The podcasts of the
Literary Rendezvous
at Rue Cambon

Discover the podcasts imagined by House ambassador and spokesperson Charlotte Casiraghi with CHANEL through series of episodes dedicated to contemporary women writers’ literary paths.

Les Rencontres

5 Episodes

For this podcast, Charlotte Casiraghi and CHANEL invite women who have published their first book. Journalist Lauren Bastide and author and critic Erica Wagner meet them during interviews highlighting their first experiences as writers.

“les Rencontres” - interview with Pauline Harmange

As part of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon], the podcast “les Rencontres” highlights the birth of a writer in a new series imagined by House ambassador and spokesperson Charlotte Casiraghi with CHANEL.

Listen to journalist Lauren Bastide in conversation with Pauline Harmange, writer of “Aux endroits brisés”, her first novel published by Fayard in 2021. Together, they discuss the role of the collective in the writing process and how her online community has fostered her vocation as a writer.

Bibliographic record

Pauline Harmange, Aux endroits brisés, ©Fayard, 2021.

Pauline Harmange, Moi, les hommes, je les déteste, © Pauline Harmange & Éditions du Seuil, 2020.

© J.K. Rowling, 1997-2007, Harry Potter.

© Académie Goncourt.

Virginia Woolf, Une chambre à soi, Traduction par Sophie Chiari, © Le Livre de Poche, 2020

French

26min

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“les Rencontres” - interview with Ingrid Persaud

As part of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon], the podcast “les Rencontres” highlights the birth of a writer in a new series imagined by CHANEL and House ambassador and spokesperson Charlotte Casiraghi.

Listen to author and critic Erica Wagner in conversation with Ingrid Persaud, writer of “Love After Love”, her first novel published by Faber in 2020. Together, they discuss how winning her first literary prize, the “Commonwealth Short Story Prize”, reinforced her vocation as a writer. They also evoke Ingrid Persaud’s choice to write her first book in her native language, Trinidadian English.

Bibliographic record

Ingrid Persaud, Love After Love, © Faber & Faber, 2020.

Ingrid Persaud, Love After Love, © Penguin Random House, 2020.

© Costa Book Awards.

© Commonwealth Short Story Prize.

© BBC National Short Story Award.

© LSE.

© Central Saint Martins.

© Granta Publications.

© Guardian News & Media Limited.

© National Geographic.

Five Dials is a digital literary magazine published by Hamish Hamilton, an imprint of Penguin

Books, edited by Craig Taylor.

Michael Anthony, The Year in San Fernando, Hoddor, © Hodder Education, 2021.

Dereck Walcott, Love After Love, in Collected Poems, © Farrar, Straus & Girous, 1987.

© The Slade School of Fine Art.

V. S. Naipaul, A House for Mr Biswas, © Picador, 2003.

© RCW Literary Agency.

© The New York Times Company. All rights reserved. Used under license.

Gabriel Bump, Everywhere You Don't Belong, © Workman, 2021.

© TCS New York City Marathon

English

41min

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“les Rencontres” - interview with Clara Ysé

As part of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendez-vous at Rue Cambon], the podcast “les Rencontres” highlights the birth of a writer.

Listen to journalist Lauren Bastide in conversation with Clara Ysé, writer of “Mise à feu”, her first novel published by Grasset in 2021. Together, they talk about how words have the power to transform the world and Clara Ysé’s particular relationship with writing, influenced by her practice of music.

Bibliographic record

Clara Ysé, Mise à feu, © Editions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2021.

Malcolm Lowry, Sous le volcan, Traduction de Jacques Darras © Editions
Grasset & Fasquelle, 1987.

Nina Simone, Wild Is the Wind, © Warner Chappell, Universal Music
Publishing, Reservoir Media, 1966.

Gaël Faye, Petit Pays, © Editions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2016.

Jacques Lacan, L'Éthique de la psychanalyse, Séminaire Livre VII, © Seuil,
2019.

Clara Ysé, Le monde s'est dédoublé, © Tomboy Lab, Sony ATV, 2015.

© La Boule Noire.

French

30min

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“Les rencontres” - interview with Lisa Taddeo

As part of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendez-vous at Rue Cambon], the podcast “les Rencontres” highlights the birth of a writer.

Listen to author and critic Erica Wagner in conversation with Lisa Taddeo, writer of “Animal”, her first novel published by Simon & Schuster in 2021. Together, they mention her strong connection with fiction, her interest in questioning what society expects from women and the importance of self-criticism in the writing process.

Bibliographic record

Lisa Taddeo, Animal, © Bloomsbury Publishing, 2022.

© The New York Times Company. All rights reserved. Used under license.

Lisa Taddeo, Three Women, © Bloomsbury Publishing, 2019.

