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Fred Vargas: When the Recluse Comes Out
When the Recluse Comes Out (Quand sort la recluse) by Fred Vargas, the latest in the series of mysteries starring
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“Eve and Out of Her Ruins” has been translated in Finnish
The following novel “Eve and Out of Her Ruins” has been translated in Finnish by the publishing house Fabriikki and
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Francophony focus: Alain Mabanckou
French-Congolese Alain Mabanckou is considered to be one of the most talented writers in the French language today. He is
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LOVE, POLITICS & PASTRY; A FRENCH EVENING AT AKATEEMINEN KIRJAKAUPPA!
With Helena Petäistö, Helena Liikanen Renger and Leivonen On Wednesday 18th of April from 4:30 pm to 6 pm Akateeminen
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Focus francophone: Amin Maalouf
Amin Maalouf is a Franco-Libanese writer who was elected as a member of the French Academy in 2011. He has
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Patrick Modiano – one of the writers in our photo exposition
Patrick Modiano published a new novel and a play in 2017, three years after he obtained the Nobel price for
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Francophony Focus: Marie Ndiaye
We have exposed at the library some books by authors writing in French and coming from different francophone countries –
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Translation of Anna Gavalda’s last book in Finnish
French writer Anna Gavalda is also popular in Finland. The Finnish translation of her book “Fendre l’armure” will be released
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Helena Petäistö – our special guest on 6th February
Helena Petäistö, former foreign correspondent (France) of the MTV channel and author of “France, Marcon and I”, will be our
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Literary awards of the year 2017
Most French literary awards were attributed in November. Get acquainted with the winners and their books, especially if you are
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Hommage to Jean d’Ormesson
Born in 1925, Jean d’Ormesson, novelist, journalist, and philosopher, died aged 92 in Neuilly during the night between December 4
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The archives of Joan of Arc’s trial for the first time in Finnish: Launch event on November 21
The book Polttoroviolta pyhimykseksi: Jeanne d’Arcin oikeusmurha will be published on Tuesday November 21, at 3pm, at the Kirja &
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The French Institute pays tribute to René Goscinny
On Sunday November 5 we honoured the memory of René Goscinny. The talented comic strip writer was born in 1926
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Riad Sattouf at the French Institute !
The French Institute of Finland had the pleasure of welcoming world-famous comic books writer Riad Sattouf, founder of Éditions Allary
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A French history teacher in love with Finland
This autumn a French history teacher, in love with Finland and its history, published his first novel, Väinämöisen veljeskunta. Operaatio
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Award of the 2017 Maurice de Coppet Prize
The French Ambassador Serge Tomasi welcomed yesterday, on September 28, the jury of the Maurice de Coppet Prize, composed of
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Antoine de Saint-Exupéry translated into Finnish
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is probably one of the best-known French authors: his Little Prince has been translated into more than
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Leila Slimani publishes an essay on sexuality in Morocco
Leila Slimani, winner of the 2016 Prix Goncourt for her novel Chanson Douce, recently published an essay called «Sexe et
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Discussion session of “L’arabe du futur” at Helsinki Comics Festival on 3.9.
Traditional Helsinki Comics Festival will be organized at Suvilahti this weekend on 2nd and 3rd September. The French Institute would
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Riad Sattouf – our special guest on 16th October – registrate now
Our special guest at the next Soirée littéraire on 16th October at 6 pm, organised at the French Institute (Yrjönkatu
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Riad Sattouf last album arrived
« Tulevaisuuden aravi 3 »,the Finnish version of “L’arabe du futur” is now available. Come and discover it from August 7th in our
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Discover Lëila Slimani, Grand Prix du Roman Elle and Prix Goncourt
The Prix Goncourt Lëila Slimani got in June the Grand Prix du Roman from Elle magazine for her second novel
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L’Arabe du futur –now available at the library!
The library is now happy to have all the three volumes of Riad Sattouf’s famous bestseller L’Arabe du future (The
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The Prix Goncourt Laurent Binet at the Institut français!
The Prix Goncourt du Premier Roman Laurent Binet was the special guest of our new Soirée littéraire! This special soirée
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Literary evening: Paola Pigani
Thank you to Paola Pigani for a fascinating literary evening last Friday!
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Our Librarians’ Pick: Réparer les vivants by Maylis de Kerangal
How do the parents of a 19-year-old, fatally injured in a car crash, contemplate his heart pumping but his brain
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Soirée littéraire : Nathalie Sarraute
The French Institute organizes in collaboration with the Franco-Finnish Association of Helsinki, a literary soirée on Nathalie Sarraute. The topic
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Reading of In Search of Lost Time on YLE Radio
A reading in Finnish of Marcel Proust’s In Search of Lost Time can now be listened on YLE Radio: http://areena.yle.fi/1-3891867
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Thomas Piketty’s Capital published in Finnish
Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century was published in Finnish in October 2016 by Into Kustannus. You can buy
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2016 Literary Awards
Grand Prix du roman de l’Académie française Adélaïde de Clermont-Tonnerre : Le dernier des nôtres Prix Fémina Marcus Malte :
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