Interviews with prominent Parisian art and cultural figures. Oxford University Press (hardcover) Da Capo Press (softcover) ISBN 0-306-80540-5
Through Parisian Eyes is a particularly readable and brilliantly compiled compiled collection. The voices of French intellectuals mingle in this uniquely constructed volume of interviews and commentary. - Boston Sunday Globe 14 December, 1986.
For a quick plunge into the turbulent, exhilirating, waters of comtemporary French culture, Through Parisians Eyes brings us voices from the world of film, theater, journalism, publishing, politics, philosophy, including many active in several of the capacities. Scintillating talk. - The Christian Science Monitor
Through Parisian Eyes is a well-rounded, intelligent look at the contemporary Parisian spirit. Porter's eclectic gathering covers French xenophobia, politics, feminism, creativity, intellectualism, structuralism, imagination and the arts, providing an area of interest for almost every palate. Through Parisian Eyes forms one steady conversation that progresses with absolute fluidity. - San Francisco Chronicle (8 February, 1987.
Melinda Camber Porter is no softy, never awed by her illustrious subjects. She ably and charmingly tracks for those of us who weren't there, the role of Parisian arts and ideas. - The Washington Times (1 December, 1986)
Argus Leader [Sioux Falls SD] (12 January, 1987)
The Economist (8 August, 1987)
France Today Fall 1986.
The New York Times Book Review Noted with Pleasure 9 November, 1986.
Paris Notes Vol 2 Issue II.
Philadelphia Inquirer 30 August, 1987.
The Southampton Press 23 September, 1993.
Spectrum [Little Rock AR] 18-31 March, 1987.
Sydney Morning Herald 1 February, 1996.
Variety 4 February, 1987.