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Favorite books for Christmas, New Year’s, anytime

Books for Christmas, New Year’s, anytime A few of our favorite books this year, in random order: Real Food and Wine, in Rome: Food Wine…

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Multimedia review of Paris City of Night

I was startled to discover that someone–a book reviewer named Peter de Niverville–had created a multimedia review of Paris City of Night, my thriller. It’s…

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Paris City of Night stares out at passersby from the windows of The Red Wheelbarrow bookstore (on rue Saint-Paul, in the Marais, www.theredwheelbarrow.com), and beckons…

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Book Passage bookstores in SF and Corte Madera

Elaine and Bill Petrocelli of Book Passage bookstores in San Francisco’s Ferry Building and at 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. in Corte Madera are inspirational characters,…

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another interview, this one on blogcritics.org

More than you ever wanted to know about David Downie’s writing habits… http://blogcritics.org/books/article/interview-david-downie-author-of-paris/ Here’s the article in its entirety: Author David Downie is a native…

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Interview by Bill Ward in the Star Tribune

My secrets have been revealed! Bill Ward, the great travel and food writer of the Star Tribune, interviewed me the other day. The piece was…

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Nice plug in T&L

Travel & Leisure September 2009 Where can you find the tastiest gelato in Rome? How about the best sake in Tokyo? The Terroir Guides (The…

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Another hellergram.com teaser

More hard work… thanks for sharing this! No related posts.

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Spread the Word

Getting the word out is hard work… a new teaser by hellergram.com Related posts: Another hellergram.com teaser Chicago, Chicago! Largesse is the Word

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Reviews of Paris City of Night

The first reviews are coming on… on Amazon.com and blogs… Here’s a sampler. SEX AND THE CIA–Michael BalterOkay, this book’s hero, Jay Grant, whose father…

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Another One Hits the Dust: Media Deaths

Gamma, the photo agency, is too well known to need introducing. Click to read about Gamma’s downfall, a story typical of the “free everything” culture…

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Sarkozy Should Chill Out

The athletic young president of FranceNicolas Sarkozy keels over while jogging in the greenery… he’s whisked off to a hospital in Paris… radio silence on…

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