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Paris City-lit

City-Lit Series

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Published: 20th July 2010
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Introduced by Stephen Clarke, bestselling author of 'A Year in the Merde'. 'Paris City-lit' is the perfect city break guide to la vie parisienne. From Joanne Harris, Julian Barnes, Kate Mosse and Irene Nemirovsky to Stephen Clarke, Gertrude Stein, Proust and Claude Izner, over seventy extraordinary writers provide the perfect Paris companion. Amongst the many stories you will find: Gertrude Stein on the origins of the croissant Julian Barnes on life beginning in Paris Joanne Harris on chocolate in Montmartre Alex Kapranos on eating out in Paris Kate Muir on red shoes in the Musee Rodin Agnes Cathering Poirier on the lure of the Paris cafe Marcel Proust on that perfect erotic moment Victor Hugo on the view from the top of Notre Dame Faiza Guene on not going up the Eiffel Tower REVIEWS: "It's terrific ... all the best writing on this complex city in one place" - Professor Andrew Hussey, author of 'Paris: The Secret History ' "A great range of writers, from Joanne Harris to Irene Nemirovsky, Hans Christian Anderson to Edmund White. With thematic chapters headed 'Le Menu' and 'Sex in the City,' there should be something for everyone - an ideal gift" - Travel Bookseller "Great, eclectic ... and original" - Sylvia Whitman, Shakespeare & Co, Paris "An essential guidebook ... it maps the Paris of the imagination beautifully" - Kate Muir, author of Left Bank

'It's terrific ... all the best writing on this complex city in one place' - Andrew Hussey, author of Paris: The Secret History 'Superb ... it's like having your own iPad loaded with different tomes, excelpt that this anthology contains only the best passages,, bite-sized chunks just perfect to dip into as you sip that pastis in a pavement cafe' The Times 'Brilliant ... the best way to get under the skin of a city. The perfect read for travellers and book lovers of all ages' Kate Mosse, author of Labyrinth 'Whether you're a newcomer to Paris or a die-hard aficionado, this gem of a book will make you think of the city in a completely new way' Living France 'The ideal book for people who don't want to leave their minds at the airport' Celia Brayfield, author of Deep France 'The first in a new series of travel guides holds more intrigue than most - it contains the musings of some seriously big-name writers ... We think it's just ideal for those Paris lovers fond of a finely crafted phrase' French Magazine 'This compilation of short stories and writings sheds new light on the city, covering topics ranging from cafe culture through to famous Parisians and their daily activities (ever wante dto know exactly how much absinthe Verlaine could drink in one session?) ... Whether you're a newcomer to Paris or a die-hard aficionado, this gem of a book will make you think of the city in a completely new way' France 'When is a travel guide not a travel guide? When it's a city-lit guide - supremely readable and full of wonderful holiday ideas for your next city break to Paris ... Get a unique feel for the sights, sounds and flavours of the city that only the best writers can provide' Travelbite

