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Paris Literary Prize Celebrates Unique Art of the Novella

C.E. Smith reading at the 2013 prize ceremony last week.

Shakespeare & Co.’s Paris Literary Prize honors novellas written in English by an unpublished author. Judge Rebecca Carter reports on this year’s festivities.

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Is the Best American Book Festival…in Paris?

Festival America Poster

Now in its 10th year, Festival America showcases many of the top writers from both North and South America, drawing 30,000 visitors to the outskirts of Paris.

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Exile, Literature and the High Price of Freedom

Authors exiled from Iran, Cuba, Afghanistan, Egypt, Algeria and the Congo discuss oppression, inspiration, and the cost of freedom.

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Bhutanese Cuisine, Charity Books Among Winners of 2011 Gourmand Cookbook Awards

By Olivia Snaije Gourmand’s 16th Awards took place last night at Paris’ famed music hall, Les Folies Bergeres, following the opening yesterday of the second […]

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Sens Critique: Social Book and Culture Reviews, the French Way

By Olivia Snaije PARIS: “It’s all about de-materialization,” says Clément Apap, co-founder of Sens Critique (Critical Sense), a new virtual library for books, films, TV […]

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Paris Opens Chic New Hotel for Book Lovers

By Olivia Snaije How lucky that in this digital age some people still find books seductive — seductive enough to build a chic new hotel […]

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Paris’ Seine-side Bookselling bouquinistes Tout Trinkets, but City Hall Cries “Non”

• Paris’ Seine-side booksellers — known as bouqinistes — have existed in the city for 300 years and are a must see tourist attraction for book […]

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What is Your Favorite English-language Bookshop Abroad?

By Edward Nawotka Today’s lead story describes a visit to Paris’ venerable Librairie Galignani, which lays claim to being the oldest English language bookstore on […]

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A Visit to Paris’s Famous Graves and Tea and Tattered Pages

Rachel Aydt PARIS: On a bright and sunny Wednesday, we set out to see the catacombs– I should have guessed we wouldn’t be the only tourists […]

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Traveling? Tell Us About Your Favorite Bookstore Discovery

By Edward Nawotka Today Rachel Aydt writes about her recent visit to Paris’ Shakespeare and Company bookstore. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say […]

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