By Eloisa James
“Exhilarating and spell binding . . . brims with an informal knowledge approximately life.”—Chicago Tribune
In 2009, New York occasions bestselling writer Eloisa James took a bounce that many folks dream approximately: She bought her apartment, took a sabbatical from her activity as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her kin to Paris. This memoir chronicles her pleased 12 months in a single of the main attractive towns on the earth. Eloisa revels within the usual pleasures of life—discovering nook museums that travelers fail to remember, chronicling Frenchwomen’s sartorial triumphs, jogging from one finish of Paris to a different. She copes together with her Italian husband’s notions of caliber time; her hilarious little ones, a long time 11 and fifteen, as they navigate schools—not to say puberty—in a international language; and her mother-in-law’s raised eyebrow within the kitchen (even as she overfeeds Milo, the kinfolk dog). Paris in Love invitations the reader into the lifetime of a so much mesmerizing family members, framed via la ville de l’amour.
“In this pleasant charm-bracelet of a memoir, [Eloisa James stocks] her adventures as an American without warning immersed in all issues French—food, outfits, joie de vivre.”—People
“Enchanting . . . supplies the reader a feeling of being immersed besides James in Paris for a 12 months . . . you spot the rain, flavor the foodstuff, detect the people.”—USA Today
“This delectable confection, such as recipes, is greater than a trip to a wonderful urban: it's also a journey of a relatives, a wedding, and a love that has no borders. Très magnifique!”—Library magazine (starred evaluation)