Activities for the week of Monday October 22 to Sunday October 28

DE L’AUTOFICTION AU ROMAN

Aline ApolstolkaJournalist and literary editor Aline Apostolska won a Governor General’s Literary Award for her novel Un été d’amour et de cendres. Her workshop will give tips on how to transition from writing about your own life to writing a novel.

Passes required: Available beginning Tuesday, October 9 for Library members (MULTI Card required) and Thursday, October 11 for non-members.

Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Central : 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. – in French.

livre.iconeBOOK SALE ORGANIZED BY THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 2018.
Information: biblio.pointe-claire.ca

film club

bourgogneRETOUR EN BOURGOGNE

Directed by Cédric Klapisch
Wednesday, October 24
1:30 p.m. (French-113 min)

Three siblings reunite to save the family vineyard in picturesque Burgundy in this tender tale of a new generation finding its own unique vintage.

PATRICK DEWITT’S NEWEST NOVEL – FRENCH EXIT MOVED TO NOVEMBER 18

Patrick DeWitt is the author of three critically acclaimed novels: Undermajordomo Minor, Ablutions and The Sisters Brothers, which won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize, and the Stephen Leacock Medal, and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. His newest novel, French Exit, introduces a high-society widow and her adult son who flee scandal and bankruptcy in New York for a new life in Paris. Interviewed by Anne Lagacé Dowson.

PASSES required : Available beginning Tuesday, October 9 for Library members (MULTI Card required) and Thursday, October 11 for non-members.

Sunday, November 18, 2018.
City Hall (2nd floor, Council room) : 2 to 3:30 p.m. – in English.

 

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