Sofitel New York has announced that they will be hosting the second season of Rendez-Vous Littéraires, a series of intimate conversations with well-known French authors at the hotel’s brasserie and bar Gaby Brasserie Française. The series is set to return on Tuesday, October 25th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Oliver Barrot, a French journalist and TV5 Monde Personality will return as the host of the French series. Tickets are $25 and include wine, hors d’oeuvres and a book signed by the author. Space is limited, therefore reservations must be made in advance with Daniel Harpaz at [email protected] or 646-251-9211.
Series lineup, in order of appearance:
Tuesday, October 25, 2016 – Jean-Michel Ribes
Ribes is a playwright, actor, filmmaker and screenwriter, as well as the managing director of the Théâtre du Rond-Point in Paris.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 – Alain Mabanckou
Mabanckou is currently a teacher at UCLA and the College de France, he is best known for his work on contemporary life in Africa and the African population living in France.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Raphaël Enthoven
Enthoven is a French philosopher and instructor who is well know for his radio and tv programs.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 – Maryline Desbiolles
Desbiolles is known for her poems, short stories and other assorted works, most recently she published a delicate portrait of Maure Jaubert, a famous French composer.