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Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann and the Quest to Build a Modern City

In the mid-nineteenth century, the Paris we know today was born, the vision of two extraordinary men: the endlessly ambitious Emperor Napoléon III and his unstoppable accomplice, Baron Haussmann. This is the vivid and engrossing account of the greatest transformation of a major city in modern history.

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Report from a Parisian Paradise

In Roth’s all too brief career from 1921-1939 he established himself as the greatest newspaper correspondent of his age. Read More

Paris to the Past

In one of the most inventive travel books in years, Ina Caro invites readers on twenty-five one-day train trips that depart from Paris and transport us back through seven hundred years of French history.

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The Mistress of Paris

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City of Light, City of Poison

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Sagan: Paris 1954

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The Novel of the Century

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