Charles Sagalane

Journal d’un bibliothécaire de survie

Diary of a Survival Librarian

October 21, 2021
Narrative
432 pages
128 × 190 mm
20 €
9782925141044
978-2-9251-4104-4

“littérature francophone” collection

																Charles Sagalane, Journal d’un bibliothécaire de survie
																Charles Sagalane, Journal d’un bibliothécaire de survie

The Odyssey of a French-speaking American poet

It all begins in Quebec, on the shores of the immense Lac Saint-Jean. Charles Sagalane has a revelation: to build and place small wooden cabins in the heart of the wilderness as survival libraries for the Robinsons of this world. By canoe, snowshoes and at the wheel of his trusty Subaru, the writer-traveler surveys Canada and the United States, equipped with wood, tools and books.

Inspired by the travel journals of the Japanese poet Bashô, and open to the territory’s Aboriginal and European influences, Journal d’un bibliothécaire de survie recounts the many years of a relentless journey. Sprinkled with anecdotes and portraits of writers, Sagalane’s sharp prose pays tribute to the vitality of North American francophone literature.

L’auteur

Charles Sagalane is an undisciplined artist and poet who has undertaken to make his life a unique work, using books as the starting point for human adventures.

Journal d’un bibliothécaire de survie is his seventh book for La Peuplade.

October 21, 2021
Narrative
432 pages
128 × 190 mm
20 €
9782925141044
978-2-9251-4104-4

“littérature francophone” collection