Yasmina Khadra (1955 - ) est le nom de plume de Mohammed Moulessehoul, un écrivain algérien. Officier dans l’armée algérienne, il a voulu protéger son identité et écrire malgré la censure ; il a donc adopté le nom de sa femme pour ses œuvres.

Après avoir quitté l’armée, il s'est exilé en France et a révélé son identité. Son écriture crée un portrait honnête de la vie et montre la réalité du conflit en Algérie. Son roman Ce que le jour doit à la nuit a été adapté en film.

Les romans de Yasmina Khadra

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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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Art Exhibit: Alastair Dacey

Le Masque & Kuhn’s Metaphors

From Sep 20, 2018 To Nov 10, 2018

Join us for our first art exhibit of the cultural calendar year, as we explore Walt Kuhn's European Modernism and the mystery of "le masque" with local artist Alastair Dacey.

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Friday, October 19, 2018 6:30 PM To 9:00 PM

Current gallery artist Alastair Dacey will walk us through the process of recreating Kuhn’s work, describing his series of portraits. He will then lead the attendees to pick up the brush and try it themselves.

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

Members are invited to bring a guest to this special event in our Library.

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