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Five Nights in Paris

In this engaging memoir, an American writer living in Paris recounts his experiences in a piano shop tucked into an out-of-the way street on the rive gauche. 

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Petites Histoires des Grand Chefs

If you have been an assiduous reader of my newsletters then you have frequently encountered the name Albert Nahmias, my Paris culinary ‘rabbi.” In the 1001 Arabian Nights secret doors open when one says Abra cadabra but in Paris the doors of some of the world’s finest restaurants open to the likes of me,when I say: “Albert Nahmias.”

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The Last Time I saw Paris

Elliot Paul, an American journalist, first walked into rue de la Huchette in the summer of 1923. 'There,' he wrote, 'I found Paris.' His biography of the street brings to life a cast of charaters, from the stately M. de Malancourt to l'Hibou the tramp, from the culturally precocious Hyacinthe to a bevy of prostitutes.

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Scene in France...From A to Z

We have a love/hate relationship with all things French? We lust for French wine, French lovers and French fashion only to be turned off by French snobbery, French bureaucracy or French arrogance. However, whether we belong to the Francophiles or the Francophobes, we often can’t think of a better place to vacation than Paris, even if it’s from the comfort of our own armchairs

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French Toast

During the 1970s, Rochefort moved from Shenandoah, Iowa, to Paris, where she met and married her husband, Philippe. Here, she offers her reflections on what it’s like to be the wife of a Frenchman and the mother of two French-American children.

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Paris: A Love Story-Kati Marton

PARIS: A LOVE STORY is for anyone who has ever had their heart broken or their life upended.

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The Laurels of Lake Constance

This mesmerizing biography of Albert Beugras portrays a man who, like many Frenchmen, was swept up by the charisma of Jacques Doriot, the “französischer Führer.”

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Paris par Hasard: From Bagels to Brioches

How did a lousy French student (whom Mme. Cerrutti was compelled by law to pass
only because he scored an 80 on the State Regents Exam) become the sophisticated
American’s friend in Paris?

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