Back From Broadway: Why Are the French So Reluctant to Belong?

When I got back to France after a semester at Columbia University, my friends welcomed me as if those four months “abroad on Broadway” had not really happened. But there was a tiny glitch in the illusion that nothing had changed and it quickly reminded me that I had truly been abroad in a foreign […]

Abroad on Broadway: One Block at a Time

This column is inspired by the now famous book Paris versus New York by Vahram Muratyan. Despite the enthusiasm it triggers among its readers, the book is deceiving in one way: it offers no actual comparison of the two cities, as the title implies. Indeed, it draws an inspired parallel of the two cities, but […]