Author: Valérie Perrin Language: Français Summary: Violette Toussaint est garde-cimetière dans une petite ville de Bourgogne. Les gens de passage et les habitués viennent se réchauffer dans sa loge où rires et larmes se mélangent au café qu’elle leur offre. Son quotidien est rythmé par leurs confidences. Un jour, parce qu’un homme et une femme ont décidé de reposer ensemble dans son carré de terre, … Continue reading Changer l’eau des fleurs
Author: Rachel Khoo
Summary: Rachel Khoo moved to Paris, studied patisserie, fell in love with the city, became a restaurateur in a very tiny space, then, a television star, and is now a bestselling author!
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Author: Camillo Bacchini, Elissa Piccinini
Summary: A questo breve viaggio alla scoperta del significato antico che alcuni alimenti hanno avuto nella storia della fiaba, si affianca un curioso ricettario nel quale l’arte culinaria si lega alla tradizione letteraria più arcaica.
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Author: Négar Djavadi
Summary: In this high-spirited, kaleidoscopic story, key moments of Iranian history, politics, and culture punctuate stories of family drama and triumph.
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Author: Samantha Vérant Language: English Summary: At age 40, Samantha Verant’s life is falling apart-she’s jobless, in debt, and feeling stuck… until she stumbles upon seven old love letters from Jean-Luc, the sexy Frenchman she’d met in Paris when she was 19. With a quick Google search, she finds him, and both are quick to realize that the passion they felt 20 years prior hasn’t faded … Continue reading Seven letters from Paris: A Memoir
Author: Keith Van Sickle
Summary: Can Two Americans Really Become French?
Val and Keith turned their lives upside down when they quit their jobs to begin a part-time life in Provence. But they wondered: Can we fit in? And maybe become French ourselves?
Follow their adventures as they slowly unlock the mysteries of France…
– Is it true that French people are like coconuts?
– Can you learn to argue like a French person?
– What books have changed French lives?
– Most important of all, how do you keep your soup from exploding?
There’s more to becoming French than just learning the language. If you want the inside scoop on la belle France, you won’t want to miss this delightful book!
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