NEW YORK (AP) — An experimental novel about a narrator's erotic past has won a $10,000 prize.
Anne Garreta's "Not One Day" received the Albertine Prize on Wednesday.
Co-presented by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and chosen by readers in the U.S., the award honors a contemporary work of French literature.
PARIS (AP) — Fancy a little glamour for the old homestead?
From bathtubs to beds, decorative sofas to minibars, Paris's glitzy Ritz hotel is auctioning off some 10,000 pieces of furniture and decorative objects emblematic of the luxury it offers its wealthy clients.
Founded in 1898, the Ritz reopened two years ago after four years of renovation. The objects going on sale don't fit anymore in the new setup, said Artcurial, the auction house in charge of the sale taking place from April 17-21.
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer has given a talk — entirely in French — about the artistry of courtroom sketches.
Breyer spoke in French on Monday during the hour-long forum at the French Cultural Center in Boston.
The event was a dialogue with artist Noëlle Herrenschmidt, who draws courtroom scenes in France.