Alexandre Dumas and Monte-Cristo

By Patti Lecron “Ah! Monte-Cristo is one of the most delicious follies ever made. It is the most royal bonbonniere […]

Malabar Farm State Park: Louis Bromfield Comes Home Again

By Roy A. Barnes As a writer myself, I found it a refreshing experience to take some time to visit […]

George Sand: Her Majorcan Winter of Discontent

By Joni Rendon Never before-and possibly never since-has a Mediterranean island inspired as much enmity as did the Spanish isle […]

The Story of Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf has always had a cult following. A voice like hers comes along perhaps once in a century. Her sad and valiant life story steals hearts.

Hemingway at Shakespeare & Company

For Ernest Hemingway, the walk from his Latin Quarter flat to Gertrude Stein’s pavillon at 27, rue des Fleurs, would […]