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Trouver Fontainebleau

Two decades ago, I fell under the charm of Thad Carhart’s memoir The Piano Shop on the Left Bank, the story of the complexities and subtleties of an ex-pat family living in Paris. When I saw that Carhart had written another memoir, I … Continue reading

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Un/Une Gastronome

I just finished reading The Perfect Meal: In Search of the Lost Tastes of France, by John Baxter. Baxter’s an Australian writer who has made his home in Paris for twenty-five years. His book was inspired by one of the … Continue reading

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