UCL Urban Laboratory


POSTPONED: Lauren Elkin with Prof Matthew Beaumont, UCL English

23 November 2021, 6:00 pm–7:15 pm

TEXT: Lauren Elkin

POSTPONED: Lauren Elkin, author of 'No 91/92: notes on a Parisian Commute', with Prof Matthew Beaumont, UCL English

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About the Speaker

Lauren Elkin

Lauren Elkin is a Franco-American writer and translator. Her last book, Flâneuse: Women Walk the City was a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein- Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay, a New York Times Notable Book of 2017, and a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week. Her translation, with Charlotte Mandell, of Claude Arnaud's biography of Jean Cocteau, won the 2017 French- American Foundation's Translation Prize. Her next book, Art Monsters: on Beauty and Excess, is to be published by Chatto & Windus. She currently lives in London, with her partner and son.