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We'll Always Have Paris


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Recommended by Karen, a reference librarian in our Adult Department.

Check our other Fave Five lists, too!

Paris to the Moon

by Alan Gopnik
1196751.jpg Charming collection of essays about raising a child and adjusting to a new life in Paris. I loved the wit and Gopniks fresh look at the city of light and its customs.

Ill Always Have Paris

by Art Buchwald
1136231.jpg Art Buchwald was a columnist for the Paris Herald Tribune beginning in 1948. This funny and touching memoir captures the spirit of expatriate Paris. A witty storyteller indeed.

Me Talk Pretty One Day

by David Sedaris
1425170.jpg Hilarious essays on an American adapting to life in Paris. I would recommend the audio recording of this book, which is read by the author.

Paris, Je TAime


1424542.jpg Famous directors and stars create beautiful, romantic, and disturbing stories about Paris. This film offers a panoramic photo of the city.

La Vie en Rose


1425649.jpg This film is a portrait of Edith Piaf, a remarkable artist who defied poverty and survived using the only gift she had, her voice. Marion Cotillard won the 2008 Oscar for best actress for her portrayal of this internationally successful cabaret singer who led a tragic life.