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The Road from the Past, Traveling through History in France

FRN03
Ina Caro
Harvest Books
1996
339
0156003635
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Time travel through France by way of its finest castles, chateaux, cathedrals and monasteries. This unusual travelogue is an invaluable companion for traveling in Paris, southern France, the Dordogne and the Loire Valley, combining personal observation wi
$17.95

The Food of France

FRN17
Waverly Root
Vintage Books
1992
450
0679738975
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
An evocative and beautifully written survey of French food. First published in 1958 and revised in the mid-1970s, the book covers the important regions of French cuisine by dividing them into domains of Butter (northern France), Fat (Alsace) and Oil (the south).
$18.00

France in Mind

FRN384
Alice Powers
Vintage Books
2003
352
0375714359
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This wonderful selection of essays, excerpts and stories filters the experience of being in France through the lens of 33 British and American writers.
$16.95

Eyewitness Guide France

FRN01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465440178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to all of France features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$30.00

France Map

FRN07
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067123157
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, accurate and up-to-date map of France at a scale of 1:1,000,000.
$12.95

France Adventure Map

FRA36
National Geographic Society
National Geographic Maps
2012
1
1566956048
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
One in the growing series of excellent maps, printed on water- and tear-resistant paper.
$11.95

Eyewitness Travel Phrase Book French

FRA388
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2017
224
1465462678
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This attractive, illustrated phrasebook includes all the essentials for travelers to France, such as everyday phrases and instructions on how to order food, ask for the time and more. A handy, pocket-sized reference, it also includes a dictionary and pron
$7.95

Fodor's Paris' 25 Best

FRN41
Fodor's
Fodor's
2016
176
0147546273
PAPER
Guidebook
5/13/2014
0
0
0
0
This shirt-pocket map and guide includes essential information on the city's history, highlights and sightseeing, ideal for a short visit to the City of Light.
$13.99

Lonely Planet French Phrasebook

FRN120
Marie-Helene Girard, Anny Monet
Lonely Planet Publications
2015
272
1743214448
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
This handy phrasebook focuses on pronunciation, basic grammar and essential vocabulary for the traveler.
$9.99

The Official Guide to the Most Beautiful Villages of France

FRA292
Les Plus Beaux Villages De France Assoc.
Rizzoli
2016
272
2080202669
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Authored by a French conservation group, this practical travel guide is perfect for travelers who want to experience France's countryside charms. With visitor information, brief histories, maps and color illustrations.
$24.95

France from the Source

FRA390
Lonely Planet Food
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
288
1786577941
HARD COVER
Food
8/15/2017
0
0
0
0
Alongside beautiful photographs, Lonely Planet presents 60 of France's most authentic contemporary dishes, direct from the kitchens where they were perfected. From street food vendors to Michelin-starred chefs, the culinary personalities showcase their fa
$24.99

France Is a Feast, The Photographic Journey of Paul and Julia Child

FRA297
Katherine Pratt, Alex Prudhomme
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
208
0500519072
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Taken while Paul Child was a cultural attache for the US Information Service (1948-1953), this intimate photograph collection shows a more personal side of the great Julia Child and celebrates French life and French cooking.
$35.00

Long Ago in France, The Years in Dijon

FRN21
M.F.K. Fisher
Touchstone
1992
159
0671755145
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
A memoir of Fisher's years in France in the late '20s and early '30s, a time of exuberant discoveries of the glories of French food and French culture.
$13.95

Mastering the Art of French Eating

FRA70
Ann Mah
Penguin Putnam
2014
288
0143125923
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
New to Paris and with her diplomatic husband called away, Ann Mah (not unlike Julia Child once upon a time) explores France through ten of its iconic regional dishes, from Brittany (crepes) to Provence (soupe au pistou) and Languedoc (cassoulet). Recipes included!
$16.00

One Hundred and One Beautiful Towns in France: Food & Wine

FRA51
Simonetta Greggio
Rizzoli International
2016
272
0847846822
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
A large format celebration of French food and drink. With full-color photographs and local restaurants and food merchants (complete with contact information) where you can sample the regional specialty dishes.
$25.00

The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food

FRN968
Adam Gopnik
Vintage Books
2012
288
0307593452
PAPER
Food
0
0
0
0
Gopnik's delectable social history traces America's "table ancestry" to 18th-century France, birthplace of modern taste and the restaurant. He also urges us not to forget the deeper value of what goes on around the table.
$16.95

A Traveller's History of France

FRN08
Robert Cole
Interlink Publishing Group
2008
256
1566566061
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This fast-moving survey covers the conquests of ancient Gaul through the heady days of revolution to modern times.
$14.95

France, A Modern History from the Revolution to the War With Terror

FRA287
Jonathan Fenby
St. Martin's Press
2016
554
1250096839
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Taking his cue from Napoleon's loss at Waterloo in 1815, bestselling historian Jonathan Fenby chronicles the last 200 years of French history, exploring how the nation took its contemporary shape. He narrates two political revolutions, three awful wars with Germany, the rise of Jihadism and a whole lot more.
$29.99

Liberty or Death, The French Revolution

FRA276
Peter McPhee
Yale University Press
2017
488
0300228694
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Explaining how the Revolution unfolded in Paris and echoed around the world, McPhee's investigation includes evocative stories from the patriots, peasants and traitors who struggled to cope in the unpredictable age (and keep their heads!).
$20.00

The Discovery of France

FRN770
Graham Robb
W. W. Norton & Company
2008
480
0393333647
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Winner of the 2008 Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, Robb's erudite portrait, the result of time both in the library and on his bicycle, marvelously illuminates the rural byways, history and charting of France.
$18.95

