Fans of Ernest Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast love it for its aching and ephemeral beauty. For writers, it’s also a celebration of the craft and (almost more importantly, to some) the lifestyle as it should be enjoyed. For instance:
…we ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.
Now, the book has taken on an extra significance in the City of Lights:
Copies have been laid among the flowers and tributes at the sites of the massacres, and people are reading the book in bars and cafes…