Book Reviews: Babar’s Guide to Paris by Laurent de Brunhoff

Who better to guide tourists around the City of Light than its most knowledgeable pachyderm? A work of art in its own right, the...

Book Reviews | Avedon’s France: Old World, New Look

Richard Avedon’s fascination with France is storied, and thanks to the iconic American photographer’s restless quest to capture the world around him, well documented. Avedon’s France...

Book Reviews: Chez Moi by Interior Designer Sarah Lavoine

Living like a true Parisienne starts at home, according to interior designer Sarah Lavoine. Known for her daring palette and bold graphic elements, her name has become synonymous...

Interview with Author Carol Drinkwater about her New Novel, The Lost...

Like a tidal wave, the senselessness of the Paris attacks poured out of her. Carol Drinkwater described the images of strewn bodies gleaned on news reels that night....

Book Reviews: A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny

Claude Monet first spotted the tranquil village of Giverny from a train window. Spellbound, he packed up his belongings and moved to the Normand nook in 1883. The impressionist...

Interview with Master Baker Éric Kayser, Plus Recipes from His Book

He may have launched his first boulangerie at 31 but his belated start did not stop Éric Kayser from making his mark in Paris. Two...

An Exclusive Excerpt from “Marie Antoinette’s Darkest Days”

From the splendours of Versailles to the dungeons of the Conciergerie, Will Bashor charts the coquettish queen’s harrowing final weeks in solitary confinement, awaiting...

An Interview with Marc Levy, France’s Widest Read Author

Marc Levy is one of France’s – and the world’s – favourite writers. His prolific output is proof that he is also a worker bee. For him, writing...

Book Reviews: The Film Lover’s Paris

Paris doesn’t need to be put on the map, but it continues to surprise with its growing number of must-see locales. In this inspired guide, we are taken through the...

Book Reviews: Brigitte Bardot, My Life in Fashion

Was there a ‘style Bardot’? Not according to the legendary movie star herself, who says in a foreword to this lavish new 300-page book “Je...