Posts Tagged: Jean-Philippe Toussaint

The Truth about Marie by Jean-Philippe Toussaint

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The title of Jean-Philippe Toussaint’s most recent novel, The Truth About Marie, is an impish wink and a nudge to the reader. The plot, such as it is, involves a man describing his ex-girlfriend Marie’s relationship with another man after she leaves him (him, the narrator). Of course, the narrator is not actually present for […]


Notable New York, This Week 4/26 – 5/2


This week in New York the sixth annual PEN World Voices Festival (PWVF) opens its week-long celebration of international writing with such notable literary figures as Sherman Alexie, Claire Messud, Yiyun Li, Salman Rushdie and Lewis Lapham among others (Full Schedule Here), Agriculture Reader holds a launch party, the Dead or Alive exhibition opens at […]