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FICTION


Broken Ground: by Kai Maristed
A novel of family, betrayal, and Berlin past and present is penned by the author of Out After Dark and Fall.
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Belong to me: by Kai Maristed
“These are spirited, unusual stories, dark with obsession and rich in character; a pleasure to read.”
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Design Flaws of the Human Condition: by Paul Schmidtberger
Anger, betrayal, loyalty, and friendship—Design Flaws of the Human Condition explores these universal themes with wisdom, compassion, and a wickedly irreverent sense of humor.
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The Dali Code & Other Paris Stories: by Lynn Jeffress

Lynn Jeffress’s collection of short stories in THE DALI CODE & OTHER PARIS STORIES is not the usual view of Paris.
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Best Paris Stories
brings together the winning short stories of the 2011 Paris Short Story Contest with works by Jeannine Alter, Bob Levy, Lisa Burkitt, Nafkote Tamirat, Marie Houzelle, Jo Nguyen, Julia Mary Lichtblau, Mary Byrne, Marie Houzelle, Jane M. Handel, and Jim Archibald.
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A Marquise of our Time: by Corneliu Mitrache

“Refinement, wit, humor, grand art… not to mention the ingenious construction, the great dialogue and the satiric vein that is rare nowadays.”
-Cécile Guilbert, author, winner of Médicis Prize for Essays.
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From Death Row With Love: by Corneliu Mitrache

When an English teacher from Seattle watches a young surfer on the recounting of his encounter with a shark, her life spirals out of control. The stranger resembles …their son who died in a motorcycle accident.
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Paris, Moi and The Gang: A Memoir… of Sorts: by Frances Gendlin

Frances Gendlin’s witty and convincing fictionalized memoir, Paris, Moi, and the Gang: A Memoir…of Sorts is more than a romp through the streets of the most beautiful city in the world.
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aka: by Jean Lamore

One of the most innovative and thought-provoking novels to emerge so far in the 21st century. Set in Paris, New York, and diverse parts of Africa, AKA is a rambunctious romp through almost everything we know about both life and language.
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Cooper's Promise
Cooper’s Promise by Timothy Jay Smith
Army sharp shooter and deserter Cooper Chance is trapped…he now leads the life of a mercenary…

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A Vision of Angels
A Vision of Angels by Timothy Jay Smith

A classic tragedy for a modern age… A terrorist attack planned for Easter Sunday in Jerusalem sets off a chain of events.

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The Long Distance
The Longest Distance by David Scott
Part love story, part adventure mystery, part travel guide for the soul… a meditation in traveling from our heads to our hearts.

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NON-FICTION


The Human, the Orchid, and the Octopus: Exploring and Conserving Our Natural World: by Jacques Cousteau & Susan Schiefelbein
Part adventure story, part manifesto, the legendary ocean explorer’s passionate plea for sustaining life on earth.
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Stories I Stole from Georgia: by Wendell Steavenson
Stories I Stole is a candid, engaging, and quietly lyrical book about a land and its people.
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The Weight of a Mustard Seed: by Wendell Steavenson
The Intimate Story of an Iraqi General and His Family During Thirty Years of Tyranny.
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The Secret Violence of Henry Miller: by Katy Masuga

Katy Masuga provides a new reading of Miller that is alert to the aggressively and self-consciously writerly form of his work.
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Henry Miller and How He Got That Way: by Katy Masuga

Katy Masuga seamlessly weaves high brow literary theory with laugh-out-loud, casual Millerian prose, that only a real Miller fan could concoct.
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WWII Voices: American GI’s and the French Women Who Married Them: by Hilary Kaiser

This collection of oral histories, poems, letters and essays gives voice to both American veterans who fought in Europe, particularly in France, during World War II, as well as to French women who lived through the war, met and married GIs, emigrated to the United States and learned to adapt to life in America in the 1940s.
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French War Brides in America
: an Oral History by Hilary Kaiser

In 1944 and 1945, millions of American soldiers took part in the Liberation of France. It was impossible for these GIs, who brought with them freedom, health, and wealth, to avoid fraternizing with French women. Some 6,500 Franco-American marriages would later take place.
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Sorbone Confidential: by Laurel Zuckerman

