Cécile Alduy

Cécile Alduy is an associate professor of French Literature at Stanford University and a contributor to the New Yorker, the Boston Review, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

  • The Devil’s Daughter

    The Devil’s Daughter

    Marine Le Pen is fast becoming a mainstream political leader. What does that say about the National Front, the far-right party she inherited from her father, Jean-Marie? What does it say about France?

  • Life as Sarkozy's Secret Speechwriter

    Marie De Gandt's tough job was made even harder by the fact that she was one of the few left-wingers in the Elysee Palace.

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