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On Foreign Bookstalls


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THIS IS the first of four talks in a new series, and they are to be given respectively on books that are being read and talked about in France, Germany, Italy, and Spain.
Paul Morand, who is to give the ! first broadcast, was born in Paris in 1889 and educated in Paris and at Oxford. He was in the French Diplomatic Service from 1912 to 1926, and attached to the Embassy in London, Rome, and Madrid. He was French
Charge d'Affaires in Siam in 1925, and in 1916 he was private secretary to M. Briand. He started his literary career in 1920. Paul Morand writes vividly and descriptively about men and women and cities, and the life they live in these post-War years. He has made and constantly increased his reputation since he gave up diplomacy for the pen. ' Open all Night 'Closed all Night', 'New York ', ' London ' are among the books he has written.


Unknown: M. Briand.
Unknown: Paul Morand

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