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Lebanon - Paris/Normandy

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 08 January 2011

John McCarthy explores Paris with Independent Newspaper correspondent John Lichfield and The Lebanon with photographer Max Milligan and historian Philip Mansel.
Producer Chris Wilson.

  • John Lichfield

    has been a journalist with the Independent newspaper since its launch in 1986 and its France correspondent since 1997. John lives and works in Paris. John’s new book is entitled ‘Our Man in Paris’ and is a series of some of his best despatches covering all things French.

    Our Man in Paris: A Foreign Correspondent, France and the French
    Publisher: Signal Books Ltd
    ISBN-10: 1904955738
    ISBN-13: 978-1904955733

    Find out more about John Lichfield
  • Max Milligan

    is an international art photographer. His latest book of photographs entitled The Lebanon captures a wide range of images of people, places; rich, poor, traditional and modern, from around the country.

    The Lebanon
    Publisher: Idlewild; First edition
    ISBN-10: 0954587642
    ISBN-13: 978-0954587642

    Find out more about Max Milligan
  • Philip Mansel

    is a historian of France and the Ottoman Empire and an author. Philip went to live in Beirut and Istanbul while researching his latest book Levant which examines the role played by Beirut and two other significant ports, Alexandria and Smyrna, in the rise and fall of the Ottoman Empire.

    Levant: Splendour and Catastrophe on the Mediterranean
    Publisher: John Murray
    ISBN-10: 0719567076
    ISBN-13: 978-0719567070

    Find out more about Philip Mansel



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