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Paris to the Pyrenees, at Powell’s

The Alliance is pleased to co-sponsor author David Downie’s Wednesday, May 1 reading at Powell’s City of Books (1005 W. Burnside St), at 7:30pm. He’ll discuss his latest book, Paris to the Pyrenees: A Skeptic Pilgrim Walks the Way of Saint James.

David Downie has called Paris and the Marais home since 1986. He has written for over 50 publications worldwide including Bon Appétit, The Los Angeles Times, Town & Country Travel, The San Francisco Chronicle, epicurious.com, and Salon.com.

He is the author of the critically acclaimed Paris, Paris: Journey into the City of Light, three Terroir guides, as well as several cookbooks and crime novels.

He lives with his wife, Alison Harris, a photographer, and creates custom tours via his “Paris, Paris Tours” blog site.

His latest book is part adventure story, part cultural history as the author explores the phenomenon of pilgrimage along the age-old Way of Saint James in France. Click here for more info. This author event is free.

Start:
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 7:30 PM
End:
Wednesday, May 1, 2013 8:30 PM
Venue:
Powell's
Phone:
503-223-8388
Address:
Google Map
1005 W. Burnside St, Portland, OR, United States, 97209

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