Tag Archives: Shakespeare and Company

Wild Books

“Second hand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.”                      … Continue reading

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Books and Bagels Berlin

In our ongoing bookstore tourism journey, today we’re taking a brief look at Shakespeare and Sons in Berlin. Owned and managed by Roman and Laurel Kratochvila. The shop has branches in trendy Prenzlauerberg and Friedrichshain. The proprietors got their start in the … Continue reading

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Be not inhospitable to strangers

For book lovers around the world, Shakespeare and Company in the heart of Paris is emblematic of the ideal independent bookshop. Even bibliophiles who have never been to Paris feel as though they know Shakespeare and Company. After all, it’s … Continue reading

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