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Saturday, October 28 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
The End of Eddy

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Édouard Louis will present his bestselling book, The End of Eddy—an autobiographical novel that captures the violence and desperation of life in a French factory town. It is also a sensitive, universal portrait of boyhood and sexual awakening. Louis will be interviewed by Bruno Perreau, the Cynthia L. Reed Professor of French Studies at MIT.

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Bruno Perreau

Bruno Perreau is the Cynthia L. Reed Associate Professor of French Studies at MIT.Perreau started his career in France at the University Paris 1 and Sciences Po. He was a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, the University of Cambridge (Jesus College) and Stanford... Read More →

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Édouard Louis

Édouard Louis, who is not yet twenty-five, is a quickly rising star in the French literary scene. His debut, an autobiographical novel titled The End of Eddy (originally En finir avec Eddy Bellegueule) was a bestseller in France and retold Louis’s experience growing up gay and... Read More →


Saturday October 28, 2017 12:45pm - 1:45pm EDT
French Cultural Center