Alice Kaplan's Paris Reads

October 28th, 2017

Alice Kaplan, author of Dreaming in French, and Editorial Director Alan G. Thomas discussed Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic, on October 19, 2016 at the Co-op. 

Alice Kaplan's five favorite books about Paris: 

Le père Goriot (translated as Old Goriot or Old Man Goriot), by Honoré de Balzac (1835). Translated by Graham Robb. New York: Penguin Classics, 2011.

My Paris Kitchen: Recipes and Stories, by David LebovitzEmeryville: Ten Speed Press, 2014.

Roissy Express: A Journey Through the Paris Suburbs, by François Maspéro and Anaik Frantz (photographer). Translated by Paul Jones. London and New York: Verso, 1994.

Dora Bruder, by Patrick ModianoTranslated by Joanna Kilmartin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1999.

Le Flâneur: A Stroll Through the Paradoxes of Paris, by Edmund White. New York: Bloomsbury, 2008.

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