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Saturday, October 24 from 4:30 PM to 5:15 PM, In StoreGemma Pellissa Prades presents Glopades de riu
.Join us for an evening of literature as Gemma Pellissa Prades presents her new book Glopades de riu in Catalan. Gemma will have copies available for purchase at the event.
From the up-and-coming author: "[Glopades de rui] is composed of 21 short stories that are located in a small village in the south of Catalonia. Some of the stories are related to each other, but the main character of the book is the river, which defines the lives of the inhabitants ... Sometimes it has a conspiratorial role, other times it reflects the characters' feelings,
it takes everything away from them, but it also has a regenerative power. Through this book, I have tried to demystify childhood...It is a realistic book, but it also has some fantastic elements, which are associated with Catalan legends."
Come experience a night of the Catalan language and a wonderful new book of short stories from an incredible new author. Check out reviews of Prades's work here, here, here, and here.
Friday, July 10 from 2 PM to 6 PM, In Store
Sinon... L'Hermione coulera by Marie-Claude Aristégui and Arnaud Develde
Join us for an afternoon with the authors of the thrilling Sinon... L'Hermione coulera, Marie-Claude Aristégui and Arnaud Develde! Ms. Aristégui and Mr. Develde will be here in Cambridge on the eve of the tall ship
L'Hermione entering Boston Harbor. They will be in the store to sign their book, talk with customers (in French and English), and to share their experiences as authors, journalists, and writing partners. Wine and light refreshments will be served.
Qui en veut au chantier de l'Hermione ? La frégate reconstruite à Rochefort-sur-Mer doit bientôt faire ses premiers essais au large avant de rallier Boston, mais un chantage et des meurtres bouleversent la paisible cité bâtie pour la marine de Louis XIV. Le commissaire Camdebourde et son fidèle lieutenant Venise devront souquer ferme pour mener leur enquête à bon port.