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Bastille Day Celebration of French Poetry

July 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Please join New Directions, NYRB Classics, and Archipelago Books for a French Poetry Party on Bastille Day. You’ll find us rejoicing in great, lusty, and revelatory French verse in the courtyard on what we hope will be a hot summer’s night.

“Bring glory to the love-drunk folks at home!”—Charles Baudelaire

“Love, something crazy comes to mind: I can’t bear being on my best behavior.”—Louise Labé

“The only reality is Beauty and its only perfect expression is Poetry. All the rest is a lie.”—Stéphane Mallarmé

Prise de la Bastille — Jean-Pierre-Louis-Laurent Houel


July 14, 2016
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Community Bookstore
143 7th Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11215 United States
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