Tag Archives: French culture

Joyeux Bastille Day

Carousel at Tuilieries

Carousel at Tuilieries

Double Celebration today. This post on a Paris book and an Announcement. TA-DA! I am launching a photo e-book on Amazon for Kindle and on Barnes and Noble for your Nook.  I have expanded and converted my blog post called Ten Places to Eat Cheap(er) in Paris into an e-book. Check it out. (And if you read it, how about giving a review and rating?) Thanks.

Destination: Paris

Book: Paris Was Ours: Thirty-two Writers Reflect on the City of Light,  Edited by Penelope Rowlands. (NEW February, 2011) Continue reading

Paris to the Moon: A Book About France for Bastille Day

Paris Carousel, photograph by Shawn Duffy

Paris Carousel, photograph by Shawn Duffy

Destination: France

Book: Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik

I seem to be reading backward in time through my pile of French books. First I read A Sweet Life in Paris, released just this year and about an American in Paris in the present. I have just finished Paris to the Moon, published in 1999 about..well read on.

Soon I will be reading the expanded version of Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast: The Restored Edition, about life in Paris in the twenties. Continue reading