John Baxter is an Australian-born journalist and filmmaker, and author of several books including Cooking for Claudine (Short Books, 2011). Baxter has lived in Paris since 1989, where he is married to the filmmaker Marie-Dominique Montel. They have one daughter, Louise.
The Most Beautiful Walk in the World is as close as a reader can
get to the feel of a languid spring walk along Baron Haussmann's
boulevards. * Los Angeles Times *
Anyone who loves Paris and loves to walk will feel this book was written just for them... Charming. * USA Today *
A splendid memoir... Reading The Most Beautiful Walk in the World is the next best thing to a Paris vacation. * Boston Globe *
Fabulous - the perfect companion for anyone inspired to hop over to France after seeing Midnight in Paris * NPR.org *
Westminster's boys and girls were no angels,' as John Rae puts it, 'but they were always good company.' As we follow his campaign to turn a single-sex establishment with a reputation for arrogance, slackness and drug-taking into the best school in the country, the same holds true of the author. * The Telegraph *