By the Book

Paris lost a cherished literary landmark when the Village Voice bookshop closed in July 2012.

Francophile Favourites: An Interview with Author David Stannard

What was your first French experience? I was very fortunate to have been educated at a school in northwest London which, for its era, had a very modern and pro-European outlook. At the age of 14, I was...

Nolwenn Leroy

Ten years ago, the young Bretonne singer songwriter won the French version of American Idol. Praised for her rich voice and seductive gaze, she has just released her first album in the US

The Galloping Gardener

French landscape designer Louis Benech's enthusiasm for gardens is boundless

Leslie Caron Remembers It Well

"Thank Heaven..." is a candid autobiography by the French-American actress, who first danced her way into millions of hearts in An American in Paris.
Languedoc vineyards

Francophile Favourites: Alison Judge of Vin & Company Wine Tours

What was your first French experience? The ubiquitous French exchange when I was 14. I went first to my host’s home in Paris. She seemed quite mature (she was a year older than me, but then I...


Considered a pioneer of the international street-art scene, his work is lauded as a brilliantly low-tech critique of the information era and the saturation of modern life by digital technology.

Prizewinning Parisienne

The acclaimed writer and winner of the 2006 Femina prize, Canadian-born Nancy Huston has lived in France for almost 40 years.

Sweet Talking with David Lebovitz

The author of The Sweet Life in Paris talks about life as an American in Paris.

In Conversation: We Meet John Baxter

Why his love affair with France has inspired his work for over 20 years.