14 Books to Sweep You Away

Skip the airport lines and let these novels transport you to other worlds—no passport required.


14 Books about Civilians During World War II

The author of The Girl from the Paradise Ballroom examines the impact of war on its citizens.

By Alison Love • 1 year ago
Author Essay

My Years in Provence

One author finds that starting over in the south of France isn't exactly as Mayle described it.

Your Reading Life

Six Writers Inspired By Paris—And Drinking

As it turns out, The Green Fairy served as muse for many a writer.

By • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Expat Life and (Not) Going Native in France

Cartoonist and author Jessica Abel on authenticity and the definition of "home" when you're an expat.

By Jessica Abel • 2 years ago
Author Essay

Making the Perfect Cheese Plate

Kathe Lison, author of The Whole Fromage, provides three easy tips that will help you avoid feeling intimidated at the cheese counter.

By KATHE LISON • 2 years ago
Author Essay

An Homage to Perfectly Imperfect Style

Kate Betts, author of My Paris Dream: An Education in Style, Slang, and Seduction in the Great City on The Seine explores the je ne sais quoi that makes up French style.

By KATE BETTS • 2 years ago

Authors Share Their Favorite Places to Read (and Write!) in Paris

Next time you're in Paris, bring your book and seek out one of these nooks!

By • 2 years ago
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