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A Grand Illusion

Euny Hong

A Grand Illusion
Members only: In the first row, Paul Nizan (second from left) and Jean-Paul Sartre (fourth from left) among the first-year students, Ecole normale superieure, 1922 (Photo by Apic/Getty Images)
How the top French schools remain incubators for the elites despite the nation’s ostensibly egalitarian politics.
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About The Author:

Euny Hong is a New York-based journalist and author, previously with The Financial Times and France 24. Her new book, Welcome to the Future: South Korea’s Plan to Own the World’s Pop Culture, will be published by Picador Books in early 2014. You can follow her on Twitter @euny.