Ireland Pays de la Loire. A meeting with the Nantes novelist Julia Kerninon, in Cholet
Nantes. Friday evening, we sit down to table!
The second edition of the Nantes Table Night takes place on Friday 25 September. On the menu: tastings and visits. The large tables are full. We're going to taste, Friday September 25th. The cuisine and local products are in the spotlight. The Tablées éphémères, that is to say the meals offered by chefs under the Naves, at the Cantine du Voyage and at the Little Atlantic Brewery, are already sold out.
Author of Liv Maria, one of the remarkable works of this literary season 2020, she will come to discuss with readers, in Cholet, this Tuesday, September 29.
At 33 years old,winner of several awards, has five books to her credit. Her latest novel, Liv Maria, is one of the noticed books of this literary season 2020. Like the author's previous novel, My Devotion, this one is a favorite of Passage culturel. A good opportunity for the Cholet bookstore to organize a meeting with the public. Julia Kerninon will come to present Liv Maria, this Tuesday, September 29 (8 p.m.), at the Mercure hotel, 81, place Travot, and "on the concepts of freedom, love and literature".
On the Seine, these boats switch to electric
© Green River Cruises New generation boats are appearing on the Seine for different types of cruises. The Gin Tonic glides on the Seine without vibrations, odors and without any noise other than that of the choppy water. Because this boat runs on electricity and solar energy. She was floated this summer by Green River Cruises, a Parisian private cruise company. The company had it manufactured in Istres (Bouches-du-Rhône) at the same time as the Cuba Libre, also on the water.
"A beautiful portrait of a woman"
The story? Following an assault on the Breton island where she spent her childhood, Liv Maria was sent to Berlin to study. Seduced by a teacher, she has a passionate love affair. Many years later, she gets married, but makes a stunning discovery that hangs over her marriage.
In the Sunday Ouest-France edition of August 16, our colleague Florence Pitard spoke "of a beautiful portrait of a woman caught in her contradictions, successively lover, adventurer, mother fulfilled by her children, then a wife who feels less. less in its place… ”
Liv Maria, published by L'Iconoclaste, 288 pages, € 19.
The literary prize "Loin du marketing" rewards the Nantes duo Hélène and Jean-François .
© Archives Ouest-France The Nantes duo Hélène and Jean-François received the 12th "Loin du marketing" prize, which rewards for the first both singers. . Every summer for 12 years, the former Nazairian bookseller Gérard Lambert distinguishes a writer outside the circuits of notoriety. 2020 winners: the duo of Nantes singers Hélène and Jean-François, for a set of "work far from the stars boosted by marketing" and "away from the tsunamis of trendiness".