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Une voix pour…

Literary Events

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Beatlebone

For Nuit de la littérature (20th arrondissement), CCI has invited Kevin Barry to represent Ireland and read from his latest work ‘Beatlebone’ (2015); Marc Roger will lend his voice to the French translation.

27 May , admission free within the space limitations of the venue

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Une voix pour… Dans la forêt

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Une voix pour… Dans la forêt

Marc Roger reads this evening from Edna O’Brien’s novel ‘In the Forest’ - a grimly fascinating portrait of a young Irish psychopath

17 May 2017 , Admission free

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Rencontre avec Colm Tóibín

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Rencontre avec Colm Tóibín

In Paris for the first night of his play ‘The Testament of Mary’ at the Théâtre de l’Odéon, Colm Tóibín will discuss his striking portrait of the Virgin Mary as well as his latest novel, ‘Nora Webster’.

2 May 2017 , Admission free

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Femmes en poésie

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Femmes en poésie

Veritable path-breakers, these three poets continue to find new ways to tell truths of femininity, language, sexuality and culture.

8 Mar 2017 , admission free

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Reading quill-in-hand

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Reading quill-in-hand

Writing or drawing in the margins of a book was quite acceptable up to the 19th-century. Emmanuelle Chapron discusses the wonderful variety of marginalia in works held in our Old Library collection.

7 Mar 2017 , admission free

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Festival: New Writings, New Styles

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Festival: New Writings, New Styles

Award-winning Irish and French writers will engage in a series of debates and talks about the preoccupations, styles and dynamics of contemporary literature.

3 - 4 Mar 2017

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Une voix pour… Jonathan Swift

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Une voix pour… Jonathan Swift

This evening, in the candlelit surroundings of the Old Library, Marc Roger will read from 'The Battle of the Books' by Jonathan Swift.

2 Feb 2017 , admission free

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Literary evening with Maram al-Masri and Theo Dorgan

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Literary evening with Maram al-Masri and Theo Dorgan

In her latest work translated by Theo Dorgan, renowned Syrian poetess Maram al-Masri chronicles the lives of women living within a Muslim culture in contemporary France.

25 Jan 2017 , Admission free

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Book launch and reading by Donal Ryan

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Book launch and reading by Donal Ryan

‘The Thing About December’, launched tonight in French translation, confirms Donal Ryan as one of Ireland’s rising literary stars.

19 Jan 2017 , admission free

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