Marguerite Yourcenar was born on June 8, 1903 in Belgium and died in Bar Harbor, Maine, U.S. when she was 84 years old. She was French-American novelist, essayist, and poet. She was the first woman elected to the Académie française in 1980. Her most famous work is Memoirs of Hadrian.
We will read a short story from her collection, Oriental Tales:
How Wang-Fô Was Saved
Please read the short story ahead of time so that we can talk about it over coffee.
We will meet up at La Biela in Plaza Francia, Recoleta on Thursday, September 8th at 7:30 PM. In order for us to save a place for you at the table, please send us an email to let us know you will be attending.