On the Road with Joie de Vivre

Harriet Welty Rochefort's US Promotion Trip in October 2013




Joie de Vivre

  • (before the US trip) : Wednesday, September 25, Paris, the American Library in Paris, "Evening with an Author : Living the Good Life a la Francaise", writers' panel, 7:30 pm ; click for details

  • Saturday, September 28, Shenandoah (IA), ShenFest Writers Jubilee, Public Library, 9 am- 12 pm, authors panel and booksigning

  • Sunday, September 29, Omaha (NE), The Bookworm, 8702 Pacific Street, 1 pm, reading and booksigning (in cooperation with Alliance Francaise)

  • Tuesday, October 1, Chicago (IL), Alliance Francaise, 54 W. Chicago Ave., 6:30 pm, conference and booksigning

  • Thursday, October 3, Joplin (MO), MSSU (Missouri Southern State University), keynote speaker evening fundraiser with booksigning (private event)

  • Monday, October 7, Memphis (TN), Alliance Francaise at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, 7 pm, reading and booksigning

  • Wednesday, October 9, Knoxville (TN), Writers' Guild,6:30 pm, keynote speaker evening fundraiser, speech & booksigning (limited space ; for tickets, click here)

  • Friday, October 11, Birmingham (AL), Alliance Francaise (details follow)
  • Wednesday, October 16, Seattle (WA), Alliance Francaise, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue N, 6:30 pm (time and place to be confirmed) , Talk & booksigning ; click for details
  • Monday, October 21, Pasadena (CA), Alliance Francaise, at Vroman's 695 E. Colorado Blvd., 7:00 pm, booksigning
  • Wednesday, October 23, San Francisco (CA), French Club (private event)

For more information, please contact Harriet


If you are in any of these places, do come to hear Harriet speak about the inimitable French Joie de Vivre and the secrets of how the French wine, dine and romance with style...


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Diane Johnson, author of Le Divorce, called French Toast "a classic" and "the gold standard of books about the French".

French Toast : a humorous and informative tale of the great Franco-American cultural gap

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French Fried : a personal tale of how the author, an American in Paris, graduates from opening cans to turning out 5-course meals in her tiny French kitchen.

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Harriet Welty Rochefort writes articles and books about France and the French. Order her books:

  • "Joie de Vivre. Secrets of Wining, Dining and Romancing like the French", St.Martin's Press, New York, 2012
  • "French Toast, An American in Paris Celebrates The Maddening Mysteries of the French", St.Martin's Press, New York, 1999
  • "French Fried, The Culinary Capers of An American in Paris", St.Martin's Press, New York, 2001

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