© Esquire.

Gay Talese, Thy Neighbor's Wife, © HarperCollins, 2009.

© Brigham Young University.

© University of East Anglia.

Stephen King, The Stand, © Hodder & Stoughton Limited, 2011.

Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life, © Pan Macmillan, 2017.

© Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.

© Plan B Entertainment.

English

51min

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“Les rencontres” - interview with pauline gonthier

As part of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendez-vous at Rue Cambon], the podcast “les Rencontres” highlights the birth of a writer.

Listen to journalist Lauren Bastide in conversation with Pauline Gonthier, writer of “Les oiselles sauvages”, her first novel published by Julliard in 2021. Together, they discuss the genesis of her writing, Pauline Gonthier's decisive literary encounter with Annie Ernaux and her ambition to write books that make people want to open others.

Bibliographic record

Pauline Gonthier,Les oiselles sauvages, © Éditions Julliard, 2021.

Monique Wittig, Les Guérillères, © Les Éditions de Minuit, 1969.

Le Torchon brûle, © Éditions Des femmes-Antoinette Fouque, 1982.

Émission À voix nue, avec Christine Delphy, de Charlotte Bienaimé, diffusée sur France Culture du 14 au 18 janvier 2019 et disponible sur franceculture.fr et l’application Radio France.

Françoise d’Eaubonne, Le complexe de Diane, © Éditions Julliard, 2021.

Simone de Beauvoir, Le deuxième sexe I. Les faits et les mythes, © Éditions Gallimard, 1949, renouvelé en 1976.

Simone de Beauvoir, Le deuxième sexe, II. L’expérience vécue, © Éditions Gallimard, 1949, renouvelé en 1976.

Élise Thiébaut, L’Amazone verte, le roman de Françoise d’Eaubonne, © Les Éditions Charleston, 2021.

Michel Houellebecq, Anéantir, © Éditions Flammarion, 2022.

French

34min

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Rendezvous

6 Episodes

The Rendez-vous littéraires [Literary Rendezvous] bring together women writers and friends of the House to discuss the theme of women's empowerment, through their own works or those of historical literary figures.

Literary rendezvous At rue cambon invite Chantal Thomas

For the sixth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon], the House of CHANEL along with ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invites writer Chantal Thomas from the Académie française.

Animated by literary historian Fanny Arama, this encounter begins with the presentation of Chantal Thomas’ work which explores a variety of genres — novels, historical accounts, literary essays or chronicles — followed by the reading of an extract from her last book ‘Journal de nage’ by Anamaria Vartolomei. Together, they evoke the liberation of women's bodies, which is fundamental to the work of Chantal Thomas.

Bibliographic record

© Académie française.

Les Adieux à la Reine (Prix Femina), Chantal Thomas, © Éditions du Seuil, « coll. Fiction & Cie », 2002, Points,
2020.

L’échange des princesses, Chantal Thomas, © Éditions du Seuil, « coll. Fiction & Cie », 2013, Points, 2014.

Journal de nage, Chantal Thomas, © Éditions du Seuil, « coll. Fiction & Cie », 2022.

Roland Barthes, Le Plaisir du texte, « Tel Quel », © Éditions du Seuil, 1973, Points, 2014.

Cafés de la mémoire, Chantal Thomas, ©Éditions du Seuil, « coll. Réflexion », 2008, Points, 2021.

Chantal Thomas, Comment supporter sa liberté, © Payot & Rivages, 1998, 2000.

Marguerite Duras, La Vie matérielle, © P.O.L Éditeur, 1987.

Audrey Diwan, L'Événement, © Rectangle Productions - France 3 Cinéma - Wild Bunch - Srab Films, 2021.

Chantal Thomas, Souffrir, © Payot & Rivages, 2004, 2006, 2018.

Germaine de Staël, Corinne ou l'Italie, 1807.

Chantal Thomas, L’esprit de conversation, © Payot & Rivages, 2011, 2021.

Franz Kafka, Journal, Traduction par Marthe Robert, © Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, 1973.

Haruki Murakami, Kafka sur le rivage, Traduit du japonais par Corinne Atlan, © Belfond, 2006.

Franz Kafka, Le Verdict, © Mille et Une Nuits, département des éditions Fayard, 1997.

Marc Dugain, L’échange des princesses, © Ad Vitam, 2017.

Souvenirs de la marée basse, Chantal Thomas, © Éditions du Seuil, « coll. Fiction & Cie », 2017, Points, 2022.

Giacomo Casanova, Histoire de ma vie, © Le Livre de Poche, « Classiques », 2014.

Colette, Claudine à l'école, © Albin Michel, 1930.

Marquis de Sade, Histoire de Juliette, ou les Prospérités du vice, 1797.

