6 Upcoming Events in “Literature”

Lecture

Boston Book Festival with Pierre Simenon

Presenting De père à père

Saturday, October 15, 2016 At 11:00 AM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

Pierre Simenon will present his latest book, De père à père – an autobiographical story and a posthumous dialogue with his late father, renowned Belgian novelist Georges Simenon.

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Lecture

Boston Book Festival with Zahia Rahmani

Presenting France, Story of a Childhood

Saturday, October 15, 2016 At 2:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

Zahia Rahmani will talk about France, Story of a Childhood in which she delves into her childhood as the daughter of an accused Harki.

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Lecture

Boston Book Festival with Béatrice Peltre

Presenting My French Family Table

Saturday, October 15, 2016 4:00 PM To 5:15 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

Béatrice Peltre will give an exclusive talk about her newly released book My French Family Table, a beautiful assortment of over 120 recipes of natural gluten-free dishes.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: La biographie en BD

A life in illustrations

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

This discovery workshop will present biographical and autobiographical bandes dessinées (BD) for readers of all ages.

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Book Club

Un Mois, Un Livre: Une vie française

de Jean-Paul Dubois

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

This month, let's discuss Une Vie Française by Jean-Paul Dubois, winner of the Prix du Roman Fnac and the Prix Femina in 2004.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: Le roman épistolaire

Le rôle de la correspondance dans la littérature

Thursday, October 27, 2016 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM
At The French Cultural Center Get Directions

This book club will focus on the role of correspondence in the epistolary genre, ranging from classics to more contemporary titles.

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33 Past Events in “Literature”

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 2:00 PM To 3:30 PM

This month, let's discuss Les planches courbes by Yves Bonnefoy.

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Discussion Group

Atelier découverte: Rentrée littéraire

Learn more about the biggest hits - and misses! - of the September literary season

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

This discovery workshop will introduce some of the biggest names - and some unknown authors! - to grace the literary scene and the library's shelves.

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An Evening with Ambassador Alain Briottet

Insights into his latest book, Sine Die

Monday, September 19, 2016 At 6:30 PM

Join former Ambassador and Consul General of France in Boston Alain Briottet for a presentation and talk on his latest book, Sine Die, about his father who became a prisoner during World War II.

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Thursday, September 15, 2016 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Rediscover one of France's most beloved poets, Jacques Prévert. Come discuss a favorite poem, read an extract from one of his screenplays, or even share a musical adaptation of his work.

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Tuesday, July 12, 2016 6:00 PM To 7:30 PM

A laid-back evening with the goal of introducing you to new finds in the library for your taste and schedule. We will start with an overview of current trends and most acclaimed novels of the past year and then move on to more specific requests.

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Book Club

Bouillon de Lectures: Révolution

Explore literature during the French Revolution

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 6:00 PM To 8:00 PM

Discover authors who wrote during the period of the French Revolution (1789), as well as historical novels that tell us about this time in this monthly book club in French.

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