As part of the Oxford Literary Festival, Stephen Clarke, author of the bestselling 1000 Years of Annoying the French, gave a talk in Christ Church Hall at 12pm on 2nd April 2011. The occasion marked the launch of his new insider's guide to Paris, his home town for 17 years.
In Paris Revealed:The Secret Life of the City, Stephen takes us on a behind the scenes tour, letting us in on the secrets the Parisians would much rather we didn't know. We learn how to visit the city without annoying the locals, where to find fantastic art away from the crowds and why Parisian men feel compelled to pee in the street.
He also tells us how to spot which hotel is going to provide that much longed-for peaceful sleep, as well as the most romantic spots for saying 'je t'aime'.
Stephen Clarke's website can be found here.