Philippe Forest facing “the religion of resilience”

Philippe Forest, academic and novelist, has written extensively on literature. His first essay, which dates from 1992, is devoted to Philippe Sollers. Three years later, … Read more

Alan Phelan, in the forgotten roots of color

Some inventions transfigure everyday life to the point of triumphantly crossing the ages, while others vanish into limbo. Such as the “Joly Screen”, which a … Read more

Fanny Bullock Workman, a woman at the top

Every week with RetroNews, the BNF press website, back on a sports story as told by the press of the time. The anecdote sums up … Read more