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BOOKS BAGUETTES AND BEDBUGS – The Left Bank World of Shakespeare & Co – by Jeremy Mercer

Canadian crime journo, burnt-out and in a spot of bother at home, flees to Paris. 267 more words


Angel in Disguise

Frank Sinatra and I shared a mutual acquaintance.  Let me explain.

Just across the Seine from Notre Dame is a little bookshop tucked in a corner on the rue de la Bûcherie. 818 more words


Books, Baguettes & Bedbugs. The Left Bank World of Shakespeare & Co., by Jeremy Mercer

For any visitor to Paris of a bookish inclination, a visit to Shakespeare And Company to purchase at least one book is an absolute must. My proud possession is my much-loved copy of the hilarious poetry anthology… 1,043 more words

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Quote for Today: George Whitman

I may disappear leaving behind me no worldly possessions – just a few old socks and love letters, and my windows overlooking Notre-Dame for all of you to enjoy, and my little rag and bone shop of the heart whose motto is “Be not inhospitable to strangers lest they be angels in disguise.” I may disappear leaving no forwarding address, but for all you know I may still be walking among you on my vagabond journey around the world. 7 more words

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