Posts tagged ‘literary Paris’

Merci et Au Revoir, Mme. Hellier…

A sad farewell to another wonderful independent bookstore..the Village Voice English-language bookshop in Paris. And a thank you to Odile Hellier, bookseller extraordinaire…

Continue Reading July 24, 2012 at 7:26 pm Leave a comment

Literary Quotes about Paris

A rich array of appetizers for the main course: Paris: A Literary Adventure!

Continue Reading May 25, 2010 at 1:44 am 2 comments

Paris Bookshelf: Good Books About Paris

Here are a few of my favorite books written in, set in, or about Paris. An idiosyncratic list of “additional reading” for my students and anyone else who cares to browse.

Continue Reading April 19, 2010 at 3:46 pm 8 comments

Will the real Moveable Feast please stand up?

Forty-five years after it was first published, a newly “restored” version of A Moveable Feast, Hemingway’s classic memoir of his early years in Paris has been released, amid great controversy. How are readers to decide which of these two versions to read?

Continue Reading February 20, 2010 at 4:39 pm 3 comments


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