Interviews

Interviews

This is the third in an exclusive series of illustrated “Parisians in Profile” about Parisians from all walks of life, created by journalist Emma Jacobs. Here we feature Octavia Horgan, a bookseller at the iconic Shakespeare & Company bookstore near...
"Parisians in Profile: Jérôme Callais" by Emma Jacobs

  This is the second in an exclusive series of illustrated “Parisians in Profile” about Parisians from all walks of life, created by journalist Emma Jacobs. Here we feature Jérôme Callais, head of Paris's Cultural Association of the Bouquinistes,...
Author Lauren Collins

Lauren Collins grew up in North Carolina, has spent time living in New York City, London, and Geneva, and is now living in Paris with her family. As a staff writer for the New...
Parisians in Profile, Beekeeper Frédéric Eggers de Villepin. By Emma Jacobs

This is the first in an exclusive series of illustrated "Parisians in Profile" about Parisians from all walks of life, created by journalist Emma Jacobs. Here we feature Frédéric Eggers de Villepin, a member...

Petite Meller is like the lovechild of Lady Gaga, David Bowie, and Cyndi Lauper. But to offer only a description of comparison would be to do a disservice. Petite Meller – like those flaxen-haired artists – is a...
Author Lisa Anselmo

Lisa Anselmo, a writer and creative director, was born in Buffalo, New York, and grew up in a small town in northern New Jersey. She settled in New York City, working at iconic media...

Cara Black is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of 16 books in the Aimée Leduc mystery series, all set in Paris. This very popular series (more than 400,000 books in...
Author Pauline Lévêque

In the latest installment of our ongoing "Paris Expats Abroad" series, we interview Pauline Lévêque, a successful journalist and author. After many years reporting for Paris Match, she recently published a series of children’s...
The Critic, Paris (Photograph by Maurice Sapiro, 1956)

Let me introduce you to one of my favorite photographers on the planet. In-between stints spent playing the trumpet with the 279th Army Band in France in 1956, artist Maurice Sapiro documented the streets of...
Author Lauren Elkin

Author Lauren Elkin recently published Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London. She will be speaking at Shakespeare & Company bookstore on September 13 at 7pm. Find out more here. What...
Author Mark Pryor

Mark Pryor is author of a popular and critically acclaimed series of mystery novels set in Paris, as well as several other books. He grew up in England, worked as a newspaper reporter in Essex, then moved...

Chatting with a Sorbonne finance student and competitive tennis player, who was thrice-recruited to be a model (declined each time), on why he moved to the Big Apple and what he misses about Paris ...