Title: Paris Was Ours. Author: 32 writers. About: In this volume, thirty-two writers parse their Paris moments. Some of the book's contributors are well known, others are not. Yet each has an intriguing story to tell. About half of these pieces are here published for the first time. Taken together, these essays add up to a single, multifaceted portrait. The result is a rich depiction of an entrancing, exasperating, fascinating place to live.
Christopher John Francis Boone knows all the countries of the world and their capitals and every prime number up to 7,057. He relates well to animals but has no understanding of human emotions. He cannot stand to be touched. And he detests the color yellow.
This improbable story of Christopher's quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog makes for one of the most captivating, unusual, and widely heralded novels in recent years.