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Shakespeare & Company

92 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
Nine years after Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke met in Vienna in Richard Linklater’s Before Sunrise, they reunite in this legendary bookshop for the second film in the trilogy, Before Sunset. The independent English-language bookstore has become a source of inspiration for many famous American writers. If you want to learn more about the shop’s history, pick up a copy of Shakespeare and Company, Paris: A History of the Rag & Bone Shop of the Heart.
Juliette
Juliette
January 17, 2017

Tips from locals

Yan
Yan
July 07, 2019
I love this place....
Bertrand
Bertrand
November 16, 2018
Library with an English coffee shop
Philippe
Philippe
October 03, 2018
Shakespeare and Company is an English-language bookshop in the heart of Paris, on the banks of the Seine, opposite Notre-Dame. Since opening in 1951, it’s been a meeting place for anglophone writers and readers, becoming a Left Bank literary institution. The bookshop was founded by American George…
Lahzar
Lahzar
August 11, 2018
English speaking bookshop
Elsa
Elsa
August 01, 2018
An english bookstore you need to know !
Location
37 Rue de la Bûcherie
Paris, Île-de-France 75005
Phone+33 1 43 25 40 93
Hours of Operation statusClosed · Opens 10:00 AM
Credit Cards
Yes (incl. American Express & MasterCard)
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