Rizzoli is pleased to present the first English-language translation of Manual of St-Germain-des-Pres by beloved French author Boris Vian. Paris in the fifties was an incredible place and time: with the end of the war, everything seemed possible. Vian's book, a guided tour of the left bank cafes, galleries, underground jazz clubs, theaters, and apartment salons captures the transformative culture of the existentialist and post-surrealistic circles. The list of luminaries he ran with includes Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus ...

The Manual of Saint-Germain-Des-Pres 2005, Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN-13: 9780847826582

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