The (Quiet) Death of a Legendary Parisian Bookstore 🔗 — Excerpt: When it was announced that the legendary bookshop Le Pont Traversé would definitely close down on the 31st of December in Paris, many French TV stations put in phone calls and tried to convince Josée Comte-Béalu to do a filmed interview. She refused every single one of them.
Finished reading Circe by Madeline Miller. Very readable and lively recounting of the Greek Odyssey tales (and more) from the unique perspective of goddess/witch Circe. I’ll be looking out for a copy of Miller’s first novel The Song of Achilles now. 📚