The French Revolution, From Enlightenment to Tyranny

FRA296
Ian Davidson
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
336
1681772507
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This fresh look at the incredibly complicated events of the French Revolution presents the larger-than-life characters and dramatic events that affected all of France. Davidson shows how the revolution affected French notions of morality and justice that still exist today.
$28.95

The Sun King

FRN33
Nancy Mitford
NYRB
2012
255
1590174917
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An opulent, celebrated biography of Louis XIV. Gracefully written in a witty, conversational style, Mitford's book brings Versailles to vibrant life.
$15.95

A Year in Provence

FRN19
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
1991
207
0679731148
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
The original best-selling tale of settling down in Provence, told with warmth and a great deal of humor. It offers a wonderful inside look at the charms and quirks of the people and the countryside in the south of France.
$15.95

Adventures on the Wine Route, A Wine Buyer's Tour of France

FRN72
Kermit Lynch
Noonday Press
1990
271
0374522669
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A delightful and warmly anecdotal book highly recommended for anyone touring the wine regions of France. Lynch brings the domains and appellations of French wine to full-blown life and his portraits of the grand personalities who make the wine are priceless.
$19.00

My Life in France

FRN596
Julia Child
Doubleday
2007
317
0307277690
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Child's characteristically ebullient record of Paris and Provence, her many friends, family and memorable meals, in the years after WWII, turned into a movie starring Meryl Streep and Stanley Tucci (as husband Paul).
$16.00

Napoleon, A Life

FRA156
Andrew Roberts
Viking
2015
976
0143127853
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Taking advantage of the recent publication of some 33,000 of Napoleon’s letters, bestselling author Andrew Roberts provides a more precise portrait of Napoleon than has ever been possible.
$20.00

The Secret Life of the Seine

FRN48
Mort Rosenblum
Da Capo Press
2001
290
0306810743
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
After losing his Paris apartment, Rosenblum, a born storyteller, takes to a houseboat moored on the Seine. The result is this entertaining tour of the places and people he encounters during his explorations along the river.
$17.50

The Streets of Paris

FRA353
Marion Ranoux (Illustrator), Susan Cahill
Macmillan
2017
240
1250074320
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Drawing from the biographies of 22 well-known figures, Cahill makes it easy for travelers to revisit the seductive streets old Paris. She takes memorable figures from Paris past and leads travelers to their favorite haunts and, if possible, right to their front doors.
$19.99

Two Towns in Provence

FRN27
M. F. K. Fisher
Vintage Books
1983
208
0394716310
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
1
0
0
Celebrated food writer M.F.K. Fisher contrasts village life in Aix-en-Provence with bustling Marseilles, evoking these two favorite places with anecdote and loving description.
$18.95

A Moveable Feast

FRN916
Ernest Hemingway
Scribner
2010
240
143918271X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This restored edition of Hemingway's exuberant, irreverent portrait of life in Paris after World War I, edited by his grandson Sean, puts the 19 chapters originally selected by Hemingway in the order he preferred.
$16.00

Flaubert's Parrot

FRN990
Julian Barnes
Vintage Books
1990
0679731369
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A solitary widower obsesses on life, art, the difficulty of knowing another person and, of course, Flaubert.
$15.00

France, A Traveler's Literary Companion

FRN767
William Rodarmor (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2008
256
1883513189
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
This collection contains literary gems from all corners of France by a select group of 20th-century French writers from Colette to Simenon.
$14.95

In a Dark Wood Wandering, A Novel of the Middle Ages

FRN86
Hella Haasse
Academy Chicago
1991
594
089733356X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
With a cast of thousands including Joan of Arc and the Dukes of Burgundy, this 1949 historical novel renders the political intrigue, people and texture of 15th-century Europe and of medieval court life during the Hundred Years War.
$21.95

Suite Francaise

FRN642
Irene Nemirovsky
Vintage Books
2007
431
1400044731
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rediscovered after 60 years, Nemirovsky's two lustrous novellas capture the rhythms and peculiarities of daily life in German-occupied France with warmth and wit.
$16.00

For Kids

Cathedral, The Story of its Construction

EUR24
David MacAulay
Houghton Mifflin Company
1981
77
0395175135
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this illuminating book for middle readers, master draughtsman MacAulay presents text and innovative drawings that detail the planning and construction of a 13th-century Gothic cathedral. It's a masterpiece.
$11.99

The Family Under the Bridge

FRN313
Natalie Savage Carlson, Garth Williams (Illustrator)
HarperCollins
1989
123
0064402509
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Newbery Medal winning book for children ages 9-12 is a charming, wonderfully human story recounting the Parisian adventures of the hobo Armand and the three homeless children who make him shed his grumpy ways.
$6.99

A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

GBR245
E.L. Konigsburg
Aladdin Books
2001
208
068984624X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A marvelous fictionalized portrait of Eleanor of Aquitaine, queen of France and England successively, traveler to Constantinople, wife of a future saint, mother of Richard the Lionheart and for 15 years a prisoner of the English Crown. For young adults.
$7.99

The Little Prince

FRN361
Antoine de Saint Exupery, Richard Howard (Translator)
Harcourt Books
2000
83
0156012197
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
Antoine de Saint-Exupery's modern fable, enshrined in the hearts of many. First published in 1943, it tells of a naif extraterrestrial who wanders from planet to planet, learning wisdom as he goes.
$11.99

The Three Musketeers

FRN362
Alexandre Dumas
Oxford University Press
2009
663
0199538468
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
This French standard may be long -- and written almost 200 years ago -- but it is page-turning fare for young adults, who'll stay up 'til the wee hours to find out what became of D'Artagnan, Aramis, Athos, Porthos and the nefarious Lady DeWinter.
$12.95

