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List created by Atti R. (RoyalScatterbrain) - , on May 18, 2017
List Votes: 1 Books: 19 Contributors: 1 Watchers: 0 List Type: Closed
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Almost French: Love And A New Life In Paris by Sarah Turnbull
A delightful, fresh twist on the travel memoir, Almost French takes us on a tour that is fraught with culture clashes but rife with deadpan humor. Sarah Turnbull’s stint in Paris was only supposed to last a week. Chance had brought Sarah and Frédéric together in Bucharest, and...  more


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Capturing Paris by Katharine Davis
After twenty five years of marriage, Annie and Wesley are living the type of elegant, sophisticated life in Paris that many Americans dream about.  Their apartment in the Marais district is filled with wonderful food, accomplished friends, and good wine.  All of this changes when...  more


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The Confidant: A Novel by Helene Gremillon
"A gripping first novel" (Le Figaro Littéraire) and an award-winning international sensation as haunting and unforgettable as Suite FrançaiseParis, 1975. Camille sifts through letters of condolence after her mother's death when a strange, handwritten missive stops her short. At first she...  more


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The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery & Alison Anderson (Translator)
We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Rena', the concierge, is witness to the lavish but vacuous lives of her numerous employers. Outwardly she conforms to every stereotype of the concierge: fat, cantankerous, addicted to television....  more


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Firefly Lane (Reading Group Gold) by Kristin Hannah
From New York Times bestselling author Kristin Hannah, a powerful novel of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. . . .In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey has accepted her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. Then, to her amazement, the ?coolest girl in the...  more


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Getting Stoned with Savages : A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu by J. Ma...
With The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Maarten Troost established himself as one of the most engaging and original travel writers around. Getting Stoned with Savages again reveals his wry wit and infectious joy of discovery in a side-splittingly funny account of life in the farthest reaches of the...  more


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Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisner
This is the true story of Franz Wisner, a man who thought he had it all- a high profile career and the fianc?e of his dreams- when suddenly, his life turned upside down. Just days before they were to be married, his fianc?e called off the wedding. Luckily, his large support network of family and...  more


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Instructions for Visitors: Life and Love in a French Town by Helen Stevenson
When living abroad, there are two rules to be followed: 1 -- If you are lucky enough to find a place you belong, you should never actually live there. And 2 -- Never live with a man you think you could never live without. But then, what fun would that be? In this funny, forthright, and...  more


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Into a Paris Quartier by Diane Johnson
Paris has always held a special appeal for Americans -- its cosmopolitan culture, its great boulevards, the majestic sweep of its history. But what really makes Paris irresistible is a deeply personal connection that's not found in any guidebook but rather in a particular café, a chance...  more


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Maitresse de Brecht (La) (Romans, Nouvelles, Recits (Domaine Francais)) (French Editi...
La Maîtresse de Brechta été récompensé par lePRIX GONCOURT 2003« Brecht viendra vous chercher le soir dans votre loge, vous n'avez qu'à lui ouvrir la porte... Parfois vous devez l'écouter, parfois lui poser quelques questions. Vous savez qu'en face, les Américains c'est la guerre, de nouveau,...  more


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The Magic Cottage Address Book by SARK & Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy
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Murder in Belleville (Aimee Leduc, Bk 2) by Cara Black
Tension runs high in this working-class neighborhood as a hunger strike to protest strict immigration laws escalates among the Algerian immigrants. Aimee barely escapes death in a car bombing in this tale of terrorism and greed in the shadows of Paris.


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Paris: Past and Present by M Ercole Pozzoli
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Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik
"The chronicle of an American writer's lifelong infatuation with Paris is also an extended meditation -- in turn hilarious and deeply moving -- on the threat of globalization, the art of parenting, and the civilizing intimacy of family life. Whether he's writing about the singularity of the...  more


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Savoir-Flair: 211 Tips for Enjoying France and the French by Polly Platt
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The Sex Lives of Cannibals : Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific by J. Maarten Troost
The laugh-out-loud true story of a harrowing and hilarious two-year odyssey in the distant South Pacific island nation of Kiribati—possibly The Worst Place on Earth.At the age of twenty-six, Maarten Troost—who had been pushing the snooze button on the alarm clock of life by racking...  more


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A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi
He saw her across the Piazza San Marco and fell in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice café a year later, he knows it is fate. He knows little English; and she, a divorced American chef, speaks only food-based Italian. Marlena thinks she is incapable of intimacy, that her heart...  more


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What Cats Want by Claire Bessant
Pet lovers will perceive immediately that this book’s unique feature is its radical approach to feline care. Author Claire Bessant writes exclusively from the cat’s viewpoint, rather than from that of the animal’s human owner. Broadening her reader’s understanding with...  more


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Once in a House on Fire by Andrea Ashworth
A stirring memoir by a young English woman who finds in literature the inspiration to overcome her tumultuous and abused childhood. Andrea Ashworth, at age twenty-eight one of the youngest fellows at Oxford University, is a young woman of remarkable charm, poise, and intelligence. Her path...  more


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