Ernest Lavisse: A Little Book Makes a Big Comeback

It arrived in a bundle of second-hand books intended for a fund-raising sale - "it" being the Histoire de France: cours moyen by one Ernest...

Book Reviews: Small Country, A Novel by Gaël Faye

Burundi, 1992. For ten-year-old Gaby life in his idyllic expatriate neighbourhood of Bujumbura with his French father, Rwandan-Tutsi mother and sister Ana, is something...

A Passion for Picnics and Entertaining: An Excerpt from “Everyday Monet”

The magic of Claude Monet's garden comes to life in a new book called Everyday Monet: A Giverny-Inspired Gardening and Lifestyle Guide to Living...

Book Reviews: Effortless Style by Pierre Sauvage

“I am not an interior designer,” Pierre Sauvage sets the record straight. And yet, for all his protestations to the contrary, his bold aesthetic,...

Book Reviews: Robert Doisneau, Published by Lannoo

A self-proclaimed ‘fisherman of images’, Robert Doisneau did far more than capture the everyday in his intimate street tableaux. A deft storyteller, he teased...

A Taste of Chocolat: Recipes from École du Grand Chocolat Valrhona’s...

Dip into the luscious world of chocolate with these irresistible recipes from Frédéric Bau and the École du Grand Chocolat Valrhona’s new Encyclopedia The following...

Guide to the Stars: A Potted History of the Michelin Guide

Six months since the Bras affair fallout, we look back on the birth of the esteemed Michelin Guide and its cut-throat star system It’s been...

Book Reviews: 30-Second Paris, Edited by John Flower

After boiling down Napoleon’s action-packed reign to 50 bite-size entries, the head- spinning 30-Second book series tackles the elusive City of Light. Divvied up...

Book Reviews: Berthe Morisot, Published by Flammarion

Berthe Morisot was the first woman to band together with the free spirits soon to be known as the Impressionists, leading the charge of...

Pimp My Pistou: A Recipe Tour of France

Join us on a gastronomic journey across France, as we lift the lid on some of its best-loved recipes and meet the chefs who...