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Shakespeare and Company

Legendary Parisian booksellers Shakespeare & Co have a new website. Situated on the City of Light’s Left Bank, the shop can be found at 37 rue de la Bûcherie. 175 more words

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Shakespeare and Company

We were recently in Paris to celebrate our wedding anniversary and Christmas.   Since publishing my book was one of my major accomplishments in 2014, I had books on the brain and had to stop by and see the legendary… 1,074 more words


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

Portrait of a Bookstore as an Old Man [2003]

“All the world is my school and all humanity is my teacher.”

George Whitman