Common Good Books is partnering with the Alliance Française to bring you an evening with French author Antoine Laurain and a reading to coincide with the US release of his new novel, The President’s Hat, published by Gallic Books. Set in France during the 1980s, this book tells the mysterious story of a hat owned by former French president François Mitterand, which seems to contain peculiar powers. Laurain’s novel follows the hat through interactions with a colorful cast of characters, changing their lives forever.
The reading will be held at Common Good Books in Saint Paul on Monday, September 23 at 7 pm. The event is free and open to the public.