The Eat Horses Don’t They? The Truth About the French by Piu Marie Eatwell (HarperCollins, RRP $37):
Have you ever wondered what life in France is really like?
Is it all garlic and fabulousness? Berets and croissants? What do they do with bidets? Do they really eat horses?
In this quirky little book, Piu Marie Eatwell reveals the truth behinds 45 myths about France and its citizens.
The author lived in France for many years, and her observations paint a fascinating – and often hilarious – picture of a nation that embraces its history every bit as much as it embraces its future.