Paris in Love: A Memoir (Paperback)

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Exhilarating and enchanting . . . brims with a casual wisdom about life. "Chicago Tribune"
In 2009, "New York Times "bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: She sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. This memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Eloisa revels in the ordinary pleasures of life discovering corner museums that tourists overlook, chronicling Frenchwomen's sartorial triumphs, walking from one end of Paris to another. She copes with her Italian husband's notions of quality time; her two hilarious children, ages eleven and fifteen, as they navigate schools not to mention puberty in a foreign language; and her mother-in-law's raised eyebrow in the kitchen (even as she overfeeds Milo, the family dog). "Paris in Love" invites the reader into the life of a most enchanting family, framed by "la ville de l amour."
NATIONAL BESTSELLER
In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, Eloisa James shares] her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French food, clothes, joie de vivre. "People"
Enchanting . . . gives the reader a sense of being immersed along with James in Paris for a year . . . you see the rain, taste the food, observe the people. "USA Today"
This delectable confection, which includes recipes, is more than a visit to a glorious city: it is also a tour of a family, a marriage, and a love that has no borders. Tres magnifique "Library Journal "(starred review)

About the Author


Eloisa James (aka Mary Bly) is a Shakespeare professor at Fordham University in New York City and a "New York Times" bestselling author of historical romance novels. "From the Hardcover edition."

Praise For…


“Exhilarating and enchanting . . . brims with a casual wisdom about life.”—Chicago Tribune

“In this delightful charm-bracelet of a memoir, [Eloisa James shares] her adventures as an American suddenly immersed in all things French—food, clothes, joie de vivre.”—People

“Enchanting . . . gives the reader a sense of being immersed along with James in Paris for a year . . . you see the rain, taste the food, observe the people.”—USA Today

“This delectable confection, which includes recipes, is more than a visit to a glorious city: it is also a tour of a family, a marriage, and a love that has no borders. Très magnifique!”—Library Journal (starred review)

“A charming, funny and poignant memoir . . . steeped in Paris and suffused with love.”—Star Tribune

“Charming . . . A romance—for a city, a life, a family, and love itself.”—The Huffington Post

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812981902
ISBN-10: 0812981901
Publisher: Random House Trade
Publication Date: March 26th, 2013
Pages: 272
Language: English