About the Author

Alice Kaplan is the author of French Lessons: A Memoir, The Collaborator, The Interpreter, and Dreaming in French: The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis, and the translator of OK, Joe, The Difficulty of Being a Dog, A Box of Photographs, and Palace of Books. Her books have been twice finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards, once for the National Book Award, and she is a winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. She holds the John M. Musser chair in French literature at Yale. She lives in Guilford, Connecticut.
Hometown: Guilford, CT

In the video below, Alice Kaplan discusses her book Dreaming in French with novelist Arthur Phillips.

Events for Author

Oct 3, 2016 5:00 PM

at MIT

MIT Humanities Building
Dean's Office Conference Room, 14E-304

Alice Kaplan, John M. Musser chair in French literature at Yale will gice a talk on the topic of her new book Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic.

Fore more information see the event description on the MIT website.

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