French

1h10

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Literary rendezvous At rue cambon invite Leïla Slimani

For the fifth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon], the House of CHANEL along with ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invite the writer Leïla Slimani, winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt in 2016 for her novel ‘Lullaby’ published by Gallimard.

Hosted by the literary historian Fanny Arama, this conversation begins with the actress and friend of the House Zita Hanrot’s reading of an extract from ‘Le Pays des autres’, a novel by Leïla Slimani published in 2020. The writer then talks about her relationship with writing, female emancipation through literary history and the universal and non-gendered scope of literature.

Bibliographic record

Leïla Slimani, Chanson douce, © Éditions Gallimard, 2016.
© Académie Goncourt.

Pouvoir de l'horreur. Essai sur l'abjection, Julia Kristeva, « Tel Quel », © Éditions du Seuil, 1980, « Point Essais », 1983.

Le pays des autres, Leïla Slimani © Éditions Gallimard, 2020.

Leïla Slimani, Dans le jardin de l'ogre, © Éditions Gallimard, 2014.

René Char,Lettera amorosa suivi de Guirlande terrestre, © Éditions Gallimard, 2007.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, La Maison, Traduction par Nicole Casanova, © Éditions des femmes Antoinette Fouque, 1997.

Sonietchka, Ludmila Oulitskaïa (trad. Française de Sophie Benech), © Éditions Gallimard, 1996 (1995).

Leïla Slimani, Comment j'écris, © Le 1/Éditions de l'Aube, 2018.

Lewis Carroll, Les Aventures d'Alice aux Pays des merveilles, Traduction par Henri Bué, 1869.

Blaise Pascal, Pensées, 1669.

Vie et destin de Vassili Grossman, Traduit du russe par Alexis Berelowitch et Anne Coldefy-Faucard, à paraître aux Éditions Calmann-Lévy.

Léon Tolstoï, La Guerre et la Paix, Traduction par Irina Paskévitch, 1879.

French

1h10

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Portrait of Virginia Woolf by Jeanette Winterson

The fourth edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon] was held at Somerset House, a leading London arts centre.

In conversation with writer Erica Wagner, ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invited writer Jeanette Winterson to pay tribute to the work of Virginia Woolf. Actress and CHANEL ambassador Keira Knightley opened the discussion by reading an extract from ‘Professions for Women’, a speech Virginia Woolf gave to the National Society for Women's Service in 1931.

Bibliographic record

Virginia Woolf, Professions for Women, 1931.

Jeanette Winterson, Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit, 1985.

Jeanette Winterson, The Passion, 1987.

Jeanette Winterson , Sexing the Cherry, 1989.

Jeanette Winterson, The Powerbook, 2000.

Jeanette Winterson, Lighthousekeeping, 2004.

Jeanette Winterson, The Stone Gods, 2007.

Jeanette Winterson, The Daylight Gate, 2012.

Jeanette Winterson, Frankissstein: A Love Story, 2019.

Jeanette Winterson, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, 2011.

© Royal Society of Literature.

Jeanette Winterson, 12 Bytes, 2021.

Virginia Woolf, A Room of one’s own, 1929.

Virginia Woolf, To the lighthouse, 1927.

Virginia Woolf, Mrs Dalloway, 1925.

English

1h10

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Girl. Carte blanche to Anne Berest

The third edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon] was held in Les Baux-de-Provence in the south of France on the occasion of the CHANEL Cruise 2021/22 show.

In conversation with literary historian Fanny Arama, ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invited writer and friend of the House Anne Berest to examine the figure of girls in literature, through a tribute to the work of Anne Wiazemsky. Actress and CHANEL ambassador Alma Jodorowsky opened the discussion with a reading of excerpts from 'Jeune fille' by Anne Wiazemsky, and 'Sagan 1954' by Anne Berest.

Bibliographic record

Sophocle, Antigone, 441 av. J.C.
Sophocle, Antigone, Translated from French [Sophocle, Antigone, 441 av. J.C.] by Sue Rose, 2021.

Anne Wiazemsky, Jeune fille, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2007.
Anne Wiazemsky, Young Woman, Translated from French [Anne Wiazemsky, Jeune fille, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2007.] by Sue Rose, 2021.

Anne Berest, Sagan 1954, © Stock, “La Bleue”, 2014.
Anne Berest, Sagan, Paris 1954, Translated by Heather Lloyd, © Gallic Books, 2015.

Jean-Luc Godard, La Chinoise, © Gaumont, Ciné-Mag Bodard, Roissy Films, M. Nicolas Lebovici, 1967.

Jean-Luc Godard, Masculin Féminin, © Argos Films, Anouchka Films, Sandrews, Svensk Filmindustri, 1966.

Simone de Beauvoir, Le deuxième sexe, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 1949.

