All Things Considered Hear the All Things Considered program for May 16, 2021

All Things Considered

The first Gibert bookstore in 1908. Family Archives hide caption

toggle caption
Family Archives

The Coronavirus Crisis

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.

Ambient Gold Harris Heller
Saltwater Sound Zero 7
Neighborhood Carl Dickman
Mask Off Future
Electric Relaxation A Tribe Called Quest

The first Gibert bookstore in 1908. Family Archives hide caption

toggle caption
Family Archives

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

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/996777829/997339452" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
April in Paris Charlie Parker with Strings
Voyager Daft Punk

All Things Considered