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  • All Our Happy Days Are Stupidby Sheila Heti

    McSweeney's 2015; US$ 11.99

    Two couples, each with a twelve-year-old child, travel to Paris; within a few moments of discovering each other in a crowd, one of their children disappears. A day later, one of the mothers disappears, too. The story that follows is a wonderfully strange, beautifully composed examination of happiness and desperation, complete with a man in a bear... more...

  • Judicial Politics and Urban Revolt in Seventeenth-Century Franceby Sharon Kettering

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 53.00 US$ 48.23

    Most historical scholarship concerned with the Fronde has investigated the Parlement of Paris. By focusing on the different experience of high court judges in Aix-en-Provence, Sharon Kettering illuminates the causes of resistance to royal authority and offers a new understanding of the role of provincial officials in seventeenth-century revolts. ... more...

  • The Ile-de-France (Routledge Revivals)by Marc Bloch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    First published in English in 1971, The Ile-de-France presents the reader with a study of the countryside around Paris through the eyes of Marc Bloch, a man with his own view of history. It looks at the area?s origins, extent, geographical features, archaeology, and past local histories. The book extends beyond the region of Paris itself and offers... more...

  • Seven Letters from Parisby Samantha Vérant

    Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 14.99

    Twenty years, seven letters, and one long-lost love of a lifetime At age 40, Samantha Verant's life is falling apart-she's jobless, in debt, and feeling stuck... until she stumbles upon seven old love letters from Jean-Luc, the sexy Frenchman she'd met in Paris when she was 19. With a quick Google search, she finds him, and both are quick to realize... more...

  • The Merovingian Kingdoms 450 - 751by Ian Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    A comprehensive survey which begins with the rise of the Franks, then examines the Merovingians. more...

  • The King's Irishmen: The Irish in the Exiled Court of Charles II, 1649-1660by Mark R.F. Williams

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 120.00

    A novel study of the political, religious, and cultural worlds of the principal Irish figures at the exiled court of Charles II more...

  • Hot Sun, Cool Shadowby Angela Murrills

    Allison & Busby 2014; US$ 8.99

    An unabashed celebration of slow food and authentique living - Languedoc style Ten years ago, Angela Murrills and Peter Matthews began their love affair with the Languedoc. Stretching from the Rhône River in south-central France to the Pyrenees and the Spanish border, it is one of Europe's oldest and most historic regions. Its wonders include the castles... more...

  • Colleoni und Karl der Kühneby Werner Paravicini

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 105.64

    Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, tried for years to employ the most famous Condottiere in his day. But Colleoni never crossed the Alps. The Venice Republic wanted nothing but tranquillity and prevented him from going away. Documents in the National Library of Paris indicate why Colleoni liked to be a Burgundian: He hoped to become the... more...

  • The Road Is Howby Trevor Herriot

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 11.99

    Prairie naturalist Trevor Herriot decides the road is how. Recovering from a misstep that could have been his last, he decides to go for a walk to sort through questions that rushed in upon the enforced stillness of waiting for his body to heal. The Road is How re-enchants our modern map of desire, spirit and nature by taking us on a three-day walk... 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...