P. N. Furbank

P. N. Furbank is the author of nine books, including biographies of Samuel Butler, Italo Svevo, and E.M. Forster.

Who Are ‘The French’?

The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography from the Revolution to the First World War

by Graham Robb

December 6, 2007 issue

Body and Soul

Body and Soul

Flesh in the Age of Reason

by Roy Porter, with a foreword by Simon Schama

April 29, 2004 issue

What Adèle Knew

Memoirs of the Comtesse de Boigne

edited and with an introduction by Anka Muhlstein, and an afterword by Olivier Bernier

October 9, 2003 issue

Men in the Moon

The Lunar Men: Five Friends Whose Curiosity Changed the World

by Jenny Uglow

December 19, 2002 issue

The Art of Malice

Saint-Simon and the Court of Louis XIV

by Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie, with Jean-François Fitou, translated from the French by Arthur Goldhammer

November 15, 2001 issue

A Royal Mystery

The Wicked Queen: The Origins of the Myth of Marie-Antoinette

by Chantal Thomas, translated from the French by Julie Rose

Marie Antoinette: The Last Queen of France

by Evelyne Lever, translated from the French by Catherine Temerson

February 8, 2001 issue


Barbarism and Religion Volume 1: The Enlightenments of Edward Gibbon, 1737-1764Volume 2: Narratives of Civil Government

by J.G.A. Pocock

November 30, 2000 issue

Dreams of the Body

Necklines: The Art of Jacques-Louis David After the Terror

by Ewa Lajer-Burcharth

May 25, 2000 issue

Brave New World

France in the Enlightenment

by Daniel Roche, Translated from the French by Arthur Goldhammer

February 24, 2000 issue

Tocqueville’s Lament

The Old Regime and the Revolution, Volume 1

by Alexis de Tocqueville, edited by François Furet and Françoise Mélonio, translated by Alan S Kahan

Goodness Beyond Virtue: Jacobins During the French Revolution

by Patrice Higonnet

April 8, 1999 issue

The Hack of Genius

Daniel Defoe: The Life and Strange, Surprising Adventures

by Richard West

December 3, 1998 issue

Portraits of a Lady

Women's Words: Essay on French Singularity

by Mona Ozouf, translated by Jane Marie Todd

March 5, 1998 issue

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