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Meanwhile: Shakespeare & Co. and the passing of George Whitman

At the end of last year George Whitman, the proprietor of Shakespeare & Co. passed away. A literary champion with as much of an international following as his famous bookshop, Whitman ‘offered work, shelter and support to countless writers’. This article, from the art and photography magazine State, touches on Whitman’s history and the legacy he has left behind.
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