One of the greatest writers of short stories is finally getting his English-language dues

Rembrandt Bugatti showed the very soul of his animal subjects

The wine region in the 18th century was a cornucopia of delights but still recognisable as the Burgundy of today

It’s the political label that dares not speak its name in France. And Nicolas Sarkozy’s latest rebranding exercise will change nothing

A careful and learned account which will be required reading for future historians of Burke

A plethora of new Left-leaning French magazines show that in France the intellectuals remain socialist

Intellelectualism is something France is famous for — but in today’s globalised world the French have come to doubt themselve

It is no coincidence that Prud’hon’s beautiful models are closed off from the chaos around them

As we mark the bicentenary of Waterloo, there is an alarming trend towards rehabilitating Napoleon

The French capital’s fortitude has given way to malaise