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One book, many faces: the Nobel laureate Patrick Modiano

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

When the French novelist Patrick Modiano (b. 1945) was announced as the winner of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Literature, many readers in the English-speaking world reacted with incomprehension.

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Who is Emmanuel Carrère?

Wed, 29 Oct 2014

You may have heard this French author's name flying around the shop, but who the heck is he? (Note:…

BFI Film Festival: 'Loin des Hommes'

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

I managed to grab a ticket for the much anticipated release from David Oelhoffen staring: Viggo…

Farewell, Leicester Square!

Tue, 21 Oct 2014

It's a long way to [Tipperary](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mPLS5nNFWTU), and also to the Odeon…

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