Apr 22, 2021
Apropos of nothing in particular
On various recent & not-so-recent books of interest in Paris’s bookstores.
Books May 2021
Proust in person
Notes & Comments March 2021
A Gallic stand against illiberal ideology.
Features March 2021
On French aristocrats at the twilight of the ancien régime.
Letter from Paris January 2021
Drink a rum
On visits to the train stations and cemeteries of Paris.
Dec 15, 2020
À la recherche d’une tombe perdue
On a visit to the cemeteries of Paris on All Saints’ Day.
Reflections December 2020
On the lessons of two stories by Guy de Maupassant and Marcel Prévost.
Oct 27, 2020
Restraint & profusion
On “Gabrielle Chanel, Manifeste de Mode” at the Palais Galliera, Paris.
Oct 23, 2020
Week in review
On book burning, Louis XIV & lectures on Dostoevsky.