Simone de Beauvoir, Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 1958.

Vanessa Springora, Le consentement, © Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2020.
CONSENT. Copyright © 2020 by Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle; originally published in French as Le Consentement by Vanessa Springora, translated into English by Natasha Lehrer. English text courtesy of HarperCollins Publishers.

Anne et Claire Berest, Gabriële, © Stock, “La Bleue”, 2017.

Anne Berest, La Fille de son père, © Éditions du Seuil, 2010, Points, 2011.

Anne Berest, Les Patriarches, © Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2012.

Anne Berest, Recherche femme parfaite, © Éditions Grasset & Fasquelle, 2015.

Anne Berest, La Visite suivi de Les filles de nos filles, © Actes Sud, 2020.

Anne Berest, Fabrice Gobert, Mytho, © ARTE France, Unité de Production, 2019.

HOW TO BE PARISIAN WHEREVER YOU ARE: LOVE, STYLE, AND BAD HABITS by Anne Berest, Audrey Diwan, Caroline de Maigret, and Sophie Mas, translation copyright © 2014 by Susanna Lea Associates. Published by Doubleday.

French

51min

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Literary Rendezvous at Rue Cambon invite Camille Laurens

For the second edition of the Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon [Literary Rendezvous at rue Cambon], CHANEL and Charlotte Casiraghi, ambassador and spokesperson for the House, have invited the writer Camille Laurens.

Animated by literary historian Fanny Arama, this conversation begins with the actress Lyna Khoudri reading an excerpt from 'Fille', Camille Laurens' latest novel. The writer then discusses her body of work, the female condition and the power of literature in the construction of a life.

Bibliographic record

Sofia Djama, Les Bienheureux, © Liaison Cinématographique - Artémis Productions, 2017.

Mounia Meddour, Papicha, © The Ink Connection, High Sea Production, Tayda Film, 2019.

Camille Laurens, Extraits de Fille, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2020.

Camille Laurens, Dans ces bras-là, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2013.

Georges Perec, Je me souviens, © Hachette / P.O.L., 1978 ; Hachette, 1998. Ce titre a paru dans la collection “Textes du XXe siècle”, dirigée par Maurice Olender, © Fayard, 2013.

Camille Laurens, Ni toi ni moi, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2014.

Camille Laurens, Celle que vous croyez, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2016.

Simone de Beauvoir, Le deuxième sexe, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 1949.

Simone de Beauvoir, Mémoires d'une jeune fille rangée, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 1958.

Virginia Woolf, Instants de vie, Traduction par Colette-Marie Huet, Préface par Viviane Forrester, © Stock, 1986, 2006.

Camille Laurens, Tissé par mille, © Éditions Gallimard, “Blanche”, 2008.

Anne Pauly, Avant que j'oublie, © Verdier, 2019.

French

1h04

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Portrait of Lou Andreas-Salomé by Charlotte Casiraghi and Sarah Chiche

For this first edition of the 'Rendez-vous littéraires rue Cambon' [Literary Rendez-vous at Rue Cambon], ambassador and spokesperson for the House Charlotte Casiraghi invites the author Sarah Chiche. Together they paint the portrait of the author and psychoanalyst Lou Andreas-Salomé through her work, along with literature historian Fanny Arama.

Bibliographic record

“Ce qui découle du fait que ce n’est pas la femme qui a tué le père”in L’Amour du narcissisme. Textes psychanalytiques, Lou Andreas-Salomé
(trad. Isabelle Hildenbrand) : © Éditions Gallimard, 1980.

Friedrich Nietzsche, Paul Rée, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Notre Trinité, Correspondances.
Édition établie par Ernst Pfeiffer, en collaboration avec Karl Schlechta et Erhart Thierbach. Traduction de Ole Hansen-Løve
et Jean Lacoste. © 2017, Société d’édition Les Belles Lettres, Paris.

Correspondance, Rainer Maria Rilke, Lou Andreas-Salomé
(trad. Philippe Jaccottet), © Éditions Gallimard, 1979.

“Correspondance avec Sigmund Freud” in Correspondance (1912-1936) suivi de Journal
d’une année (1912-1913)
, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Sigmund Freud

Lou Andreas-Salomé, Fénitchka, suivi de Une longue dissipation,
traduction de Nicole Casanova, © Éditions Des femmes-Antoinette Fouque, 1985.

Lou Andreas-Salomé, Ma vie, Esquisse de quelques souvenirs,
traduction par Dominique Miermont et Brigitte Vergne, Paris, © PUF, Photographie © Roger Viollet, Design Philippe
Apeloig.

Pour introduire le narcissisme, Sigmund Freud
(Payot, © Payot & Rivages 2012, trad. Olivier Mannoni).

French

1h04

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