Take it with you to any cafe in any city, and Perec will be both
your drinking partner and your tour guide, drawing your attention
to each little detail coming and going.--Ian Klaus "CityLab "
An Attempt at Exhausting a Place in Paris is about the kinds of ordinary occurrences that make up the experience of sitting in a cafe. Much of the book reads like a list. It is a kind of inventory: an attempt to catalogue, to exhaust, a place.--Susan Harlan "Literary Hub "