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Agnès Poirier

Agnès Poirier
Hannah Starkey

Agnes Poirier is a Paris-born and London-educated journalist, broadcaster, critic, and writer. A regular contributor to the British and American media, (The Guardian, The Observer, The Times[London], The Nation, BBC, Sky News, CNN, among others) and the UK editor for the French political weekly Marianne, she is the author of four books about how France and Britain do things in opposite ways, including Touche: A French Woman's Take on the English. She has taught at the Paris Institute of Political Sciences (Sciences Po) and preselects British films for the Cannes Film Festival. She divides her time between Paris and London and loves cycling and listening to Charles Trenet.

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Agnès Poirier
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Picador

An incandescent group portrait of the midcentury artists and thinkers whose lives, loves, collaborations, and passions were forged against the wartime destruction and postwar rebirth of Paris.

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