Between laughter and tears, Jean Louis Fournier invites you on an extraordinary journey ! This is the story of a father who does not shy away from exploring the limits of his love for his two sons with disability.
L’écume des jours – Boris Vian Froth on the Daydream (French: L’Écume des jours; literally: “The Foam of Days”) is a 1947 novel by French author Boris Vian. Though told as a linear narrative, the novel employs surrealism and contains multiple plot lines, including the love stories of two couples, talking mice, and a man whoRead more
Lettres de mon moulin – Alphonse Daudet The author, having relocated his home from Paris, recounts short bucolic tales about his new life in Provence as well as his trips to Corsica and French Algeria. Considered to be light-hearted, and often a bit tongue-in-cheek, the stories vary from day-to-day events in southern France to ProvençalRead more
Book Club – Part 2 Le Silence de la Mer et autres nouvelles – Vercors Ce recueil comprend d’autres nouvelles sur la France des années 1940, d’une très grande portée : Désespoir est mort, Ce jour là, Le Songe, L’Impuissance, Le Cheval et la Mort, L’imprimerie de Verdun et La Marche à l’étoile. Presented inRead more
In the book, Vercors tells of how an old man and his niece show resistance against the German occupiers by not speaking to the officer, who is occupying their house. The German officer is a former composer, dreaming of brotherhood between the French and German nations, deluded by the Nazi propaganda of that period. He is disillusionedRead more
Mathilde Loisel is not poor, but she is not rich either. She only dreams of luxury and the wordly life. How can she answer to the minister’s invitation without an outfit beautiful enough? Mathilde borrows a friend’s necklace, and then goes to the reception, more beautiful than ever. She does not know yet thatRead more
Want to buy the new Asterix or the last Prix Goncourt? Want to have it right away and for a smaller price than on Amazon? Look no further and come to the Alliance Francaise de Los Angeles. We are excited to announce the opening of a “French corner” at our facility in Century City withRead more