One Day In The City Of Lights One Night In Search Of Lost Time Paris Between The Wars Teems With Artists, Writers, And Musicians, A Glittering Crucible Of Genius But Amidst The Dazzling Creativity Of The City S Most Famous Citizens, Four Regular People Are Each Searching For Something They Ve LostCamille Was The Maid Of Marcel Proust, And She Has A Secret When She Was Asked To Burn Her Employer S Notebooks, She Saved One For Herself Now She Is Desperate To Find It Before Her Betrayal Is Revealed Souren, An Armenian Refugee, Performs Puppet Shows For Children That Are Nothing Like The Fairy Tales They Expect Lovesick Artist Guillaume Is Down On His Luck And Running From A Debt He Cannot Repay But When Gertrude Stein Walks Into His Studio, He Wonders If This Is The Day Everything Could Change And Jean Paul Is A Journalist Who Tells Other People S Stories, Because His Own Is Too Painful To Tell When The Quartet S Paths Finally Cross In An Unforgettable Climax, Each Discovers If They Will Find What They Are Looking ForTold Over The Course Of A Single Day In , The Paris Hours Takes Four Ordinary People Whose Stories, Told Together, Are As Extraordinary As The Glorious City They Inhabit
Alex George is a writer, a bookseller, a director of a literary festival, and a lawyer He was born in England, but presently lives in the midwest of America.His novel, A Good American, was published by Amy Einhorn Books, an imprint of Penguin Putnam, in February 2012 It was a 1 Indie Next Pick, a Barnes and Noble Discover New Writers Pick, anBest Book of the Month, a Midwest Connections Pick, and a a Library Journal Best Book of the Year It was a national and international bestseller.Setting Free The Kites was published in 2017, also by Penguin It was an Indie Next Pick, a Barnes and Noble Best Fiction Pick, a Library Reads Choice and a Midwest Connection Pick.His latest novel, The Paris Hours, will be published by Flatiron Books, an imprint of Macmillan, on May 5, 2020.Alex read law at Oxford University and worked for eight years as a corporate lawyer in London and Paris He moved to the United States in 2003 In addition to writing, he owns an independent bookshop, Skylark Bookshop, in downtown Columbia, MO He is also the founder and director of The Unbound Book Festival, which will be holding its fifth annual festival in April 2020 Past guests have included Michael Ondaatje, Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, and George Saunders He is also a practicing attorney in his spare time.Alex has been named as one of Britain s top ten thirtysomething novelists by the Times of London, and was also named as the Independent on Sunday s face to watch for fiction in its Fresh Talent feature.Alex is married to the writer, professor, and critic, Alexandra Socarides They live in Columbia, Missouri with their four children.
- 272 pages
- The Paris Hours
- Alex George
- 06 April 2019 Alex George