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Anne Sebba and Ariane Bois: The Women of Paris

Anne Sebba and Ariane Bois: The Women of Paris – 26.2.2017 11:00 a.m.

Anne Sebba and Ariane Bois: The Women of Paris

Sun 26 Feb 2017

Anne Sebba and Ariane Bois: The Women of Paris – 26.2.2017 11:00 a.m.

Anne Sebba’s compelling new book, Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s, investigates the lives of women in this most feminine of cities during years of fear, courage, deprivation, secrets and, finally, renewal and retribution. Her fascinating cast includes Americans, Nazis, writers, painters, journalists, couturiers, spies, collaborators, mothers and mistresses.

In enthralling detail Sebba explores the aftershock of WW2. How did women who survived to see the Liberation of Paris come to terms with their actions and those of others? Although politics lies at its heart, Les Parisiennes is the first in-depth account of the everyday lives of women and young girls in this most feminine of cities.

Ariane Bois is one of France’s leading journalists. She talks about France and her latest novel, the award-winning Le gardien de nos frères, a story of two brave young heroes who fight to save Jewish children in WW2 Paris.

In conversation with Jonathan Fenby, author of The History of Modern France.

In Association with Tel Aviv University
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