Start Today #1: Coffee Cups & Compost

Start Today #1: Coffee Cups & Compost

This is the first in a series of articles about the efforts we’re making at S&Co to reduce the ecological footprint of the bookshop and café. Our passionately eco-minded bookseller Karolina meets with Maiwenn, the café manager, to discuss recent…

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals by Sy Montgomery

 Sy Montgomery is a naturalist who has spent much of her life surrounded by animals, either studying them or keeping them as company at her home. Beautifully illustrated by artist Rebecca Green, this memoir is an exploration into the land…

Live Lightly

Live Lightly

We have more stuff than we could ever need. Every year, TV reports about Black Friday suggest how far society has gone mad with accumulation. The planet is drowning in unnecessary objects and their attendant waste. This bookshelf explores the roots of…

A Nature Book Each Month: Let’s Give Back Nature Its Song

A Nature Book Each Month: Let’s Give Back Nature Its Song

Last year the French Museum of Natural History and the National Scientific Research Centre conducted a series of studies demonstrating how, year on year, the French countryside is becoming ever more silent. They write of a phenomenon of “mass disappearance,”…

The Feminist Bookclub Paris at Shakespeare and Company

The Feminist Bookclub Paris at Shakespeare and Company

The Feminist Bookclub (FBC) Paris gets together once a month to discuss literary projects, written by diverse female authors, that elevate the status of women. It aims to shed a light on feminism that is representative and inclusive by reading, listening…