Phelan, Laurence, The Independent (London, England)
Paris to the Moon
By Adam Gopnik
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In 1995, Adam Gopnik moved from New York to Paris with his wife and child, fulfilling a lifelong ambition or perhaps even (he hints) a predestination. Over the next five years he wrote home regularly, and the New Yorker published his "Paris Journals", which he's now collected and adapted. He balances a tender and fascinating account of his family life with an insightful outsider's observations of every aspect of French cultural, social and political life. As an American in Paris he's particularly good on the French resistance to cultural imperialism - which is actually, he notes, just …
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