Saturday, July 01, 2006

Books Sellers On The Seine

Hemingway would walk the river's edge when he was through with work or needed to think something out.
It was also a good place to find books written in English that were very cheap. A lot were left behind in hotels by Americans and sold very cheaply since many were given to the booksellers for nothing by workers in the left bank hotels. They thought the bindings were badly done and how good could the content be if it was in English?
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