AlainFournier(18861914) was born in La Chapelle dAngillon and was killed in World War I after writing Le Grand Meaulnes, his only novel. Robin Buss(19392006) translated for Penguin Classics Henri Barbusses Under Fire. Adam Gopnikis a New Yorkerstaff writer and the author of Paris to the Moon.
ï¿½mile Durkheim(18581917) founded the French school of sociology. His most famous works include The Division of Labor in Societyand The Elementary Forms of Religious Life. Robin Busss most recent translations for Penguin include Dumass The Black Tulip. Richard Sennettis the Bemis Professor of Social Sciences at MIT and a professor of sociology at the London School of Economics.