Julian Green—A Turbulent Passage The penultimate volume of Julian Green’s four-part autobiography, anglicized as Love In America, borrows its haunting epigraph from Francois Villon, “In my own country I am in a distant land.” Certainly, no writer’s personal situation was ever more appropriately limned by this striking verse than that of Julian Green. Born ninety-five… Continue reading Julian Green — A Turbulent Passage — from Crisis Magazine, Feb. 1, 1996.
Editor’s note: In 1995 I wrote to Julian Green in Paris. Green was 95 years old and was considered, and still is, one the greatest French writers of the modern age. His many novels, memoirs, dairies, and books of reflection on saints and cities kept him in the public eye from his first novel at… Continue reading Et in Jesum Christum: A Memoir by Julian Green