• The Wit of the Staircase I’m finding myself declining dinner invites more and more only because I’m tired of disappointing my hosts. The poor things: Here they were expecting a writer from Vanity Fair, an American who’s lived in New York and now Paris, and all they got was this lousy t-shirt. And it’s not like I’m aggressive or intentionally […] 2015-11-10
  • Top Ten explanations for why I decided to house refugees chez moi Since I too am an immigrant, the recent refugee crisis has hit very close to home. I feel I should do my part, not just because I’m disgusted by the horrible images and disappointed by how little France has done compared to its European neighbors, but because I understand how frightening it can be to […] 2015-10-14