Laurel Zuckerman has split the academic world with a book that relates her experience at the heart of the archaic French teacher-training system.
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MEMOIR & BIOGRAPHY


Henry Miller is Under My Bed: by Mary Duncan
In this evocative memoir, this granddaughter of a bootlegger tells the story of how she went out and got a life.
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In Search of Josephine Baker: by John Kirby Abraham
‘J’ai deux amours, mon pays et Paris’Josephine Baker taught the world to Charleston in the 1920s and could still set the Paris stage alight fifty years later with her glamour, her costumes and her songs.
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Paris Made Me: by John Kirby Abraham
Provides an objective view of European evolution as seen from France with personal encounters with Lawrence Durrell, Rudolf Nureyev, Orson Wells, Maurice Chevalier and others.
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James Jennifer Georgina
: by Jennifer Butler
James Jennifer Georgina is told through a 1,000 postcards Jennifer wrote to her daughter Georgina between 1989 and 1999 while traveling the world from Spain to Singapore. The limited edition book of 999 copies is comprised of 210 postcards and designed by one of the most sought after and respected book designers in the world, Irma Boom.
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Late Blossom
: Memories of life, loss and love in Viet Nam: by Laura Lam
This is a moving book about how ordinary people cope with extraordinary circumstances.
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Shade's Publisher Book
Sade’s Publisher: A Memoir by Jean-Jacques Pauvert
In this prize-winning memoir, Jean-Jacques Pauvert recounts in vivid detail his meteoric rise to the top of the French book world. By the tender age of twenty, Pauvert successfully published the complete works of the Marquis de Sade, which led to a protracted legal struggle with the French authorities.  Learn more

FRANCE & TRAVEL


Culture Shock: Paris: by Francis Gendlin
A survival guide to customs and etiquette.
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Naughty Paris: A Lady’s Guide to the Sexy City: by Heather Stimmler-Hall
Paris is arguably the sexiest city in the world. But what is it that makes Paris so sexy. And more importantly, how can you experience the city’s erotic side yourself?
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Naughty New York: A Lady’s Guide to the Sexy City: By Heather Stimmler-Hall
If Paris is about sensual pleasure, New York is about Freedom.
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Averyon: A Bridge to French Arcadia
: by Thirza Vallois

Averyon is a mosaic of enchanting landscapes tucked away on the southern edge of the Massif Central.

Around and About Paris, Volume 1: From the Dawn of Time to the Eiffel Tower
(Arrondissements 1 – 7): by Thirza Vallois

Vallois, a 50-year resident of Paris, has written three wonderful volumes about her favorite city. She has spent fifteen of those years walking down every one of these streets.
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Around and About Paris, Vol. 2: From the Guillotine to the Bastille Opera
: The 8th-12th Arrondissements: by Thirza Vallois

Around and About Paris, Volume 3: New Horizons: Haussmann’s Annexation
(Arrondissements 13 – 20): by Thirza Vallois

Romantic Paris
: by Thirza Vallois
Romantic Paris is an invitation to join in an around-the-clock and a dream-come-true celebration of the ultimate city of romance.
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Writers in Paris: Literary Lives in the City of Light
by David Burke
Unique in scope and approach, Writers in Paris crosses from the Right bank to the Left and on to the Ile de la Cité as it explores the alleyways and haunts frequented by the world’s most storied writers.  Learn more

 


PLAYS


Waiting For Godex: Paris: by Corneliu Mitrache
A Tragicomedy in Two Acts A philosopher down on his luck and his female companion are waiting for Godex. Unlike a certain Godot, Godex does show up and gets himself into trouble for not dishing out “one hundred percent salvation.”
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Flush Game Or the Gospel According to Henry Miller
: by Corneliu Mitrache
A special treat for Henry Miller fans! From atop a celestial toilet, Number 1 and Number 2 flush souls into flesh.
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PHOTOGRAPHY & DOCUMENTARY


In a Paris Moment
: by Meredith Mullins

Photographer/Writer Meredith Mullins brings us a unique collection of photographs and stories, capturing the essence of Paris.
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