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September 2018 Newsletter: Paris in Literature (1795-2018)

(54 pages)

Clisson and Eugenie: A Love Story by Napoleon Bonaparte (1795) * Therese by Francois Mauriac (1927-1935) * Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke (1929) * The Beauties and the Furies by Christina Stead (1936) * Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford (1968) * The Bathing Huts by Monique Lange (1982) * Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography by Deirdre Bair (1991) * The Front Seat Passenger by Pascal Garnier (1997) * The Rose Grower by Michelle de Kretser (2001) * The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier (2005) * Monsieur Montespan by Jean Teule (2008) * The Widow Clicquot: The Story of a Champagne Empire and the Woman Who Ruled It (2008) * Eat Him If You Like by Jean Teule (2009) * Napoleon CEO by Alan Axelrod (2011) * The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (2011) * Dreaming in French by Alice Kaplan (2012) * The President’s Hat by Antoine Laurain (2012) * An Englishman Abroad – Discovering France in a Rowing Boat by Charles Timoney (2013) * Paris Reborn: Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City by Stephane Kirkland (2013) * In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and Modernism in Paris by Sue Roe (2014) * Flaneuse by Lauren Elkin (2015) * Shocking Paris: Soutine, Chagall and the Outsiders of Montparnasse by Stanley Meisler (2015) * Van Gogh – A Seething Power by Julian Bell (2015) * You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin by Rachel Corbett (2016) * Paris Postcards by Guy Thomas Hibbert (2018) * Lots of Photographs