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Euros Pressure Bibi

To get with the peace program

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It’s a Small World

Albert Kahn’s 100-year-old photography project brought humanity into focus

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Brother’s Keeper

Philippe Grimbert pretended he had an older sibling. The macabre reality was not far off.

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Great Pretenders

In Romain Gary’s family, invention was the necessity of mother and son

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Resistance Fighter

In her new novel, Tatiana de Rosnay challenges France’s hero complex

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French Press

American novelist Jonathan Littell has snared France’s top literary prizes

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Behind the Legend

A new biography of Irène Némirovsky reveals an author less saintly than her current readers might like to believe

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School Ties

Jacques de Lacretelle won praise when he wrote in Dreyfus’ shadow, but today his portrait of a prep-school peer looks grotesque.