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Isaac Mizrahi and Author Caroline Weber Discuss “Proust’s Duchess”

October 11 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


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Join fashion designer, artist, and entrepreneur Isaac Mizrahi and author Caroline Weber for a conversation on her new book Proust’s Duchess, a brilliant look at the glittering world of turn-of-the-century Paris told through the first in-depth study of the three women who inspired Proust to create his supreme fictional character, the Duchesse de Guermantes.

Caroline Weber is a professor of French and Comparative Literature at Barnard College, Columbia University; she has also taught at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton. She is the author of Queen of Fashion: What Marie-Antoinette Wore to the Revolution (2006) She has written for The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, Financial Times, London Review of Books, The Wall Street Journal, and New York magazine. She lives in New York City.

Tickets: $18 General; $15 Students and Seniors; $12 Jewish Museum Members