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The patron saint of bookstores

10 mins | Oct 13, 2019
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More than 100 years ago, Sylvia Beach, opened the doors to her legendary bookstore. The first publisher of James Joyce’s Ulysses opened the doors to her bookshop, Shakespeare & Co. Jamison Pfeifer recounts in JSTOR Daily the story of the legendary booksellers, from its chaotic beggings to stoic wartime resilience.
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