Ruth Reichl on The Paris Novel

Curious Minds Author Talks


Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema Thu, May 9 7:00 PM


Join the beloved former restaurant critic of the New York Times, and the bestselling author of Save Me the Plums and Delicious!, as she unveils her mouthwatering new novel, a dazzling, heartfelt adventure through the food, art and fashion scenes of 1980s Paris.

A must-read for food lovers and Francophiles alike, The Paris Novel tells the beguiling story of Stella, whose estranged mother leaves her an unusual inheritance: a one-way plane ticket and a note reading, “Go to Paris.”

From this irresistible premise, Ruth Reichl delivers a feast for the senses, following Stella’s adventures as a “tumbleweed” at famed bookstore Shakespeare & Company, her discovery of a hundred-year-old mystery in a Manet painting, and a growing passion for food that may be connected to her past.

Discover the book that’s been hailed by tastemakers like Nigella Lawson, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Padma Lakshi as “a true gem,” from one of the world’s top food writers: a testament to living deliciously, taking chances and finding your true home.

In conversation with writer and editor Ceri Marsh.

Ruth will sign books at the conclusion of the event.

Presented in partnership with Penguin Random House Canada.

Tickets: $15 (Members from $10) | Under 25? Get your FREE Bronze membership 

*Please note: ground floor is stage view, balconies are screen view.

Add a book to your ticket order and be guaranteed to receive a copy of The Paris Novel.

Copies of The Paris Novel will be available for purchase at the event.

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