Time Was Soft There
Time Was Soft There
A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co.
Jeremy Mercer

This is for all travelers of the world. Mercer captures the essence of living and working at the historic bookstore Shakespeare and Co. These tales of laughter and woe will entertain you and make you want to travel—or at least visit Paris and meet the immortal George Whitman, and hope he invites you to tea. —Recommended by Don, City Lights Books

In 1999, Jeremy Mercer fled Canada for Paris with nothing but his meagre savings. Nearly homeless, he met George Whitman, owner of Shakespeare & Co. In exchange for work in the legendary bookstore, Whitman allows struggling writers to live in and around the shelves. He offered Jeremy a cot. Here begins a charming story of Paris, passion, and, of course, books.

Title Time Was Soft There
Subtitle A Paris Sojourn at Shakespeare & Co.
Author Jeremy Mercer
Publisher Picador
Title First Published 19 September 2006
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 272 p.
ISBN-10 0312347405
ISBN-13 9780312347406
Publication Date 19 September 2006
Main content page count 272
Weight 16 oz.

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