Mayle told The Week magazine about his six favorite travel books. One title on the list:
Everybody Was So Young by Amanda VaillRead about another book on Mayle's list.
Gerald and Sara Murphy were American settlers on the French Riviera in the 1920s. Their friends included the famous of the day: Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Cole Porter, Dorothy Parker, and dozens of others. This is the Murphys’ evocative and fascinating story.