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Posts in category “France”

Attention Texas Foodies!

The great Paris-based food blogger David Lebovitz is on his US book …

Posted April 22nd, 2014

France Loses Its Grip

Y’all have sent me a couple of great articles about France’s travails. …

Posted April 2nd, 2014

The French Towel

And now for something completely different, from a French comedy duo. Don’t …

Posted March 15th, 2014

Why Learn French?

Linguist John McWhorter doesn’t see the point of studying French anymore. There …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

What Just Happened In France?

Big demonstration over the weekend. Look: Under a sea of fluttering pink …

Posted February 3rd, 2014

At Last, The French Hens Lay

  So, I spent most of today down on the bayou, working …

Posted January 31st, 2014

They Don’t Make French Presidents Like They Used To

Oh, this is so cheap. François Hollande, the President of France, was …

Posted January 25th, 2014

The French Woman Icon Is A Façade

So says the British writer Lucy Wadham, taking on a series of …

Posted January 22nd, 2014

The Right To Keep Things The Way They Are

Apologies for the light and erratic posting today. As I mentioned earlier, …

Posted January 6th, 2014

Communing With The Holy Oyster

Here’s something that’s a profane, but very, very funny: “How To Eat …

Posted December 29th, 2013

French Café Tips Polite Customers

Qu’est-ce que c’est?: A cafe on the French Riviera has gained international …

Posted December 23rd, 2013

‘Wherever You Go, There You Are.’ Really?

Pamela Druckerman mulls over her decade-long experience with expatriate life in Paris. …

Posted November 29th, 2013

Roamschooling In Europe

When we were in Paris last autumn, I finally got to meet …

Posted November 15th, 2013

A Stranger But Not Strange

Thinking just now about Ta-Nehisi Coates’s reaction to walking across the Luxembourg …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Un ‘First World’ Problème

An American living in the Pigalle district of Paris is angry because …

Posted November 12th, 2013

Paris And Hiraeth

Andrew Sullivan posted a poem by the American poet Vijay Seshadri, called …

Posted November 9th, 2013

Joining Le Club

Paris changed Ta-Nehisi Coates in a way that’s very familiar to me. …

Posted September 11th, 2013