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About the Book

bbfebook "This e-book is a new approach to travel guides: it’s a very subjective take on the question I get the most on the blog “What can I do in Boston?” Directly linking to my way of guiding people in Boston, it’s fun and serious, colourful and precise, and offers 50 activities to do in Boston all year long, as well as suggestions of how to spend 3 days to see the town." - Mathilde Piton

About the Author

bbfpitonMathilde Piton moved from Paris to Boston in January 2012 and started to share her stories on a blog, "Le blog de Mathilde", about her new life in the United States. Mathilde has worked in the publishing world in France and the United States and now works as a freelance writer. She has published several books and articles in French about yoga, as well as trivia games on the 80s, 90s, and TV shows. Mathilde has her own company offering guided tours of Boston in French, for French tourists wanting to know more about Boston… from a French perspective.

About the Moderator

Christianne Beasley is the Head Librarian at the French Library.


About the Boston Book Festival

Since 2009, the Boston Book Festival celebrates the power of words to stimulate, agitate, unite, delight, and inspire by holding year-round events culminating in an annual, free Festival that promotes a culture of reading and ideas and enhances the vibrancy of Boston.


About the Cultural Services at the French Embassy

The French Cultural Services provide a platform for exchange and innovation between French and American artists, intellectuals, educators, students, the tech community, and the general public. Based in New York City, Washington D.C., and eight other cities across the US, the Cultural Services develop the cultural economy by focusing on six principal fields of action: the arts, literature, cinema, the digital sphere, French language and higher education.


Sponsors

This event is co-presented with the Boston Book Festival and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. and made possible thanks in part to the Mosaïque Cultural Fund.

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