5 June 2014
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The Julia Child fascination

The Julia Child fascination   Julia Child Rules is the fourth and final installment in what has been dubbed my “Kick Ass Women” series — a […]
19 May 2014
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Paris Before Haussmann

Paris Before Haussmann   I decided to write How Paris Became Paris for two reasons. In the first place, I wanted to set the record straight.  […]
16 May 2014
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Translating ‘Welcome To the Free Zone’

Translating Welcome to the Free Zone   Translators will read a book “with more care than anybody else, more demandingly, more enquiringly” writes Daniel Hahn in […]
27 January 2014

Mary Louise Roberts: The Other Stories of GIs in France After Liberation

    The Other Stories of GIs in France After Liberation    As I sat in the tiny room of a local archive in Le Havre, […]