Looking at his brilliant career is looking into Algeria’s relationship with its history and identity, but also questioning what it means to be exiled.
In a turbulent period of French history, women's journals started to agitate for legal, political and cultural rights.
An emerging genre of fiction in France is providing an unlikely brand of escapism.
The French writer's work and life make perfect cinematic subjects.
Changes in the way we pronounce certain sounds tell us a lot about our changing values.
For the millions celebrating on the Champs-Elysées last month, Frenchness was not just an idea, it was an intense shared experience. But what happens to that identity when the celebrations end?
The Lady and the Unicorn tapestries, woven around 1500, have been called the 'Mona Lisa of the Middle Ages'. While they make for breathtaking viewing, their threads are encoded with much meaning.
Many prominent women are concerned that France's long history of 'libertinage' is threatened by what they see as a witchhunt against men.