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Campion, Alexander

A savory blend of murder and fine French cuisine set against the dazzling beauty of Paris, Campion's debut--the first in a mouthwatering new series--is an intriguing mystery with a culinary twist.

Anderson, Alison (Translator), Barbery, Muriel

From the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Elegance of the Hedgehog. In the heart of Paris, in the posh building made famous in The Elegance of the Hedgehog , Pierre Athens, the greatest food critic in the world, is dying. Revered by some and reviled by many, Monsieur Arthens has been lording it over the world?s most esteemed chefs for years, passing judgment on their creations, deciding their fates with a stroke of his pen,...

Sussman, Ellen

A single day in Paris changes the lives of three Americans as they each set off to explore the city with a French tutor, learning about language, love, and loss as their lives intersect in surprising ways. Josie, Riley, and Jeremy have come to the City of Light for different reasons: Josie, a young high school teacher, arrives in hopes of healing a broken heart. Riley, a spirited but lonely expat housewife, struggles to feel connected to her...

Anderson, Alison (Translator), Barbery, Muriel

The enthralling international bestseller. We are in the center of Paris, in an elegant apartment building inhabited by bourgeois families. Ren e, 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. Yet, unbeknownst to her employers, Ren e is a cultured autodidact who adores art, philosophy, music, and...

McAndrew, Megan

A compelling and poignant coming-of-age story about a sharply observant American girl’s young adulthood in Paris and New York set against the backdrop of Europe’s most turbulent decade--for readers of Curtis Sittenfeld, Diane Johnson, and Lorrie Moore. For Charlotte Sanders, a precocious and privileged fifteen-year-old American girl growing up in Paris in the late 1970s, life has a dreamy quality. Her father, a lawyer and quiet...

Wagner, Kathryn

In the City of Lights, at the dawn of a new age, begins an unforgettable story of great love, great art-and the most painful choices of the heart.   With this fresh and vibrantly imagined portrait of the Impressionist artist Edgar Degas, readers are transported through the eyes of a young Parisian ballerina to an era of light and movement. An ambitious and enterprising farm girl, Alexandrie joins the prestigious Paris Opera ballet with hopes...

Campion, Alexander

It's meant to be a peaceful trip to the countryside. But even before Capucine and her husband, distinguished food critic Alexandre de Huguelet, arrive at her uncle's 16th-century chteau, their idyllic destination has been thrown into turmoil by a fatal hunting accident. And the longer they stay, the more accidents happen.

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James, Henry

This complex tale of self-discovery -- considered by the author to be his best work -- traces the path of an aging idealist, Lambert Strether. Arriving in Paris with the intention of persuading his young charge to abandon an obsession with a French woman and return home, Strether reaches unexpected conclusions.

Cole, Robert

Paris, in many people's thoughts, is the epitome of the perfect city: beautiful, romantic, and imbued with vitality and culture. It is a wonderful place to visit and to live.