The Fauchére Series - “The Man with No Borders: A Novel”
Richard C. Morais - “The Man with No Borders: A Novel”
Saturday, September 21, 2019
4:15 – 5:30 PM
Fauchère Meeting Center
Crossing Cultural Divides: Morais will share some of the journeys he has taken, both interior and in the wider world, that has led to The Hundred-Foot Journey, Buddhaland Brooklyn, and now The Man With No Borders.
Richard C. Morais
Richard C. Morais is an award-winning American journalist and novelist. He is the author of the New York Times and international bestseller “The Hundred-Foot Journey”, a novel that follows the life of an Indian chef as he conquers the rarified world of French haute cuisine. In 2014 Stephen Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey released The Hundred-Foot Journey as a film starring Helen Mirren and Om Puri.
His just released novel, “The Man With No Borders”, is the story of an aristocratic Spanish private banker living in Switzerland and coming to terms with his life. Mr. Morais is also the author of the critically acclaimed business biography “Pierre Cardin: The Man Who Became a Label”.
Mr. Morais was both the editor of Barron’s Penta, a glossy magazine for wealthy families; and Forbes’s European Bureau Chief, the magazine’s longest-serving foreign correspondent. Mr. Morais has uniquely won three awards and six nominations at the Business Journalist of The Year Awards. His fiction was a semifinalist in the William Faulkner Creative Writing Competition and short-listed for Britain’s Ian St. James Award.
Mr. Morais was named the 2015 Citizen Diplomat of the Year – the highest honor granted by Global Ties U.S., a private-public partnership sponsored by the U.S. State Department – “for promoting cross-cultural understanding in all of his literary work.”