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La Librairie Shakespeare And Company

Posted at 6:55PM Tuesday 21 Jan 2014

Founded in 1951 in Paris by American George Whitman, man-book reader and vagabond who died in 2011, the famous English bookstore, once frequented by Henry Miller, Anaïs Nin and William Burroughs, is still a place of pilgrimage and a haven for writers and book lovers worldwide.

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