Books by Noel Riley Fitch

PARIS CAFÉ by Noel Riley Fitch
Released: Dec. 1, 2007

"A tribute so pleasant and persuasive that swarming tourists may make it difficult for Fitch and Tulka to find a table."
Two devoted patrons of the celebrated spot that has served coffee and booze to Hemingway, Picasso and numerous other notables display their enduring affection in words and drawings. Read full book review >
APPETITE FOR LIFE by Noel Riley Fitch
Released: Oct. 1, 1997

"An exhaustively researched, charming story of a life well lived, and an admiring portrait of a good marriage."
Riley (Anaãs: The Erotic Life of Anaãs Nin, 1993, etc.) offers a loving, overstuffed biography of the cook from Pasadena who introduced French cooking to the American kitchen. Read full book review >
ANAIS by Noel Riley Fitch
Released: Sept. 29, 1993

"No substitute for Nin on herself. (Sixteen pages of b&w photographs—not seen)"
Fitch (Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation, 1983) draws on Anaãs Nin's voluminous self-revelations (150 volumes of diaries, correspondence, and fiction) to produce what the publisher says is the first biography of the French writer—and what turns out to be a wary and defensive work, the very antithesis of Nin's free spirit. Read full book review >