Dany Laferrière est l'un des écrivains francophones les plus populaires et prolifiques de notre époque. Né en Haïti en 1953, il a habité à Port-au-Prince, Montréal, New York, et Miami, et est membre de l’Académie française. Son œuvre traverse tout autant les frontières ; il passe de la fiction à la poésie, de la mémoire à la philosophie. La matière de sa vie enrichit son écriture. Il est connu pour les thèmes d’immigration et d’exil, de la culture et de race, de la famille et d’identité. Même si vous avez déjà eu la chance de lire un de ses livres, il vous restera toujours quelque chose à découvrir.

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Laferriere, Dany; Normandin, Frederic


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Rebecca Fofonoff

Assistant Librarian

A Boston native, Rebecca first encountered France through classic novels and poetry. She went on to earn a degree in French literature at Boston University, and has spent time living and working in France. She enjoys learning about the many sides of French and francophone culture.

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Anne Plaisance + Transition House

From Sep 19, 2017 To Oct 23, 2017

In this exhibition, tiny houses by the residents of Transition House as well as paintings by the artist Anne Plaisance aim to spark dialogue and develop strategies to address homelessness and violence against women.

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Rejuvenating a classic, a contemporary Tartuffe production

Panel discussion with the Huntington Theatre Company

Friday, October 20, 2017 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM

Join us for an in-depth discussion of the upcoming production of Tartuffe at the Huntington Theatre Company as Director Peter DuBois, dramaturge Charles Haugland, and members of the cast and creative team guide us through the “foolishness and folly” of Molière’s Tartuffe. The panel will be followed by a cocktail reception.

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Saturday, October 21, 2017 1:00 PM To 1:30 PM

We invite parents and children to gather in the children's room of our médiathèque for a magical story time in French!

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