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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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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Cognac versus Armagnac, a tasting and lecture

Discover the subtleties of two iconic French brandies with Heavenly Spirits

Thursday, October 19, 2017 6:00 PM To 8:30 PM

Calling all dessert lovers! Join us for an evening of brandy tasting featuring eight Cognacs and Armagnacs, brought to you by Heavenly Spirits.

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Lecture

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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