Stuff Parisians Like

Discovering the Quoi in the Je Ne Sais Quoi

by Olivier Magny

Stuff Parisians Like

Paperback, 277 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 | purchase

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Stuff Parisians Like
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Discovering the Quoi in the Je Ne Sais Quoi
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Olivier Magny

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A wine connoisseur, teacher and Parisian explains how to fit in and be truly cool in the City of Lights including walking with a folded copy of the newspaper Le Monde under your arm and always ordering a San Pellegrino. Original. 40,000 first printing.

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Snark And Sass: 3 Books On The True Nature Of Paris

In 2008, Frenchman Olivier Magny started a blog in English. Each post was devoted to the ticks and predilections of true Parisians. "Parisians love South America," "Parisians want to be great and in pain," "Parisians love Paris. But they hate Parisians." His witty, dead-on observations spawned such a huge following that, while Magny is also a successful sommelier and wine tour operator, he landed a book deal. The result is a collection that builds on the blog entries, with each chapter

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