Amuse-Bouche No. 13: La Rentrée: The Opposite of Vacation
by Julia Frey
In France, the new year begins on September 1.
September in Paris. So many parties. We go to a cocktail for Laurent’s new novel, due out for la rentrée littéraire.
“What exactly,” I wonder, “is a rentrée
?” (re-entry). He says you have to begin with the end. End of the holidays, that is.
A year has only nine months in France. It’s over in May,… Continue