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Une bande dessiné

After visiting the Met recently, I popped into Albertine, a francophile’s delight, just a few steps away on Fifth Avenue. There used to be a French-language bookstore at Rockefeller Center. When it closed due to exploding rents, it left a … Continue reading

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Un serment de fidélité

French cartoonist Albert Uderzo was born on April 25, 1927. Along with his collaborator, René Goscinny, Uderzo created Astérix, the bande-dessinée about a valiant little Gaul and his large, strong friend Obélix. The series became such a success that the … Continue reading

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