8 Past Author Talks

Author Talk

Live from France with Award-Winning Author Janet Skeslien Charles

Virtual Author Talk with a New York Times bestselling author

Saturday, September 25, 2021 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Lovers of Paris, join us for an interview with award-winning author Janet Skeslien Charles, who will discuss her last book The Paris Library!

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Author Talk

From Podcast to Page: Oliver Gee and Lina Nordin Gee on their Newest Book!

Oliver Gee is back to the Center and this time he is not alone...

Saturday, April 10, 2021 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

One year after our conversation about his book, "Paris on Air", we are very excited to welcome Oliver Gee back! This time, Oliver is accompanied by Lina Nordin Gee, his wife and the illustrator of "Kylie the Crocodile."

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Author Talk

Live from Paris with Bestselling Author Lindsey Tramuta

Learn About Her New Book, The New Parisienne: the Women & Ideas Shaping Paris

Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Lovers of Paris: Join us for an interview with Lindsey Tramuta, based in France since 2006. Lindsey is a culture & travel journalist, the author of a bestselling book (or two!), a podcaster, and an expert on the expat experience.

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The Secret Life of Translators: Meet Paulette Boudrot

translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court

Saturday, November 14, 2020 10:00 AM To 11:00 AM

Want to learn more about the secret life of translators? Who they are, how they work with the author, what their role and input are? Can they take some freedom with the text? Join us and meet Paulette Boudrot, the American translator of former French Ambassador Alain Briottet’s book Boston, un hiver si court (Boston, my blissful winter).

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The Role of Feminism in the World of Bande Dessinée

Online discussion to celebrate the year of la Bande Dessinée

Thursday, October 29, 2020 6:00 PM To 7:00 PM

To celebrate the year of la bande dessinée, we wanted to highlight certain artists in the world of graphic novels.

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Author Talk

An Evening with Boubacar Boris Diop

A celebration of Francophone Literature

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:30 PM To 7:00 PM

Come join us for an exciting discussion with the award-winning Senegalese author Boubacar Boris Diop! This event is in French and will be moderated in French by Dr. Bojana Coulibaly.

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