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Sylvia Beach French{1887-1982 ]leftAdrienne Monnier American  [1892-1955]



They met in Paris at Adrienne Monnier’s bookstore “La Maison des Amis des Livres” .From that day on they never left each other , Thanks to Monnier experience ,in 1919 , Sylvia Beach opened her own bookstore and called it Shakespeare and Company ..She introduced  English and American authors to the French. TS Elliot, James Joyce ,Chaucer .Shakespeare ,Hemingway . poets , writers , painters ,  American ,English, French  met in her  bookstore .It became the mecca of the cultural and intellectual life in Paris.



[photo Galia_sherf]

Sylvia Beach French{1887-1982 ]left
Adrienne Monnier American [1892-1955]

They met in Paris at Adrienne Monnier’s bookstore “La Maison des Amis des Livres” .From that day on they never left each other , Thanks to Monnier experience ,in 1919 , Sylvia Beach opened her own bookstore and called it Shakespeare and Company ..She introduced English and American authors to the French. TS Elliot, James Joyce ,Chaucer .Shakespeare ,Hemingway . poets , writers , painters , American ,English, French met in her bookstore .It became the mecca of the cultural and intellectual life in Paris.

[photo Galia_sherf]