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Francine Prose

Contributors

Francine Prose is Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College and the author of more than twenty books. She is also a literary critic and arts commentator. Her most recent novel was Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. Recent works of nonfiction include the highly acclaimed Anne Frank: The Book, The Life and The Afterlife.
 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2016

Philip Rylands, Director of Venice's Peggy Guggenheim Museum, presents the Peggy Guggenheim collection.

Sunday, 28 February 2016

Philip Rylands - Director of the Peggy Guggenheim Museum - is coming especially from Venice to give an illustrated talk about the collection and its contents, also taking in the close connection between the works and the life of its founder. With her unique collecting habits, paradigm-changing discoveries, celebrity friendships, failed marriage and scandalous affairs, there was nothing remotely monochrome about the life of Peggy Guggenheim.

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Video

 
David Grossman speaks with Mark Lawson at a special out-of-fesitval event.