Wednesday, January 26, 2011

All Things French Week- " Le Temps De Lire" French Culture and Lifestyle Books.

These our French culture and lifestyle book choices. They help provide some insight into the French culture.

Debra Olliver
Entre Nous: A Womans' Guide to Finding her Inner French Girl.
What French Women Know: About Love,Sex and other Matters of the Heart and Mind.


Carol Drinkwater
The Olive Farm
The Olive Tree
The Olive Harvest
The Olive Route- Audio
Memoir and travelogue, these stories tell journey of English writer Carol Drinkwater and her husband from thier purchase of a Olive farm in the south of France. At times poignant,Carol reveals her struggles to have a baby while juggling her new roles on the farm.

Olives at a Provencal Market

Helena Frith Powell
All You Need To Be Impossibly French- A Witty Investigation into the Lives, Lusts and Secret of French Women.

Mireille Guiliano
French Women Don't Get Fat
French Women for All Seasons- A Year of Secrets, Recipes and Pleasure.
Women,Work and the Art of Savoir Faire
French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook

Ann Barry
At Home in France.

Betsy Draine
A Castle In The BackYard: The Dream Of A House in France.

Peter Mayle
A Year In Provence
Encore Provence-New Adventures In The South of France
Toujours Provence
French Lessons- Adventures in a Knife,Fork and Corkscrew
Provence A-Z, A Francophiles Essential Handbook
Aquired Tastes

Michael Sanders
From Here You Can't See Paris, Seasons of a French Village and its Restaurant

Pont de Alexandre Bridge

Michael Sadler
An Englishman In Paris: L" Education Continenale.
An Englishman A la Champagne

Mary Roblee Henry
A Farmhouse in Provence, An American finds old stones,new wine and love among the French.  

Yvone Lenard
The Magic of Provence- Pleasures of Southern France.
Love in Provence- Romantic Adventures In The South of France.

Patricia Wells
At Home in Provence- By Patricia Wells and Robert Freston
We've Always Had Paris..... and Provence:  A Scrapbook of Our Life in France.

Catherine Millet
The Sexual Life of Catherine M.

Marguerite Duras
The Lover

Simone De Beauvoir
The Second Sex

Au Revoir!

These books are available at online book retailers and book stores.

Thank you for joining us for day 3 of All Things French Week!

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