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Nov 30 2008

PARIS BOUQUINISTES UNDER THREAT

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I didn’t know that they had “salvaged books from raids on aristocrats’ libraries during the French Revolution and hid resistance material during the Nazi occupation”. I’m talking about the Paris bouquinistes, at whose stalls I can never resist stopping to browse. When I worked at Université Paris VII (when it was in the old premises …

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