American in Paris Reading List Vol. 2: Hemingway’s “A Moveable Feast”

Hemingway’s posthumous publication chronicles his life as a struggling young writer in 1920s Paris, a time when the intellectual American expat community was most prolific. His circle included such notable figures as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ezra Pound, and James Joyce. Today Hemingway’s legacy leaves no trace of his former starving artist self. Take his eponymous … Continue reading

American in Paris Reading List Vol. 1: Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer

“I have no money, no resources, no hopes. I am the happiest man alive” This bawdy autobiography details Henry’s life as a starving writer in 1930s Paris. Banned as obscene for nearly thirty years in the U.S., Tropic of Cancer has garnered for itself a reputation for being pornographic literature. But Miller’s sense of freedom and … Continue reading

Paris 26 Gigapixels

Paris 26 Gigapixels, a huge assembled panoramic image made of 2346 photos of Paris is definitely another way to check your Paris! The site offers a virtual tour of Paris, with high resolution and great lighting. It’s cool to see the great expanse that is Paris, and see its beautiful glimmering architecture from above. There are … Continue reading