A selection of literary events for the month. Share your news items with us.
THE AMERICAN LIBRARY IN PARIS
Wed November 2 @ 19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min - Free
(Hybrid) Justin Smith on The Internet is Not What You Think It Is
What is the history of the internet, and where did it go wrong? Historian Justin Smith considers the mythology of the internet, its reality, and the dangers of digital age ideology.
Tue November 15 @ 19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min - Free
(Hybrid) Christopher Prendergast on Living and Dying with Marcel Proust
Marcel Proust expert Christopher Prendergast discusses the enduring presence of In Search of Lost Time and the meaning of treating literature as life.
Thu November 17 @ 19 h 00 min - 20 h 30 min
Critical Conversations Meeting One: Overstimulated in a Hyperstimulated World
Meeting one of Critical Conversations, an expert-led discussion series that allows Library members to ponder the most important issues of our time. This season: a reflection on how to lead a contemplative, vital, and unmediated life in an ever-faster digital world.
Tue November 22 @ 19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min
(Hybrid) Boukary Sawadogo on Africans in Harlem
Scholar Boukary Sawadogo considers the presence of African immigrants in Harlem's historical development and cultural transformations.
Wed November 23 @ 19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min
(Hybrid) Marc Selverstone on The Kennedy Withdrawal
American history expert Marc Selverstone offers a new and surprising response to a famously unanswerable question: what were JFK's intentions for Vietnam?
ENGLISH BOOKSTORES IN PARIS
29 Rue de la Parcheminerie, 75005
Smith & Son
248 Rue de Rivoli, 75001
224 Rue de Rivoli, 75001
Shakespeare and Co
The Red Wheelbarrow Bookstore
San Francisco Book Co
17 Rue Monsieur le Prince, 75006