Books Erica Bauermeister Books by Erica Bauermeister Erica Bauermeister has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Google+ Email NPR stories about Erica Bauermeister iStockphoto.com Three Books... Three Books For The Closeted Francophile April 5, 2010 Once upon a time, it was fashionable to adore all things French. Those days are gone — remember "freedom fries"? — but author Danielle Trussoni is convinced that there are plenty of Americans who still love French culture, fashion and food. Trussoni recommends three books about France — all with a certain je ne sais quoi. Three Books For The Closeted Francophile Listen · 2:24 2:24 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/124455136/125594517" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpts: Recommended Books Excerpt: 'The School of Essential Ingredients' June 11, 2009 Whether you love to cook or not, you will be charmed by The School of Essential Ingredients. You need to be warned, though... you will want to eat your way through it.