This is an honest and well-written book about a fascinating subject.
We only got that brienf glimpse of Shakespeare & Co but from what I could tell Mercer captured the mileu wonderfully, especially the amazing George Whitman.
I love reading memoirs and anything to do with books and Paris makes it even better.
I loved it. This was like sliding into "Alice in Wonderland" for grown-ups. Yes, life is hard and my time with this book was soft, indeed. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Jan Frew
Step through the doors of this enchanted bookstore and spend your time marveling at the variety of eccentrics one spot cant contain.Published 2 months ago by Donna Miller
I really enjoyed this book, it transported me to Paris and life along The Seine.
The characters were real and the author engaging.
This is an overwritten memoir set in a place located on the banks of the Seine that attracts thousands of tourists who mistakenly think it is the original Shakespeare & Co bookshop... Read morePublished 13 months ago by John Fitzpatrick
Sorry, but I just felt like there was nothing to get into with this book. I almost felt like it would be of interest to his family and friends and that was about it. Read morePublished 16 months ago by MK
This book is so amazing. It's perfect for people that like books about books and just love bookstores and everything book related. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Distant Dweller
I found this book interesting, but it was not what I was expecting. Yes, it is based in Shakespeare & Co the famous bookstore founded by Sylvia Beach and gathering place of the... Read morePublished 23 months ago by keetmom
I gave this book four stars cause it was a very good read. The young fellow (the author)leaves Canada and settles in Paris for a while to avoid a dangerous situation he created by... Read morePublished 24 months ago by Richard L. Ballard
The Paris that Jeremy Mercer created within the pages of this book is unique. I want to take a tour of his Paris. I want to visit Panis and the erstwhile Polly Magoos. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Amazon Customer