Leïla Slimani: Chanson Douce
- Where: Václav Havel Library, Ostrovní 13, Prague 110 00
- When: September 18, 2017, 19:00 – 21:00
Meeting with the novelist and Prix Goncourt winner Leïla Slimani. Her novel Chanson Douce (Sweet Song) is a dark story about addiction, the desire for a good home and avoiding responsibility and murder, as well as being a wonderful study of contemporary French life.
The writer was born and grew up in Morocco’s Rabat before studying at the Institut d'Études Politiques in Paris. She worked as a journalist from 2008 but is now a full-time writer. Chanson Douce has been published in Czech as Něžná píseň in a translation by Sára Vybíralová.
Evening held in cooperation with the Institut français and the Argo publishing house. The reading and debate will take place in French; simultaneous interpretation will be provided.