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“Of all the things Paris has made, it alone has neither wit nor soul,” Hilaire Belloc, French historian and writer, said of the Eiffel...

The end of World War One, the devalued franc, and the ever enduring beauty of Paris, along with the lure of a bohemian lifestyle...

How would you describe your new book, The Novel of the Century: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables, in one sentence? An adventure story (writing...

The history of feminism offers a rich chronicle of the social, ideological, and political movements whose goal is securing equal rights for women. Long...

He was born in Limoges, spent most of his life in Paris, and died in Cagnes-sur-Mer, in Provence: but in the latter part of...

A few months ago, Hazel Smith wrote a superb article about Victorine Meurent, the favorite model of Édouard Manet during the 1860s. I followed...

I enjoy being a lone traveler occasionally, even though my husband is an almost perfect travel companion. He has an unerring sense of direction;...

Learn about Paris

Here you can learn about Paris and its history, art and culture. This is also the place to gain an insight into the French language and find information on educational courses.