Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Paris Cafe by Noel Riley Fitch

Acclaimed author Noel Riley Fitch, abetted by noted artist Rick Tulka, serves the dish on Select, the famous Montparnasse cafe that for nearly nine decades has been so vital to Paris and its intellectual denizens: from Hemingway, Beauvoir, Picasso, James Baldwin, and George Plimpton to the writers and artists who continue to work quietly there in the back room or heatedly debate every topic imaginable into the night. The artists have their work on the walls; the novelists include the cafe setting in their fiction. The quiet and drama of the Select world illustrates the centrality of cafes particularly this one to Parisian social, cultural, and intellectual life. Blending pithy profiles and witty drawings of clientele and staff, the book is organized around a history of the cafe, its daily and seasonal rhythms, particular colorful patrons, and even its typical cafe/brasserie food (including a few recipes)."

Buy Paris Cafe by Noel Riley Fitch from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781933368856
ISBN-10: 1933368853
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 175mm x mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Soft Skull Press
Publisher: Counterpoint
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2007
Country of Publication: United States

Book Reviews - Paris Cafe by Noel Riley Fitch

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Paris Cafe book by Noel Riley Fitch and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Noel Riley Fitch

Walks in Hemingway's Paris by Noel Riley Fitch
Paperback, March 1992
Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation by Noel Riley Fitch
Paperback, May 1985