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Taylor Institution

Free (booking required)

We are pleased to announce that the Zaharoff Lecture 2018 will be given by Pierre Michon. The celebrated French author will join us on November 13th, 2018 (Tuesday of 6th Week, Michaelmas Term 2018) in the Main Hall of the Taylor Institution from 5 o’clock.

The lecture is convened by Professor Catriona Seth (Marshal Foch Professor of French Literature).

All are welcome to attend, and registration is open to the public. Please, note that the lecture will be in French.

About the Speaker

Pierre Michon's first novel Small Lives (Vies minuscules, 1984) is widely regarded as a genuine masterpiece in contemporary French literature. He has won several prizes for Small Lives and for The Origin of the World (La Grande Beune, 1996) as well as for his body of work. His novels and stories have been translated into German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, Polish, Serbian, Czech, Norwegian, and English.

Download the poster for the Zaharoff Lecture 2018 (.pdf).

Booking for this event is now open via Eventbrite.