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Author Lance Donaldson-Evans Presents "100 Great French Books"

  • UNO Thompson Center 6705 Dodge St Omaha, NE, 68182 United States (map)

AFO and UNO's Department of Foreign Languages and Literature proudly present:

A Luncheon Presentation, Discussion and Book Signing with Author Lance Donaldson-Evans

Join us for a a lively and entertaining presentation about his highly acclaimed book "100 Great French Books from the Middle Ages to the Present" which provides a detailed, entertaining, informative and culturally indulgent synopsis of 100 great masterpieces written in French over ten centuries - from medieval times to the Renaissance to the 19th and 20th centuries by authors from France and French-speaking countries to include Belgium, Africa and the Caribbean.  Lance's entertaining style will capture the audience and elicit discussion.  The presentation will be primarily in English, yet sprinkled with French.  All of the books that Professor Donaldson-Evans discusses are available in English. 


Please email to secure your place.  Reservation and cancellation deadline is October 12th, unless the event is sold out sooner.  This will be a popular event, so please reserve early. 

COST:  $20 Adults, $15 Students.  Payment will be made at the door.  Please have cash or check, no credit cards will be accepted.  Cost includes presentation and book signing opportunity, buffet lunch with salad, 2 entrée choices, iced tea and coffee, tax & tip.  Cash bar available for wine.  

Please note: copies of the book will be available for a nominal donation. 

"Deft and enjoyably subjective trawl through different literary genres, from novels and poetry to plays and short stories - and a great deal more...M. Donaldson-Evans is expert at detecting the wider cultural effects that certain French books have had."   - Wall Street Journal



Earlier Event: September 12
Réception de Bienvenue - Welcome Reception
Later Event: November 21
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