Sylvia Beach — Shakespeare & Company, Paris

“…a good-sized, pleasant, uncommercial-looking bookstore.”

In the afternoon we went to Shakespeare and Co., Sylvia Beach’s famous bookshop on the rue de I’Odéon. Shakespeare and Co., which had published Joyce’s Ulysses, was simply a good-sized, pleasant, uncommercial-looking bookstore. There was one rather large book-lined room, with another smaller one adjoining. At the desk sat a woman