Five Hundred Buildings of Paris is the paperback revision of One Thousand Buildings of Paris. Through informative text Kathy Borrus recounts the architecture, history, significance, and story of each of the 500 buildings with introductory descriptions of Parisian districts, referred to as arrondissements. Neighborhood maps, and fascinating sidebars help create an unprecedented view of a unique city that has captivated the imagination of world travelers for centuries.
One Thousand Buildings of Paris is a hardcover book with duo-tone photographs. The accompanying text reveals the architecture, history, significance, and story of each of the thousand buildings with introductory descriptions of Paris’s twenty arrondissements where the buildings exist as well as Ile de la Cite and La Defense. Neighborhood maps and fascinating sidebars create an unprecedented view of a unique city that has captivated the imagination of world travelers for centuries.
The Fearless Shopper is practical and entertaining guide to shopping the world based on the author’s personal experience as a professional buyer for the Smithsonian Institution Museum Stores. It offers a sense of culture and place through anecdotes, country-by-country tips, specialties, and secrets including guidance on back-alley bargaining and fair trade practices. Sidebars reveal other shopper stories that illuminate cultural norms and surprises.
Fits, Starts & Matters of the Heart: 28 True Stories of Love, Loss & Everything in Between is an essay book of emotions. “One on One,” the essay I contributed is about the joy, sadness, and love of tutoring reading to 2nd graders who are not quite up to grade level.