Books

Books

"We must be responsible consumers - it’s important to know where our products come from and how they’re made." --Mauro Colagreco Mauro Colagreco, the dynamic Italo-Argentinian chef, came to France 20 years ago and honed...

Editor's Note: We are pleased as punch to announce that Janet Hulstrand-- writer, editor, writing coach, teacher, and Bonjour Paris contributor-- has just published a new book called Demystifying the French: How to Love Them, and...

David Lebovitz has a knack for making us laugh out loud. (As his fans can easily attest, the best-selling author and famous chef also has a terrific blog, and droolworthy Instagram feed.) In his...

Life in Paris has always offered an abundance of choices—culture, history, gastronomy, art, shopping—explorations of all kinds. Whether you’re a resident or visitor, there is always something to do— with more than 100 museums,...

Author, editor, and journalist Guy Hibbert has written a beautiful book about Paris entitled Paris Postcards. His debut looks at Paris in the form of charming, intricate short stories which immediately transport the reader...

Penelope Fletcher was born and grew up on the west coast of Canada “mostly on an island off an island off an island.” After studying English literature and classics in universities in British Columbia,...

For fifty years Parisian cultural life centered on the writer Sidonie Gabrielle Colette. Known simply as Colette, her name was one of the most famous in France. At her death in 1954, Colette’s fame was...

As film fans, we all have an image of Paris engraved in our memories. A new book called Paris 100 Films de Légende features the Champs-Elysées "Herald Tribune" shot of Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg...

 It’s hard to believe that the Festival America in Vincennes can pack so much into three days. The festival is dedicated to writing in the Americas, South as well as North. This year the...

Just think: Michael Chabon, Dan Chaon, Jeffrey Eugenines, Lauren Groff, John Irving, Richard Powers, Richard Russo, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson and a few dozen more, all at one place. Well, several places, at different...

Burgundy has always seemed to me the most beautiful part of France. At least its rich, verdant landscape and even its moody, often stormy weather, touches something deep in my soul in a way...

Paris Postcards, the debut fictional effort of Guy Thomas Hibbert, is a delightful collection of linked short stories, all set in Paris. The title holds a clue to a clever central conceit of these stories,...