This evening in New York at the Albertine bookstore, Greil Marcus interviewed Percival Everett, Emmanuel Carrère & Mary Gaitskill during the concluding panel of the week-long Festival Albertine.
Currently video of some of the panels are online. Check out a few below, and you’ll find links to others here.
Authors Mary Gaitskill (Bad Behavior, Don’t Cry), Emmanuel Carrère (La Moustache, Limonov) and Percival Everett (Erasure, Assumption) discuss their shared commitment to depicting extraordinary situations in ordinary language. Moderated by Greil Marcus.
Graphic novelist and filmmaker Marjane Satrapi (Persepolis) and New York Times chief film critic A.O. Scott share a wide-ranging, free-flowing discussion on creativity and criticism, censorship and audience, the tension between words and images, and much more. Moderated by Steve Wasserman, editor at large for Yale University Press
Didier Grumbach and Anne Valérie Hash, trailblazers from radically different quarters of the French fashion world, assess the state of France’s influence on fashion in an increasingly global culture. Moderated by Mary Davis, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York
[I just published my rock ‘n’ roll novel, True Love Scars.” Rolling Stone has a great review of my book in a recent issue. Read it here. There’s info about True Love Scars here.]
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