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A historical walk in the footsteps of Alexandre Dumas in Paris and the Île-de-France region

After the Three Musketeers, the Count of Monte Cristo has been adapted for the big screen. What better way to follow in the footsteps of the prolific writer Alexandre Dumas across the Île-de-France region!
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Salon du Roman Historique de Levallois 2024: meetings, debates and musical readings

Once again this year, the Levallois Historical Novel Fair returns to the Parc de la Planchette on July 6 and 7, 2024, to tell the story of history to children and adults alike, with book signings, shows and literary round tables.
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Miu Miu distributes books and free ice creams on Paris quays this Saturday!

Miu Miu takes over the Quai de l'Hôtel de Ville on June 7 and 8, 2024, with an unusual pop-up store entirely free of charge! To mark the launch of its summer campaign, the couture label is offering books and popsicles to kick-start summer (at last) in style!
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Re-Read: a second-hand bookshop with books for 4 euros, accessible to all, in the 11th arrondissement.

Among the few second-hand bookshops in the capital, a newcomer is trying to make its mark: Re-Read. It offers books at a single price of 4 euros, accessible to all literature lovers!
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The Bibliothèque Parlante 2024, BnF's literary festival

From May 31 to June 2, 2024, the Bibliothèque nationale de France celebrates literature aloud, with its "La Bibliothèque Parlante" festival, featuring a carte blanche by Jean-Michel Ribes.
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A weekend dedicated to literature and the Great War

Join us at the museum on Saturday June 8 and 9 for 2 events focusing on the literature and history of the First World War.
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Mot pour Mots 2024, the free literary festival at La Grande Halle de La Villette

Mot pour Mots, the literary festival at the Grande Halle de la Villette, is back for a fourth edition on June 1 and 2, 2024! Nearly 100 free events await you, with creative workshops, exceptional readings and even a brunch!
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Le Swann, the literary hotel dedicated to Marcel Proust, next to Gare Saint-Lazare

We're off in search of lost time at the superb Swann literary hotel, near Gare Saint-Lazare. A place dedicated to Marcel Proust, the brand's first literary hotel!
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Nuit des Musées 2024 in Paris: nocturne at the Polish Library & its three confidential museums

For Nuit des Musées 2024 in Paris, we're taking you on a tour of the Polish Library and its three secret museums, each of which pays tribute to key figures from Poland: the Adam Mickiewicz Museum, the Chopin Salon and the Boleslas Biegas Museum. Discover the program for this annual nocturne!
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Bernard Pivot, journalist, writer and presenter, has died

Bernard Pivot, journalist, broadcaster and literary enthusiast, has died aged 89. An iconic figure in the French media landscape, he left his mark on generations through cult programs such as "Apostrophes" and "Bouillon de culture". Here's a look back at the exceptional career and cultural impact of this lover of the French language!
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Bulles de nature, the free ecological comics festival at Jardin de Valérien, Nanterre

On June 2, 2024, the Jardin de Valérien in Nanterre will be hosting a new edition of the Bulles de nature ecological comic strip festival. On the program: meetings and workshops, in a verdant setting.
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[TV] Le Consentement: Vanessa Springora's shocking book adapted with Jean-Paul Rouve - Our opinion

Adapted from Vanessa Springora's shocking book about writer Gabriel Matzneff's hold over the author during her adolescence, the film Le Consentement, starring Jean-Paul Rouve in the role of the writer, is broadcast for the very first time on Canal+ this Tuesday, April 30, 2024.
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PAGE(S: the bibliophily and artists' books fair at the Bastille Design Center

Discover books in all their forms at the PAGE(S fair, which brings together some 100 exhibitors focusing on literature and bibliophily, on May 11 and 12, 2024. Take the opportunity to discover an exhibition on the Surrealist period!
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Bons Plants, a barge festival for book and plant lovers

On June 1 and 2, 2024, the "L'eau et les rêves" barge bookshop will be hosting another edition of its "Bons Plants" festival. On the program: seed swaps, plant sales, meetings and workshops for children and adults, and an Ulmer publishing sale!
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Quartier du Livre 2024, the literary festival in Paris' 5th arrondissement

The Quartier du Livre festival returns from May 29 to June 5, 2024 in the Latin Quarter, emblematic of Parisian literature. For almost a week, discover books in all their forms through hundreds of events for all ages.
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In the land of manga: exhibition, gaming area and workshops at the Mantes-Buchelay shopping center

Manga fans take note: the Aushopping shopping center in Mantes-Buchelay has concocted a month on the theme, with a host of events on the program! An exhibition featuring Luffy and Natuto, a gaming area and drawing workshops for the whole family!
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Partir en livre 2024, the children's book festival to be held this summer during the Olympic Games

The great festival of children's books returns in 2024 for a 10th edition on the theme of sports and games, in keeping with the Olympic Games! The Partir en Livre festival runs from June 19 to July 21, 2024, and features writing and drawing competitions, walks, exhibitions, meetings and other surprises!
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Martine, the literary icon of our childhood, arrives in Paris for a free exhibition.

To celebrate her 70th birthday, Martine is honored with a free exhibition, from March 20 to May 9, 2024, at Galerie Gallimard. The beloved icon of our childhood is revealed here through a collection of original plates illustrating her adventures. These drawings, rooted in our collective history, have already captivated millions of young readers around the world.
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A free manga fair opens in Epinay-sur-Seine (93)

This Saturday, April 27, 2024, the town of Épinay-sur-Seine will be decked out in the colors of Japan, with a manga fair and events accessible free of charge, featuring book signings, artistic workshops, tastings and cosplay competitions!
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Claire Chazal: Ma bibliothèque idéale at the Théâtre de Poche-Montparnasse

Claire Chazal, in Ma bibliothèque idéale, reads every Monday from March 25 to July 1 2024 at the Théâtre de Poche-Montparnasse. She shares her literary favorites during a reading session.