Books

Books

Whether you are an expatriate or a visitor, whether your French is superb or still in its infancy, whether your budget stretches to new or used books, there is a time when you just...

Every two years, WICE’s Paris Writers Workshop brings together distinguished writers and enthusiastic students for a stimulating week of classes, readings, panel discussions and agent consultations. Women have always had a prominent place, which...

Joe Start is a California expat who has lived in France since 2003. After earning his journalism degree, Joe moved into the advertising and marketing side of communications.  His day job has been selling...

When Victor Hugo died in Paris in 1885, amid Paris’ critically important and creatively fruitful Belle Époque period, the streets of the city were flooded with mourners as his remains were carried through the...

Anne Trager is the founder of Le French Book, a small, independent publishing company dedicated to bringing French-language books to an English-speaking audience. Established in 2012, the company has already published an impressive 30...

Whether you’re starting the New Year with healthy resolutions, a desire to learn something new, or simply hibernating until winter is over, Paris's exquisite hotels will ease you into 2018 with a range of...

The nine suitcases tumbled off the Air France carousel. Add my carry-on and Luke’s dog crate and my bichon and I were ready to begin our adventure. David patiently loaded our gear into his Ford...

Hilary Kaiser was born in New York, and raised in the San Francisco Bay area of California, but she has lived mainly in Paris for many years. As an associate professor at the University...

French Poet Jean-Luc Pouliquen Talks about President Georges Pompidou’s “Passion for Poetry” and the State of Poetry Today – Including his Own Translated into English by Beth S. Gersh-Nešić Bonjour Paris marked the 40th anniversary of the...

Lately I've been re-reading The Cathedral Builders, written by Jean Gimpel, a man of diverse interests born in Paris in 1918. During World War II he was involved in a Resistance group blowing up...

Craig Carlson is the founder/owner the Breakfast in America diners in Paris. Carlson first came to France in 1985 through a study abroad program, and fell instantly in love with the country. When he...

One of the best books to land on our desk recently is David Downie's A Taste of Paris: A History of the Parisian Love Affair with Food. With humor and wit, Downie delves into...