The Scarlet Pimpernel

FRN363
Baroness Orczy
Modern Library
2000
320
0812966112
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Wildly popular since his debut in 1903, the man known as the Scarlet Pimpernel is a foppy English lord by day and a daring genius by night. Here's the rip-roaring classic, set during the French Revolution.
$9.95

This is Paris

FRN466
Miroslav Sasek
Rizzoli International
2004
64
0789310635
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
First published in 1958, this is a facsimile edition of Sasek's classic portrait of Paris for children. The Louvre, Eiffel Tower and other attractions are depicted with bright, stylized illustrations. Ages 4-8.
$17.95

Pardon My French

FRN617
Cathy Hapka
Puffin
2005
192
0142404594
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Missing her boyfriend, Nicole is lonely in the City of Lights when she studies abroad. But with the help of some new friends -- and a handsome Frenchman -- she might change her mind. In the S.A.S.S. series.
$7.99

Bel Ria, Dog of War

FRN621
Sheila Burnford
NYRB
2006
256
1590172116
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In the summer of 1940, a performing dog whose gypsy owner has been killed by the Nazis wanders through war-torn Europe, affecting the lives of the humans he encounters. A moving tale for readers aged 10 and up.
$17.95

Joan of Arc

FRN812
Diane Stanley
HarperCollins
2002
48
0064437485
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
How did a simple, illiterate peasant girl rise to become a warrior and symbol for French national pride? In a well-researched and lovingly illustrated biography, Stanley explores the life of Joan of Arc for middle readers.
$8.99

Charlotte in Giverny

FRN813
Joan Macphail Knight
Chronicle Books
2007
64
0811858030
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Part fictional diary, part scrap book, this delightful introduction to French culture and Impressionist art revolves around an American painter's daughter who moves with her parents to an artist colony near the home of Claude Monet in 1892. Geared for ages 6-10.
$6.99

Eyewitness Medieval Life

EUR334
Andrew Langley
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756607051
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A visually rich survey for ages 9-12, this colorful book introduces the art and architecture, people and culture of Medieval Europe.
$19.99

The Complete Fairy Tales

FRN883
Christopher Betts (Translator), Charles Perrault
Oxford University Press
2009
204
0199236836
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This superb translation, with 26 stunning illustrations by Gustave Dore, captures the delightful spirit of The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood, Little Red Riding-Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Cinderella and other classic tales.
$35.00

A Brief History of Montmaray

EUR393
Michelle Cooper
Alfred Knopf
2011
296
0375851542
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Cooper brings mixes actual events and the history of World War II in Europe with a wholly invented and imaginative tale of an eccentric royal family on a windswept island kingdom in the Bay of Biscay in this marvelous tale that will appeal especially to teenagers.
$16.99

France

FRN980
Mary Colson
Heinemann
2011
48
1432952285
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
One in the illustrated and informative Countries Around the World series, geared for ages 8-11.
$9.95

Joan of Arc

FRN978
Demi
Marshall Cavendish
2011
48
0761459537
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Exquisitely illustrated by Demi, this story is geared for readers ages 4-7.
$19.99

Eyewitness Guide Family France

FRA3
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
424
1465440577
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A compact illustrated guide in the popular series, with dozens of excellent local maps and a kid friendly focus, including child-friendly sleeping and eating options and age range suitability. Intended for parents with kids ages four to twelve.
$25.00

A Walk in Paris

FRA87
Salvatore Rubbino
Candlewick Press
2014
40
0763669849
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
An endearing introduction to Paris for young readers. On a walk with a young girl and her grandfather, we meet Paris’s landmark sites (of course, ending with the Eiffel Tower) and learn a little about French history, language and cuisine along the way.
$16.99

The Pilot and the Little Prince, The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupery

FRA112
Peter Sis
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
2014
48
0374380694
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A notable companion to Le Petit Prince, this beautifully illustrated biography of Antoine de Saint-Exupery focuses on his life as a pilot and the dangers he faced on his North African mail route flights.
$18.99

An Armadillo in Paris

FRA143
Julie Kraulis
Tundra Books
2014
32
1770495266
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
In this delightful new picture book from Julie Kraulis, an adventure seeking Armadillo from Brazil takes an adventure to Paris.
$17.99

Matisse's Garden

FRA170
Samantha Friedman
Harry N. Abrams
2014
48
0870709100
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
The inspiring story of Henri Matisse and his cut-paper collages. One day, Matisse (who is drawn with large eyeglasses, a brown shirt and blank face) cuts the shape of a bird from a piece of paper. Before he knows it, he’s looking at a paper garden of brightly colored plants, animals and shapes that represents a radical new form of art. For ages 4-8.
$19.95

A Lion in Paris

FRA199
Beatrice Alemagna
University of Washington Press
2014
32
184976171X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A charming book for young readers, set in Paris. Bored by his rural life on the savanna, a curious lion travels to the City of Light seeking excitement and attention. But why do Parisians keep ignoring him?
$19.95

French Picture Word Book

FRA203
Hayward Cirker
Dover Publications
1994
32
0486277771
PAPER
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A simple and enjoyable language introduction to French for young readers. Each scene contains dozens of familiar objects (household items, clothing, foods, furniture, people, animals and much more). To make things more fun, all the pictures can be colored!
$4.99

The Green Fingers of Monsieur Monet

FRA229
Pia Valentinis
Harry N. Abrams
2015
32
1910350192
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
This children’s introduction to Impressionism’s iconic nature painter takes readers inside the grand and beautiful world of Monet’s garden at Giverny. It tells all about the great artist -- the Japanese prints he collected, how he painted outdoors in rainy weather and how he filled his garden with irises, poppies, sweet peas and (his trademark) water lilies. Written for ages 6 to 8.
$16.95

