Bibliotopia 2024 | Interview with Agnès Desarthe

"Ageing Together: Friendship as Utopia"
Moderated by Pascale Frey

Agnès Desarthe is a translator from English, winner of the Prix Laure Bataillon, and author of numerous works, novels, biographical and autobiographical essays, and books for children. These have been translated into several languages. Her books include "Un secret sans importance" (Prix du Livre Inter 1996) and "Ce coeur changeant" (Prix Littéraire du Monde 2015), published by L’Olivier, and in English, "The Foundling" (Portobello Books, 2013, tr. Adriana Hunter). Richly imagined, "L’éternel fiancé" (2021) follows the eddies of love in the life of one woman, while "Le château des rentiers" (2023) proposes a community of friends as the answer to happiness in old age.

Fondation Jan Michalski, Sunday 24 March 2024