• Re-Reading A MOVEABLE FEAST Fifteen Years Later I first read Ernest Hemingway’s A MOVEABLE FEAST in the summer after my sophomore year of college, about six weeks before I was scheduled to fly to France to study abroad for four months in Aix-En-Provence. I had started studying French because of how intoxicating I found the language F. Scott Fitzgerald and some of […] Literary Man 0 Comments October 28, 2016
  • Iconic Literary Man Georges Perec Today we honor Literary Man Georges Perec, French novelist, filmmaker, and essayist. Perec’s masterpiece, LIFE: A USER’S MANUAL or LA VIE MODE D’EMPLO, was published in 1978 and brought him critical success. This book, combined with his previous successes won him the Prix Médicis, a prominent French literary award which honors an author whose “fame does […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments August 3, 2012
  • Iconic Literary Cities: Paris Today’s post comes from our resident book reviewer Trip Starkey, who sends his greetings from the fair skies of Paris, our first Iconic Literary City. “But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor […] Literary Man 0 Comments July 19, 2012
  • A Lighthouse in Paris After discovering the coziest lighthouse of all time in downtown NYC, we are on a hunt for to find towers of light in as many literary cities as we can. Tonight, we hereby share with you a little known lighthouse in all its kitschy glory, nestled into a hill, in downtown Paris. Discovered in an article, “Untapped […] Verbal Vixen 0 Comments May 14, 2012