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I expected much, much more from such a thick book, but it's pretty much a bust except for the index.
The full title of this book is Sylvia Beach and the Lost Generation: A History of Literary Paris in the Twenties & Thirties, and an excellent literary history it is.
This book is almost a 'must read' for those persons interested in American literature of the mid 20th century.
Excellent for those interested in the inter-war period
in Paris' literary salons
I expected much, much more from such a thick book, but it's pretty much a bust except for the index. Use it for reference, not for a good read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by MabelDodge
Happily, I bought my copy at Shakespeare and Co in Paris and had the stamp applied to the title page. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Ian Iachamoe
Loved reading about this heroically independent woman. She had many friends, close and casual, but always maintained her independence right up to the very last page, which... Read morePublished 13 months ago by C. Witting
How this very famous literary hang out can to be in Paris. He talks a great deal about the 20s and the life style then.Published 21 months ago by h merola
A well written extremely detailed history of the book shop in Paris during the expat years. Could have been titled : " How James Joyce lived lavishly by conjuring two female... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Retire to Portugal
too much about james joyce and not enough about the store-would rather have read more about paris....still not too bad...Published 23 months ago by John MacKin
This is probably the most accessible treatment of the modernist era expatriate American writers in Paris. Read morePublished on June 16, 2012 by Amazon Customer