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France-Amérique Live: Ajiri Aki on French Joie de Vivre

APRIL 12, 2023 – 11 am EST

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Want to know all about French joie de vivre? Tune to France-Amérique‘s Instagram page on Wednesday, April 12, at 11 am EST (5 pm French time, 8 am PST) for a live conversation with Paris-based American author Ajiri Aki!

Born in Nigeria and raised in Austin, Texas, Aki has spent over a decade in France, where she launched Madame de la Maison, a linen and antique tableware boutique, and wrote Joie, « a Parisian’s guide to celebrating the good life, » forthcoming on April 18.

Aki, who is profiled in the April 2023 issue of France-Amérique, will discuss her book as well as adjusting to life in France with our Paris-based journalist, Caitlin Raux Gunther.