Articles by Tim King
When France and the US reinvented themselves at the end of the 18th century, they shared a deep hostility to aristocratic power. But France never quite got rid of its old order. The US president...
Documentaries are playing to big audiences in French cinema; but they pale next to films by Michael Moore or Ken Loach. France cannot bear much reality.
Julian Barnes's nostalgia for lost Gallic virtues pleases both the French and the English
He may be the best French writer at work today, but Michel Houellebecq shouldn't be allowed out alone