I post a Paris reading rec each Tuesday, just parce que...

During the year leading up to the publication of my novel, I've been posting a reading recommendation for a different Paris book each Tuesday. Novels, nonfiction, even guidebooks; in print, out of print. It's all here, and on Twitter tagged #parisbythebook. See links below for the latest.

Books recommended so far (in roughly, but not quite, chronological order of when I first tweeted about them; capsule discussions above or over at Goodreads): TIME WAS SOFT THERE, Jeremy Mercer; A FAMILY IN PARIS, Jane Paech; PARIS I LOVE YOU BUT YOU'RE DRAGGING ME DOWN, Rosecrans Baldwin; THE ONLY STREET IN PARIS, Elaine Sciolino; THE JOURNEY THAT SAVED CURIOUS GEORGE: The True Wartime Escape of Margret and H.A. Rey, Louise Borden; ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, Anthony Doerr; SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, Sylvia Beach; LE DIVORCE, Diane Johnson; PARIS IN FOUR DAYS, A. Leconte; THE BOOK OF SALT, Monique Truong; THE PIANO SHOP ON THE LEFT BANK, Thad Carhart; THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ALICE B. TOKLAS, Gertrude Stein; "Equal in Paris," James Baldwin; DOWN AND OUT IN PARIS AND LONDON, George Orwell; MADAME DE TREYMES, Edith Wharton; PARIS WAS YESTERDAY, Janet Flanner (Gênet); WITHOUT RESERVATIONS, Alice Steinbach; MEET PARIS OYSTER, Mireille Guiliano; ADELE AND SIMON, Barbara McClintock; CURIOSITIES OF PARIS, Dominique Lesbros; MY PARIS DREAM, Kate Betts; THE PARISIANS, Graham Robb; A CORNER IN THE MARAIS, Alex Karmel; THIS MUST BE THE PLACE, Jimmy Charters; THE RED NOTEBOOK, Antoine Laurain; PETITE ANGLAISE, Catherine Sanderson; PARIS WITH CHILDREN, Kim Horton Levesque; SUITE FRANÇAISE, Irène Némirovsky; THE DEATH OF NAPOLEON, Simon Leys; THE MISTRESS, Philippe Tapon; "Rue de Lille" (THE COLLECTED STORIES), Mavis Gallant; THE DUD AVOCADO, Elaine Dundy; THE LIGHT OF PARIS, Eleanor Brown; BIG BLONDES, Jean Echenoz; REPORT FROM A PARISIAN PARADISE, Joseph Roth; QUEEN OF THE NIGHT, Alexander Chee; THE INVENTION OF HUGO CABRET, Brian Selznick.