The final stop was held at Brooklyn’s new art-world hotspot, The Invisible Dog. This gallery and performance space, née a factory warehouse, was an ideal setting for Babette’s feast of the senses; a place, once cold and industrial, that’s now infused with the spirit of passion and a lush variety of artistic expression.

Francine Prose, bestselling author and former president of PEN, reads from her latest novel Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932: