Celebrate the winner of the sixth edition of the FHS Book Award. The event will feature a book-signing and moderated discussion with the author, followed by cocktails. Benefactor level subscribers will also be invited to an intimate cocktail reception with the winning author prior to the award ceremony.
We are pleased to announce that James McAuley is the winner of this year’s FHS Book Award! His book, “The House of Fragile Things: Jewish Art Collectors and the Fall of France” will be available for purchase and signing at the event, and Patron and Benefactor subscribers will receive a complimentary copy.
This other shortlisted titles for this year are below.
“Miss Dior: A Story of Courage and Couture” by Justine Picardie
“Napoleon: A Life Told in Gardens and Shadows” by Ruth Scurr
“The Glory and the Sorrow: A Parisian and His World in the Age of the French Revolution” by Timothy Tackett
“The French Mind, 400 Years of Romance, Renewal, and Revolution” by Peter Watson.
To register online, please use the Paypal dropdown menus below. You can also return the response form by mail or e-mail. For more information, to register by phone, or to make a tax-deductible contribution, please contact Benjamin Wells, FHS Programs & Membership Officer (212-759-6846, ext. 201). Proceeds from this event will support Restoration Grants selected for funding by the New York Chapter.
Benefactor Tickets include a complimentary copy of the award-winning book and an intimate cocktail reception with the author ahead of the award ceremony.
Patron Tickets include a complimentary copy of the award-winning book.