Books, Baguettes and Bedbugs The Left Bank World of Shakespeare and Co.
Publish date: August 3rd 2006
Pages no: 260
Edition language: English
, Books About Books
, Biography Memoir
What an awful read. Thoroughly disappointed in what I had hoped would be a memoir about working and living in a bookstore instead of the territorial shenanigans and drama between its employees. Perhaps I had a rather romantic view of what this book would be, but I just found the execution rather ted...
for any idealist who dreams of opening their own bookstore, this is the place i would open. well mine would be cleaner and have working toilets and showers, but this is the place. a meandering book octopus, with beds amongst the stacks for struggling writers and bohemians. run by a communist who...
This was a little disappointing. It started interesting enough but fell into the trap of bad autofiction and bellybutton gazing. The writing is average, the tone is uneven. I usually like memoir about writing, books and especially this part of Paris, if only because it has so much history, the neigh...
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