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A Francophile Is Born

Leigh Flayton | Posted 10.27.2012 | Women
Leigh Flayton

In late summer 1981, an incredible rumor spread among the kids in my small Long Island town: Our seventh grade class was getting a French exchange student that year.

Voila! Holiday Gifts for the Francophile On Your List

Stephanie Green | Posted 02.01.2012 | Style
Stephanie Green

The Francophile, or those with haute inclinations, can make holiday shopping très tricky for Santa.

La Fin: Reflections on a Semester in Paris

Yuliya Neyman | Posted 05.30.2011 | Travel
Yuliya Neyman

Our French misadventure started nobly with planned visits to the Louvre and ended, as one of us aptly put it, "in a haze of wine, smoke and ATM withdrawals." We were decadent, hedonistic and careless.

Letter From Paris: Books with French Twists

Beth Arnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Beth Arnold

Sorbonne Confidential is the fictionalized story of Laurel Zuckerman's actual experience working to become a teacher of English in the maddening French school system.