Paris, Modigliani and Me

FRA251
Jacqueline Kolosov
Independent Publishers Group
2015
300
1941311911
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
In this sparkling young adult novel, Julie, a listless 18-year-old, heads to Paris for a fun summer as a nanny. Her days are filled with fashion-forward friends and intriguing guys, but Paris really sizzles when Julie sets off on a quest to discover the true artist of a newly uncovered Modigliani painting.
$14.95

The Way to the Orsay Museum, France

FRA275
Hyo-mi Park
Lerner Publishing Group
2016
32
1925247244
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
It's a busy day in Paris and down by the Seine, Marie and her mother are on their way to the Musee d'Orsay! What will they see? Written for children ages 5 to 8.
$7.99

Berlitz Language French Flash Cards

FRA281
Apa Publications Limited
Berlitz
2016
50
178004464X
BOXED
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
A standard playing card-size deck of 50 nicely illustrated flashcards geared for younger children. Each card features a colorful illustration with the French word on the reverse.
$8.99

Let's Visit Paris!

FRA299
Lisa Manzione
Ingram Publisher Services
2011
35
1937616010
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Bella and Harry, two very friendly Chihuahuas with plenty of "joie de vivre!" visit the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre, Montmartre and more while sampling French delicacies and the French language. A fun first look at "Par-ee," written for ages 6 to 9.
$16.95

Lonely Planet City Trails: Paris

FRA300
Lonely Planet Kids
Lonely Planet Publications
2016
104
1760342246
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
With insider information on the history and culture of Paris, this fun, colorful book is packed with facts about landmarks and events that are only found in the City of Light. Written for ages 8 to 12.
$12.99

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Eyewitness Guide France

FRN01
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2016
672
1465440178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide to all of France features color photography, dozens of excellent local maps and a region-by-region synopsis of the country's attractions. Handsome, convenient and up-to-date, this is the guide to carry.
$30.00

Eyewitness Guide Paris

FRN02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
440
1465460454
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Gorgeous, well-illustrated and filled with maps, this compact book provides an excellent overview of the French capital, its history, traditions and sights.
$19.99

Eyewitness Guide Provence & the Cote D'Azur

FRN18
Roger Williams
DK Publishing
2016
272
1465437649
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This is an illustrated, colorful guide to the art and architecture, literature, history and attractions of Provence. With photographs and site plans, maps and sections on the Riviera, the Var, Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse and the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
$23.00

Provence Alps French Riviera Map 527

FRN22
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209434
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful and detailed map of the region from Lyon to Marseille along the Rhone River, at a scale of 1:200,000.
$12.95

A Moveable Feast

FRN26
Ernest Hemingway
Touchstone
1996
211
068482499X
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A treasure for anyone interested in Parisian cafe society and its luminaries circa 1925. Hemingway includes sharp portraits of Gertrude Stein, Ezra Pound, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ford Maddox Ford and others who idled on their way to greatness.
$16.00

Monet, the Ultimate Impressionist

FRN35
Anthony Roberts (Translator), Sylvie Patin
Thames & Hudson UK
1993
176
0500300305
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A colorful pocket-size reference to Monet's life, paintings and contemporaries, perfect for those visiting Giverny.
$15.95

D-Day June 6, 1944

FRN40
Stephen Ambrose
Simon and Schuster Inc.
1995
655
068480137X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Written by the best-selling historian Stephen Ambrose, this well-researched narrative draws together interviews and government documents to tell the gripping tale of D-Day.
$19.99

Normandy Map 513

FRN49
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
2
2067209655
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful, detailed map of Normandy at a scale of 1:200,000, featuring Rouen, Le Havre and the route of the Seine from west of Paris to the Atlantic.
$12.95

Dordogne Map D24

FRN60
IGN
IGN
2013
1
2118100728
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Centered on Perigueux, this French-made map covers the Dordogne at a scale of 1:200,000.
$13.95

Brittany Map

FRN79
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
1
2067135201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A regional map of Brittany, scaled at 1:200,000, depicting major and minor roadways, trails, topography, cities and towns plus tourist attractions.
$11.95

The Most Beautiful Villages of Burgundy

FRN80
James Bentley, Hugh Palmer (Photographer)
Thames & Hudson
1998
224
0500018626
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Divided geographically, this handsome book is an illustrated portrait of the region, its landscape, architecture and people. With maps, a travel guide and 260 photographs.
$40.00

1066, The Year of the Conquest

GBR115
David Howarth
Penguin Putnam
1981
207
0140058508
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A crack medievalist and storyteller, Howarth brings to life the momentous events of 1066 in rich, anecdotal history -- a classic portrait of the Norman invasion and conquest of England.
$15.00

Rough Guide France

FRN183
Rough Guide
Rough Guides
2016
1064
0241204437
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive guide to France, covering history, art, music and culture in detail. With a region-by-region overview of attractions and practical travel information.
$26.99

Paris to the Moon

FRN208
Adam Gopnik
Random House
2001
338
0375758232
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Gopnik writes with candor and humor about Paris and Parisian ways in these charming reflections on adapting to life in glorious exile.
$18.00

Lonely Planet France

FRN235
Steve Fallon
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1000
1786573253
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
What have they been waiting for! The first two Lonely Planet all-color country guides are head-and-shoulders above their forebears: not just brighter but easier to use with real maps, crisp red icons for sections on sleeping, eating, shopping and activities, and well-deployed color throughout; proper and place names, for example, stand out from the text in teal. Naturally, they feature the usual Lonely Planet trademark attention to detail. With a bonus pullout map of Paris.
$27.99

