Literary Portraits of Women :: Portraits littéraires de femmes

Agnès Desarthe (credit Dante Desarthe)

Becky Davis

Agnès Desarthe, moderated by Becky Davis

Agnès Desarthe, a prolific French author and translator, will discuss the female characters who appear through her novels. Desarthe won the Livre Inter Prize in 1996 for her novel Un secret sans importance, the Marcel Pagnol and Virgin/version Femina prizes for Le remplaçant, and the Renaudot Prize for High-schoolers for The Foundling (available in English at The Bookworm). Her latest book, Ce Coeur changeant, received the 2015 Le Monde Literary Prize.

This event will be in French with English interpretation.

Agnès Desarthe, auteur et traductrice française prolifique, discutera des personnages féminins dans ses romans. Desarthe remporta le Prix Livre Inter en 1996 pour son roman “Un secret sans importance”, les Prix Marcel Pagnol et Virgin/version Femina pour “Le remplaçant”, le Prix Renaudot des Lycéens pour “Dans la nuit brune” (disponible au Bookworm) et enfin pour son dernier livre, “Le cœur changeant”, le Prix Le Monde Littéraire en 2015.

Price: 60 RMB  Purchase Online

The Bookworm 1 pm

Event code: BW11B

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