In a hotel room in New York we make old love new; in a hotel room in New York where the drapes are the colour of wet pavement and the sheet the colour of baked mud and the writing desk…

Hello and Welcome to Le Blog!

Hello and welcome to Le Blog! We created this page to bring the bookstore’s busy life to the web in order to stay better connected with all of our far-flung friends around the world. Over the next weeks, we’ll be…

Festival America: the Shakespeare and Company Pop-Up

Looking at the other stands, it was clear straight away that we’d taken a different approach. While elegant French booksellers artfully arranged their elegant piles of books, we hummed and ha-ed over the best position for our stuffed raven and…

An Evening with John Berger

By Adam Biles John Berger has a farmer’s hands. Or a carpenter’s. Big hands anyway, hewn over five decades living in the remote French countryside. It’s fitting, too. A man who has written and spoken so vociferously against the “mystification”…