Literature

Dédié à l’étrangeté: The Works of Edward Gorey

The waning days of autumn are a terrific time to visit the realm of the eerie, the imaginative, and the surreal, and this week I’d…

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Why you should read Le Malade Imaginaire

The first Molière play I ever saw was Le Malade Imaginaire. The performance took place at my local theater in Brest, France: “Le Quartz, scène…

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Audiobooks and Podcasts for Kids Ages 2-99

I love reading stories to children, I really do. I love doing all the different voices, as it absolutely awakens the inner actress in me.…

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Free Online Libraries for French Language Learning

The French Library is proud of our library’s physical collection of books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and games and the fact that it is one of…

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What is la rentrée littéraire?

You may have noticed the term “la rentrée” popping up in your French circles lately. By itself, this refers to the return to post-summer routines…

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Ring in the New Year with Lire Magazine's Best of 2017!

With 2018 swiftly approaching, francophone book lovers just might be wondering: what were the best books of 2017? In response, Lire magazine has published a…

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Revue de presse : la littérature française vue par le New York Times

La France est à l'honneur au Salon du livre de Francfort, et le New York Times en parle ! Parmi leurs coups de cœur, vous…

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L'auteur du mois : Hervé Tullet

Avec Hervé Tullet (1958- ), lire, c’est un jeu. L’auteur, qui vient de Normandie, crée des albums colorés et innovants pour les petits depuis 1994.…

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L'auteur du mois : Yasmina Khadra

Yasmina Khadra (1955 - ) est le nom de plume de Mohammed Moulessehoul, un écrivain algérien. Officier dans l’armée algérienne, il a voulu protéger son…

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Concours Proxima

Aspiring astronauts and fans of Le Petit Prince: here's your chance to send your stories into space! Faites voyager vos histoires dans l'espace ! In…

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