Date(s) - Sep 19
19:00 - 21:00
CONVERSATIONS ON CULTURE – ADAM GOPNIK & PHILIPPE LABRO – 10 €*
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Adam Gopnik, award-wining writer for the New Yorker and noted francophile, will be in conversation with Philippe Labro. During this unique event, they will take an incisive look at the international situation and will exchange points of view on Franco-American relations.
Adam Gopnik has been a writer for the New Yorker since 1986 and was the magazine’s art critic from 1987 to 1995. He was recently awarded the medal of Chevalier of the Order of Arts and Letters. He lived in Paris from 1995 to 2000, when he published his best-selling collection of essays Paris to the Moon.
Philippe Labro is one of France’s best-known media personalities. He is a Commander of the Legion of Honor, an author and media personality extraordinaire.
His passion for the United States can be traced back to the age of eighteen when he left to study in Virginia, taking the opportunity to travel across the entire country. This proved a powerful experience that laid the foundations of his creative world. A gifted polymath, the career of Philippe Labro has included literature, cinema, journalism and songwriting.