Thursday, 9 August 2018

LITERARY PARIS: BOOKS & NEWSPAPERS … #4 SHAKESPEARE & CO.

 

Described in Paris travel guides as "small, somewhat disorganized, but cosy and convivial" is the Shakespeare & Company book shop. This, mostly second-hand, book store was established by Sylvia Beach in the 1920s and has survived to the present day - highly recommended for a hopefully serendipitous browse. The ghosts of Ezra Pound, T S Eliot, Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway (all, once upon a time, regular visitors) still lurk between the cluttered shelves ...


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