In 2010, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman for his first novel, HHhH, which recounts the assassination of Nazi leader Reinhard Heydrich in 1942. In In 2012, he published Rien ne se passe comme prévu, a behind-the-scenes account of the presidential campaign of François Hollande.
Guest panelists include Domenic Giammarco (Government '95), Rafael Hines (History/RLL '08), Sarah Axelrod (Harvard Summer in Milan/Siena) and Zachary Nowak (Umbra Institute Food Study Program), and others.
Screening followed by a conversation with the director.Residual City. A lyrical non-fiction meditation on waste, flow and blockage, the sacred and the profane, mortality and transience in the city of Venice. Recorded, edited and directed by Adam Muri-Rosenthal, high definition digital video, 55 min in Italian, Venetian and English (with English subtitles).