A Book Lover's Guide to Paris
For the bibliophile in you, here our are top recommended reads for the charming City in the Light.
- A Movable Feast by Ernest Hemingway
- Enchantee by Gita Trelease
- Notre Dame Du Paris by Victor Hugo
- Henry and June by Anais Nin
- In Search of Lost Time by Marcel Proust
- The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
- Paris Was Yesterday by Janet Flanner
- All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
- The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Gertrude Stein
- Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky
- Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik
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