Entries Tagged as 'Seine'

What I Want for Christmas

Comments   2   Date Arrow  November 25, 2023 at 11:31am   User  by Mark Willis

[Source: NYT, Jolly nad Green, With an Agenda]
Dear Santa,
I’d love to stroll along the Seine and browse the bookstalls on Dec. 25. Will any be open for business? There is no better gift for a bouquiniste and blind flaneur than a musty old book. Any French book printed before 1900 would thrill me. AbeBooks.com […]

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From Gutenberg’s Exile to the Bouquiniste

Comments   0   Date Arrow  November 25, 2023 at 5:45am   User  by Mark Willis

For many years I carried in my head an unfinished project that I called Gutenberg’s Exile. That phrase was shorthand for the complex relationship I have with books and reading. I was cut off from the printed word, expelled from the Gutenberg Revolution. A little twist of fate in my own DNA […]

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Imaging Paris: Autumn on the Seine

Comments   0   Date Arrow  October 23, 2023 at 10:19am   User  by Mark Willis

[Photo by cormac70]

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