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Brice Matthieussent at the Alliance Française (Houston)
April 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Brice Matthieussent will be making his first-ever US appearances to support the release of his debut novel in English: Revenge of the Translator. This will be his first Houston appearance, presented by the Alliance Française of Houston, with book sales provided by Brazos Bookstore.
BRICE MATTHIEUSSENT is an award-winning translator of over 200 books from English into French, works by Jack Kerouac, Henry Miller, Bret Easton Ellis, Thomas Pynchon, Jim Harrison, and Charles Bukowski. He graduated from the École nationale supérieure Mines de Paris in 1973, and earned his PhD in philosophy in 1977. Matthieussent currently resides in Marseille, France, where he teaches the history of contemporary art and aesthetics at the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts. Revenge of the Translator, awarded the Prix du style Cultura, is his debut novel, and his first to appear in English. He is also the author of the novels, Good Vibrations (2014), and Luxuosa (2015), all published by P.O.L.
- Deep Vellum Books
- Alliance Française
- Brazos Bookstore