Michelin Red Guide France

FRN253
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
2112
2067214640
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
In French. The annually updated more than 100 year old bible to dining and lodging. A new edition is published each spring -- we'll send you the latest available.
$29.99

Chamonix to Zermatt, The Walker's Haute Route

ALP21
Kev Reynolds
Cicerone
2015
240
1852847808
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to the classic Haute Route, covering each segment of the long-distance walk, and including an introduction to the region.
$24.95

Michelin Green Guide Northern France and the Paris Region

FRN273
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2017
564
2067220500
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A guidebook in the popular Michelin series, covering Paris and Northern France, noted for its detail and helpful maps.
$22.99

Napoleon

FRN348
Paul Johnson
Penguin Putnam
2006
208
0143037455
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
In just over 200 blistering pages, British historian Johnson not only traces the major events of the emperor's life, from his birth on Corsica to his death on St. Helena, but also exposes Napoleon's ruthless appetite for power and his naked opportunism.
$14.00

Lonely Planet Paris

FRN374
Steve Fallon
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
416
1786572214
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This practical guide to Paris features maps, a good overview of culture, history and nature, and plenty of information on excursions, accommodations and sightseeing. With color photographs and excellent travel information.
$21.99

French Revolutions, Cycling the Tour De France

FRN387
Tim Moore
St. Martin's Press
2003
277
0312316127
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
British humorist, travel writer -- and woefully inexperienced cyclist -- Moore attempts to tackle the Tour de France, all 2,256 miles of it, in this hilarious, irreverent travelogue.
$20.99

Paris in Mind

FRN412
Jennifer Lee (Editor)
Vintage Books
2003
288
1400031028
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
With selections spanning 300 years, this wonderful anthology reflects America's long connection to Paris and the French. The 30 American writers tapped include Benjamin Franklin, Ernest Hemingway and David Sedaris.
$16.00

French Lessons, Adventures with Knife, Fork and Corkscrew

FRN474
Peter Mayle
Vintage Books
2002
240
0375705619
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Mayle sets out to experience gastronomic pleasures, food festivals and celebrations throughout France in this savory travelogue.
$15.00

Michelin Green Guide Wine Regions of France

FRN513
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
492
2067212567
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
The venerable Green Guide series profiles France's best wine tours (along its "wine routes") with their world-famous star rating system, plus well-researched places to stay and eat, colorful maps and suggested activities. 5th edition.
$21.99

The Age of Napoleon

FRN629
Alistair Horne
Modern Library
2006
218
0812975553
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A trenchant observer of the French and popular historian, Horne offers the drama, ego, victory and times of Napoleon in this brief, lively biography in the excellent Modern Library Chronicles series.
$16.00

Talk to the Snail, Ten Commandments to Understanding the French

FRN643
Stephen Clarke
Bloomsbury USA
2006
258
1596913096
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Clarke's essays on France and the French, as witty as they are useful, combine a guide to cultural understanding with some perfectly rendered, entertaining and tongue-in-cheek notes on how to speak proper French.
$15.95

France Atlas

FRN663
Michelin Travel Publications
Michelin Travel Publications
2014
491
2067192981
PAPER
0
0
0
0
An authoritative reference and planning guide, this up-to-date atlas covers all of France at a scale of 1:200,000.
$25.00

Sixty Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong

FRN755
Jean-Benoit Nadeau, Julie Barlow
2003
351
1402200455
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Two Canadian journalists tackle the contradictions and complexities of the French character, paying particular attention to the question of why the French resist globalization.
$21.99

Speak the Culture France

FRN885
Andrew Whittaker (Editor)
Stylus
2008
295
1854184938
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This helpful guide with a sense of humor provides an overview of historic and contemporary French culture, including literature, performing arts, fashion, communications and, of course, food.
$24.95

Back Roads France

FRN926
Rosem Bailey (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2016
264
1465439633
PAPER
Guidebook
9/1/2010
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to France in 25 scenic drives, each one lasting one to five days. It's packed with color photographs, maps, hotels, detours, restaurants and activities and is ideal for planning a road trip.
$25.00

The Book of Absinthe, A Cultural History

FRN962
Phil Baker
Grove Press
2003
304
0802139930
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
An entertaining cultural history of "The Green Fairy," from the drink's origins as an herbal tonic through its intoxicating heyday in European cities of the late 19th century.
$14.00

French Feast, A Traveler's Literary Companion

FRN970
William Rodarmor (Editor)
Whereabouts Press
2011
248
0982785216
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A wide-ranging selection of 30 short stories by French authors, each of which evokes food in its own way. A fascinating, kaleidoscopic portrait of France and French culture.
$14.95

Foreign Bodies

EUR425
Cynthia Ozick
Ingram Publisher Services
2011
255
0547435576
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Ozick’s brilliantly conceived reprise of Henry James’ black comedy The Ambassadors. In the 1903 original an unworldly middle-aged gentleman travels to Paris to retrieve his fiance’s supposedly wayward son. In Ozick’s reimagining the protagonist is Bea Nightingale, a divorcee schoolteacher with a brief marriage and lifetime of regret behind her, who makes the same journey in search of her errant nephew.
$15.99

Paris Destination Map

FRA37
National Geographic Maps
National Geographic Maps
2009
1
159775028X
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This double-sided, waterproof city map and guide (1:11,500) includes point of interest.
$7.95

Garlic, Mint and Sweet Basil, Essays on Marseilles, the Mediterranean and Noir Fiction

