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The patron saint of bookstores

10 mins | Oct 13, 2019

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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From JSTOR Daily