Little Pink Pearl, by Jordan Crane

Little Pink Pearl, by Jordan Crane - adorable print of the classic "pink pearl" eraser

Honoré de Balzac

Honoré de Balzac French novelist and playwright. His magnum opus was a sequence of short stories and novels collectively entitled La Comédie humaine, which presents a panorama of French life in the years after the 1815 fall of Napoleon.

Georges Perec

French author Georges Perec ( Life: a users guide) and his companion cat.

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir publie un ouvrage important sur la condition féminine…

Simone de Beauvoir

Simone de Beauvoir - French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist

Simone de Beauvoir avec J-P Sartre

Sartre and de Beauvoir at Balzac Memorial - Simone de Beauvoir – Wikipedia

Simone de Beauvoir

“When woman, fully the equal of man, can love in her strength and not in her weakness, love will become for her as for man a source of life and not of mortal danger.” -Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex

Georges Perec, La Vie mode d'emploi

Georges Perec " Life: A User's Manual " cover house illustration

From The Lover, on the ferry

Cindy -The Lover/The Reader/Chronicles of a Death Foretold: The Lover (pg.

Marguerite Duras.

Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras April 1914 – 3 March was a French writer and film director.


"Le Peau de Chagrin" by Honoré de Balzac such a beautiful classic. It changed the way I see classical books.

Simone de Beauvoir

Irving Penn Simone de Beauvoir, Paris 1957 “She would never change, but one day at the touch of a fingertip she would fall to dust.” Simone de Beauvoir, “The Mandarins" 1954