Year of Reading Foreign: Forgetful People

...Person" seems to be the big novel by Patrick Modiano, the French author who was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature...168-page work called "Rue de Boutiques Obscures" in the French.The book centers around the main character's quest for his...
JEDC opens 2015 Innovation Summit with talk on connection and networking

...businesses can grow and contribute to growth of their industry through collaboration in working groups, with a presentation by French Mountain Cluster participant Armelle Solelhac.Gov. Bill Walker will address attendees at 8 a.m. to kick off the second...
Today in sports history for Wednesday, Jan. 28

...Gonzalez 7-6 (2), 6-4, 6-4. The last man to go through a major without dropping a set was Bjorn Borg at the 1980 French Open. Federer is the first man in the Open era to twice win three straight majors and ties Jack Crawford's 73-year-old...
Travels with Harry: Relying on my French

...only owned the Harry Potter series in French. There's a good reason for this. I...starving for fresh reading materials. I took French in high school and while I'd done pretty...Morocco, where nearly everyone speaks French as well as Arabic, I found more of my...
2 Williams sisters, 2 Madisons into 4th round at Aussie Open

...who beat him in the first round of the French Open last year.No. 5 Nishikori beat...6-2, 6-3 and will next meet former French Open finalist David Ferrer, who struggled...who beat her in the second round at the French Open last year.In the other fourth-round...
On Writing: Talking to Vampires

...Vade retro me satana!" (get thee behind me, Satan).Dracula, played by the ultra-urbane Louis Jourdan - with a French accent no less - grins sardonically at Van Helsing and retorts: "That's right, Doctor: It always sounds more convincing...
Meals with Midgi: Does size really matter?

...only eat the two. Sometimes I only eat one small one. It works out great. I also switch out celery and carrot sticks for french fries. Sometimes. Please don't confuse me with the whole disown carbs revolution. That's not this girl. I just know...
My Turn: Paris magazine massacre an attack on us all

...attack Wednesday on the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo - famous...called St.-Just-le-Martel in the French countryside, where the townsfolk throw...wonderful event, and it's clear that the French people love their cartoonists and their...
Five Good Reads: Eileen Wagner

Here's a list of graphic novels, submitted in honor of French cartoonists by local reader Eileen Wagner.? "The Photographer," by Emmanuelle Guibert? "Alan's War," also by Guibert...
Empire Editorial: We all are Charlie

...Wednesday's slaughter of 12 people at the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, now we must...allowed to take that away. The satirical French tabloid made a name for itself with front-page illustrations mocking everyone from French political leaders to the Pope, and on...


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