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Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down

Monday, May 14, 2012

Rosecrans Baldwin talks about living and working in Paris for 18 months and finding the experience completely unlike what he expected. His memoir Paris, I Love You but You’re Bringing Me Down, is a comic, personal account of observing the French capital from the inside out. 

Guests:

Rosecrans Baldwin

Comments [6]

Nicholaz from La Suede

The French are pompous and funny! Especially the parisians. They smell a little from all the cheeze, as we say in northern Europe, but knows how to enjoy themselves. Im from Sweden but feel a lot more american than french or even european, more anglo-american-atheist-protestant, but americans interpreting european culture can be a real draaag. By the way, can someone please tell Woody Allen to stage and shoot his next film in NYC!

May. 14 2012 05:17 PM
J. from NJ

Recently there's been a lot in the news about complicated tax issues for American's living abroad, can you ask about that?

May. 14 2012 01:33 PM
thatgirl from manhattan

expat groups are probably the worst way to understand, enjoy any place in which you'd find yourself. seriously--no wonder your book isn't a glowing account of your stay (in a virtual bubble). this warrants a book? or an interview on new york radio?

May. 14 2012 01:28 PM
Hugh Sansom

I think I've just been put off France forever.

May. 14 2012 01:27 PM
maxine from chelsea, new york

please tell leonard that paris is the City of Light (not lights).

also, mr. baldwin, i think it's LA souris, not LE.

May. 14 2012 01:21 PM
thatgirl from manhattan

wow--a whole 18 months to "understand" the french!

May. 14 2012 01:17 PM

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