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Books

Dr. Mandeep Rai: Revealing Insights from 101 Countries Shine the Light on Values that Shape Our Lives

Looking for inspiration and direction during turbulent times? Drawing on lessons learned from 101 countries, Dr. Mandeep Rai says putting values first can provide the compass to navigate uncertainty in your life, family and work.

The American Library in Paris: Great Books and So Much More

Paris has always attracted great writers. They come seeking inspiration and weave the city into the tapestry of their stories. But Paris is also a great city for readers. Even with the closing of some beloved bookstores, a rich literary community thrives here, and at its center lies the American Library in Paris, the largest English-language lending library on the European continent.

Forgotten: D-Day’s Black Heroes Segregated in War and History

Linda Hervieux, author of "Forgotten" recounts how a chance meeting with an 89-year old veteran while covering the 65th anniversary of the infamous D-Day landing in Normandy impacted both their lives.

American Author Gia de Cadenet on Living in France and Her Second Romantic Novel

American author Gia de Cadenet shares insights on pursuing her lifelong dream to live in France and publishing her second novel.

A Journalist in Paris Writes for Women Left Behind in Afghanistan

A young writer and activist in exile in Paris gives voice to the women she left behind in Afghanistan still struggling for their freedom.

The Gift of Giving Books to Save Our Bookshops in Paris

An American expat and avid reader argues that books are an essential part of life and suggests how to support your local bookshop this holiday season.

The Red Wheelbarrow: A Booklover’s Haven in Paris Needs Your Support

The women behind the Red Wheelbarrow Bookstore in Paris share what makes them so special to readers and their plans for the future.

Paris-Based Author Janet Skeslien Charles on Her New Novel, Brave Women and Reinvention

Bestselling author Janet Skeslien Charles discusses her latest novel, the Librarians of Rue de Picardie, which tells tales of brave women reinventing themselves in Paris.

Exclusive Book Excerpt: “The Only Street in Paris”

Bestselling author Elaine Sciolino shares an excerpt from her latest book, The Only Street in Paris: Life on the Rue des Martyrs, where she leads publisher Arianna Huffington on a secondhand clothing shopping expedition on her beloved rue des Martyrs.

So You Want to Start a Book Club…

The "rentrée" is a clever French word that describes back-to-school, back-to-work and the beginning of fall all in one. With kids and jobs returning to a regular schedule, it’s also the perfect time to start new projects. Like your very own book club.