FRA62
Jean-Claude Izzo
Europa Editions
2013
120
1609451155
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
An evocative batch of essays on the cities, life and food of the Mediterranean and, in particular, Izzo's hometown of Marseilles, from the crime fiction writer who helped shape the literary genre of Mediterranean noir.
$14.00

The Ancient Regime and the French Revolution

FRA58
Alexis de Tocqueville
Penguin
2008
373
014144164X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Gerald Bevan's translation of de Tocqueville's influential look at the origins of modern France.
$16.00

The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History

FRA59
Robert Darnton
Hachette
2009
298
0465012744
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Professor of history and librarian at Harvard, Darnton looks at the city dwellers, towns, and countrysides of 18th century France in this classic look at the relation between culture and society in the Age of Enlightenment.
$17.99

Frommer's EasyGuide to France

FRA66
Frommer's
Frommer's
2015
288
1628871768
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
EasyGuides are full of practical, easy to absorb information and emphasize authentic experiences. This lightweight guide highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$14.95

Frommer's EasyGuide to Paris

FRA65
Frommer's
Frommer's
2016
336
1628872780
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
EasyGuides are full of practical, easy to absorb information and emphasize authentic experiences. This lightweight guide highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$16.95

Culture Smart! France

FRA67
Barry Tomalin
Kuperard
2013
1857336739
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A concise and practical guide to local customs, etiquette and culture with a short overview of the land and people along with practical travel advice.
$9.95

Essential French

FRA69
Living Language
Living Language
2010
0307478424
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A simple, multi-media course which includes a book of 10 lessons, three CDs and access to Living Language’s online Language Lab.
$22.99

Art + Paris Impressionists & Post-Impressionists

FRA73
Inc. Museyon
Independent Publishers Group
2011
319
0982232098
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This handy guide to Impressionist painting in Paris and Normandy features biographies of major artists, museum tour guides and walking tours of places where painters such as Manet, Monet, Renoir, Degas, Van Gogh and Caillebotte lived and worked.
$19.95

The D-Day Story

FRA84
Martin W. Bowman
Trafalgar Square
2014
128
0752491423
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
This pocket-sized, well-illustrated introduction to the battles of D-Day chronicles the five beaches where more than 160,000 troops went ashore: Gold, Juno, Sword, Utah and Omaha.
$16.95

An Officer and a Spy

FRA90
Robert Harris
Alfred Knopf
2014
448
0385349580
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
In this absorbing thriller, Harris reanimates France’s 1895 Dreyfus Affair. Our protagonist, French army officer Georges Picquart, arouses controversy when he discovers evidence that would exonerate Dreyfus, already condemned to the prison at Devil’s Island.
$27.95

A Day at Versailles, An Intimate Portrait

FRA93
Francis Hammond (Photographer), Yves Carlier
Random House
2014
224
2080301438
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Today a tourist attraction, the Chateau de Versailles was originally the center of royal power, a lavish palace constructed by Louis XIV prior to the French Revolution. This illustrated book celebrates the hidden wonders of the palace and grounds, including Marie Antoinette’s dairy farm and the Petit Trianon.
$34.95

Hungry for France, Adventures for the Cook & Food Lover

FRA95
Alexander Lobrano
Rizzoli International
2014
262
0847842207
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Learn how to make French culinary favorites with these 75 recipes, organized by region (including Provence and Normandy) and gathered from the countryside’s charming inns, restaurants and winemakers. Lobrano emphasizes the farm-to-table movement.
$45.00

Swann's Way

FRA96
Marcel Proust, C K Scott Moncrieff (Translator)
Modern Library
1998
656
0375751548
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The first volume of Marcel Proust's masterpiece In Search of Lost Time, in which the taste of a madeliene conjures masterfully depicted memories of provincial life in central France.
$18.00

Within a Budding Grove

FRA97
Marcel Proust, C K Scott Moncrieff (Translator)
Modern Library
1998
784
0375752196
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The second installment of Marcel Proust's masterpiece In Search of Lost Time takes place on the shores of Normandy in the fictional Balbec, based on the real seaside resort town of Cabourg. The narrator turns from the childhood reminiscences of Swann's Way (FRA96) to memories of his adolescence.
$17.00

A Concise History of France

FRA99
Roger Price
Cambridge University Press
2014
528
1107603439
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A thorough chronicle that starts with the Middle Ages and winds through all the familiar scenes and names of French history and ends with a consideration of contemporary times.
$29.99

DK Eyewitness Top Ten Normandy

FRA102
Fiona Duncan
DK Publishing
2017
144
1465457178
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A compact, illustrated guide in the popular series, featuring favorite attractions.
$14.00

Inside a Pearl, My Years in Paris

FRA103
Edmund White
Bloomsbury USA
2014
272
1608195821
HARD COVER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Edmund White, draws on his renown as a pre-eminent gay American writer of the 20th century to discuss his Paris years. His shocking, incendiary memoir paints a fascinating portrait of 1980s and 1990s Paris with digressions on AIDS, rape, feminism and promiscuity.
$26.00

How Paris Became Paris, The Invention of the Modern City

FRA108
Joan Dejean
Bloomsbury USA
2015
320
162040768X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A vibrant chronicle of how Parisian rulers transformed the city into a cosmopolitan metropolis.
$18.00

Rick Steves' France

FRA115
Rick Steves
Avalon Travel Publishing
2016
1245
1631214373
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Everything France, presented in Rick Steves' candid, erudite style.
$25.99

