Saturday, May 05, 2007

OpinionJournal - Five Best

OpinionJournal - Five Best:
"Cinq Meilleurs
This quintet adds up to a portrait of France that is nonpareil. "
1. "Suite Française" by Irène Némirovsky (Knopf, 2006).
2. "Queen of Fashion" by Caroline Weber (Holt, 2006).
3. "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" by Jean-Dominique Bauby (Knopf, 1997).

4. "Mythologies" by Roland Barthes (Hill & Wang, 1972).

5. "The Physiology of Taste" by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1825).

Mr. Bloch is Sterling Professor of French at Yale University. His latest book, about the Bayeux Tapestry, is "A Needle in the Right Hand of God" (Random House, 2006).

No comments: