French Literature In the Making: Maryline Desbiolles
in conversation with Olivier Barrot
Monday, April 17, 7:00 p.m.
Florence Gould Event
Olivier Barrot is a journalist, author, and television personality who plays a prominent role in French cultural life. He has hosted the daily literary program “Un livre un jour” on France 3 and TV 5 television since 1991. He also directs a series of public discussions with actors of the Comédie Française on their profession and runs the monthly show “Grandes Scènes” at Théâtre de Poche, Paris. His most recent books include L'Ami posthume, Le Fils perdu, La Revue Blanche, and Mitteleuropa. He is in his tenth year of hosting "French Literature in the Making" at NYU, which inspired his Paris series with playwrights, “Mots en scène.”
Presented with the additional support of Sofitel and La Compagnie