The Little Paris Bookshop
Monsieur Perdu owns a bookshop on a boat, which he calls his literary apothecary, where he prescribes his customers the perfect books to help fix their personal ailments. Ironically, Perdu is still unable to confront his own personal turmoil over a past love. When Perdu finally reads a long-unopened letter from his former lover, he decides to takes his book apothecary up the River Seine on a quest for closure.
Every Frenchman Has One
Olivia de Havilland
Olivia deHavilland was already an Academy Award-winning actress when she picked up and moved to Paris after marrying a Frenchman. The ultimate “American in Paris” story, Olivia’s memoir follows her through all aspects of her new life in the City of Love. From traffic to bathrooms to fashion, Olivia discusses it all in a delightfully honest way that will make you feel like you’re journeying through Paris for the first time by her side.
My Paris Kitchen
Paris has always been known as one of the culinary capitals of the world, so it comes as no surprise that Chef David Lebovitz would pack up his belongings and move there. My Paris Kitchen is full of not only the experiences David had along the way, but also 100 modern French recipes. You can browse the amazing pictures of Paris while waiting for your delicious meal to finish cooking.
My Paris Dream
In addition to all its other accolades, Paris is also known as one of the world’s most fashionable cities. Knowing this, Kate Betts decided to follow her dream of working in fashion by moving to “the great city on the Seine.” Her memoir follows both her experience working her way up in fashion as well as her immersion in the chic French culture.
Paris is known as the City of Love, so it’s no wonder that when spring starts blooming, we can’t get the romantic city out of our heads. While a trip to Paris might not be on your agenda, here’s a selection of Paris-themed books that will make you feel like you’re strolling down the Champs-Élysées and exploring all the city’s sites from the comfort of your home. And—mais oui!—we recommend croissants and macarons if you need a snack while reading.
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