Writers in Paris

Writers in Paris

Julie Barlow and Jean-Benoit Nadeau are the award-winning authors of the international bestseller Sixty Million Frenchmen Can’t Be Wrong, as well as of The Story of French, The Story of Spanish and seven other books, as well as hundreds of articles. ...

Bestselling British “Merde” books Author dishes on his new book, French formalities, and his favorite place in France I first became aware of Stephen Clarke seven years ago. I saw my roommate in Chicago reading A...

If you love Paris, love reading mysteries, and are not yet acquainted with Hugo Marston—ex-FBI profiler; current head of security at the American Embassy in Paris; lover of books, good wine, good food, and...

David Downie is a native San Franciscan who moved to Paris in the mid-1980s and now divides his time between France and Italy. He is the author of over a dozen nonfiction books, two thrillers,...

Julia Child was fifty-one years old when her seminal book, Mastering the Art of French Cooking, was published. This demonstrated many things, and chief among them were: Perseverance pays off. French food and culture can make...

If you love Paris as much as we do, you'll want to get your hands on journalist Lindsey Tramuta's recently published book, The New Paris: The People, Places and Ideas Fueling a Movement. There's a...

Paris and writing - for this traveler, the two are synonymous. Think Paris and I think of Sartre, de Beauvoir and now, Annie Ernaux, who has been shortlisted for the 2019 Man Booker International...

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...

Every uprising, revolt or revolution in France draws inspiration from the previous one, so technically all can be traced back to the Jacquerie, a revolt by French peasants in the early summer of 1358,...

The playwright Samuel Barclay Beckett was born in Ireland in Dublin on April 13th, 1906. He was to spend most of his life in Paris, doing most of his writing in French, before translating...

Cara Black is the author of 17 books in a series of detective novels featuring Aimée Leduc, the fashionably attired, unfailingly intrepid Parisian private investigator. In the latest book in the series, Murder in Saint Germain, Aimée finds herself...

In their new book, Say Bonjour to the Lady: Parenting from Paris to New York,former Parisians Florence Mars and Pauline Lévêque explore the world of parenting, with a humorous look at the differences between French...