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10 Best French Novels to Read Now

France is the “guest of honor” at the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. Here are recent novels by some of the French writers who will be there. Etienne and I read “Meursault, Contre-Enquête” in its French original and recommend it … Continue reading

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L’admiration de France pour la jeunesse américaine

Michèle nous écrit: Etonnante, admirable jeunesse américaine! Cette génération nous en impose. J’espère qu’elle va obtenir un changement dans les lois et dans les esprits. Donc, il ne faut jamais désespérer…   She wrote this on a day France experienced … Continue reading

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Political blackout so 3 Franglais freebies

A campaign blackout covers France today – no news of tomorrow’s elections in the media. I could write my friends info from here but that wouldn’t be kosher (catholique en français).  Plus, I hope CNN and the web are still … Continue reading

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Will the French Vote for a Trump Equivalent? One week to the answer.

The tension is growing in pre-election France.  Stephen “Etienne” Roop, a political scientist, expert in polling, tries to enlighten us here. Subject: One week out, is the French first round turning into a photo finish? The French media are breathless … Continue reading

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Explaining the intricacies of France’s coming presidential election

Here is the latest on the French elections from our French politics expert, Stephen “Etienne” Roop. Les présidentielles 2017                    posted: April 2, 2017 The first round of France’s two-round presidential election takes … Continue reading

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Liberty and my French friends grieve for us !

My French friends seem almost as upset as we are at the idea that Trump could – will! – be the President of the United States. That somehow calms me, knowing we have their support. Here are some of them: … Continue reading

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Chapeau! = Bravo, Mark!

Michel says: October 2, 2016 at 10:32 am On a besoin de chapeaux chics. Susan réagit: Michel demande des chapeaux chics. Alors, Mark voyage à Paris pour nous les acheter. Et nous voilà !   Chapeau !

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