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Dispatch from Paris: Endangered Bouquinistes Need Your Help

Paris remains a beacon of culture and sophistication and a week spent promenading along the city’s quais and quaint streets was balm for the soul. Among the many familiar sights were the bouquinistes, those riverside booksellers whose forest green stalls have been a fixture by the Seine since at least the 18th century. 123 more words

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Bouquinistes - Booksellers

Paris, June 2017. The bouquinistes are street booksellers along the Seine. There were declared a Unesco World Heritage. The term appeared in the French dictionary in 1789 but the norms about the sizes of the boxes and the rules of conduct are fare more recent. 51 more words

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Preţul unei lumi

E clar, nu sunt bună de bloguială. Nu sunt în stare să mă ţin de treaba asta la modul serios nici măcar în joacă. Au trecut mai bine de patru luni în care n-am scris nimic de Doamne-ajută şi nici azi nu stau prea grozav la capitolul ăsta. 448 more words