My French Life Interview

A trained architect, Stephane Kirkland is about to release his first book on 2 April, exploring the rich and complex history of the famed Parisian architectural landscape.

We spoke with Stephane about his career, passions and the little known tale of the two most prominent figures in the rebuilding of Paris.

Read the full interview, together with some of my “Paris favorites,” at My French Life.

Eat, Drink & Think Like Napoleon III

Some spots are still available for this special event scheduled for Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 2 PM at 92Y Tribeca, which will give participants the chance to immerse themselves in the mindset and the times of the fascinating man who created and led the French Second Empire.

For tickets, go to Eat, Drink & Think Like Napoleon III

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Publishers Weekly Interview

logo-transThis week Publishers Weekly publishes an interview with me in advance of the release of Paris Reborn on April 2.

The pieces discusses Paris and its history, Napoleon III, Georges-Eugène Haussmann, and some of the surprising aspects of the Second Empire rebuilding of the French capital recounted in Paris Reborn.

The Death and Life of Great French Cities: PW Talks with Stephane Kirkland is available on line, but the full piece is only accessible to Publishers Weekly subscribers.

Book News

I am pleased to announce the details of the release of my book, Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City.

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