How Plants Helped Colette Satisfy an Insatiable Desire

Colette was modern France‚Äôs most lauded woman author. But she also had a second career as a scandal. In 1893 she arrived in Paris from provincial Burgundy as the 20-year-old bride of an urbane cad, the writer Henry “Willy” Gauthier-Villars. “In a few hours an unscrupulous man,” she wrote of her husband in My Apprenticeships, … Continue reading How Plants Helped Colette Satisfy an Insatiable Desire