G. Thomas Thornton is the author of A Paris Life, which recounts his experience growing up in Paris, France, from 1947a1952. Walking After Midnight is a series of short stories analyzing the human condition as evidenced by his later experiences. It also features stories of a purely creative nature. aThe Solitary Heroa gets to the heart of existential thought and its importance to the modern individual. Another more light-hearted story, aWhat We Need Is a Dress-Code in Central Park,a describes a fictional attempt to dress up New Yorkers and influence the attitude of city dwellers by making them more fashion conscience. Another, aThe Last Summer of Dancing,a captures the spirit of Paris in 1939, just before the Germans marched in, following the declaration of war.