The reading group at the Institut français this evening is on Boris Vian's novel L'arrache-Coeur. We've got the audiobook on Culturethèque, as well as other audiobooks of Vian's works and ebooks about his work.
Here's a Duke Ellington playlist on Grooveshark to get you in the mood.
You've also got L'écume des jours online for free in its entirety, as well as songs and poems. Extracts from the film are on youtube.
Read on to learn more about Boris Vian and Jazz.
Boris Vian- Le déserteur
Boris Vian and Jazz (in French)
Duke Ellington - Take the "A" train