Writing, Painting, Dreaming…
with Maylis de Kerangal
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Europe. A political fiction?
with Laurent Binet & Alex Preston
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A Decolonial Feminism
with Françoise Vergès
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The Father
Monday 17 May
New Noir Novels
with Joseph Knox & Olivier Norek
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Notre-Dame: The Soul of France
with Agnès Poirier & Tom Holland
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Literature at War
with Delphine Minoui & Dima Wannous
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Kaouther Adimi I'm talking literature, but they want bestsellers!

Jakuta Alikavazovic She was one of those people who destroyed everything and called it art.

Éric Vuillard To love the poor means to love mankind. For man is poor. Irremediably.

Julia Kerninon Art is always something one does against everything, it is a luxury one offers oneself, never a leisure that others offer to us.

French literature,
loud and proud!

Beyond Words Festival is now over, but it's not as you can play or replay all the discussions, debates and events!

Go to the events pages and replay the discussions and readings with our wonderful writers and artists from both sides of the Channel!