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Thursday, September 1 2011

Mamani Keita: Gagner L’Argent Français

The Malian singer stays steady and firm at the centre while the Frenchman roams baroque around her, fascinated by her ringing treelike isolation.


Thursday, August 11 2011

‘French Cinema’ Is a Tangled, Rumpled Jumble of a History

French Cinema is a popular history that makes its own eccentric claims on what that history should be.


Sunday, April 17 2011

Les Nubians: Nü Revolution

Mild Afro-European R&B with weightless feelgood lyrics about liking the planet and loving your womanhood, and, if you are African, being happy that you have hair.


Thursday, April 7 2011

Les Chauds Lapins: Amourettes

Love, in these songs, is aware of its own delirious state and willing to share the details.


Wednesday, December 1 2010

Donso: Donso

Donso has a happy-kora feel -- golden and intricate.


Thursday, October 7 2010

Physical and Emotional Boundaries Crumble in ‘Trespass’

In Rose Tremain's new novel about two pairs of siblings battling over past injustices and a stone farmhouse in the south of France, misery loves company to a fault.


Sunday, August 8 2010

‘Dimanche and Other Stories’: An Entomologist of Evil

In these stories about the French before and during WWII, Némirovsky abjures commentary and merely observes the way that human beings go about their petty and ever-disappointing daily business. Thus, her writing is especially cruel.


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