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"George Whitman, the US-born owner of Shakespeare and Company, a fabled English-language bookstore on the Left Bank in Paris and a magnet for writers, poets and tourists for close to 60 years, died yesterday in his apartment above the shop. He was 98 years of age."

http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/breaking/2011/1215/breaking14.html

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tagryn
Dec. 16th, 2011 12:07 pm (UTC)
Craig Ferguson of the Late Late Show shot a tour of Shakespeare and Co. earlier in the year during their time in Paris:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_cLHw5GSv-A
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