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Julie Barlow

Co-author of Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong and The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes of French Conversation Revealed.

Award-winning author and journalist Julie Barlow is the co-author, with her husband Jean-Benoît Nadeau, of four books on language and culture, including the international bestseller Sixty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong. The couple’s book The Story of French, won France’s 2011 Prix de la Renaissance Française. Their book, The Story of Spanish, was praised in the Economist, the Wall Street Journal and the LA Times. The couple’s latest book, The Bonjour Effect: The Secret Codes of French Conversation Revealed, will be released in April 2016.
Born in Ancaster, Ontario, Julie is a regular contributor to L'actualité magazine and speaks widely about the French language and France. She lives in Montreal with her husband and two daughters.
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