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The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940
The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914-1940
by Frederick Brown
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FREDERICK BROWN is the author of several award-winning books, including Flaubert, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist, and Zola, one of The New York Times best books of the year. Brown has twice been the recipient of both... (read more)

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Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life
Napoleon Bonaparte: A Life
by Alan Schom
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Chapter One "A Dangerous Islander" "I was born even as my country was perisbing." On December 17, 1778, thirty-two-year-old Carlo Maria (or Charles, as he now called himself) Buonaparte boarded a coastal vessel in the Corsican port of Ajaccio. At his... (read more)

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Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under Nazi Occupation
by Charles Glass
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"[A]n impressive achievement: a boot-level take on the conflict that is fresh without being cynically revisionist." --The New Republic A groundbreaking history of ordinary soldiers struggling on the front lines, The Deserters offers a completely new... (read more)

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The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
The Flaneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris
by Edmund White
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Bloomsbury is proud to announce the first title in an occasional series in which some of the world's finest novelists reveal the secrets of the city they know best. These beautifully produced, pocket-sized books will provide exactly what is missing in... (read more)

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The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Francoise D'Aubigne, Madame de Maintenon
The Secret Wife of Louis XIV: Francoise D'Aubigne, Madame de Maintenon
by Veronica Buckley
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Françoise dAubigné, marquise de Maintenon, was born in a French prison in 1635, her father a condemned traitor and murderer, her mother the wardens seduced daughter. Yet, armed with beauty, intellect, and shrewd judgment, she was... (read more)

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A Year in Provence
A Year in Provence
by Peter Mayle
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A boxed set containing the first two bestselling volumes of Peter Mayles hilarious and heartwarming adventures living in the Provence region of France. A Year in Provence In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to... (read more)

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Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
Little Demon in the City of Light: A True Story of Murder and Mesmerism in Belle Epoque Paris
by Steven Levingston
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The thrilling—and so wonderfully French—story of a gruesome 1889 murder of a lascivious court official by a ruthless con man and his pliant mistress, an international manhunt, a sensational trial, and an inquiry into the limits of hypnotic... (read more)

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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris
by David McCullough
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As David McCullough writes, “Not all pioneers went west.” In The Greater Journey, he tells the enthralling, inspiring—and until now, untold—story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, and... (read more)

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The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
The Hotel on Place Vendome: Life, Death, and Betrayal at the Hotel Ritz in Paris
by Tilar J Mazzeo
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Established in 1898 in the heart of Paris on the Place Vendôme, the Hôtel Ritz instantly became an icon of the city frequented by film stars and celebrity writers, American heiresses and risqué flappers, politicians... (read more)

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And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II
And There Was Light: The Extraordinary Memoir of a Blind Hero of the French Resistance in World War II
by Jacques Lusseyran
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When Jacques Lusseyran was an eight-year-old Parisian schoolboy, he was blinded in an accident. He finished his schooling determined to participate in the world around him. In 1941, when he was seventeen, that world was Nazi-occupied France. Lusseyran... (read more)

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Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
Metronome: A History of Paris from the Underground Up
by Lorant Deutsch
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A phenomenal bestseller in France, Metronome presents a fascinating history of Paris through the lens of the city's iconic Metro system Did you know that the last Gallic warriors massacred by the Romans lie beneath the Eiffel Tower? That the remains of... (read more)

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The Judgment of Paris
The Judgment of Paris
by Ross King
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With consummate skill, Ross King resurrects the rivalry between the French art establishment and the artists who gave birth to the Impressionist movement. Focusing on the decade between two famous exhibitions, the shocking Salon des Refusés in 1863 and... (read more)

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Paris to the Moon
Paris to the Moon
by Adam Gopnik
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Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner — in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans.... (read more)

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Strapless: Madame X and the Scandal that Shocked Belle Epoque Paris
Strapless: Madame X and the Scandal that Shocked Belle Epoque Paris
by Deborah Davis
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The subject of John Singer Sargent's most famous painting was twenty-three-year-old New Orleans Creole Virginie Gautreau, who moved to Paris and quickly became the "it girl" of her day. A relative unknown at the time, Sargent won the commission to paint... (read more)

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Napoleon: His Wives and Women
Napoleon: His Wives and Women
by Christopher Hibbert
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As a soldier and an emperor, Napoleon was ruthless and determined; as a lover, he showed the same single-minded ferocity. Christopher Hibbert introduces us to the many intriguing women behind Napoleon—from his strong-willed mother and three sisters... (read more)

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Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
Paris Out of Hand: A Wayward Guide
by Karen Elizab Gordon
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Unleash your senses in a strangely illuminated City of Light. Amid the Paris you know and love unheard-of-temptations abound. If your visit to the Cafe Conjugal ends in a spat (though it's strictly against their rules), you can make up at the luscious... (read more)

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Marie Antoinette
Marie Antoinette
by Antonia Fraser
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chapter one A Small Archduchess "Her Majesty has been very happily delivered of a small, but completely healthy Archduchess." Count Khevenhuller, Court Chamberlain, 1755 On 2 November 1755 the Queen-Empress was in labour all day with her... (read more)

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News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
News of Paris: American Journalists in the City of Light Between the Wars
by Ronald Weber
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The great American exodus to Paris after World War I included not only writers and artists but journalists. They came by the score, the raw and the accomplished, and in their baggage most carried the dream of eventually becoming poets, short-story... (read more)

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Joan of Arc
Joan of Arc
by Kelly Devries
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A world authority on warfare in the Middle Ages offers a fresh insight into the military skills of the young girl who led the French Army to victory In 1428 a young girl from a small French village approached the royal castle of... (read more)

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The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence (Most Beautiful Villages)
The Most Beautiful Villages of Provence (Most Beautiful Villages)
by Michael Jacobs
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From one of the most famous coastlines in the world, the Cote d'Azur, to the hills and mountains of the Luberon, the variety and culture of its villages are astounding. It is in such small communities as those so beautifully photographed by Hugh Palmer... (read more)

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