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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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Between Meals: An Appetite For Paris, A.J. Liebling

A man of Rabelaisian appetite, with the exquisite palate of the true gastronome, and the literary flair to match, A.J. Liebling  was a formidable eater...

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The Most Beautiful Walk in the World

Thrust into the unlikely role of professional “literary walking tour” guide by his pal Terrance Gelenter, an expat writer provides the most irresistibly witty and revealing tour of Paris in years.

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