The title intrigued me, so I pulled this book off the new shelf. How to Die in Paris is Thomas's first book, a memoir, about her trip of seven months to Italy and Paris. Like all good travel books, it's also autobiographical, not only detailing the author's present but also her past.
Like many twenty-somethings, Naturi's had a difficult time in the recession finding steady work in NY City. Periodically, she lists how many times she's moved in the past few years, and how many nights she has spent couch-surfing, or staying with friends.
Before setting off for Europe, a friend takes her to see a fortune teller. Although Naturi pokes fun at the process, the fortune teller is adamant that the young woman will have an extremely tough time in Europe. Naturi scoffs it off, but... Read more »