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The Earful Tower: Paris

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Oct 29, 2018

This week we’re talking all about a memoir, A Year in Provence, a book that may not have changed the face of the French village of Ménerbes, but apparently changed the rest.

It sold 6 million + copies over the past 30 years and was translated into 40 languages, sending tourists from all over the world to find out exactly what was so charming about the little village.

The memoir was the subject for The Earful Tower’s Book Club for October and I, too, stopped into the village to take a look around and speak to the locals about how it changed life in the village.

Referenced in this podcast is this obituary from The Telegraph, and this article from the Washington Post.

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November’s book? Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky.


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