Learn About France

Here you can learn about France and its history. There is information on French books and interviews with people in France. Also, you can discover French language courses.


Books

Exclusive Excerpt: “Chanel, The Enigma” by Isabelle Fiemeyer

Chanel burst into fashion the way you burst into literature. She began with a stroke of genius, at Étienne Balsan’s estate in Lacroix-Saint-Ouen, when she abruptly took up the...

Everybody Behaves Badly: The True Story Behind Hemingway’s Masterpiece The Sun Also Rises by...

“He moved the setting of his new novel to Paris. ‘To understand what happened in Pamplona, you must understand the Quarter in Paris, ...

My Life in Paris: Channelling Victor Hugo

With my eyebrows on fleek, I’ve been on the hunt for the fantastical. Suited with waterproof shoes, a parapluie, and sponge-like senses, I’ve been striving to capture the heady,...