Author and blogger and American living in Paris Lindsey Tramuta joins me on podcast today to talk about her new book The New Parisienne: The Women & Ideas Shaping Paris (purchase on Bookshop.org). Having called Paris home for nearly 15 years, Tramuta explores the true Parisienne woman, looking past the myth and confining superficial stereotype that has been perpetuated for centuries through introducing readers to 40 Parisiennes in all of their diverse life journeys and talents and passions.
Joining me from Paris, our conversation covers where the myth of the Parisienne woman began, who benefitted from it and how we can shift the narrative to reflect the truth. We also talk about her happy place in Paris, the difference between universal feminism vs. intersectional feminism and with diverse individual profiled, what they all have in common. I do hope you will tune in and have a listen.
Lindsey’s first book The New Paris (2017) is another wonderful Francophile resource to keep on hand as an introduction to new people, places and ideas in the City of Light.
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~The Simple Sophisticate, episode #285
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~The TEDTalk mentioned during our conversation, The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Lindsey’s Petit Plaisir links:
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- French and Belgium chocolates
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- Lindsey’s Happy Place is mine as well, and maybe yours too:
Images: (1) author pic courtesy of author, taken by Joann Pai
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