As anyone who follows one of its social media accounts will know, Paris ZigZag is a stylish and authoritative guide to the French capital’s culture and history; it also produces a swish quarterly magazine. It’s now a book publisher too, thanks to this lovely large-format photo album that puts Instagram between hard covers, presenting gorgeous shots of Paris – night and day, sunshine and snow, indoors and out, close-ups and panoramas, classic subjects and refreshingly unfamiliar gems – by over 250 resident snappers, with brief explanatory texts in English and French.

Paris dans l’oeil de ses habitants (Camille Beau, Paris ZigZag, 2022, ISBN 9782956659099, 300pp, €45)


NOTES

This book review was written for the June 2022 issue of France magazine, which was cancelled when a change of ownership brought an end to print publication; the title now exists in online form only.

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