The Most Beautiful Bookstore On Earth

A merry band of bohemians built an improbable cultural haven in one of the most beautiful places on earth. Now, they must try to save it. Again.

photo: Robert Nagel
The founding members, 2004. Photo: Olivier Bardina
Reading Cavafy, one on one.

“I thought about taking the penis home and mailing it to one of my sisters for Christmas but knew that the moment I put it in my knapsack I’d get hit by a car and killed”.

This is the roof where the event took place. Remember this roof.



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