Profile of George Whitman, 93, who, in 1951, bought the famous Left Bank bookst
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Profile of George Whitman, 93, who, in 1951, bought the famous Left Bank bookstore Shakespeare & Co. in Paris, in sight of Notre Dame. The store was a destination for literary greats from James Joyce to Allen Ginsberg. Whitman used to spend summers at his grandmother's home in Norway, Maine; and his great-uncle, whose library he inherited, was pastor of All Souls Church in Portland and president of Westbrook Seminary. Whitman hosts visiting writers in the three apartments he owns above the bookstore.
Booksellers and bookselling, Shakespeare & Co Paris, Whitman, George
Sargent, Colin, "Profile of George Whitman, 93, who, in 1951, bought the famous Left Bank bookst" (2005). Maine News Index – Portland Monthly. 806.