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Literary Talk
Simone de Beauvoir’s
The Second Sex:
A New Translation

Monday, April 12, 2010 at 7pm
Le Skyroom

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FIAF welcomes Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, co-authors of the first complete and unabridged English translation of philosopher Simone de Beauvoir’s iconic masterpiece The Second Sex.

Borde and Malovany-Chevallier will talk about why a new translation was necessary, discussing the seminal work itself and its importance to women and men, and the feminist movement. They will also speak about their roles as translators and will share their thoughts about Simone de Beauvoir’s legacy as a philosopher.

The Second Sex, translated by Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier, published by Knopf, will go on sale April 13, 2010.

In English

A book signing
will follow the talk

Ticket Prices
FIAF Members $10
Non-Members $15

Le Skyroom
22 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022

FIAF's Spring 2010 Season Sponsors: American Airlines, the official airline of FIAF; the Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Culturesfrance; the Florence Gould Foundation; New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs;
and New York State Council on the Arts, a State agency.
Image: Constance Borde and Sheila Malovany-Chevallier / © Alison Harris
Book Cover: Courtesy of Knopf, Random House, Inc.

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