Paris Books

The only silver lining about not being able to travel to Paris physically is that it is surely the easiest city to visit virtually. No other place has, arguably, been as covered and celebrated in art, on the big and small screens, and, perhaps most notably of all, in literature. Fortunately, while we’ve been waiting […]

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I don’t know about you, but the combination of not being able to travel to Paris along with the occasional home lockdown this year has meant I’ve tried more than ever to bring Paris into my private world. That has meant reading so much that I’ve had to tweak my glasses script, eating likely more […]

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Like the perfect pas de deux, ballet and opera have been in sync in Paris since 1669, when the Sun King Louis XIV — who fancied himself as a gifted dancer as much as a benevolent patron of the arts — founded the Académie d’Opéra. Ballet was originally performed as an entr’acte during an operatic […]

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