Great books and essays on Paris
Explore the Paris of Hemingway, Picasso, Edith Piaf, Cole Porter and many more through these wonderful stories and essays. Enjoy Julia Child's light- hearted look at living and learning the culinary arts. Enjoy New Yorker writer, Adam Gopnik's reminiscences on living with his family in Paris or just read the stories of ordinary people who managed to make Paris their own special abode. Any of these great reads will have you checking one way fares to Paris!
Americans in Paris, by Adam Gopnik
Three centuries of vigorous and emotional writing about the place that Henry James called “the most brilliant city in the world.” Ranges from the early impressions of Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin to latter-day reflections of writers as varied as James Baldwin, Gertrude Stein, F. Scott Fitzgerald, E.E. Cummings, Cole Porter, and Jack Kerouac.
Forever Paris, by Christina Henry de Tessan
Living In Paris (New Edition), by Jose Alvarez
If you have ever dreamed of living in Paris, this book is for you: an insider’s introduction to all that makes the French capital so special. A chapter on Craft Secrets, the Parisian tradition of fine craftsmanship in fashion and interior design, and a Visitor’s Guide to the city’s best addresses add to the richness of this beautifully illustrated work. A resource to treasure.