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All You Need to Be Impossibly French

Book:  “All You Need to Be Impossibly French” Author:  Helena Frith Powell Publisher:  Plume, Penguin Group, 2006 Known as some of the most elegant, glamorous and intelligent women in the World, French are the whole package.  But what is it about their appeal?  Do they possess any special qualities that the rest of us lack?  Do they know something that we don’t? …

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Stuff (Real) Parisians Like

Book:  “Stuff Parisians Like” Author:  Olivier Magny Publisher:  The Berkley Publishing Group, Penguin, 2011 So, do you want to know what the real Parisians are like?  Behind the glamorized, picture perfect myth invented by a skillful PR machine and a handful of ingenious Parisians?  Then, look no further than into this book. Written by a true Parisian guy, Olivier Magny, this absorbing, humorous and …