Paris is not only one of the most visited cities in the world, it is one that has inspired countless authors over the years. Here are some of the best books about Paris.

A Moveable Feast

Ernest Hemigway

Perhaps one of the most famous books about Paris, A Moveable Feast recounts Hemingway's years as a young, struggling writer living in Paris during the roaring twenties.

A Tale of Two Cities

Charles Dickens

Chances are you've read this in school. This book is set in London and Paris during the French Revolution and is about two friends who fall in love with the same woman.

Little Paris Bookshop

Nina George

This book is about a man who owns a floating bookstore and has the gift for prescribing the perfect book for what ails the souls of his customers, yet is unable to soothe his own aching heart.

The Paris Wife

Paula McClain

The Paris Wife tells a fictional account of Hadley Richardson, Ernest Hemingway’s first wife as they navigate life in Paris during the Jazz Age.

My Sweet Life in Paris

David Leibovitz

David Leibovitz has dreamed of living in Paris all his life, but when he gets there it isn't what he expected. One of the most hilarious Paris books, this chronicles "real" life in Paris.

How Paris Became Paris

Joan DeJean

One of the best books about Paris history, this book focuses on the transformation of the city from an urban disaster to today's modern metropolis.