Bonjour Paris

Books I’ve read set in France

B

  1. The Elegance of the Hedgehog – Muriel Barbery
  2. Gourmet Rhapsody – Muriel Barbery
  3. Lunch in Paris – Elizabeth Bard
  4. The Most Beautiful Walk in the World – John Baxter

C

  1. My Life in France – Julia Child
  2. A Year In the Merde – Stephen Clarke

D

  1. L’amante Anglaise – Marguerite Dumas

G

  1. French Women Don’t Get Fat – Mireille Guiliano
  2. French Women For All Seasons – Mireille Guiliano

H

  1. The Sun Also Rises – Ernest Hemingway

J

  1. Paris in Love – Eloisa James

K

  1. The Gospel According to Coco Chanel – Karen Karbo
  2. French Milk – Lucy Knisley

L

  1. The Lantern – Deborah Lawrenson
  2. The Sweet Life in Paris – David Lebovitz
  3. French Impressions – John Littel
  4. Hungry Woman in Paris – Josefina Lopez

M

  1. Anything Considered – Peter Mayle
  2. A Year in Provence – Peter Mayle

O

  1. Entre Nous – Debra Ollivier
  2. Divisadero – Michael Ondaatje

R

  1. Parisians – Graham Robb
  2. A Secret Kept – Tatiana de Rosney
  3. Paris Was Ours – Penelope Rowlands

S

  1. Petite Anglaise – Catherine Sanderson
  2. French Kissing – Catherine Sanderson
  3. When You Are Engulfed in Flames – David Sedaris
  4. The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick
  5. 13 Rue Therese – Elena Mauli Shapiro
  6. La Grand Therese – Hilary Spurling

T

  1. Paris My Sweet – Amy Thomas

V

  1. No and Me – Delphine de Vigan 
  2. Underground Time – Delphine de Vigan
W
  1. The Flaneur – Edmund White

5 responses to “Bonjour Paris

  1. You should include Divisadero on this list.

  2. Julianne Haghverdian

    buying The Elegance of the Hedgehog now, let’s see how is my lovely Paris depicted on this one ;)

  3. The Sweet Life in Paris by David Lebovitz is a must read!

  4. La Seduction by Elaine Sciolino?

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