Artemis Cooper

Between the Iron Lady and the Wedding Cake: conflict in Belle Époque Paris

18 May 2024 9:00 am

Two 19th-century buildings perfectly symbolised the growing friction between the capital’s progressives and traditionalists – the Eiffel Tower and Montmartre’s Sacré Coeur

How Alice Prin conquered bohemian Paris

13 August 2022 9:00 am

This book is about two people who reinvented themselves in 1920s Paris. Mark Braude focuses on Kiki de Montparnasse and…

Go east – the people get nicer, even if their dogs get nastier

12 April 2014 9:00 am

When Nick Hunt first read Patrick Leigh Fermor’s account of his youthful trudge across Europe in A Time of Gifts…