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.

Les romans


Du point de vue de l'auteur


Pour les jeunes

Je suis fou de vava Je suis fou de vava

Laferriere, Dany; Normandin, Frederic


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Rebecca Fofonoff

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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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