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"Why do you read so much?"

Forfatter: Stuart Husband
Forlag: Horst Friedrichs Photographer (Storbritannia)
PHOTO / We do not need bookstores just to buy books… Photographer Horst Friedrichs has photographed places that are filled with books.

"Why do you read so much?" was a question I often heard growing up. The question was always accompanied by a wonder and curiosity for the power the books had over me. The small books, the big ones, the open ones and the unopened ones that were still waiting to lead me to a happy or sad ending, the covers and the smell, and the touch of the paper.

A sense of community, the notion that somewhere between Jakarta or Tahiti, Kyoto and Santa Fe, there were some who had the same questions and experienced the same hope, fear, love and loss. The same sunsets.

Shakespeare Bookstore In Paris

New York, London, Paris, Porto

Boken bookstores by photographer Horst Friedrichs and editor Stuart Husband takes us to some of the world's most extraordinary places filled with books. Places that not only sell dreams, but doubts and desires. Unique places around the world, from famous classics like Rizzoli bookstore in New York or Daunt Books in London, to magic boats and barns, from Paris to. . .

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João Vilela Geraldo
Geraldo is a Portuguese cultural worker and curator.

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