Archives for April 2007

Back to Balzac

by P.B. LeCron Most sightseers who venture into Paris’ chic, residential Passy neighborhood go there to admire the quarter’s lavish […]

Sylvia Beach’s Shakespeare & Company, A Mecca for Contemporary Literature

by Virginie Raguenaud When the French bookshop La Maison des Amis des Livres opened its doors on November 15, 1915, […]

Understanding Joie de Vivre, Touring the French Institute Alliance Francaise

by Jennifer Ciotta Unfortunately, I could not travel to France this spring so I decided to bring the country to me in New York […]

Gertrude Stein, Hostess of the Parisian Literary Salon

by Lauren Owen In 1874 the ground was fertile for Gertrude Stein to become a woman of virile thoughts even […]