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Le goût des autres: a literary festival in Le Havre

ncourage the mixing of genres and offer the public unique and unexpected appointments. For four days, the festival brings words to life and reveals literature in a new light. Each edition welcomes some 70 guests and offers about fifty events: round tables, meetings, great readings meetings, g ...

08
Jan
2015

Jean-Claude Mourlevat: the first French author to win the Alma Prize

ward created in 2002 by the Swedish government in honor of the author of Fifi Longstocking. It is one of the most prestigious awards in children's literature along with the Danish Hans Christian Andersen Prize. Since the prize was created, 11 writers, 7 illustrators and 3 institutions that pro ...

28
Sep
2021

Harry Potter: 25 years of success

) became international stars. The film adaptation once again skyrocketed book sales and enchanted an increasing number of Muggles! A classic of youth literature JK Rowling remains, to this day, the best-selling children's author in France. The saga she has imagined has become a classic of children's ...

29
Jan
2007

Cinema, books and magazines: 5 good deals to enjoy culture for less.

e not to take advantage of them! These local libraries offer not only books but also magazines, Blu-ray and DVD movies and series. You can find great classics of literature and cinema as well as more recent works. The big advantage of signing up for the library is that it doesn't cost anything at a ...

05
June
2023

The Odyssey: summary and mythological episodes

Presentation The title of the Odyssey (or Odusseía in ancient Greek) is formed on the Greek name for Odysseus (Odusseús). This poem, which is attributed to Homer, an aedic native of Asia Minor, in fact relates the adventures of Odysseus, on his return home at the end of the Trojan War. This e ...

27
Mar
2008

Sherlock Holmes: biography and history of the character

Presentation Sherlock Holmes is a character who was imagined by the Scottish novelist Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930). Although he was also the author of science fiction books, historical novels, plays, and poetry, Conan Doyle owes his fame to this character, whom he first brought to life in ...

07
Jan
2010

The Festival des Mots: a summer event in the Alpes-Maritimes

ales of the Conseil Général des Alpes-Maritimes. This storytelling festival, which takes place in several communes of the department, has opened up to literature and Reading since 2012. The Alpes-Maritimes have indeed been a place of welcome and inspiration for many writers such as André Gide, ...

02
June
2014

The Rose Days: a floral exhibition at the Abbey of Chaalis in Oise.

of flowers. Each edition is supported by a personality representative of a specific field. For example, Hélène Carrère d'Encausse is associated with literature, Stéphane Bern with heritage, Catherine Meurisse with comics, and Arielle Dombasle with perfume. This year, Nikos Aliagas is the godfat ...

10
June
2015

Matrimoine Days: honoring women!

about the Matrimoine Project, visit the website www.matrimoine.fr (link below). This website lists artists and creators in various artistic fields (literature, painting, sculpture, photography, cinema, theater, music, dance, architecture and design, object and installation). It pays tribute to pa ...

18
Sep
2015

Harry Potter: the official cookbook will be published by Gallimard

Enter the Hogwarts kitchens From now on, you won't have to hire a house elf to treat you to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry-style feasts! The next Harry potter book to be published by Gallimard in November 2021 will indeed be a cookbook for use by apprentice wizards and Muggles. Th ...

08
Oct
2021

Myopia epidemic: 5 prevention tips

uch as possible whether it is television, tablet or smartphone for the very young. 4- Do not read too closely If you are studying and/or you love literature, you can hardly do without reading! In that case, be careful not to form bad habits, including not gluing your face to your book. In ...

22
Feb
2022

Photo exhibition: Sacha Goldberger exhibits his Crossed Portraits in Nice

hotographs by Sacha Goldberger that was born from a zany idea: to transform personalities from diverse backgrounds (stars of cinema, song, theater or literature) into iconic figures of culture. In this series, which will be exhibited on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice at the beginning of 2023, ...

19
Dec
2022

Annika: a unique police series on France 3.

cop instinct but also on the literary and historical references she draws from Nordic sagas. This investigator, who has Norwegian origins, loves this literature, even if her team doesn't share her passion! A series with a singular form. Fans of detective novels who are faithful to the Sunday evening ...

06
Apr
2023

Love: 5 misconceptions that weaken your relationship.

her person as they are, with their qualities and flaws, their strengths and weaknesses. The stereotype of passion that lasts forever, perpetuated by literature and stories like Romeo and Juliet or Tristan and Isolde, is another of the 5 misconceptions that weaken your relationship. It could, for e ...

08
June
2023

5 things to know about avatars

virtual world of the game and borrowed this word from Hindu religion. This term was then adopted in online role-playing games and was first used in literature in Neal Stephenson's novel, Snow Crash, published in 1992. 2- The etymology of the word avatar comes from Sanskrit. The term avatar derives ...

26
Oct
2023

Reading: 5 Things to Know About the New Romance Genre

els, but a real popular success, especially among young women aged 18 to 25. Even if this genre is sometimes described as porn for housewives or bad literature, the exclusively female audience never tires of these soft-erotic love stories. Love takes center stage, and despite the difficulties encou ...

09
Nov
2023