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Date(s) - 18/03/2014
10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Seagull Publishing


Kaddour_Dominique KaddourInteractive discussion and presentation.

Alliance française du Bengale presents the writter Hédi Kaddour who is making a tour in India to interact about his works and the act of writting. Born in Tunisia in 1945, Hédi Kaddour is a French novelist, poet, columnist, and translator from English, German and Arabic. He teaches French literature at New York University (New York & Paris) and is in charge of the Writing Workshop at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Paris). Hédi Kaddour is the associate chief editor of the main french poetry review, PO&SIE, and contributes with numerous columns to the literary reviews La Nouvelle Revue Française and Le Monde des Livres.
His first novel, Waltenberg, received the prestigious Prix Goncourt for First Novel in 2005. Seagull Books recently published his latest book, Little Grey Lies (translation of Savoir-vivre, Gallimard, 2010).


Waltenberg, Gallimard, 2005 – Prix Goncourt for First Novel
Waltenberg, Harvill Secker (Random House London), 2008 – Translated by David Coward.
Savoir-vivre, Gallimard, 2010
Little Grey Lies, Seagull Books, 2013 – Translated by Teresa Lavender Fagan. 

La Fin des vendanges, Gallimard, 1989
Jamais une ombre simple, Gallimard, 1994
Passage au Luxembourg, Gallimard, 2000
Treason, Yale University Press, 2010 – collection of poems from La Fin des vendanges, Jamais une ombre simple, Passage au Luxembourg,  translated by Marilyn Hacker. 

L’émotion impossible, Le Temps qu’il fait éditions, 1994
Aborder la poésie, Le Seuil éditions, 1997
Inventer sa phrase, Victoire éditions, 2007

Les Pierres qui montent, Gallimard, 2010

Poèmes, de Wallace Stevens, éditions Delta, 1988
Séances, de Badi’ Ezzamen Hamadani, NRF, Gallimard, 1990
Minna von Barnhelm, de G.E. Lessing, Corti éditions, 1997

Études sur Waltenberg, roman, éditions Comp’Act, 2007