of high-end chocolate. AT Shakespeare and Company
Tue 9 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Club of Paris - American Elections Debate 7:30 pm, American Club of Paris
Mardi le 09 octobre 2012 à 19h30 -Ivy Writers Paris : lecture bilingue avec Lisa Samuels et Rémi Bouthonnier. AU sous-sol du bar de nuit LE NEXT 17 rue Tiquetonne 75002 Paris Métro Etienne Marcel/ RER Les Halles
Wed 10 October, 2012 – PARIS - French American Foundation -Rencontre avec Regis Le Sommier, auteur du livre "David Petraeus, un beau jour dans la vallée du tigre" 6:30 pm, French American Foundation
Wed 10 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Evenings with an Author: Anne Korkeakivi 7:30 pm, American Library in Paris. “Serious geopolitics mixes with parenthood and the finer points of entertaining... Like her protagonist, Korkeakivi’s writing is cool, calm and composed." - The New York Times See interview with Anne here.
Fri 12 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Center for the Arts dorothy’s gallery - Aja Monet – La poésie à vif, performance, poésie vocale 7:00 pm, PARIS
Sunday 14th October 6:00pm David Simon, the creator of the magnificent The Wire, is the author of Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets and co-author of The Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighbourhood with Ed Burns. AT Shakespeare and Company
Tue 16 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Mary McCarthy Centennial Celebration 7:30 pm, American Library in Paris
Tuesday 16th October at 7pm Timothy Jay Smith will present and sign his novel
Cooper's Promise. "Literary dynamite.” – Kirkus Reviews AT WH SMITH To RSVP, please send an email with your complete contact information to books(at)whsmith.fr with 'Timothy Jay Smith Event RSVP' as the message's subject. You will NOT receive a confirmation, but your name will be added to our guest list.
Wed 17 October, 2012 – PARIS - France Ameriques - L’incroyable rôle du hasard à la présidence des Etats-Unis Claude Moisy - Journaliste, ancien PDG de l’Agence France-Presse 7:00 pm, Cercle France Ameriques
Wed 17 October, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Evenings with an Author: Paula Deitz 7:30 pm, American Library in Paris
Thursday 18th October 6:00pm For Philosophers in the Library, Agnès Gayraud will discuss Simone de Beauvoir and ‘becoming a subject’. AT Shakespeare and Company
Sat 20 October, 2012 – PARIS - Union of Overseas Voters 2:00 pm, WeVote
Mon 22 October, 2012 – PARIS - France Ameriques - France - Etats-Unis : 2012, une double année électorale Quelle élection pour quel président de part et d’autre de l’Atlantique ? 6:30 pm, Cercle France Ameriques
Monday 22nd October 7:00pm Celebrate Picador’s 40th anniversary with Liza Klaussmann and Sunjeev Sahota. At the start of the event Adam Biles will read a short extract of his work as part of the New Writers’ series. At Shakespeare and Company
Wed 24 October, 2012 – PARIS - French American Foundation - J-15 : la dernière manche du combat Obama / Romney 7:00 pm, French American Foundation
Rosemary Flannery discusses her new book, Angels of Paris: An Architectural Tour through the History of Paris. Rosemary will discuss how the project evolved from idea to book, and some of her adventures in finding, photographing and researching angels illustrated in architecture all throughout Paris, from the middle ages to the 20th century. Free event for PAN members, 5€ for non-members. (Paris 7th) To sign up, please contact Patricia Monacelli at email@example.com.
Sat - Sun 3-4 November, 2012 – PARIS - American Library - Monthly Used Book Sale Weekend 10:00 am, American Library in Paris