City-lit PARIS: Contents "I love Paris - "__________________________________ Bill Bryson - - - - - - - - - Neither here nor there: travels in Europe Janelle McCulloch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - La Vie Parisienne Marie Darrieussecq - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 'I love Paris' Michael Sadler - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - An Englishman in Paris Ernest Hemingway - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A Moveable Feast T.E.Carhart - - - - - - - - - - - - The Piano Shop on the Left Bank Adam Gopnik - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Paris to the Moon Edmund White. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Le Flaneur Sarah Turnbull - - - - - - - - - - .Almost French: a new life in Paris Raymond Queneau - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Zazie in the metro Guy de Maupassant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . 'The Nightmare' Le menu_____________________________________ Janelle McCulloch - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - La Vie Parisienne Gertrude Stein - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .. - Paris France Edmond de Goncourt - - - - - - - - Pages from the Goncourt Journal Agnes Catherine Poirier - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Touche Adam Gopnik - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Paris to the Moon Jeremy Mercer - - - - - - - - - - - .Books, Baguettes, and Bedbugs Alex Hapranos - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Sound Bites Colette Rossant - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Return to Paris Stephen Downes - - - - - - - - - - . - - - - - - Paris on a Plate Stella Duffy. - - 'Un bon repas doit commencer avec la faim' in Paris Noir Stephen Clarke - - - - - - - - - - - - .. - - - A Year in the Merde W. Scott Haine - - - - - - - - - - - . - The World of the Paris Cafe Georges Perec - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Life: A user's Manual Agnes Catherine Poirier - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Touche Michael Booth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Sacre Cordon Bleu Sex in the city_______________________________ Colette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Claudine in Paris Stephen Clarke - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .A Year in the Merde Jim Hankinson and Paul Bahn - - - - - - - The Bluffer's Guide to Paris Kate Muir - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - Left Bank Marcel Proust - - - - - - - - - - - - - Remembrance of Things Past Peter Abelard - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Historia Calamiatum Julio Cortazar - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - . Hopscotch Jennifer Cox - - - - - - - - - - - - - Around the World in 80 Dates Colette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ..The Vagabond High hopes - and hard times________________ Julian Barnes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - - .Metroland Walter Schwarz - - - - - - - - - - - - - .The Perfect Occupation Adam Thorpe - Debauchery', in The Time Out Book of Paris Short Stories Jean Rhys - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - Quartet George Orwell - - - - - - - - - Down and Out in Paris and London John Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - - 'New Shoes', in Paris Noir Jeremy Mercer - - - - - - - - - - - Books, Baguette and Bedbugs Sparkle Hayter - - - - - - - - - - 'Deus ex Machina', in Paris Noir Julian Green - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Paris Shusha Guppy - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - A Girl in Paris Simone de Beauvoir - - - - - . - - - Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter Honore de Balzac - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Lost Illusions Michael Sadler - - - - - - - - - - - - - - An Englishman in Paris Jan Morris - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Europe: an intimate journey Location, location - ________________________ Joanne Harris - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Lollipop Shoes T. E. Carhart - - - - - - - - - - - The Piano Shop on the Left Bank Jeremy Mercer - - - - - - - - - - - .Books, baguettes and Bedbugs T. E. Carhart - - - - - - - - - - - The Piano Shop on the Left Bank Louis Aragon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Paris Peasant Jean Cocteau - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - Les Enfants Terribles Claude Izner - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Murder on the Eiffel Tower Cara Black - - - - - - - - - - - - .Murder on the Ile Saint-Louis Julian Green - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . Paris Edmund White - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Flaneur Juan Goytisolo - - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - Forbidden Territory Louis Aragon - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Paris Peasant Catherine Sanderson - - - - - - - - - - 'My love affair with Belleville' Daniel Maximin - - - - - - - - - - . - - .'To the Canal Saint-Martin' Jean Rhys - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - After Leaving Mr McKenzie Abdelkader Djema? - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Gare du Nord Claude Izner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Pere-Lachaise Mystery Sarah Turnbull - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Almost French Parisians - famous and not so famous__________ Gustave Flaubert - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Sentimental Education Gustave Flaubert - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - .Bouvard and Pecuchet Muriel Barbery - - - - - - - - - - - - The Elegance of the Hedgehog Fa?za Guene - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Just like tomorrow Gertrude Stein - - - - - - - - - - The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas Peter Ackroyd - - - - - - - - - - - The Last Testament of Oscar Wilde Heather Reyes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Zade Paul Verlaine - - - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - Confessions of a Poet Gerard de Cortanze - - - - - - - - . - - 'The Montparnasse Georama' William Wiser - - - - - - - - - .The Twilight Years: Paris in the 1930s Jacqueline Rose - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Albertine Julian Green - - - - - - - . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Paris Cities of the dead_____________________________ Andrew Hussey - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Paris: The Secret History Claude Izner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .The Pere-Lachaise Mystery Jennifer Cox - - - - - - - - - - - - - . Around the World in 80 Dates Jean Follain (awaiting translation) - - - - - . 'The Pere-Lachaise Cemetery' Heather Reyes - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Zade Andrew Hussey - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .Paris: The Secret History Simone de Beauvoir - - - - - - - .. - - - - Adieux: a farewell to Sartre Kate Muir - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Left Bank Colette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - . 'Montmartre Cemetery' Past tense____________________________________ Colin Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - PARIS: Biography of a City Claude Izner - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - The Pere-Lachaise Mystery J.-K. Huysmans - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Parisian Sketches Edmond de Goncourt - - - - - - - - - . Pages from the Goncourt Journal Victor Hugo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Notre-Dame de Paris Geert Mak - - - - - - - In Europe: travels through the twentieth century Irene Nemirovsky - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - - - - Suite Francaise Living it up__________________________________ Ian Collins - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 'I love Paris in the springtime' Mary Blume - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - .A French Affair W. Scott Haine - - - - - - - - - - - - - .The World of the Paris Cafe Simone de Beauvoir - - - - - - - - - - - . - - - - The Prime of Life Richard Davenport-Hines. - - - - - - - - . - - .A Night at the Majestic Gertrude Stein - - - - - - - - - - The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas

ISBN: 9780955970009
ISBN-10: 0955970008
Series: City-Lit Series
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 20th July 2010
Publisher: Oxygen Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.0  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.28