Click on the book store logo to link to Paris' best second hand English language bookstore. Collector's items, first editions, literary treasures, classics, travel, history plus titles recommended by Paris Walks.
The Marais and Versailles - Nancy Mitford: The Sun King - Mme de Sevigné: Letters
Paris during the Occupation - Irene Nemirovsky: Suite Française (life during the Occupation) - Joseph Joffo : A Bag of Marbles (Jewish child's view of the Occupation in France) - Helene Berr : Journal (Parisian who recorded life before perishing in a concentration camp) - Tatiana de Rosnay: Sarah's Key - Ian Ousby : Occupation. The Ordeal of France
Montmartre - Jean Renoir : Renoir my Father - Marcel Aymé : Le Passe Muraille (The Man who could go Through Walls)
Latin Quarter and its writers - George Orwell : Down and Out in Paris and London - Ernest Hemingway : A Moveable Feast, The Sun Also Rises, The Snows of Kilimanjaro, The Green Hills of Africa, A Farewell to Arms - James Joyce : Ulysses, Finnegan's Wake - Honoré de Balzac : Old Goriot (Père Goriot) - Gertrude Stein : An Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Paris France - Alice Toklas : Cook Book - Eliot Paul : A Narrow Street (about rue de la Huchette in the 1920s) - Katherine Mansfield : Je ne Parle pas Français (Short story in English) - Jean Rhys : Quartet, Good Morning Midnight, After Leaving Mr McKenzie, about Paris in the 1920s : The Wide Sargasso Sea (Story of Mr Rochester's wife in "Jane Eyre") - W. Somerset Maugham : The Moon and Sixpence (loosely based on the story of Gauguin), The Razor's Edge - F. Scott Fitzgerald : Tender is the Night - Henry Miller : Tropic of Cancer (Banned for its sexual frankness!) - André Gide : The Vatican Cellars - Simone de Beauvoir : She Came to Stay (L'Invitée) - Film : Camille Claudel (She was a talented sculptor and Rodin's mistress, her works can be seen at the Rodin Museum)
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Reading list Any of these books will enhance your time in Paris, and are available from the above stores. Our recommended books are listed by 'walks'.
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Our favourite ENGLISH LANGUAGE BOOKSHOP in Paris - San Francisco Book Co, 17 rue Monsieur le Prince, Paris 75006. Metro Odeon. (Second hand books)
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