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Books

Monsieur Mediocre: One American Learns the High Art of Being Everyday French is a delightful collection of essays describing the author’s life in France. Married to a Frenchwoman he met when she was working as a waitress...

Every country has moments in its history—often much longer than moments—that are a source of profound national shame. In this regard, despite her reputation as the birthplace of the Declaration of the Rights of Man...

The Flight Portfolio is a bold, ambitious novel based on the true story of Varian Fry, an American journalist who, during 13 months spent in France in 1940-41, managed to arrange safe passage out...

The first thing that made me want to read this book was the bold manifesto of the publisher printed inside the back cover. “Repeater Books is dedicated to the creation of a new reality....

Ayesegül Savas grew up in Turkey and Denmark. Her work has been published in the New Yorker, Granta, Guernica, and the Paris Review Daily, among other places. She received her MFA from the University...

Even as a child, I had known that my father had been in Paris during WWII. He had a book called Our Leave in Switzerland that featured pictures of American soldiers, but when I...

It has only happened to me once before that I had a strong desire, after reading the final words in a novel—a nearly irresistible desire—to return to the beginning of it immediately, and start...

Paris-based novelist Nicola Keegan has her hands full at the moment. She’s completed a humongous book that will be released in two volumes, is preparing revisions with the help of her NY agent, all...

Parisians associate the name Roland Garros with the French national tennis tournament. The week-long fête’s formal name is Les International de France de Roland Garros. It occurs annually at Le Stade de Roland Garros,...

In 2001 award-winning journalist Beth Arnold and her husband, writer James Morgan, had a bold and beautiful idea. They decided to spend six months traveling around France, following a path laid out by the...

Did you see our popular illustrated series called "Parisians in Profile"? Journalist Emma Jacobs interviewed Parisians from all walks of life, telling their stories through colorful illustrations. Now fans will be thrilled to know...

Tucked away on the one-block long Rue du Général Camou in the seventh arrondissement of Paris, just steps from the Eiffel Tower, Champ de Mars or the Place de l’Alma, stands a gem of...