A rambling building housing a grand collection of English language books in all possible categories. Lovely views as well.
About Shakespeare and Company Bookstore
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This place was right on top of my list of places to see in Paris and it didn't disappoint. A lovely, cosy and quaint little bookshop with it's own coffee shop (which we didn't visit but looked lovely). Can get a little cramped in there...More
If you are finished or bored with the book you are reading, or succumbed to a temporary feeling of insecurity because of some off the cuff Parisian and or French related historical, political, or literary reference someone you recently encountered on your trip made, visiting...More
Lovely staff, beautiful store and location, and lovely books! They can be a little expensive, but having a book stamped here as a souvenir from Paris is a nice idea for travellers!
I'm not sure if it's overrated, but I love Shakespeare & Company. I love the history of the store and the beautiful editions of the books they have. It's always incredibly crowded, so if you're one of the typical bookish types who doesn't enjoy big...More
One of the best cups of coffee of my life. An incredible English bookstore in Paris. My children spent endless time here. Staff is lovely and helpful.
Shakespeare & Co is a gem not to be missed. Housed in an ancient town house across from Notre Dame, it is a warren of the latest and most interesting English Language novels, books on politics, art, travel....everything. I found titles I did not know...More
Since I've started living parttime in Paris, I need a source for English books and this one is close to my apartment. The staff is friendly and helpful; there are signs asking patrons not to take pictures inside the shop (patrons really don't want to...More