Yannick Agnel

Winner of two gold medals and one silver in the London Olympics, the 20-year-old swimmer led an impressive French team.

My France Favourites: Florence Derrick

Florence's love affair with all things French began in Paris, studying History of Art at the Sorbonne, working for a French publishing house and eating an ill-advised quantity of buttery croissants. She returned to England...

Alain Mabanckou

The Music of Words

Francophile Favourites: An Interview with Writer Patricia Fieldsteel

What was your first French experience? When I was three, my grandfather took me to lunch at his friend, the great chef Henri Soulé’s restaurant Le Pavillon in Manhattan. Soulé joined us in whites and toque, kissed my...