New France Book: Berets, Baguettes, and Beyond
I’m happy to announce that my new book, Berets, Baguettes, and Beyond: Curious Histories of France is out now. Just in time for the holidays! If someone on your gift list loves France, maybe this book would fill the bill.
Berets, Baguettes, and Beyond: Curious Histories of France is a collection of stories from my blog which all relate, in one way or another, to things that are symbolic of France. You’ll find out where the beret-wearing French stereotype came from, why you should never place bread upside-down on the table, who was the highest-paid performer at the Moulin Rouge (and what his unique talent was)… and so much more.
Continue reading here for this contributor blog post by The Curious Rambler.