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Lisez l'Europe

"the meeting place for European books" consists of a group of European cultural institutions whose mission is to present in Montreal a contemporary perspective on European literature. 

Founded in 2005 under the name Europe(a), Lisez l'Europe wants to be a meeting place for the various literatures which animate European cultures. It is also a meeting point for readers, authors and publishers in Quebec.

Over the years, Lisez l'Europe got local readers to discover several European authors, at the Montreal Book Fair, the Festival international de la littérature and the Blue Metropolis festival.

Lisez l'Europe is also at the helm of a European Book club, which meets every month in a different cultural institut in Montreal to discuss a contemporary European novel.


Michael Kohlmeier - Two Gentlemen on the beach © Goethe-Institut, Actes Sud

Book club | Tuesday, November 22 at 6:30 p.m. | Goethe-Institut
Lisez la littérature autrichienne!

Our upcoming book club will feature an Austrian literature novel, and will take place Thursday November 22 at 6:30 pm at the Goethe-Institut Montreal.

The book chosen for this session is "Two Gentlemen on the beach", by Michael Köhlmeier. The discussion will be held in French and moderated by Michaela Leuprecht, translator.

Marie-Pierre Poulin Marie-Pierre Poulin
Director of the Information & Library Department
Tel.: +1 514 4990159 105
Fax: +1 514 4990 905


We extend our thanks espcially to the following partners for their cooperation: