The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charle.

Summer Reads: The Paris Library

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s Summer Reads pick was “an instant New York Times, Washington Post, and USA TODAY bestseller” and is based on the true story of the librarians at the American Library in Paris during World War II. … Read more

Alexander Lobrano's My Place at the Table cover image.

Summer Reads: My Place at the Table

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Picture this: It’s 1996 or thereabouts. I’m living in Paris. It’s a Wednesday morning and I’m headed to one of my many English teaching jobs. On my way into the métro, I stop by the newspaper kiosk … Read more