Books by Alison Anderson
NPR stories about Alison Anderson
Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt's elegant style is out of date — but not out of touch. In The Woman with the Bouquet, the French writer's sparse, anachronistic explorations of love create a passionate, timeless collection that will make readers wonder "what if ...?"
My name is Renée. I am fifty-four years old. For twenty-seven years I have been the concierge at number 7, rue de Grenelle, a fine hôtel particulier with a courtyard and private gardens, divided into eight luxury apartments, all of which are inhabited, all of which are immense.