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Courtesy of my wife (who has been to this bookstore), here’s a fascinating piece on the iconic English-language bookstore “Shakespeare and Company” in Paris that folks like Allen Ginsberg and William Burroughs used to frequent. It’s operated by the eccentric, 98-year old George Whitman and his 30-year old (!) daughter Sylvia. The next time I go to Paris I will have to stop by.

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