Jim Morrison & Lipstick Kisses at Oscar Wilde’s Pere-Lachaise

by Kevin E.G. Perry “They say, Lady Hunstanton, that when good Americans die they go to Paris.” ~ Oscar Wilde, “A […]

Zelda Fitzgerald: The Roaring ’20s Icon

by Sara Hodon Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald was one of the most celebrated figures of the 1920s.  Along with her husband, […]

‘Bad Boy Poet’ Francois Villon in Medieval and Modern Paris

by Alysa Salzberg The first time I read Francois Villon’s works, I discovered a world I had yet to unearth, […]

The Adorable Madeline: A Parisian Adventurer

by Jennifer Ciotta In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two […]

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 […]

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 […]