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  • The Most Beautiful Walk in the Worldby John Baxter

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 9.64

    ?Aman with a great appreciation of what makes Paris tick.? ? Newsday Fromthe author of Immoveable Feast and We?ll Always Have Paris comes aguided tour of the most beautiful walks through the City of Light, includingthe favorite walking routes of the many of the acclaimed artists and writerswho have called Paris their home. Baxter highlights hidden... more...

  • The Inner Manby John Baxter

    Orion 2011; US$ 8.99

    An explosive and perceptive biography of the British novelist J.G. Ballard To many people, J.G. Ballard will always be the schoolboy in Steven Spielberg's movie Empire of the Sun , struggling to survive as an internee of the Japanese during World War II. Others remember him as the author of CRASH , a meditation on the eroticism of the automobile... more...

  • Von Sternbergby John Baxter

    The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00

    Belligerent and evasive, Josef von Sternberg chose to ignore his illegitimate birth in Austria, deprived New York childhood, abusive father, and lack of education. The director who strutted onto the set in a turban, riding breeches, or a silk robe embraced his new persona as a world traveller, collected modern art, drove a Rolls Royce, and earned... more...

  • Paris Christmasby John Baxter

    Short Books 2015; US$ 8.74

    <strong><em>A Paris Christmas</em>is the charming tale of how a man who was raised on white bread - and didn't speak a word of French - unexpectedly ended up with the sacred duty of preparing the Christmas dinner for a venerable Parisian family.</strong><br><br>Having fallen in love with a French woman and impulsively... more...

  • The Most Beautiful Walk in the Worldby John Baxter

    Short Books 2012; US$ 13.11

    Paris is a pedestrian's city - each block a revelation, every neighbourhood a new feast for the senses, a place rich with history and romance at every turn. In this enchanting memoir, acclaimed author and Paris resident John Baxter sets off on the trail of Paris's legendary artists and writers. Along the way, he tells the city's story, introducing... more...

  • The Perfect Mealby John Baxter

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 9.64

    John Baxter's The Perfect Meal is part grand tour of France, part history of French cuisine, taking readers on a journey to discover and savor some of the world's great cultural achievements before they disappear completely. Some of the most revered and complex elements of French cuisine are in danger of disappearing as old ways of agriculture,... more...

  • Paris at the End of the Worldby John Baxter

    HarperCollins 2014; US$ 11.99

    A preeminent writer on Paris, John Baxter brilliantly brings to life one of the most dramatic and fascinating periods in the city?s history. From 1914 through 1918 the terrifying sounds of World War I could be heard from inside the French capital. For four years, Paris lived under constant threat of destruction. And yet in its darkest hour, the City... more...

  • Shakespeare's Poetic Stylesby John Baxter

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    First published in 1980. At their most successful, Shakespeare's styles are strategies to make plain the limits of thought and feeling which define the significance of human actions. John Baxter analyses the way in which these limits are reached, and also provides a strong argument for the idea that the power of Shakespearean drama depends upon... more...

  • Chronicles of Old Parisby John Baxter

    Museyon 2011; US$ 14.99

    Discover one of the world?s most fascinating and beautiful cities through 30 dramatic true stories spanning the rich history of Paris. John Baxter takes readers through 2,000 years of French history with tales of the kings, queens, saints, and sinners who shaped the city. Essays explore the major historic events from the martyrdom of Saint Denis... more...

  • The Golden Moments of Parisby John Baxter

    Museyon 2014; US$ 19.99

    In The Golden Moments of Paris , John Baxter uncovers fascinating true stories about the characters that gave Paris its ?character? in the years between World War I and World War II. Explore one of the world?s most beautiful and loved cities in 26 fact-filled, humorous, and dramatic stories about the famed Années Folles?the Crazy Years?at the turn... more...