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Matters of Taste

Who was the guest who sat with his elbows on the table knocking back the ’61 Cheval Blanc? Or the one who brought a jet ski? By Moira Hodgson – The Wall Street Journal, March 7th, 2013 When Laure and Marie, … Continue reading

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SRO at 192 Books for “The Suitors”

A wonderful turn-out of great friends and bold-faced names at 190 Books in Manhattan.

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My first sighting of The Suitors in NYC at Shakespeare & Co.

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Cécile David-Weill choisie par Oprah Winfrey !

Les prétendants, roman publié en 2010 par Cécile David-Weill enFrance, s’était taillé un joli succès de presse et de vente. Il sort ces jours-ci aux États-Unis aux éditions Other Press et bénéficie d’un soutien de poids inattendu. Oprah Winfrey, l’arbitre des élégances culturelles … Continue reading

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The Oddness of Moving Things – Book 13, The Suitors

“This novel is everything that it claims to be, an amusing inside look at the codes, manners, and morals of high society, and it’s nothing more.So if you don’t want to read a comedy of manners, then don’t. It’s sort … Continue reading

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The Suitors — Bookreporter.com

The Suitors by Cécile David-Weill A comedy of manners that serves as an insightful look at the lives of those in the upper classes. After two sisters, Laure and Marie, learn of their parents’ plan to sell the family’s summer … Continue reading

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Shelf Awareness for Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Shelf Awareness for Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Cécile David-Weill’s novel The Suitors, a “rather wicked look at how the nouveaux riches are infecting the precincts of old money, specifically a big pile on the Cote d’Azur,” by an author who knows … Continue reading

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