Flâneuse by Lauren Elkin


Lauren Elkin

319 pages first pub 2017 (editions)

nonfiction history memoir travel reflective slow-paced


The flâneur is the quintessentially masculine figure of privilege and leisure who strides the capitals of the world with abandon. But it is the flâneuse who captures the imagination of the cultural critic Lauren Elkin. In her wonderfully gender-be...

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informative 70%
reflective 68%
inspiring 53%
adventurous 29%
relaxing 14%
funny 9%
hopeful 9%
lighthearted 9%
challenging 7%
emotional 7%


slow 48%
medium 46%
fast 4%

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