Woman of Letters: Irène Némirovsky and Suite Française opened on September 24th and was inaugurated, in a sense, with a discussion between Némirovsky's daughter, Denise Epstein and Suite Française translator Sandra Smith called A Daughter's Discovery. The women spoke to a packed house about the family's life before the war, Némirovsky's arrest, Denise and her sister Elisabeth's life in hiding, and life after the war.As many of you know,
If you were unable to make this fabulous discussion, whether for want of a ticket or for want of living in New York (international and cross-country readers, I'm looking at you!), you can now listen to the program online via podcast! The event is broken up into five parts for easy listening. On our podcasts page (linked above), you will also find other past programs, including Vladimir Feltsman's acclaimed version of Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Babi Yar Remembered: Yevtushenko and Shostakovich in Word and Song which premiered at the Museum in 2006.