A gem of a bookshop. Great selection of English language books. Make sure you go upstairs even if it is to just sit there.
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Nice experience. We took our grown kids and they enjoyed it. It is across from Notre Dame and an easy addition to a visit there.
I was looking forward to visiting this shop as I had heard quite favourable reports about it. My first impression from the outside reminded me of the old bookshops from the 60's and 70's with none of the brash interior with vulgar displays of the...More
Two-to-three stars as a tourist locale, five stars as a bookstore. This is one of those places that's famous for being famous. As an English-language bookstore in Paris it's very well stocked, and is the perfect place for tourists and expats alike to pick up...More
Besides being an historic bookstore, this is a great place to buy books. They had an amazing selection of books in a wide variety of subjects. The books are packed in to a small space, so you have to be patient as you move around....More
Simply good. Always friendly, in for a joke and good quality. Don't expect much or something special, just a normal coffee bar doing great business. + they know their English.
This is a charming bookstore in the Latin Quarter you must visit. It has a long history of famous writers visiting which adds to the allure. If you love books, you will want to spend some time here.
The Shakespeare and Company antiquarian bookshop was founded in the early twentieth century as an American company. As well as selling books by James Joyce , D. H. Lawrence and Ernest Hemingway, it encouraged its authors to stay in the shop too, sleeping in makeshift...More
Lovely and antique style bookstore. It was more about being in such an atmosphere rather than literally buying books from the store. I'm a fan of bookstores so it was great for me.
Let me begin with the caveat that I love bookstores. I finally made my pilgrimage to Shakespeare and Co this trip. It's what a bookstore should be, crowded shelves, small rooms, hosting signings & readings, and easy to find. I bought a book on the...More