"[O]ne of the most mesmerizing heroines in recent fiction…." —Texas Monthly
"Merritt Tierce’s debut novel, Love Me Back, is a gorgeous, dirty razor of prose—sharp and dangerous and breathtaking." —Roxane Gay, author of An Untamed State and Bad Feminist
"Tierce’s prose possesses the force, bluntness and surprise of a sucker punch. Love Me Back is an unflinching and galvanic novel full of heart and heartache; one of my favorite books of the last few years." —Carrie Brownstein, co-creator of Portlandia
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- Reblogged from doubledaybooks
An iconic character in films, plays, and books, Paris has morphed into a destination so romanticized that it’s easy for travelers to be skeptical about the city’s charms. And yet the city’s bridges, bistros, and bookshops inspire wonder time after time—they are just as we imagined, just as we remember them from our favorite movies and magazines.
If a trip to Paris is on the horizon, familiarize yourself with the boulevards and gardens of the French capital through the eyes of writers lucky enough to have called the City of Light home. Here are 10 classic and contemporary books that will transport you to the streets of Paris from page one.
Hope to see you there!
Shhh… go to sleep now. You have to party with all of literary internetty Brooklyn tomorrow…
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Happy birthday, Roald Dahl!