Super Soul Short: The Soul of Shakespeare and Company

Season 5 Episode 527
Aired on 10/12/2014 | CC
In a small shop on the Left Bank of Paris sits a tiny bookstore with an iconic history: Shakespeare and Company. The store, which sits in a 17th-century building that was originally a monastery part of Notre Dame, was started in 1919 by a woman named Sylvia Beach. The store quickly became a hub for aspiring writers who went on to become literary legends. Take a trip to this world-famous haven for the written word.

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