Book Store - Paris in the 20s

Living Well is the Best Revenge

First published in 1971 and now available for a younger generation with a new introduction by the author, Living Well Is the Best Revenge is Calvin Tomkins' now-classic account of the lives of Gerald and Sara Murphy, two American expatriates who formed an extraordinary circle of friends in France during the 1920s

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The Golden Moments of Paris

In The Golden Moments of Paris, John Baxter uncovers fascinating true stories about the characters that gave Paris its “character” in the years between World War I and World War II.

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The French Riviera

Get swept up in the glitz and glamour of the French Riviera as author John Baxter takes readers on a whirlwind tour through the star-studded cultural history of the Côte d’Azur that’s sure to delight travelers, Francophiles, and culture lovers alike

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Everybody Behaves Badly

Ninety years after its publication,over 300,000 copies of THE SUN ALSO RISES are sold worldwide, every year. In this crisply written report, Lesley Blume fills in the back story complete with the back-stabbing, betrayals, self-aggrandisement that were hallmarks of the Hemingway persona. With friends like this, who needs enemies.
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Villa America

These are the people who inspired Fitzgerald's Tender is the Night, and behind the sunshine and champagne lifestyle lurks a lot of misery: unhappy marriages, frustrated ambitions, madness and tragedy play roles alongside the colorful characters.

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The Paris Correspondent

High-profile journalist Alan S. Cowell’s latest novel is a fast-paced trip into the dark heart of a newspaper office abroad. Addictive and illuminating, it deftly portrays the rivalries and complicated passions at the story’s heart.

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News of Paris

A bumptious narrative history of American newspapermen in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s, a time when serious journalism still went hand in hand with relative poverty, good times, and a carefree spirit cultivated by eccentric personalities. An absorbing and delightful book.

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Everybody Was So Young

A dazzling biography for readers of The Great Gatsby and other Lost Generation authors

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