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Paris’ Hotel Rochechouart is a taste of the Gatsby era

This Paris hotel in Pigalle is a time capsule of the Jazz Age, from its art deco facade to its original glass elevator and grand marble staircases. Built in 1929 – then used as an artists’ retreat before being co-opted by German soldiers – the Hotel Pigalle has been completely revamped by Parisian design studio […]

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Bestsellers: “The Paris Apartment”, “The Dawn of Everything”

FICTION hardcover 1. “The Paris Apartment”, by Lucy Foley (Morrow)2. “Mercy Street”, by Jennifer Haigh (Ecco)3. “The Midnight Library”, by Matt Haig (Viking)4. “Swimmers”, by Julie Otsuka (Knopf)5. “The Lincoln Highway”, by Amor Towles (Viking)6. “The Atlas Six”, by Olivie Blake (Tor Books)7. “Moon Witch, Spider King”, by Marlon James (Riverhead Books)8. “Booth”, by Karen […]

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Interview: BBC stalwart John Simpson talks about his Paris apartment

From war zones to Paris, BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson and his wife Dee can call home anywhere, and now they’re looking for accommodation in the south of France, he tells Richard Webber. You bought a Parisian apartment in 1999 and have owned it for almost 20 years, tell me? Dee: John and I […]

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Interview: BBC stalwart John Simpson talks about his Paris apartment

From war zones to Paris, BBC World Affairs editor John Simpson and his wife Dee can call home anywhere, and now they’re looking for accommodation in the south of France, he tells Richard Webber. You bought a Parisian apartment in 1999 and have owned it for almost 20 years, tell me? Dee: John and I […]

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Review of the restaurant La Creperie de Paris

Facebook Twitter pinterest La Crêperie de Paris is a table-service restaurant in the France pavilion of Epcot. This Walt Disney World restaurant review features food photos, menu thoughts, what we recommend ordering, and whether this creperie is worth your time given the wealth of culinary options at World Showcase and nearby Crescent Lake. . La […]

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The Paris Apartment book review: The high priestess of whodunnit offers even more frenetic thrills

Thriller: The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley, HarperCollins, 386 pages, paperback €12.99; e-book €8.99 The crime/psychological thriller market is now a particularly crowded field, and in such circumstances, it’s rarely a bad idea to go back to basics. After three novels delivering escapist historical fiction, Lucy Foley then turned to mystery thrillers, each bearing the […]

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Lisa Vanderpump opens the Vanderpump restaurant in Paris

Credit: Rachpoot/MEGA Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Toddhave just opened their second restaurant in Las Vegas (and 36th establishment in the world). Hot on the heels of the opening of its Caesar’s Palace venue, the extravagant and ethereal Vanderpump Cocktail Garden, which opened in March 2019, the The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills alum […]

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First images: the Jazz Focused Bar Aristide opens at the Lutetia hotel in Paris

The Hotel Lutetia has been one of the emblematic addresses of the Left Bank and its cultural ideology since its beginnings in 1910. Notably, in its early days, it was a galvanizing point for the nascent and radical Parisian jazz scene – and more later it would become a haunt of Peggy Guggenheim and even […]

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Bestsellers: “The Paris Apartment”, “The Dawn of Everything”

FICTIONhardcover 1. “The Paris Apartment”, by Lucy Foley (Morrow)2. “Moon Witch, Spider King”, by Marlon James (Riverhead Books)3. “Cloud Cuckoo Land”, by Anthony Doerr (Scribner)4. “The Lincoln Highway”, by Amor Towles (Viking)5. “Violeta”, by Isabel Allende (Ballantine)6. “The Christie Affair”, by Nina de Gramont (St. Martin’s Press)7. “The Sentence”, by Louise Erdrich (Harper)8. “Call Us […]

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Architect Hugo Toro’s jewel-toned Paris apartment sells for €440,000

Photography: Collectible Architecture Photography: Collectible Architecture Photography: Collectible Architecture Photography: Collectible Architecture Photography: Collectible Architecture They say red and green should never be seen – but designer Hugo Toro knows it best. The architect recently completed work on London’s opulent 1869 Booking Office, hints of which can be read in this Paris apartment, where bedrooms […]

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‘The Paris Apartment’ and ‘Red-handed’ top bestseller list

Bestsellers Photo: courtesy 1. The Parisian apartment By Lucy Foley. Jess suspects her half-brother’s neighbors when he goes missing. 2. House of Heaven and Breath By Sarah J. Maas. The second book in the “Crescent City” series. Bryce Quinlan and Hunt Athalar must choose to fight or remain silent. 3. Midnight Library By Matt Haig. […]

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“The Parisian Apartment” by Lucy Foley

Claudia N. Oltean “The Parisian apartment” Author: Lucy Foley William Morrow, 363 pages, $28.99 Best-selling author Lucy Foley’s new take is “The Paris Apartment,” an atmospheric thriller wrapped in mystery, many mysteries. The setting is current Paris. In fact, most of the action takes place in an elegant, if slightly outdated building, located in an […]

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Bestseller “The Paris Apartment” sells for 3000 Sony photos – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Sony Pictures’ 3000 Pictures has acquired the film rights to Lucy Foley’s new book, The Parisian apartmentwhich instantly became a New York Times No. 1 bestseller after it was released last month by William Morrow, an American imprint of HarperCollins. Harper Collins The Parisian apartment follows budding journalist Ben, who lives in an old […]

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Paris’ iconic hotel, Le Meurice, has undergone a major renovation

Decor, menu and all. The address alone – rue de Rivoli overlooking the Tuileries Gardens in Paris’ 1st arrondissement – is the first telltale sign that Le Meurice is no ordinary Parisian property. The hotel, part of the exclusive Dorchester Collection, is the kind of place you would half expect to be stuffy and pretentious. […]

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Review: Everyone is a Suspect in ‘The Paris Apartment’

It seems that the pandemic has also changed the publication schedule. This is at least a plausible explanation for why a juicy beach like “The Paris Apartment” falls during the coldest month of the year. But whether you’re packing it for a warm-weather trip or reading it indoors by a fire, the pages were certainly […]