Further musings and words of wisdom by a French journalist and historian living the United States
Musings and words of wisdom by a French journalist and historian living the United States
"To become an American is a process which resembles a conversion. It is not so much a new country that one adopts as a new creed."
“It is as if the experience of being in love could only be one of two things: a superhuman ecstasy, the way of reaching heaven on earth and in pairs; or a psychopathic condition to be treated by specialists.”
An Atlantic portrait
"I had never attended a political convention in America. As a foreign correspondent it was my duty to describe what I saw and heard in such a way that my distant readers might have a picture of the scenes I witnessed and of the atmosphere in which I found myself."