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  • Magic at the Gallery of Compared Anatomy

    Magic at the Gallery of Compared Anatomy

    Magic at the Gallery of Compared Anatomy For the writer Paul Claudel, The Gallery of Compared Anatomy was « rien de moins que [le] plus beau musée de Paris […]. À chacun de mes passages en France, je reviens visiter cette galerie sublime avec un sentiment de vénération religieuse, qui chaque fois, me donne envie d’enlever non […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • The Encyclopedia of Thriller writers

    The Encyclopedia of Thriller writers

    At the Book Room, we know the importance of a good thriller and especially, the right thriller at the right time, so to help you choose we wrote a short encyclopedia of thriller writers, some background about each one, their writing style and their best-known characters and series. All you have to do is decide […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Hints and Tips for Running and Biking in Paris

    Hints and Tips for Running and Biking in Paris

    Hints and Tips for Running and Biking in Paris (and an impassioned plea at the end) It’s no coincidence that “endorphin,” the chemical produced by the brain during intensive, repetitive exercise like running, biking, rowing and swimming, seems to rhyme with “morphine” (an opiate pain reliever).  It is morphine, its name being a contraction of […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Renée Fleming in Paris! Discount tickets

    Renée Fleming in Paris! Discount tickets

    Have you been to The Theatre des Champs-Elysées? Despite the name, it is not on Les Champs-Elysées but not far at all, Avenue Montaigne. I must say that I did not know much about the place (despite being a Parisian!) and I was so pleasantly surprised when I visited it. It is a hidden gem […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • FUSAC in POP Culture

    FUSAC in POP Culture

    Over the years FUSAC has been mentioned in numerous guide books and magazines, two novels and seen in one film and one exhibition. Cinema The film was Love Actually a 2003 romantic comedy written and directed by Richard Curtis. Mostly filmed on location in London, the screenplay follows different aspects of love as shown through ten […]Read More - Lire la suite
  • Les Livres français au English Book Room

    Les Livres français au English Book Room

    Comme Bill & Rosa’s English Book Room est en France nous mettons en avance parfois des livres qui nous plaisent en français. Et quand il s’agit des livres sur l’art, la musique et les mots nous en sommes particulièrement ravis. Voici une belle brochette. UNE HISTOIRE DU VELVET UNDERGROUND En 1964, rien ne laisse présager […]Read More - Lire la suite