Assises Internationales du Roman

This is an essential event for readers of novels, as well as anyone interested in debates and meetings covering the major societal topics that the plots are built on.

Last updated date : 06/11/2019
From Monday 11 to Sunday 17 May 2020.
Lieux divers - 69123 Lyon

For both avid and occasional readers, this festival offers opportunities to meet authors and journalists from around the world, to debate, think about, and compare viewpoints on major topics that make for the greatness and misery of humanity, from courage and dissidence to feelings, sensations and impressions, femininity, childhood, creation, memory, exile, violence, politics, religion and climate, as well as subjects related to linguistics, storytelling, novel characters, word choices, writing style and more.
Alongside the meetings, debates and conferences, there are readings and signing sessions, as well as a pop-up book shop, where you can get book recommendations and have them signed by their authors!
Many events will be held throughout the Lyon urban area, in museums, book shops and cinemas, for this major literature festival.


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  • From Monday 11 to Sunday 17 May 2020.

Lieux divers

- 69123 Lyon

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