Our Europe

Our Europe

Banquet of Nations

Laurent Gaudé, Alison Anderson


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• For readers of current affairs, contemporary politics, history, and poetry

• For Europhiles and for those seeking insight into America’s current state of fragile union

• A sweeping narrative poem that celebrates the idea and the reality of Europe at a time when it is threatened by the twin scourges of demagoguery and fascism

• Poem is routinely being performed in public forums in Europe, where it is gaining consensus as an rallying cry for the preservation of a united and unified Europe

• Europa’s first book of poetry


Laurent Gaudé:

Laurent Gaudé is a French novelist and playwright. After being nominated for the 2002 Prix Concourt with The Death of King Tsongor, he won the award in 2004 for his novel The House of Scorta. Europa Editions published his novel Hear Our Defeats in February 2019.