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Paris Bookstores Are Designated Essential — But These Landmarks Struggle To Survive

Gibert Jeune, which held a prominent place in Parisians hearts, is one of the latest to close. The pandemic is only one pressure on independent bookstores, but some have found ways to survive.

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Paris Bookstores Are Designated Essential — But These Landmarks Struggle To Survive

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