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Shakespeare and Co.

Have you heard about Shakespeare and Company in Paris?  It’s an English bookstore, meant to serve the large expat population of English-speaking writers, poets and philosophers living in the city.  374 more words

On Reading Joan Didion in Paris

On a Spring day that felt like Winter, I climbed the stairs to the second floor of Shakespeare and Company, the legendary Left Bank bookstore. It was the kind of day we call “smoggy” in Los Angeles, if only because smoggy days come more frequently than overcast ones. 847 more words