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Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon invite Rachel Cusk CHANEL PODCASTS

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For this thirteenth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon] that was held at the 7L library in Paris, CHANEL and Charlotte Casiraghi, ambassador and spokesperson for the House, invited novelist and essayist Rachel Cusk, along with model and friend of the House Naomi Campbell.




Moderated by author and critic Erica Wagner, this encounter dedicated to the work of Rachel Cusk considers motherhood, how to explore personal stories through literature and the rework of the literary form it requires: “I think I always felt that my duty was to reality and how the novel could show that and contain it.”




Extract from A Life's Work, Copyright © 2001, 2008, Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

Excerpt from A Life's Work: on Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2001 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

Saving Agnes by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Saving Agnes by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 1993 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

© Whitbread PLC.

© Costa Book Awards

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 1997 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

In the Fold © Rachel Cusk, 2005.

Arlington Park © Rachel Cusk, 2006.

Arlington Park by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2006 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Outline Copyright © 2014 Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

Outline by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2014 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Transit by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2018. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Transit by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2016 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Kudos by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Kudos by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2018 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Extract from Second Place by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2021 Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Excerpt from Second Place by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2021 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted/Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Extract from Second Place Copyright © 2021 Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

© Association Prix Femina.

Rachel Cusk, Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation, © Faber & Faber, 2019.

Extract from Aftermath: on marriage and separation by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2012 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Parade © Rachel Cusk, 2024.

Parade by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2024 by Rachel Cusk. Forthcoming from Faber & Faber Ltd. and Farrar, Straus and Giroux in June 2024. All Rights Reserved.

From The New York Times Magazine. © 2016, The New York Times Company. All rights reserved. Used under license

Mrs Dalloway © Virginia Woolf, 1925

Elena Ferrante, The Lost Daughter, Translated by Ann Goldstein, © Europa, 2008. First published 2006 by Edizioni e/o as La figlia oscura                                                                    

La figlia oscura by Elena Ferrante © 2006 by Edizioni E/O.

For this thirteenth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon] that was held at the 7L library in Paris, CHANEL and Charlotte Casiraghi, ambassador and spokesperson for the House, invited novelist and essayist Rachel Cusk, along with model and friend of the House Naomi Campbell.




Moderated by author and critic Erica Wagner, this encounter dedicated to the work of Rachel Cusk considers motherhood, how to explore personal stories through literature and the rework of the literary form it requires: “I think I always felt that my duty was to reality and how the novel could show that and contain it.”




Extract from A Life's Work, Copyright © 2001, 2008, Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

Excerpt from A Life's Work: on Becoming a Mother by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2001 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

Saving Agnes by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Saving Agnes by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 1993 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

© Whitbread PLC.

© Costa Book Awards

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

The Country Life by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 1997 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Picador. All Rights Reserved.

In the Fold © Rachel Cusk, 2005.

Arlington Park © Rachel Cusk, 2006.

Arlington Park by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2006 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Outline Copyright © 2014 Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

Outline by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2014 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Transit by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2018. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Transit by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2016 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Kudos by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2019. Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Kudos by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2018 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Extract from Second Place by Rachel Cusk © Rachel Cusk, 2021 Reprinted by permission of Faber and Faber Ltd.

Excerpt from Second Place by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2021 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted/Used by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Extract from Second Place Copyright © 2021 Rachel Cusk, used by permission of The Wylie Agency (UK) Limited.

© Association Prix Femina.

Rachel Cusk, Aftermath: On Marriage and Separation, © Faber & Faber, 2019.

Extract from Aftermath: on marriage and separation by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2012 by Rachel Cusk. Reprinted by permission of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. All Rights Reserved.

Parade © Rachel Cusk, 2024.

Parade by Rachel Cusk. Copyright © 2024 by Rachel Cusk. Forthcoming from Faber & Faber Ltd. and Farrar, Straus and Giroux in June 2024. All Rights Reserved.

From The New York Times Magazine. © 2016, The New York Times Company. All rights reserved. Used under license

Mrs Dalloway © Virginia Woolf, 1925

Elena Ferrante, The Lost Daughter, Translated by Ann Goldstein, © Europa, 2008. First published 2006 by Edizioni e/o as La figlia oscura                                                                    

La figlia oscura by Elena Ferrante © 2006 by Edizioni E/O.

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