By Jeremy Mercer

Wandering via Paris's Left financial institution someday, bad and unemployed, Canadian reporter Jeremy Mercer ducked right into a little bookshop referred to as Shakespeare & Co. Mercer acquired a ebook, and the workers invited him up for tea. inside weeks, he used to be dwelling above the shop, operating for the owner, George Whitman, purchaser saint of the city's down-and-out writers, and immersing himself within the amorous affairs and low-down watering holes of the shop's makeshift employees. Time used to be smooth There is the tale of a trip down a literary rabbit gap within the shadow of Notre Dame, to a spot the place a hidden bohemia nonetheless flourishes.

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