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➵ [Reading] ➷ WTF?! By Olivier Magny ➪ – Salovehej.me With Stuff Parisians Like Olivier Magny shared his hilarious insights into the  fervently held opinions of his fellow Parisians Now he moves beyond the City of Light to skewer the many idiosyncrasies[Reading] WTF?! By Olivier Magny Salovehej.me With Stuff Parisians Like Olivier Magny shared his hilarious insights into the  fervently held opinions of his fellow Parisians Now he moves beyond the City of Light to skewer the many idiosyncrasies With Stuff Parisians Like Olivier Magny shared hi.

S hilarious insights into the  fervently held opinions of his fellow Parisians Now he moves beyond the City of Light to skewer the many idiosyncrasies that make modern France so very uniueIn France the simple act of eating bread is an exercise in creative problem solving and attempting to spell reuires a degree of masochism But t.

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WTF?! PDF ê Paperback

WTF?! PDF ê Paperback At age native Parisian Olivier Magny turned his back from the life his parents expected him to maintain to follow his true passion wineOne decade later Olivier's uniue approach to wine French journalists like to refer to Olivier as The Jamie Oliver of Wine has turned his little company O Chateau into France's wine tasting school wine barOn top of being an international best s.

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  1. Trish Trish says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookHow impoverished would the world be without the French Olivier Magny whose ualification to expound upon the French way of life is without ualification he was born in France grew up in France and runs a business in France pokes some fun love of Nutella love of rap music inability to dance but mixes in surprisingly astute social and political commentary on the nature and attitudes of the French for those of us who do not travel there freuently Arising from the success of Magny’s blog and an earlier book called Stuff Parisians Like this book carries his cultural introductions further and deeperMagny shares some of what he considers the most beautiful places in France pointing out the wide range of regions and styles “Whether you’re drawn to beautiful beaches mountains hills plains lakes river cold water or warm water dry weather or wet weather arid vegetation or lush forests chances are France has it somewhere” Which makes us especially curious when he tells us that Anglo Saxo


  2. Margaret Margaret says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookParts of this book particularly the beginning were hilarious However the end of the book kind of dissolved into conservative railings against the system


  3. Biblio Files (takingadayoff) Biblio Files (takingadayoff) says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookI thought I knew what to expect with WTF What the French since I had read Olivier Magny's previous book Stuff Parisians Like That book was taken from his blog which explains the uirks fads preferences habits and attitudes of Parisians In a couple of pages per topic Magny described how Parisians cross busy streets that they love cherry tomatoes how they judge each other by their license plates and so on It was fun and superficial bite sized chunks of amusing commentary from a Parisian who realizes that many of us while in love with Paris are often completely baffled by itWTF started out in this vein discussing French dancing the many uses of the phrase ca va the rules of snacking between meals Then suddenly there's an essay about the overwhelming leftism of French tea


  4. Ietrio Ietrio says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookThe author is sometimes cheating the reader other times he is a plain ignorantFrance is home to countless terroirs which have been shaped over millennia It is also home to a culture that recognizes appreciates and sometimes even reveres them Anyone who has traveled extensively through France can grasp the tremendous variety in architecture cuisine wine accents crops sports and cultural references from one French region to the next Normandy is immediately and irremediably distinguishable from Alsace in the same way that Provence is different from Brittany or Corsica from the AlpsMost terroirs do use potatoes Which were not there for millennia the same way foie gras is speculated to have been known to the ancient egyptians and romans but was not uite common till recently And even if you accept the lie of the millennial tradition of the foie gras it was goose liver and not the duck of todayAnd the regions are different because of the distance And of the


  5. Shaun Shaun says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookGreat little book about “la moderne francais” and their many foibles Viva la francais


  6. Maggie Nambot (macarons & paperbacks) Maggie Nambot (macarons & paperbacks) says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookThis book gave me serious homesickness for France The author is a French native and who is all too familiar with the embarrassing and frustrating cultural barriers that can happen when one visits France Although I thought WTF What the French was an enlightening and entertaining read I’d recommend it to people who have visited or are planning to visit France You will probably appreciate this book much if you can compare the author’s opinions with your own personal anecdotesThe book is divided into 50 short chapters each dealing with a specific topic ranging from pop culture to food to politics Some of these topics are comedic and wi


  7. Catharine Catharine says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookI previously read Stuff Parisians Like by the same author which I initially found amusing but I soon became rather frustrated with what I perceive as the author's sexism as that book went onAs a Brit who has spent nearly a uarter of a century in France I have an interest in books that cover France as seen 'anthropologically


  8. Rachel Parmentier Wood Rachel Parmentier Wood says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookReally disappointed in this Purchased as humor and over half of the little essays are not funny at all It's very political and negative which is exactly what I was trying to escape when I


  9. Rob Rob says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookThe whole purpose of a look at the cultural s of an entire country and particularly one as complex and multifaceted as France is that it observes and explains maybe even deciphers a number of situations so that the reader can have some idea of what to find on visiting that country It can never avoid the fact that it is being written by a subjective person or persons but it can try and lay some kind of claim for credibility so that this reader on arrival can start to compare and co


  10. Dana Clinton Dana Clinton says:

    WTF?! PDF ê Paperback wtf?! book, WTF?! eBookIn France bread is so intrinsically part of everyday life that the relationship to it is entirely carnal Bread is an extension of the French body and an expression of its undying soul Each day in hundreds of sushi and Chinese restaurants y


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