Paris, 60 Creatives Show You the Best of the City

FRA139
Viction Workshop
Gingko Press
2014
132
9881222788
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A hip, colorful pocket guide with an emphasis on the artistic, drawing recommendations from 60 local creatives. Contains helpful travel advice, detailed neighborhood maps and a dust jacket that unfolds into an illustrated map.
$9.95

Frommer's 2015 France

FRA140
Margie Rynn
Frommer's
2014
544
1628871520
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$24.95

Frommer's 2015 Easyguide to Provence and the French Riviera

FRA141
Tristan Rutherford
Frommer's
2014
256
1628871148
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A comprehensive, practical guide to the region with excellent recommendations for hotels, restaurants and excursions. With two-color maps throughout.
$12.95

Wallpaper City Guide Marseille

FRA142
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2015
128
0714870331
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

Marco Polo Guide French Atlantic Coast

FRA145
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2013
136
3829707290
PAPER
Guidebook
6/25/2012
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

Marco Polo Guide French Atlantic Coast

FRA145
Marco Polo
Marco Polo
2013
136
3829707290
PAPER
Guidebook
6/25/2012
0
0
0
0
This unique pocket guide is full of insider tips on where to stay, eat, drink, and sight-see. Includes a handy street atlas and a pull-out map.
$9.99

Joan of Arc

FRA150
Kathryn Harrison
Doubleday
2015
400
0767932498
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Kathryn Harrison draws on history, folklore, scholarly interpretations and various artistic renderings to present a Joan of Arc for our times: a courageous lady in armor who rallied the French nation against British invaders.
$16.95

The Dancer at the Gai-Moulin

FRA158
Georges Simenon
Penguin Putnam
2015
240
0141393521
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Simenon's Inspector Maigret watches as two boys are accused of killing a rich tourist, and decides to investigate.
$10.00

Michelin Green Guide France

FRA178
Michelin Travel & Lifestyle
Michelin Travel Publications
2016
708
206720663X
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
With its respected star system, the Michelin guide to France suggests everything from wine and cuisine to beaches, castles, villages and (of course) the best of Paris.
$23.99

Wines of France Map

FRA180
Institut Geographique National
IGN
2006
1
2758501688
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A companion for the wine tourist, this French-produced full-color map of the country features major wineries, wine regions alongside sidebars about what types of wine are produced in each.
$9.95

France Battlesite Map

FRA181
Institut Geographique National
IGN
2006
1
2110090812
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A detailed, full-color map of France that locates its major historical battlefields alongside some historical photographs. Scaled so that 1cm equals 10km. Reverse includes battle notes in English.
$9.95

Suspended Sentences, Three Novellas

FRA185
Mark Polizzotti (Translator), Patrick Modiano
Yale University Press
2014
232
0300198051
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Deftly portraying Paris under Nazi control, Nobel Prize-winner (and native Frenchman) Patrick Modiano interconnects three novellas fraught with chaos, death and mystery.
$16.00

The Farm to Table French Phrasebook, Master the Culture, Language and Savoir Faire of French Cuisine

FRA186
Victoria Mas
Ulysses Press
2014
272
1612433553
HARD COVER
Language & Phrasebooks
11/4/2014
0
0
0
0
Most travelers are arm-twisted into speaking French at eateries and this inviting, practical language guide relieves the pressure by providing gastronomically-focused words and phrases
$15.95

In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art

FRA189
Sue Roe
Penguin Putnam
2016
384
0143108123
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Beginning with the teenaged Pablo Picasso’s arrival in Montmartre in 1900, this multi-faceted biography takes on the extraordinary men and women, including Henri Matisse and Gertrude Stein, who transformed the European art world.
$18.00

A Passion for Paris

FRA190
David Downie
St. Martin's Press
2015
320
1250043158
HARD COVER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Asking why the City of Light is also the city of love, Downie embarks on a secular pilgrimage to the most romantic sites in Paris -- alluring parks, atmospheric cafes and inspiring vistas -- drawing on literary lights Victor Hugo, Georges Sand, Charles Baudelaire and other great Romantics to aid him in his quixotic quest.
$26.99

A Sentimental Education, The Story of a Young Man

FRA245
Gustave Flaubert
Oxford University Press
2008
489
0199540314
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Flaubert follows the story of a young man's romantic attachment to an older woman, ironically depicting the uneventful lives of individual citizens against a backdrop of political and social upheaval.
$7.95

Monet at Giverny

FRA250
Eric Sander (Photographer), Adrien Goet
National Book Network
2015
96
2353402178
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Illustrated with photographs from all seasons, this profile of Monet’s home in Normandy takes readers into the artist's life and sanctuary. Adrien Goet explains how the home and gardens were designed, where Monet spent his time and much more.
$15.00

Paris at War, 1939-1944

FRA254
David Drake
Harvard University Press
2015
520
067450481X
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Rich in eye-opening details, this lengthy history is a testament to Paris under Nazi and Vichy rule. David Drake paints an indelible portrait of ordinary French people, the upper class, collaborationists and the growing French Resistance.
$35.00

Paris Stories

FRA259
Shaun Whiteside (Editor)
Everyman's Library
2016
416
1101907568
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Flaubert meditates on humanity, Fitzgerald revels in "la vie belle" and many other great writers explore Paris in these classic stories. Part of the Everyman’s Pocket Classics series.
$16.00

A Food Lover's Pilgrimage to France

FRA268
Dee Nolan
Penguin Putnam
2015
400
1921382910
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Nolan introduces the Camino Frances in a gorgeous coffee table book that includes full-color photos as well as historical background, illustrated maps and profiles of vineyards and farms along the path from Dijon to Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port.
$69.95

