Today I'm off to Paris! It will be a month of beautiful sights, great food, French conversations, amazing books, delightful movies, and wonderful wine, and I'll get to experience it all from the comfort of my armchair.
What I Read Last Week:
Making Comics by Lynda Barry ⭐⭐⭐⭐
The Far-Distant Oxus by Katharine Hull (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐
Handles by Jan Mark (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
The Wind Singer by William Nicholson (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
How the Whale Became by Ted Hughes (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Monster Blood Tattoo by D. M. Cornish (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
No Way of Telling by Emma Smith (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Brother in the Land by Robert Swindells (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐⭐
Redwork by Michael Bedford (1001 Children's Book) ⭐⭐⭐
What I'm Reading Now:
The Belly of Paris by Émile Zola
A Passion for Paris: Romanticism and Romance in the City of Light by David Downie
Quiet Corners of Paris by Jean-Christophe Napias
A Hundred Million Francs by Paul Berna
I'm setting aside my 1001 Children's Books (except for a couple in French) for the month of July. Instead, I'll be reading from my stash of books set in Paris.
Posts about Paris in July:
Why I Love French-ish Books (and Why You Should Love Them, Too) (next Thuesday)
Wondrous Words: Modern Art at Centre Pompidou in Paris (next Wednesday)
Paris in February 2020
Good Thing #1
Cost of Trip to Paris in February 2020: $4,500
Cost of Trip to Paris in July 2021: $0
Good Thing #2
Danger of Getting COVID in Paris in February 2020: Rising Every Day
Danger of Getting COVID in Paris in July 2021: Nill
Good Thing #3
Length of Time Spent Traveling on a Plane to/from Paris in February 2020: 16 hours
Length of Time Spent Traveling on a Plane to/from Paris in July 2021: 0 hours
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Some of the things we often talk about at the Sunday Salon:
- What was your week like?
- Read any good books? Tell us about them.
- What other bookish things did you do?
- What else is going on in your life?
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