Marseille Noir

FRA270
Cedric Fabre (Editor)
Aa Balkema
2015
256
1617752959
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This installment in the "Noir" series renders Marseilles, the grittiest French city, through the work of contemporary crime writers. The 14 stories are set in distinct neighborhoods and range from the creepily introspective to the downright brutal.
$15.95

Only In Paris

FRA283
Duncan J. D. Smith
Interlink Publishing Group
2016
240
3950366296
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Featuring Paris's curious attractions and the stories behind them, this erudite guide in the Only In series is an entertaining read that will surprise travelers and locals alike. With plenty of full-color illustrations.
$22.95

Finding Fontainebleau, An American Boy in France

FRA286
Thad Carhart
Viking
2017
304
0143109286
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Carhart's fun, intriguing memoir tells how he wrestled with the French school system, the French language and French food while he grew up near Fontainebleau.
$27.00

French Wine, A History

FRA290
Rod Phillips
University of California Press
2016
319
0520285239
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
In this delicious overview, Phillips guides readers through 2,500 years of French wine history, covering how France's wine regions developed their unique personalities, the relationship of French wine with class, religion and gender and much more.
$34.95

Monocle Paris Guide

FRA291
Monocle
Prestel
2016
148
3899556585
HARD COVER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Designed for the upscale traveler, this Monocle guidebook to Paris features short essays, top lists, excellent color photography and expert recommendations from Monocle magazine’s network of bureaus, correspondents and on-the-road reporters.
$15.00

French Wine, An Illustrated Miscellany

FRA293
Bernard Pivot
Rizzoli
2016
256
2080203002
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Filled with anecdotes, facts, quotes, stories and bits of history, this handsome compilation presents what every wine connoisseur worth his salt should know, from the world's top vineyards to the debate over who invented champagne.
$12.98

A Hero of France

FRA302
Alan Furst
Random House
2017
256
0812986466
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
Set in Paris, from March to August in 1941, this historical thriller centers on a French Resistance cell and the Gestapo officer whose mission is to crush their group once and for all. A great spy novel by the acknowledged master of the genre.
$16.00

Shakespeare and Company, Paris, A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart

FRA307
Sylvia Beach (Contributor), Krista Halverson (Editor)
Distributed Art Publishers
2016
384
109610100I
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
With essays, illustrations and poetry, this delightful miscellany celebrates the 65th anniversary of the famed bohemian bookstore essential to all the literary expats who found themselves roaming the streets of Paris.
$34.95

When Paris Sizzled

FRA310
Mary McAuliffe
Rowman & Littlefield
2016
344
1442253320
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Breezy and well-researched, this history explores Paris's seismic cultural moment in the 1920s -- from the awful war that propelled it, to the personalities, drugs, jazz and wild spending that made it famous.
$29.95

Paris Metro Photo

FRA314
Actes Sud
Distributed Art Publishers
2017
348
2330065914
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
With over 250 images from major figures like Robert Doisneau, Henri Cartier-Bresson and more, this coffee table history of the Paris Metro treats the great public work as a cultural symbol of France and an inspirational blend of technology and Art Nouveau. A luxurious tribute to the world's most iconic subway.
$55.00

Mad Enchantment, Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

FRA340
Ross King
Bloomsbury USA
2017
416
1632860139
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Bestselling author Ross King offers a scrupulously researched account of Monet's magnificent paintings of Giverny. The beauty of the water lily paintings, King writes, belie Monet's intense frustrations in creating them.
$19.00

Napoleon, Soldier of Destiny

FRA342
Michael Broers
W. W. Norton & Company
2017
608
1681773058
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
With the added power of Napoleon's personal archives, this first part of a two-volume biography draws from the newly available, personal archives of Napoleon. It covers 1769-1807, from Napoleon's birth until France was Europe's dominant land power.
$17.95

A Day With Claude Monet in Giverny

FRA346
Francis Hammond (Photographer), Adrien Goetz
Rizzoli
2017
224
2080203061
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Published with the Claude Monet Foundation, this beautiful slipcased volume invites readers on an intimate tour of Monet's home at Giverny, the idyllic estate that inspired his most iconic paintings.
$34.95

Lonely Planet France Planning Map

FRA357
Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet Publications
2017
1
1786579065
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
Lonely Planet's attractive map of France features sights and important sights. Printed on durable, waterproof Tyvek, the map also slips into a protective jacket.
$7.99

The Gourmands' Way, Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy

FRA375
Justin Spring
Macmillan
2017
448
0374103151
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Plumbing the depths of France’s culinary genius, this group biography introduces a culinary renaissance that continues to this day. Spring explores the conversations of six key American expats, including Julia Child and M.F.K. Fisher, and shows how they’r
$30.00

A Taste of Paris, A History of the Parisian Love Affair With Food

FRA376
David Downie
Macmillan
2017
304
1250082935
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
Continuing his reputation as the ultimate Francophile, David Downie leads readers on a gourmet walking tour of Paris eateries. Eating his way through Roman butcher shops, classic "Belle Epoque" bistros, Marie Antoinette's garden and more, he shows how Par
$26.99

Champagne: The Essential Guide to the Wines, Producers, and Terroirs of the Iconic Region

FRA393
Peter Liem
Ten Speed Press
2017
328
1607748428
HARD COVER
Food
0
0
0
0
From Peter Liem, the lauded expert behind the top-rated online resource ChampagneGuide.net, comes this groundbreaking guide to the modern wines of Champagne--a region that in recent years has undergone one of the most dramatic transformations in the wine-
$80.00

Xenophobe's Guide to the French

FRA10
Nick Yapp
Trafalgar Square
2009
92
1906042322
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This irreverent pocket guide to cultural awareness is both insightful -- and entertaining.
$9.95